Maritime Fair 2019 at Aboa Mare 31.10 - 1.11.2019

The Maritime Fair 2019 is held at Auriga Business Center, Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, Turku. The fair targets professionals within the shipping industry, seafarers, shipping companies, authorities, maritime trainers and students. During the fair, there will be many opportunities for networking and obtaining the latest information from the maritime industry. Shipping industry and start-up companies are exhibiting at the fair. A Conference is held during the fair, with a panel discussion, a workshop and a career event. The fair is organized by the alumni association Ånikap.

Welcome to the Maritime Fair and the Conference - the event is free of charge!

  • Meet representatives from the Finnish Maritime Cluster
  • Networking possibilities with professionals within the shipping industry
  • More than 60 exhibitors   Registered exhibitors »
  • Inspiring presentations and a challenging panel discussion on autonomous shipping,
    by maritime industry leaders Read more about the Conference »
  • Future Leadership and Forecasting workshop
    Read more about the Conference »
  • Career event for maritime students Read more about the Conference »
  • Arranged tours in Aboa Mare's simulator department:
    Thursday at 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 16:00 and Friday at 10:00, 12:00, 14:00
  • Arranged tours in Vessel Traffic Service's (VTS) facilities:
    Thursday at 14:00 and Friday at 11:00 (max. 20 participants / tour)
  • An exhibition presenting the history of the former shipping company Henry Nielsen,
    organized by the maritime museum Forum Marinum
  • The Shanty Singers choir will perform with songs from the sailboat era:
    Thursday and Friday at 13:00
  • Sauna & mingle networking evening for conference participants, exhibitors and others that want to network within the maritime industry Read more about the networking evening »

Book your stand now

Information for Maritime Fair 2019 exhibitors 

Please contact Annina Rosenqvist as soon as possible, if you want to participate in the fair as an exhibitor. The stand includes walls, table and electricity. We can help you with building the stand. Contact us for more information!

Event Coordinator Annina Rosenqvist: -


Auriga Business Center
Aboa Mare
Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, 2nd floor
20100 Turku

Opening hours

Thursday 31.10, 9:00-17:00
Friday 1.11, 9:00-15:00

Free entrance.

Transport connections

Car: There are signs to the harbour (Satama) from the highways. The address for GPS devices is Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, Turku
Bus: 500 m from nearest bus stop (Turku Castle).
Bus nr 1 to Harbour goes from Turku Airport via Turku Market Square in the city center.
Train: 1 km from the nearest train station, Turku Port.
Airport: 12 km from Turku Airport (by taxi, you can reach Aboa Mare in 20 minutes)
Ferry: 1 km from Viking Line and Silja Line ferry terminals.


Limited amount of parking space for visitors (please prefer the Bus if possible). Parking fees can be paid for at an automated fee collection machine. The parking fee is €1/hour or €7/day. You can pay in cash or with the most common payment cards, or you can use Easypark (zone 586) or Taskuparkki (zone 706) apps.

There is also a parking space 300 meters from Auriga, in Harppuunaparkki, for €1/hour.

Google maps

Parking map, Auriga

Schedule a meeting with your customers at the Maritime Fair 2019 

As an exhibitor, you now have the possibility to book a meeting room through Annina Rosenqvist and schedule a meeting with your customer during the Maritime Fair. There is a limited amount of meeting rooms, so please book your room as soon as possible.

Event Coordinator Annina Rosenqvist 
- or +358 44 762 3123

Social Media, Maritime Fair 2019

Please visit the Maritime Fair 2019 event page on Facebook.

You can post on the social media with hashtags #maritimefair2019 or #sjofartsmassan2019

Maritime Fair 2019 Main Sponsor

Media and Cooperation Partners



Maritime Fair 2019 Contacts

Annina Rosenqvist

Annina Rosenqvist

Event Coordinator


+358 44 762 3123

Leif-Christian Östergård

Leif-Christian Östergård

Manager of Marketing and Sales


+358 44 762 3422

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Juhana Herttuan puistokatu 21, 20100 Turku, Finland