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Conference & Exhibition: October 13 - 15, 2021

CMA Shipping

Connecting the North American shipping community worldwide


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Our virtual event is fully interactive, sophisticated and will enable you to connect with industry thought leaders from the safety of your home. CMA Shipping Virtual Conference & Exhibition has been created for the maritime industry, one of the sectors of which has been hit the hardest during the ongoing pandemic. 

As we work our way through a period of unprecedented change and uncertainty, making connections and knowledge sharing have become more important than ever before. So we have made sure the CMA Community will be able to gather together to share thoughts, ideas and create new business opportunities safely. 

Sign up and join us online to hear from the industry leaders who can guide you through these turbulent times.

35th edition highlights

Live and on-demand content
Live and on-demand content

Access sessions live to engage in Q&A with our speakers or watch sessions on demand at your convenience.  

Business critical information is more important than ever. Benefit from insights on the hottest topics in the global maritime industry, including:

  • The effect COVID-19 has had on club cover and current claim trends
  • Hear from the US Coast Guard on IMO 2020 compliance and enforcement
  • Key insights into the effect automation in the workforce will have on the industry
  • Discover major potential changes to the Law of the Sea
  • Plot new strategies for Cyber Resilience in a new digital era
  • And many more... 
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Virtual event experience
Virtual event experience

We want to make sure you get the most out of attending CMA Shipping. With a whole array of informal and scheduled networking sessions, we intend to give you the opportunity to meet the people you need to, make real and lasting connections, and have plenty of fun whilst doing so!

To ensure each attendee can maximise their chances of meeting, collaborating and networking with as many people and businesses as possible we have moved CMA Shipping online.

Sign up with a unique email address and receive your login details two weeks before the event to start booking your meetings and planning your event schedule.

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Sponsorship & exhibition options
Sponsorship & exhibition options

Business is all about people. Now in its 35th year, CMA Shipping brings together the full spectrum of the industry. 

Demonstrate your thought leadership and align your brand with the new virtual market.

Partnering with us will allow you to access an audience unconstrained by traditional travel and time considerations. Benefit from deeper insights from our audience with enhanced analytics in your post show report.

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The Commodore Award
The Commodore Award

Join us in celebrating Ms. Lois Zabrocky, Chief Executive Officer at International Seaways, Inc as the new Commodore! Passing the hat and enjoying an evening of entertainment and good humor is the pinnacle of the CMA event. 

We look forward to welcoming you to the online toasting and celebration of our new Commodore taking place on October 16, 2020.

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Part of North American Shipping Week
Part of North American Shipping Week

We have joined forces with SHIPPINGInsight to bring to you the first ever North American Shipping Week from 12-16 October 2020. The events will run back to back online and offer you the chance to join two highly respected shipping conferences. With SHIPPINGInsight’s focus on technology and innovation, and CMA Shipping’s emphasis on the commercial aspects of shipping, this is a winning combination with something for everyone!

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CMA membership
CMA membership

CMA Shipping is brought to you by the Connecticut Maritime Association (The CMA). The CMA are a non-for-profit organisation with a long history of supporting shipping professionals through all stages of their careers. 

All CMA members are entitled to a discount to attend the conference. If you would like to find out more about CMA membership and how it can benefit you, please click the link below.  

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CMA Shipping 2020 is brought to you by the Connecticut Maritime Association. CMA membership will give you a host of benefits including members meetings. To find out more about joining CMA please follow the link.

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