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European Maritime Day 2016 in Turku!

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European Maritime Day is the annual meeting point for Europe’s maritime community to network, discuss, and forge joint action.

EMD 2016 was organised in cooperation with the City of Turku and the Finnish government. It took place in an old locomotive hall called Logomo in Turku, Finland, on 18 and 19 May 2016.

This year EMD focused on the theme of "Investing in competitive blue growth - smart and sustainable solutions".  More specifically it looked at identifying and highlighting the practical steps needed to drive blue growth investments, as well as innovation and change in the blue economy.

The EMD 2016 conference and exhibition offered a dynamic networking environment for 1200 participants as well as structured opportunities for mutual exchange and debate through 20 stakeholder workshops, 5 thematic sessions and 2 'Leadership Exchange' panels. The event included 66 matchmaking meetings, a networking village with more than 30 exhibitors, a photo competition of more than 600 entries, site visits, a classical concert, an art project on marine litter and two days of public events around maritime themes in Turku (20-22 May).

Photos from the event

 

EMD 2016 in Turku

 

 

 

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