"The WorkBoat Show continues to be the premier marketplace for businesses working on the coastal, inland and offshore waters," Bob Callahan, Diversified Business Communications, said.
NEW ORLEANS, LA, September 17, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- The 8th Annual Shipyard Day, featuring a free keynote address by Shane Guidry, Chairman and CEO, Harvey Gulf International Marine and the presentation of WorkBoat
magazine's 10 Significant Boats of 2013 and the WorkBoat
Environment Awards, on October 9 will launch the 2013 International WorkBoat Show, North America's largest commercial marine trade show and conference.
Registration is now open for the Show, which will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center from Wednesday, October 9, through Friday, October 11. To register or for further information, visit www.WorkBoatShow.com
Guidry's address at 11:30 a.m. will focus on the current challenges and opportunities facing the marine industry. Under his leadership, Harvey Gulf International has become the exclusive provider of towing vessels for some of the largest operators in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, including Chevron, Shell and Devon Energy. His primary strategy has been to provide corporate growth through fleet enhancement and focus on what he believed was, and still is, the future for the marine industry in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, West Africa, South East Asia and Mexico - deep water exploration and development.
WorkBoat Environmental Awards
At 2:30 p.m., the WorkBoat Environmental Awards will be presented. The awards recognize businesses and government agencies, operating in the maritime industry, which exemplify innovative and effective environmental process initiatives in daily operations.
"The Awards are an outstanding way to showcase leading maritime businesses and government agencies and the incredible variety of innovative environmental practices in the industry," said Bruce Buls, technical editor, WorkBoat
magazine, which presents the awards.
WorkBoat magazine's 10 Significant Boats of 2013
editorial staff reviews scores of boats that appeared in the magazine during the previous 12 months. Of these, the editors choose 10 that deserve special recognition - with some chosen for design or technological advances, while others are selected for speed, style, and uniqueness.
The Significant Boats of 2013 Awards will be presented at 3 p.m.
The 2013 WorkBoat Show is expected to attract a record number of exhibitors and customers from around the world.
"The 2012 show was a record setter, attracting 1,100 exhibitors and more than 14,500 visitors from 45 states and 27 countries," said Show Director Bob Callahan of Diversified Business Communications, producers of the Show, which Tradeshow Week ranks as one of the Top 200 largest U.S. trade shows. "The WorkBoat Show continues to be the premier marketplace for businesses working on the coastal, inland and offshore waters."
Exhibiting at the International WorkBoat Show
If your company is interested in exhibiting, contact Chris Dimmerling, Sales Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
or (207) 842-5666. For exhibitor information, visit http://www.workboatshow.com/en/exhibit
Register before October 9 and admission is free to the Exhibit Hall and all Shipyard Day events. Register October 9 or later and the admission is $50.
To register or for further information, visit www.WorkBoatShow.com
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Ken Saunderson, (206) 282-6858
Ken@SaundersonMarketingGroup.comInternational WorkBoat Show
The International WorkBoat Show is North America's largest maritime trade show and conference. For 33 years, the WorkBoat Show has proven to be the premier marketplace for businesses working on the coastal, inland and offshore waters.
The 34th International WorkBoat Show will be held at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, will be held October 9-11
To attend the show, pre-register online at www.workboatshow.com
or call 800-454-3007. Pre-registration for the exhibit hall is free, onsite price is $50. To exhibit call Chris Dimmerling at 207-842-5666.
The International WorkBoat show is produced by Diversified Business Communications.