Pacific Marine Expo set for Nov. 8-10 in Seattle

(SEATTLE) – Pacific Marine Expo, the West Coast’s largest and longest running commercial marine and fishing industry trade show, returns to Seattle from Wednesday, Nov. 8 through Friday, Nov. 10 at the Lumen Field Event Center.

“We are so thrilled to be heading back to Seattle this November with such an optimal Wednesday, Thursday, Friday schedule” said Bob Callahan, group vice president, Diversified Communications, which produces the show. “After consultation with expo attendees, exhibitors and advisory board members, we feel confident that the timing and returning to a Wednesday through Friday show will help make the 2023 expo one for the books.”

The expo serves all aspects of the Pacific commercial marine market, including:

• Commercial vessel owners
• Commercial fishermen
• Seafood processors
• Boatbuilders
• Passenger vessel owners/operators
• Tugboat and workboat operators
• Charter boat owners/operators
• Marine engineers and architects
• Port and military officials
• Marine service providers

“If you make your living on the water, you just can’t afford to miss the expo,” Callahan said. “It’s the one place to check out the latest products, technologies and services, expand your knowledge base, and catch up with old and new friends.” The expo has been held in Seattle for more than 50 years.

Pacific Marine Expo photo

Last year’s expo attracted more than 5,000 industry leaders, who heard more than 30 industry speakers during the free Expo Education Program curated by National Fisherman and explored a full exhibit floor filled with the latest in hottest equipment and services from top industry manufacturers and suppliers.

This year’s free Expo Education Program will cover topics such as marine safety, business management, regulatory issues, technical advancements and more. The education program is designed to provide current and essential updates to the industry, while offering an environment for open discussions and networking with other industry professionals.

Registration for Pacific Marine Expo will open in August. For more information, visit

By Rich Miller