November 23, 2022

Meet World Seafood Buyers at Seafood Expo Global 2023



The 4th quarter of the year is the perfect time to examine your international marketing efforts and start planning for the upcoming year. Connecting with seafood buyers at strategic tradeshows is most likely on your list. 

If that is the case, you don’t want to miss Seafood Expo Global (SEG) set for April 25-27, 2023, in Barcelona, Spain. According to the event organizer, the show, which debuted in Barcelona last year, brought together more than 26,630 seafood buyers and suppliers from all around the globe. Annually, the event hosts decision-makers and purchasers who dominate the seafood industry in Europe as well as around the world making it a cost-effective way to connect with existing customers, launch new products, meet new buyers, evaluate trends, and discover what's new in the seafood industry.

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Food Export–Northeast is organizing a pavilion for Northeast U.S. seafood suppliers at Seafood Expo Global 2023. Pavilion registration is now open. Every company that exhibited in the pavilion in 2022 quickly renewed to exhibit in 2023, which speaks to how good this show is for meeting existing and new customers. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to grow your international sales. Reserve your spot now! 

Reduce Show Costs with the Branded Program

Additionally, Food Export–Northeast can help with marketing costs for the show and reimburse you up to 50% for certain expenses including travel, marketing, and exhibition costs. As funding is already in strong demand for 2023, apply now to ensure funding is set aside for your company. If you have questions about the Branded Program and want to learn more about the marketing activities that are reimbursable, explore our new online resource guide – it’s a one-stop-shop for all program essentials. 

Map Out Your Show Presence Early 

If you’re heading to Barcelona with us next spring and want to start planning how to grow your export business while you’re on the ground, Food Export–Northeast offers a wealth of resources and tools, including: 

  • Market Builder: Explore new markets now and outline your goals for the event.
  • Country Profiles: Discover new markets with our market intelligence reports. Country Profiles can be a valuable resource to help make informed decisions when determining if a market is a good fit for your seafood products. 
  • Virtual Consultations: Meet virtually with our in-country experts to get market intelligence before the show.
  • Webinars: Take advantage of our educational webinars providing up-to-date exporter intelligence on specific markets, logistics, trade financing, documentation, how to meet and follow-up with foreign buyers and much more.
  • Export Essentials: Whether you’re new to exporting or need to refresh your skills, this free online training course provides a comprehensive, flexible approach to learning the fundamentals and logistics of exporting.

Want to learn more about the opportunity to exhibit at the 2023 Seafood Expo Global? Visit our website or get in touch to discuss.  

About Food Export USA - Northeast 

With its extensive programs and educational offerings, Food Export USA–Northeast (Food Export–Northeast) is recognized as the preeminent expert and cost-effective resource for Northeast seafood and agricultural suppliers looking to sell their products overseas. Founded in 1973, Food Export–Northeast is a non-profit organization that works collaboratively with its 10 member states’ agricultural promotion agencies from Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont, to facilitate trade between suppliers and worldwide importers and to promote the export of food, agricultural and seafood products from those states. Since its founding, the organization has helped Northeast seafood suppliers gain access to a broad range of export markets, supported overseas in-market educational and promotional programs and offers emerging suppliers access to funds to help grow their export business. The organization is funded through the Market Access Program (MAP), administered by the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service.

Learn more about us and what we do for the Northeast seafood industry here.  Contact us.