The Global “Blue Economy” Business Conference

The World Ocean Council (WOC) Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) is the annual gathering of the global Ocean Business Community dedicated to advancing private sector action on responsible use of the seas.

 With the theme of “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”, the SOS 2019 will be the foremost international business conference dedicated to investment and innovation for ocean sustainable development.

Since 2010, the SOS has been bringing together leaders from the diverse Ocean Business Community – shipping, fisheries, oil and gas, aquaculture, offshore renewables, tourism, seabed mining, marine technology, law, insurance, finance, etc. – as well as ocean stakeholders from the government, inter-governmental, science and environment communities – to focus on industry-driven action on “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”.

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The Global « Blue Economy » Business Conference
Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy

The World Ocean Council (WOC) Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) is the annual gathering of the global Ocean Business Community dedicated to advancing private sector action on responsible use of the seas.

 With the theme of “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”, the SOS 2019 will be the foremost international business conference dedicated to investment and innovation for ocean sustainable development. This year’s Summit will build on the success of past SOS held in Hong Kong (2018), Halifax (2017), Rotterdam (2016), Singapore (2015), Washington D.C. (2013) and Belfast (2010), as well as the solid growth of the World Ocean Council overall.

Since 2010, the SOS has been bringing together leaders from the diverse Ocean Business Community – shipping, fisheries, oil and gas, aquaculture, offshore renewables, tourism, seabed mining, marine technology, law, insurance, finance, etc. – as well as ocean stakeholders from the government, inter-governmental, science and environment communities – to focus on industry-driven action on “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”.

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

As a Member of the Ocean Business and Investment Community, SOS Sponsorship is an opportunity to demonstrate your “Blue Economy” leadership.

Making a commitment today to sponsor the SOS 2019 will raise your organization’s profile through all pre-summit communications distributed to thousands of ocean industry stakeholders in the WOC Network. In addition, for the first time event application Swapcard will enable additional networking for our Sponsors with their industry peers and all other present international stakeholders during the Summit!

SOS 2019 CONFERENCE CHAIR ANNOUNCED

Mr. Frédéric Moncany de Saint-Aignan, President, French Maritime Cluster, SOS 2019 Conference Chair

“I am honored to be the Conference Chair for the World Ocean Council’s 2019 Sustainable Ocean Summit, with its theme of ‘Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy’. The WOC’s SOS brings together the international ocean business community to advance collaboration on sustainable development, and I encourage leadership companies from all ocean industries to come to Paris for this important annual gathering.”

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Program Committee welcomes the submission of abstracts for presentation at the Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) 2019, with the theme of “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”.

The deadline for abstract submission is 30 July 2019. Interested parties are invited to refer to the submission guidelines in the Program page. For enquiries, please email summit@oceancouncil.org.

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