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Crew Connect Global Awards are back! Take your pick from six free-to-enter categories.

Uniting the crewing community

At the heart of the
global crewing conversation

12 - 14 November 2024 
Shangri-La The Fort, Manila - The Philippines

The world's leading marine crewing conference

Returning 12 - 14 November 2024 to Shangri-La The Fort, Manila!

Seatrade Maritime Crew Connect Global is the industry-leading marine crewing conference, dedicated to the issues, challenges, and opportunities facing the future of seafarering.

Featuring an expertly curated agenda, an intimate showcase of crewing service suppliers and the ever-popular Crew Connect Global Awards, it is the annual meeting point for professionals responsible for every aspect of crewing and seafarer wellbeing.

Registration is now open. Book before Friday 16 August and save £300+ on your pass!


Explore an expertly researched agenda of interactive industry talks, workshops and panel discussions.

Supplier Showcase

Meet a collection of world class industry suppliers. Discover new product innovations and the latest developments. 


Nominations now open! Celebrate the people, products and innovations that are driving progress across the global crewing sector.

At a glance

What to expect at Crew Connect Global


leaders, influencers, and professionals


industry experts, visionaries, and thought leaders


engaging and interactive conference sessions


of the best industry suppliers and problem solvers


On the 2024 agenda:
Training, welfare, and sustainability, and more

As new industry and geopolitical challenges shape the future of shipping, the urgency to provide for the seafarer of tomorrow continues to gain momentum.

Our three-day agenda will cover the most important issues, opportunities, threats, and challenges that the shipping industry needs to consider.

What's on

Be part of a global gathering

Learn from seasoned experts and do business with trusted suppliers at Seatrade Maritime Crew Connect Global.

Learn from unmissable speaker panels

Insights and expertise are on the menu! Learn directly from over 100 renowned experts, industry leaders, and influencers, each representing some of the most prominent shipping businesses and organisations.

Meet with leading suppliers of crewing services

Our supplier showcase is full of world-class industry suppliers and service providers. Meet familiar brands and discover new-to-market names. Get hands on with the latest developments, technologies, and innovations.

Co-located with Seatrade Cruise Asia 2024

This year, we're co-located with Seatrade Cruise Asia, the leading industry event focused on the development of cruise across the Asia Pacific.  

Supplier showcase

Must-meet industry suppliers

2023 brought with it a sold-out showcase of established brands and new-to-market pioneers, including:


Crew Connect Global Awards

Thursday 14 November 2024

Nominations are now open! Take your pick from six, free-to-enter categories, and showcase how your team is committed to the future of seafarers around the world.

Register today

Secure your pass for Crew Connect Global 2024

12 - 14 November 2024
Shangri-La The Fort, Manila - The Philippines

Book online today, or speak to our Delegate Booking Team for further assistance.


We are delighted to offer discounts to a number of maritime associations, including FAME and a local residents discount. Plus, take 10% off for group bookings too. 

Cadets, students and seafarers

If you are a cadet, student or a seafarer, you can attend Crew Connect Global for free. Please contact our Delegate Booking Team for more information.

VIP and Complimentary Passes

Senior level executives representing ship owners, operators, and managers may be eligible for a complimentary VIP pass. 


Our commitment to a greener future

Learn about how we're making a positive social, environmental and economic impact through Seatrade Maritime Crew Connect Global.

Our partners

Platinum sponsors

Gold, silver and bronze sponsors