The upcoming Seafood Expo World (SEG) scheduled for April 26 – 28 on the Fira de Barcelona’s Gran By way of exhibition grounds in Barcelona, Spain, presently has simply over 1,500 exhibitors dedicated, roughly 80 p.c of the 1,900 corporations that exhibited on the 2019 SEG in Brussels, Belgium.

The 2020 and 2021 SEG commerce reveals had been canceled due to COVID.

Diversified Communications, homeowners of SEG and Seafood Expo North America (SENA) introduced at a press convention Thursday in Barcelona that the occasion will embody displays from 76 nations, in line with the corporate’s media arm SeafoodSource.

The upcoming occasion, in line with the report, will characteristic an estimated 39,545 sq. meters of internet exhibit house, equating to 97 p.c of the dimensions of the 2019 occasion, which was the largest-ever version of the commerce present.

The present organizers mentioned they’re anticipating a diminished presence from China and Ukraine, and the absence of exhibitors from Russia and Belarus.

Diversified Communications barred Russian corporations from exhibiting on the upcoming occasion, in line with a Russia-based occasions and commerce promotion group. The motion is tied to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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The occasion was initially scheduled to maneuver from Brussels, the place it had been held for 27 years, to Barcelona in 2020, however these plans had been dashed by the emergence of the worldwide COVID pandemic.

Diversified Communications hosted its SENA present in Boston in mid-March.

Main as much as the present, many high-profile seafood corporations – together with Peter Pan Seafood, MultiX, Beaver Avenue Fisheries, Excessive Liner Meals, Mowi and Cermaq — pulled out of exhibiting on the occasion due to security considerations associated to COVID.

The present ended up with roughly 754 exhibitors, considerably decrease than the 1,329 exhibitors the corporate mentioned attended the commerce occasion in 2019.



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