The event organizer Diversified Communications opens the exhibit hall doors to welcome buyers and industry professionals from across North America who have come to network, learn, and experience the continent’s largest seafood trade event.

This year’s exhibit space spans 237,665 net square feet – 31 percent larger than last year’s event – with 1,141 exhibiting companies from 49 countries, including new participating exhibiting countries from Bahrain, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Madagascar, Mauritius, Morocco, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Tunisia; and an increased presence from countries like Canada, China, Ecuador, Iceland, India, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the US.

The Expo welcomes new pavilions representing Australia, Denmark, Papua New Guinea, Poland and Singapore. Pavilions from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Maldives, Norway, Scotland, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey and Vietnam are back to Boston to present the newest seafood products and latest innovations to industry buyers. Exhibitors from China are also back with a notable presence after a hiatus brought on by pandemic travel restrictions.

The exhibit hall is packed with seafood and processing companies offering a variety of fresh, frozen, canned, value-added, processed, and packaged seafood products. The Expo showcases market-leading processing and packaging equipment, along with logistics services and other service providers.

In addition to the exhibit hall, this year’s event incorporates an educational conference program covering more than 30 sessions addressing the most relevant topics and trends in the industry.

According to foodindustryexecutive