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7-8 November 2017
Manila Marriott Hotel,

CrewConnect Global

THANK YOU to all of our speakers, delegates, sponsors, exhibitors and partners who made this event a success!

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Get a Feel for CrewConnect Global - Highlights from CrewConnect Global 2016

CrewConnect Global is all about people, ideas, relationships. The best way to experience CrewConnect Global is of course, to be there! However, the video below gives you a feel of some key moments:

CrewConnect Global In Numbers

Engaged crewing professionals from 40+ maritime nations
Global experts discussing 30+ manpower topics
Exhibitors offering innovative solutions to your crewing and training needs

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Why Attend CrewConnect Global

Brand New Programme

This year, as well as plenary sessions designed to tackle the most controversial issues in the maritime crewing, MET and welfare,  we are offering a multi-stranded programme. Here are some highlights:

  • Recruitment & Retention | How can we work together to promote a maritime career to future generations?
  • Marine Education and Training | Raising the standards of competence with effective assessment
  • Seafarer Lifestyle & Welfare | Sleepiness and fatigue – a wakeup call!

Interractive | Collaborative | Specialised

Brand New Features

We want this edition to be not just a conference, but an experience, so here is some of what you can look forward to:

  • Lunchtime sessions | we have extended the lunch break to give you an opportunity to access more of the content you are intersted in 
  • Content Theatre | interractive presentions on the show floor 
  • Health and Wellbeing Zone | a space where you can not only take a break, get a massage, but also learn valuable teachniques for dealing with stress

Meet | Learn | Talk

Bigger, Better Exhibition

At the CrewConnect Global 2016 exhibition, you will discover innovative solutions from 80 exhibiting companies covering:

  • online recruitment, crew management, ship management
  • simulation, E-learning, MET material, training facilities 
  • crew travel, claims, healthcare 

Simulators, magic shows, cook-offs and exhibitior trails are just some of the exhiting features of this year's exhibition.

For the first time ever, we’re opening the exhibition to visitors...completely free of charge! 

Year round dialogue on the hottest topics

We’ve been busy developing a digital engagement strategy to inform our global manpower community and keep the conversation going beyond the conference halls. 

  • Why is connectivity an important issue in the shipping industry?
  • What do you see as the biggest health concerns to seafarers?
  • Do these concerns differ for female seafarers?
  • Do you think digital advancements are helping to ensure the safety of the world’s seafarers? If so, how?

Are these questions you are seeking and answer to? Read Leslie Warrick 's (WISTA) article published on our CrewConnect Blog or...

Have something to say? We are always looking to hear from thought leaders who want to contribute their knowledge, opinions and perspectives as it relates to industry specific topics. 

Upcoming events in the CrewConnect Series

  • CrewConnect Europe | 9-10 May 2017, Copenhagen 

  • CrewConnect India | September 2017, Mumbai 

  • CrewConnect Global | 7-9 November 2017, Manila


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A huge thanks to our 2016 Sponsors, Exhibitors and Media Partners

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