March 1, 2018 • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites – Bellingham Airport • Bellingham, Washington

The Port of Bellingham is proud to be the title sponsor of the

15th annual Wild Seafood Exchange.

 

WILD SEAFOOD EXCHANGE is a one day conference aimed at the independent commercial fisherman who wants to learn about marketing and direct marketing to restaurants, retailers, brokers and seafood buyers.

  • Hear from restaurants and retailers, brokers and seafood buyers about what they need from you.

 

  • Hear from your colleagues about their business through small business case studies.

 

  • Learn about funding sources for business operations, new equipment, vessel reposers and new construction. State and federal sources, as well as private lending will be discussed.

 

  • Valuable one-on-one round-table discussions with shipyards, direct marketers, funding experts and colleagues.

Wild Seafood Exchange is proudly produced
by Fishermen’s News.

PRESENTED BY
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EVENT SPONSORS

Sea-Mar Bellingham (3)

“Thanks for the opportunity to be a part of the Wild Seafood Exchange. I learned so much from the other panels and met so many great folks in attendance.”

Nelly Hand, F/V Pelican, Guemes Island, WA

“Hearing from all the fishermen today was fantastic! My goal of connecting with amazing local providers and gaining insight into their end of the business was more than exceeded. Participating in your Wild Seafood Exchange will be a great help in our efforts to diversify our product offerings and support our local community of fishermen!”

Ms. Siiri Sampson, Chef and Strategist, The Willows Inn on Lummi Island

“Thank you for inviting me. Wild Seafood Exchange was by far the coolest event I’ve participated in!”

Shota Nakajima, Chef/Owner, Adana Restaurant, Seattle

Hear from restaurants and retailers, brokers and seafood buyers about what they need from you.

Hear from your colleagues about their businesses through small business case studies.

Valuable one-on-one round-table discussions with shipyards, direct marketers, funding experts and colleagues.