Pacific Marine Expo to be held Tuesday, December 1 through Thursday, December 3, at CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle

Pacific Marine Expo to be held Tuesday, December 1 through Thursday, December 3, at CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle

SEATTLE, WA – Dates were announced today for the 54th Pacific Marine Expo, the West Coast’s largest commercial fishing and marine industry trade show.


“Pacific Marine Expo will return to CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle from Tuesday, December 1 through Thursday, December 3,” said Denielle Christensen, event director for Diversified Communications, which produces the show. Last year’s Expo featured more than 500 exhibitors and over 8,000 visitors from 40 states and 24 countries.


“We know these are uncertain times, but we are committed to bringing this annual tradition back to Seattle this fall for you, and your business,” Christensen said. “Now, more than ever, it is critical for the industry to stay connected.” The Expo serves all aspects of the market, including commercial vessel owners and operators, commercial fishermen, boat builders and seafood processors.


Due to the Seattle Seahawks NFL schedule, the Expo will be held after Thanksgiving this year. The Seahawks are set to play the Phoenix Cardinals on Thursday, November 19. The Thursday before Thanksgiving is the Expo’s usual opening date. The dates provided for this year’s Expo allow the show to be held on weekdays only.


Planning is fully underway and exhibitor commitment remains strong for the 54th edition of Expo. This year’s Expo will feature a large show floor featuring the latest products and services, the Alaska Hall, a free educational conference curated by National Fisherman, product demonstrations, the King County Maritime Economic Forecast Breakfast, a special Fishermen’s Lounge, and the annual Fisherman of the Year contest.


“We also want to take this opportunity to assure our customers that the Pacific Marine Expo always has, and will continue to make the health of our visitors, exhibitors, partners and staff our absolute top priority as we continue to make preparations for the 2020 event,” Christensen said. “As details are confirmed we will be sharing an outline of the measures we are taking to make sure your experience at this year’s show is safe, positive, and productive.”


Washington State Governor Jay Inslee recently announced that Phase 4 of the State’s reopening plan, which allows for large gatherings, is projected to start on July 6.


“We are looking forward to when we can get beyond this crisis and bring everyone back together at the show in December,” she said.


Registration for Pacific Marine Expo will open on August 10.


Companies interested in exhibiting at Pacific Marine Expo should contact Chris Dimmerling, sales director, at or 207-842-5666.


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About Pacific Marine Expo

Pacific Marine Expo is part of the Diversified Communications portfolio of commercial marine events, publications and eMedia products. Pacific Marine Expo is the largest and longest running commercial fishing and marine tradeshow on the West Coast and is annually held in Seattle. The Expo serves all aspects of the market, including commercial vessel owners, commercial fishermen, boatbuilders, workboat operators and seafood processors.  For further information, visit


About Diversified Communications

Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. As producers of these market-leading products Diversified Communications connects, educates, and strengthens business communities in over 14 industries including: food and beverage, healthcare, natural and organic, business management and technology. Established in 1949 and headquartered in Portland, Maine, USA with divisions and offices around the world, Diversified Communications remains a privately held, third generation, family-owned business. For more information, visit