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Frequently Asked Questions

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General attendee information

CMA Shipping is the premier meeting place in North America for the entire maritime community!

Brought to you by Connecticut Maritime Association; organized by Seatrade Maritime and Informa Markets - CMA Shipping includes specialist insights from 60+ shipping experts in a powerful conference agenda; the prestigious Commodore Gala Dinner; exceptional networking and a free-to-attend exhibition with over 80 booths. 

This year will be the 38th edition of CMA Shipping, and it once again promises to bring together the maritime industry’s most influential organisations and personalities, making it the ultimate opportunity for shipping professionals to meet, learn and get business done.

CMA Shipping 2024 will take place from 12 - 14 March at Hilton Stamford, Connecticut, United States. 

CMA Shipping is suitable for all maritime and shipping professionals - whatever your level.

Whether your objective is to learn the latest industry insights or discover the newest market innovations, CMA Shipping provides opportunity for all involved.

There are a variety of booking options available at CMA Shipping. Discover yours here >>

The CMA Shipping App has been designed to offer attendees an ultimate event experience. 

Available to all attendees now, The App gives you a chance start planning your time ahead of CMA Shipping, and will also remain live for two weeks after the event has finished so you can make the most of any follow up conversations. 

The App will be launched two weeks before the event (Tuesday 8 March) and all registrants will receive their login details via email from 'CMA Shipping'.

Please note that you will not have access to the App until you receive this email. If you have been registered for more than 48 hours and still not received an email, please reach out to us on [email protected]

The Expo Hall is completley free to attend. 

The cost to attend the Conference and/or the Gala Dinner start from $550.00

Click here to see the full cost breakdown.

Travel and hotel

CMA Shipping 2023 will be hosted at:

Hilton Hotel
1 First Stamford Place
Stamford, Connecticut

Whether your travel by road, rail or air - all options provide easy access to the venue. Discover more about travelling to CMA Shipping here.

We are delighted to announce that, in connection with the Hilton Stamford, we have a selection of discounted hotel rooms available from March 21-23, 2023 on a first come, first serve basis.

Space is limited. Click here to start your search.

The Connecticut Maritime Assoication

The Connecticut Maritime Association is a non-profit organization which was built by its members, for its members, and as such is one of kind.

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