Seafood Expo North America

Seafood Expo North America, March 6-8, 2016 in Boston, MA Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America, formerly called the International Boston Seafood Show and Seafood Processing America, is North America's largest seafood exposition. Thousands of buyers and suppliers from around the world attend the annual, three-day exposition to meet, network and do business. Attending … Read More »

Alaska Symphony of Seafood

Alaska Symphony of Seafood – 2016 events The final event dates are not yet scheduled, but tentative dates at this time are listed below: Wed., Feb. 10th in Seattle Tues., Feb. 16th in Juneau Fri., Feb. 19th in Anchorage Mar. 6-8th in Boston … Read More »

Pacific Marine Expo

Pacific Marine Expo, Nov. 18-20, 2015 in Seattle, WA Find more information here. … Read More »

AFDF Board Meeting

AFDF Board Meeting, tentatively Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 in Seattle, WA AFDF will hold its semi-annual Board of Directors meeting in Seattle, WA tentatively set for Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. The second semi-annual Board meeting is usually in conjunction with the Alaska Symphony of Seafood event in Anchorage, AK. That meeting is tentatively set for Friday, February 19, 2016. … Read More »

All-Hands Meeting

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute: All-Hands Meeting, Oct. 21-23, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska ASMI will be holding its annual All-Hands Meeting during which the Board, Committees, and staff discuss issues important to the marketing of Alaska Seafood and provide guidance for future ASMI priorities and activities. Find more information here.   … Read More »

BioMarine Business Convention

BioMarine Business Convention, Oct. 12-14, 2015, Wilmington, NC, USA BioMarine© is the only international investment platform dedicated marine bio resources. It brings together 300 Executives and CEOs from marine ingredients, marine cosmetics, marine nutraceuticals, aquaculture, aquafeed, marine bio energy, pharmaceuticals and clean tech. It is not only the place of meetings and exchanges for … Read More »

Message from the Executive Director, Julie Decker

Fall season is here, which means “meeting season” is also here for the seafood industry. In the month of September, I attended the following meetings on behalf of AFDF: Southeast Conference, Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association, United Fishermen of Alaska, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, Alaska Chamber, Alaska Sea Grant Advisory Committee, and the Industry Advisory Committee of the … Read More »

Pacific Marine Expo Presentation

For the first time, real energy audits have been conducted on small commercial fishing vessels in Alaska. The results were incorporated into an“Energy Analysis Tool” to be used by fishermen to help analyze energy usage of all systems onboard and potential savings achieved by making operational or equipment changes. During Pacific Marine Expo, an expert vessel engineer (Mike Gaffney of Alaris … Read More »

2015 Alaska Symphony of Seafood

Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) announced today that it will hold the 22nd annual Alaska Symphony of Seafood in 2015. The Alaska Symphony of Seafood is a competition for value added products made from Alaska seafood. The event in 2015 will include two major improvements, including a new location and new product category.   Events in February, 2015 will be held in Seattle, … Read More »

BioMarine Business Convention: Oct. 30-31, 2014

Recognized as a “broker for investment and innovation in marine bio resources”, this convention is for business executives interested in the following marine industries: food & nutrition, cosmetics, health & pharmacology, cleantech, and marine renewable energy. For more info, check out the program here. … Read More »