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Den Helder, The Netherlands, 20-21 May 2021 (virtual)


The European Maritime Day (EMD) Conference is the annual two-day event during which Europe’s maritime community meet to network, discuss and forge joint action on maritime affairs and sustainable blue economy. 

EMD Conference is the place where ‘Ocean Leaders Meet’. It provides an engaging and complete interactive experience to catch up on the current state of play on a broad range of issues concerning the blue economy and the marine environment and discuss ways of moving forward. It features a large number of excellent speakers, multiple breakout sessions and project pitch sessions organised by stakeholders and European Commission services as well as hundreds of B2B meeting opportunities. EMD targets professionals from businesses, governments, public institutions, NGOs and academia.

European Maritime Day 2021 will take place virtually from Den Helder, The Netherlands on 20 & 21 May. It will be co-organised with the City of Den Helder, the Province of Noord-Holland and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.

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Thematic workshops organised by maritime stakeholders are at the core of the conference. Workshop organisers design and manage their session.

B2B meetings

It will be possible to ask for matchmaking slots with other participants and post their profiles online.


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EMD In My Country 2021: 232 events!

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the EMD In My County organisers scheduled 232 events for 2021, an absolute record in the history of European