Ocean Business 2017, the unmissable international event for ocean technology, will take place from 4th to 6th April in Southampton.

Attracting Companies from all over the world, Ocean Business brings together the leading manufacturers and service providers in the oceanographic, offshore survey, maritime defence, environmental monitoring and pollution control, ports and harbours, renewable energy and marine engineering industries. The 2017 edition will host more than 340 international exhibitors, over 180 hours of training and demonstration workshops, a cutting edge conference, industry led associated meetings, a careers event and innovative networking opportunities.

The show’s unique training and demonstration programme is one of the biggest attractions to Ocean Business, with some of the leading names in the business presenting their new innovations: over 180 hours of free training and demonstration sessions will be held in a test tank, in classrooms, on the dockside waters and on board vessels providing visitors with the unmissable opportunity to see the latest products and services in action. The training and demonstration programme at this year’s show reflects some remarkable advances in underwater mapping and imaging technologies, as well as autonomous vehicles.

Visitors are spoilt for choice when they attend Ocean Business, as not only do they have access to the international exhibition and programme of live demonstrations, but there is also a cutting edge maritime and defence dual-use conference and various associated meetings held alongside and Ocean Careers, offering career and recruitment to those looking to move into the industry.

The purpose built exhibition centre is located directly on the waterfront of the National Oceanography Centre, an internationally renowned centre of excellence for oceanographic technology and sciences based in Southampton in the UK.

As tradition, Lighthouse will attend the exhibition as it represents a great opportunity to meet customers, engineers, scientists and industry managers from all over the globe and to discover the last and cutting-edge innovations of this sector….Come and visit us at stand K4 !