Breakbulk Americas 2017

When:
October 17, 2017 – October 19, 2017 all-day
2017-10-17T00:00:00-05:00
2017-10-20T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas
Houston, TX 77010
USA
Contact:
Christian Thompson
(281) 416-4672

Breakbulk Americas is the largest exhibitionof its kind in the Americas,bringing top-tier shippers together with breakbulk and project cargo service providers.

Breakbulk Americas’s targeted programming will ensure that you develop skills and strategy to help you do your job more effectively, while making industry connections that count.

Breakbulk Americas is the venue to connect with executives from leading EPCs and other large-scale shippers  who are moving cargoes throughout the Americas and around the world. Exhibitors and sponsors include specialized ocean carriers, freight forwarders, ports/ terminals, logistics providers, road, rail, barge and air transportation, export packers, equipment companies and more.

Hear from industry experts during the conference sessions, which are held on the exhibition floor. Those seeking to build their professional skills can participate in a number of workshops, designed for a variety of experience levels.

Two Day Exhibition Hall & Conference Presentations (October 18-19, 2017)
This includes access to the two-day Exhibition Hall & Conference Presentations on October 18 & 19, 2017 and the evening Networking Welcome Reception on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.

PPG Certificate in Project Forwarding (October 17-18, 2017)
This includes access to the two-day PPG Certificate in Project Forwarding on October 17-18, 2017, Two Day Exhibition Hall & Conference Sessions on 18-19, 2017 and Evening Cocktail Reception on Tuesday, October 18, 2017. This is a beginner/intermediate level course and details can be found on the agenda. Please note that lunch is not included. Space is limited and based on availability.

Jerry Nagel Education Day (October 18, 2017)
This includes access to the Breakbulk Jerry Nagel Education Day and a half day Exhibition Hall tour on October 18, 2017. This does not include access to the evening Networking Welcome Reception.

Project Freight Management – A Shipper’s Perspective (17 October 2017)
This includes access to the one-day Project Freight Management Workshop on 17 October 2017, Two Day Exhibition Hall & Conference Sessions on 18 – 19 October 2017 and Evening Cocktail Reception on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. This one-day intermediate to advanced level master class is for those EPCs, Cargo Owners and Project Forwarders who strive to better understand the responsibilities and requirements in project freight and logistics management. From qualifying the Logistics Service Provider and carriers, to Proposal Preparation and Frame Agreements, and from project planning to the PEP – Project Execution Plan and the application of different BCM – Best Cost Management models, this course will cover all of these steps and more in the process of successful project freight and logistics management. If you are looking to learn about project planning, finance, tracking progress, the best project IT tools and overall project and shipping strategy, then this course will offer you this and much more. Taught by a world-class project freight manager and industry CEO, students will take away practical hands on know-how and materials for immediate impact in the process of managing global logistics projects.

Breakbulk BUSINESSrun
(Wednesday, October 18, 2017)
This includes access to the Breakbulk BUSINESSrun on Wednesday, October 17, 2017. Please note that all proceeds from the run will go directly to charity. This does not include access to the Exhibition Hall & Executive Presentations or Evening Welcome Reception.