After successful premiere in 2022, Seagriculture USA returns to Portland,
Maine, for second edition in September 2023
The organizer of the Seagriculture USA Conference, DLG Benelux, is pleased to announce that the second edition of Seagriculture USA will return to Portland, Maine, on 6 and 7 September 2023 and will again take place in The Westin Portland Harborview.
The launch of Seagriculture USA took place on 7 and 8 September 2022 and was an instant success with 279 delegates from 12 countries, 157 attending companies, 17 trade show participants and some 27 expert speakers who addressed a broad range of topics related to seaweeds.
Having evaluated the results of the first edition the State of Maine favorably decided to support again the second edition of the conference to take place in Portland, Maine. Seagriculture USA 2023 is proudly supported by: Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), Maine Office of Tourism, Maine Technology Institute (MTI), Maine International Trade Center (MITC) and Maine North Atlantic Development Office (MENADO).
Dana Eidsness, Director of MENADO at Maine International Trade Center and one of the driving forces behind the support from the State of Maine, says: “Seaweed farming and value creation has enormous economic potential in Maine and our businesses and research communities are leading the way towards making it a major driver in our economy. From best practices for farmers and harvesters, to innovations developing applications for seaweed as a material for food, textiles and bioplastics, to working together to build a global market for seaweed products; dialogue at Seagriculture USA has impact and moves the industry forward. Maine is an ideal location for this important event.”
Read more in the Press Release!