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Organisers predict 30 percent increase for Breakbulk Americas event

March 9 - Attendance is expected to be up 30 percent at the 21st annual Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference & Exhibition which takes place later this year from October 12-14 in Houston.

Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference & Exhibition is the dominant, go-to event for any logistics professional involved in the breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo industries. 

Industry leaders will gather at Houston's George R. Brown Convention Center for two days of roundtable discussion and keynote addresses, providing insight on trends and challenges of today's volatile market, emerging trade lanes and the future of production in various energy sectors and other commodities markets.

Industry growth will be ensured by communication, inspiration and mentorship. In this spirit, Breakbulk will also feature events focused on networking and education. More than 3,000 attendees are expected30 percent above last yearand an online "matchmaking" system will allow quick and easy appointment making.

A variety of additional programmes include:

Tuesday, October 12: Breakbulk Education Day - Executives will explain the basics of the breakbulk sector to industry-sponsored college students in a full-day event aimed at attracting new talent. Panels will include explanations of terminology, chartering and the breakbulk supply chain followed by career discussions with industry leaders. For more information call 504-866-7076 or email jplume@joc.com

Visit www.joc.com/events for more details on registration and sponsorship of the Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference & Exhibition.

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