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Upcoming Events



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Offshore Energy – Amserdam, Netherlands

26th – 27th October 2021

Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference is Europe’s leading event for the entire offshore energy industry and an opportunity to reach business leaders, highly qualified experts and professionals across global markets. Be part of this event filled with networking opportunities, collaborating with peers, doing business and broadening your horizon.

MAST Europe 2021 – Toulon, France

26th – 28th October 2021

Toulon (the location of Europe’s largest navy base) will be the third FRENCH city to host MAST since its inception. Covid-19–safe precautionary measures will be in place to facilitate a truly exciting event and an early opportunity to reboot the global defence community.

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COP26 – Glasgow, Scotland

31st October – 12th November 2021

The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The UK is committed to working with all countries and joining forces with civil society, companies and people on the frontline of climate change to inspire climate action ahead of COP26.


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Submarine Institute of Australia Seminar – Adelaide, Australia

8th – 10th November 2021

SubSTEC6 will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre 8-10 November 2021. Theme:Home Grown Undersea Technology: How Can Australian Academia and Industry Provide a Capability Edge?’

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FOWT 2021 – Brittany, France

16th – 18th November 2021

The world’s largest event that’s dedicated to floating offshore wind. The objective of FOWT is to further the advancement of floating wind and to accelerate its implementation into the global renewable energy mix. This event is meant to promote constructive discussions between all actors and stakeholders of this emerging industry.

WindEurope Electric City 2021 – Copenhagen, Denmark

23rd – 25th November 2021

Heavy industry, mobility, district and domestic heating, storage, hybrids, hydrogen and many more are invited to join the conversation on how we build a clean economy. New voices, new business partners and customers for you on the exhibition floor.

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EDEX 2021 – Cairo Governorate, Egypt

29th November – 2nd December 2021

Brought to you by the world’s largest organiser of defence and security shows, Clarion Events, EDEX provides a perfect platform for regional and international defence forces to showcase their tri -service revolutionary products and facilities. 

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Avalon 2021 – Geelong, Australia

30th November – 5th December 2021

Avalon 2021 will present a unique opportunity to showcase products, technologies and services to an informed target audience and to demonstrate a marketing presence in this vibrant and vital region. It will be a valuable opportunity for decision-makers to be informed and for exhibitors to connect with their customers.


Ocean Energy Europe Event 2021

Ocean Energy Europe – Brussels, Belgium

6th December – 7th December 2021

The annual Ocean Energy Europe Conference & Exhibition is the meeting point for the whole ocean energy sector. Network, raise your profile and learn about the latest industry developments via our programme.

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Undersea Defence Technology – Rostock, Germany

15th December – 17th December 2021

Designed to equip nations to deal with an increasing diversity of threats and challenges, UDT unites the global undersea defence community to evaluate developing solutions in one of the harshest environments known to man. Our Commercial Director, Jenny Shaw, will be presenting Breaking The Cycle Of Submarine Cable Failures.

Previous Events

Underwater Defence & Security Event 2021- Southampton, United Kingdom

Underwater Defence & Security – Farnborough, United Kingdom

12th – 14th October 2021

Defence Leaders takes a completely customer-centric approach to deliver insightful research into the Defence community. We create events that serve the ever-changing needs of the community and provide a platform for industry members and end-users to network, learn and develop strong partnerships that form the foundations of our Defence community. 

DEFSEC Atlantic – Nova Scotia, Canada

5th – 7th October 2021

A major networking opportunity for the Aerospace, Defence and Security industries – the second largest of its kind in Canada. Focused on showcasing Atlantic Canadian opportunities, the show’s worldwide reach creates partnership potential for all attendees.

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Seawork Connect – Virtual

5th – 7th October 2021

A brand new virtual exhibition with rich and engaging content that enables visitors and exhibitors to meet and develop business. Mercator will hold Seawork Connect during the week 5-7 October to help business this autumn.

Dcarbonise Week – Virtual Sustainability Summit

4th – 8th October 2021

Despite being disappointed to not be going ahead with a live event in August, Dcarbonise Week will most certainly make for an interesting and informative substitute this year and it will build on the incredible success of the Webinar Series, which between May 2020 and March 2021 has seen 30 webinars created and nearly 20,000 ‘views’ either live or ‘on demand’.

Global Offshore Wind 2021 – London, United Kingdom

29th – 30th September 2021

The largest dedicated offshore wind event in the UK, delivering insights from industry leaders and policymakers from around the globe. Don’t miss your chance to connect with industry experts, learn about market opportunities and the latest innovations within the offshore wind industry and wider renewable sector.

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Seanergy – Saint Nazaire, France

21st – 24th September 2021

Seanergy unites 2,500+ leaders and experts from the Offshore Renewable Energy sector. Attendees explore innovations and technologies making the energy transition happen, where they do business and reach out to professionals showcasing projects and vision into future solutions. As one of 200 exhibitors, position your company as one of the leading companies in the field! 

Floating Offshore Wind – Aberdeen, United Kingdom

15th – 16th September 2021

Connect with experts and expand your network as the industry comes together to discuss the next steps for floating wind. Join us in Aberdeen, where we will be bringing together the UK’s floating offshore wind market for a two-day hybrid conference, exhibition and networking.

DSEI – London, United Kingdom

14th – 17th September 2021

DSEI connects governments, national armed forces, industry thought leaders and the entire defence & security supply chain. With a range of valuable opportunities for networking, DSEI community can strengthen relationships and engage in the latest capabilities across the exhibition’s Aerospace, Land, Naval, Security & Joint Zones.

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Cables, Wire and Cable Conference – Cologne, Germany

14th – 16th September 2021

One of the leading international cable conferences attracting over 250 delegates from across the globe, the two-day programme will present topics from the whole wire and cable supply chain, covering news from material developments to end-use applications. It is a must-attend event for wherever you sit in the industry!

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Australian Defence Industry Awards 2021 – Canberra, Australia

9th September 2021

The Defence Connect Australian Defence Industry Awards was created to reflect the comprehensive role of the defence industry as a fundamental input to Australia’s capability. Be a part of this groundbreaking initiative and put your peers, colleagues or yourself forward for these coveted accolades.

EWTEC 2021 – Plymouth, United Kingdom

5th – 9th September 2021

The European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) series are international, technical and scientific conferences, focussing on renewable marine energy – wave and tidal – which are derived from the water column in the ocean.

Marine Tech Expo 2021 - Plymouth, United Kingdom

Marine Tech Expo 2021 – Virtual

1st – 2nd July 2021

Plymouth is hosting its 3rd Marine Tech Expo in 2021, designed to demonstrate the South Coast’s marine credentials during the Mayflower 400 commemorations. The event will bring together the decision-makers, innovators and enterprises involved in the latest advances in marine technology. Watch virtually now.

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ADAS 2021 – Manila, Philippines

29th June – 1st July 2021

ADAS 2021 is the premier platform to evaluate and source for Defense, Security and Crisis & Disaster Management platforms, systems and equipment. Meet over 200 of the world’s leading Defense, Security and Crisis & Disaster Management Companies that are showcasing their latest technologies and products.

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Land Forces – Queensland, Australia

1st – 3rd June 2021

Presented in collaboration with the Australian Army, Land Forces is an international industry exposition to showcase equipment, technology and services for the armies of Australia and the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

Wind Operations Europe – Virtual

18th – 19th May 2021

Reuters Events: Wind Operations Europe 2021 unites the full wind value chain to learn, collaborate network with key takeaways and partnerships for current and future disruptions, challenges and opportunities across wind O&M and asset management.

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Future Forces International Exhibition – Prague, Czech Republic

28th – 30th April 2021

Future Forces Forum is a highly recognised and widely endorsed international platform for defence & security information exchange and for the promotion of the allied countries and their partners’ objectives within national and global security.

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International Conference on Ocean Energy – USA

28th – 30th April 2021

This unique all-virtual experience will bring together international stakeholders, experts and exhibitors from the ocean energy sectors (tidal, wave, ocean currents, ocean thermal gradients) with content and networking opportunities, available from anywhere in the world.

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Offshore Wind Connections – Virtual

21st – 22nd April 2021

Offshore Wind Connections is the event for all those interested in the rapidly growing offshore wind sector in the North Sea and beyond offering the chance to network with key players from across the sector.

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SubSTEC 5 Conference – Perth, Australia

18th – 21st November 2019

The 5th Submarine Science, Technology and Engineering Conference (SubSTEC 5) was held at the Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, WA. Our Engineering Director, Glen Richardson, was invited to speak, the theme of the Conference was: ‘Innovation and Investment in the Sub-sea Environment’.

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Pacific 2019 – Sydney, Australia

8th – 10th October 2019

Our Australian Team was joined by Michel Renard, International Sales Manager and Commercial Director Jenny Shaw at the region’s blue ribbon defence event. Meeting with the Commonwealth of Australia, defence primes and combat systems manufacturers the event provides a forum for engineering discussions, supply chain meetings and the sharing of subject matter expertise.