The 2020 IHMA Congress to be held in Hobart on the 23-26 March 2020, will bring together IHMA members plus key decision-makers from the international maritime industry responsible for global port and marine operations at this leading port conference.
The biennial IHMA congress provides a unique forum in which formal Association meetings are combined with a conference and an exhibition – displaying equipment, services and technical developments relevant to the ports and harbour sector and providing both local and international sponsors and exhibitors with a unique marketing platform.
Contact Sarah Ingram for a copy of the Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus, which includes detailed information on current IHMA members and past attendees lists by company and country.
Sponsorship & Exhibition Sales Manager
Phone: +61 (0) 406 530 043
2020 Host Sponsors
TasPorts is responsible for the management and maintenance of essential infrastructure in Tasmania, which includes forestry terminal operations in Burnie and Bell Bay, all associated infrastructure at the Devonport Airport as well as maintenance of port berths, channels, wharves, landside assets, marine fleet and key navigational aids.
TasPorts ensures the safe control and security of all major ports and delivers critical pilotage services as well as provision of towage, slipway and refuelling facilities, supply of floating plant and equipment for marine engineering projects, and construction and coastal haulage. In addition, we maintain community-use waterfront assets in Sullivan’s Cove, Stanley, Inspection Head, Strahan and King Island.
The Australian Maritime College (AMC) provides future leaders for the global maritime industry. Our students enjoy access to the Southern Hemisphere’s most advanced collection of maritime facilities, including training vessels, ship simulators, Towing Tank, Model Test Basin and unique cavitation laboratory. Our graduates are equipped and inspired to respond to opportunities and challenges in an ever-changing world. AMC is one of the seven founding members of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU).
AMC is globally recognised as being a centre for excellence. Our multi-million dollar suite of specialist teaching, learning and research facilities are internationally acclaimed and are used by Defence, industry and government organisations world-wide to answer leading-edge research questions. In addition, our experienced teaching and research staff have extremely strong industry links and our highly-skilled graduates are in demand worldwide, with alumni spread across over 50 countries.
Gala Dinner & Awards Sponsor
Exhibition Networking Drinks Sponsor
Technical Site Tour & Lunch Sponsor
IHMA Pitching Competition Sponsor
Congress App Sponsor
Carbon Offset Sponsor
Exhibition Floor Plan
Official industry supporters
Other Partners & Preferred Suppliers
Target Market Information
The 11th IHMA Congress 2018 in London attracted over 220 key decision makers from international maritime industry. The event was last held in Australia (7th IHMA Congress, Perth) in 2010, attracting over 230 maritime industry professionals, representing 26 countries.
The IHMA represents almost 50 nations and extends throughout Western and Eastern Europe, Australasia, Africa, The Americas, The Middle East and Asia.
Membership consists of harbour masters from ports large and small, publicly and privately owned and represents a unique source of up-to-date, hands-on expertise in a range of port and maritime operations, including: safety of navigation, vessel traffic control, shipping movements, port management, protection of the marine environment, the ship/port interface, cargo handling and safe stowage, safety management and training, port security and the practice of good seamanship.
IHMA Members receive an exclusive discount to attend the Congress and exhibit.
Further details on the IHMA Member exhibition rates are available on the Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus.
In addition to IHMA members, the IHMA Congress will attract attendees from the following industries (not limited to):
- Ports & Maritime
- Shipping (shipping lines, shipping agents, ship owners, ship operators, shipmasters, seafarers, cruise liners)
- Engineering/ Construction
- Logistics/ Intermodal Terminals
- Technology/ Security Solutions
- Finance/ Banking