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Why attend Saudi Maritime Congress?

Dharan Expo, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 20 – 21 September 2023.

Saudi Maritime Congress is the largest event of its kind, attracting the highest calibre of maritime professionals from Saudi Arabia’s shipping and marine logistics industry. If networking is important to you, this is the place to be.

From the latest Government initiatives to tech innovations, new products, and a free-to-attend conference, SMC23 has got it covered. 

Who attends Saudi Maritime Congress?

Saudi Maritime Congress is an essential date in the maritime calendar in the Middle East – perfect for those with a professional interest in:

What to expect at Saudi Maritime Congress:


Visitors can enjoy a world-class exhibition featuring many of the leading manufacturers and suppliers displaying the very latest maritime equipment and services.


An essential part of the event, the SMC conference will see 100 speakers address key topics ranging from new government initiatives to alternative fuels and offshore boats. 

Networking comes first at SMC…

At Saudi Maritime Congress we never underestimate the importance of networking with colleagues and counterparts as well as industry leaders, stakeholders, and key influencers. 

And thanks to our partnerships with organisations such as Bahri, The Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani), the Transport General Authority (TGA), our extensive media partnerships, and 25

years of experience organising maritime events in the Middle East, you can be 100% sure that you will meet a very high calibre of attendees at the event.