CSS Group Attends Breakbulk Antwerp 2012

UBM Global Trade’s 7th Annual Breakbulk Europe Transportation Conference and Exhibition will take place May 22nd -24th at the Antwerp Expo in Belgium and will address anticipated industry growth from emerging markets. The program features two days of panel and keynote discussions and as well as workshops and networking events within the heavy-lift and breakbulk transportation sector.

CSS Group will have a strong presence at the Breakbulk Exhibition led by a delegation from the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and India.

From CSS Dubai, Raj George, Senior Vice President-Ocean Freight, Siby Kurian, General Manager Sales & Marketing, Amith Horra, Marketing Manager and Deepu S Dev, Marketing coordinator will be in attendance.

From CSS Bahrain, Narayan Tagore, General Manager and from CSS India, Prabhakar Maniyan, Vice President-Projects will be representing their respective regions during the exhibition.

“The Breakbulk exhibitions have proven to be a success for the CSS Group and its network offices and we look forward to exhibiting in the Antwerp show.  It is an excellent platform for industry professionals to network and gain valuable information from the conferences offered,” added Raj George, Senior Vice President-Ocean Freight.

“Breakbulk is and an ideal exhibition for any logistics company to showcase its first class services and product offerings, not only from the Middle East, but worldwide. Year after year, we have witnessed the number of companies and visitors increase, which helps us to identify and target keys segments to grow our business,” said Narayan Tagore, General Manager, CSS Bahrain.

CSS India, Prabhakar Maniyan, Vice President-Projects added, “With the increase of international audiences, specifically sub continent exhibitors and visitors attending Breakbulk Antwerp, it is essential for us to exhibit as we are able to nurture our existing business relationships with overseas clientele along with generating new business that will in turn grow our market share, locally and internationally.”

Highlights from the recently released agenda include discussions of technology issues for the industry, the growing complexity of risks and liabilities in cargo moves and the influence of other shipping sectors on the breakbulk market. In addition, the topic of so-called “giga-projects,” which are creating new challenges amid rising energy demand, will be explored in depth.

“Last year, the Breakbulk Europe conference grew to be our largest event in 2011 at 4,300-plus attendees. We are excited to host even more guests this year. The agenda for Breakbulk Europe 2012 will provide real insight into areas of major growth to even more people in our industry,” said Alli McEntyre, Breakbulk Vice President and Publisher.

UBM Global Trade’s Breakbulk division organizes a trio of major conferences and exhibitions each year — Breakbulk Europe, Breakbulk China and Breakbulk Americas. In addition, three two-day congresses will be added this year: Breakbulk Africa, Aug. 7-8 in Cape Town, South Africa; Breakbulk South America, Dec. 4-5 in Sao Paulo; and Breakbulk India, Nov. 20-21 in Mumbai.