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Showcase your ocean technology and innovative solutions at the Norway Asia Business Summit in Shanghai, October 2019.

Norway Asia Business Summit will be arranged in Shanghai 31 October – 2 November 2019. The overall focus and theme of the conference is «OceanTech 2019».

Why You Should Join

The OECD estimates that ocean-based industries could double their contribution to the global economy by 2030. At the same time the ocean is already under pressure as a result of climate change, overfishing and pollution.

Business Summit is a very important and unique opportunity to promote innovation and leading technology for a sustainable ocean economy.

Asia remains the engine of the global economy, and has an impressive growth in indutrial high tech development. Numbers suggests that the region is spearheading adoption of industry 4.0 solutions.

China, and the region, are one of the most important trading partners for Norway. This summit will strengthen the ties even further to support more trade.
Register for the conference at OceanTech 2019.

Target Audience

Norway Asia Business Summit is organised by Norwegian Business Association China with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing, the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Shanghai and Innovation Norway. Important Norwegian and Asian business associations and federations are engaged and committed to support the summit. Target audience are:

  • Business leaders from Norway and Asia
  • Industry players with a desire to enter Asia
  • Government representatives
  • Business support organisations
  • Academia
  • Media

Norway Asia Business Summit is organised by Norwegian Business Association China with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing, the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Shanghai and Innovation Norway. Important Norwegian and Asian business associations and federations are engaged and committed to support the summit.

Contact Information

Owe Hagesæther

Chief Executive Officer

Owe Hagesæther

Norway Asia Business Summit

Started in 1998 and organised by the Norwegian Business Association Singapore in co-operation with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the event has evolved into a regional meeting place for business leaders in Norwegian industry with a focus on Asia.

The event covers all of Asia and reflects Norway throughout the region. The summit is governed by a Steering Committee representing the largest Norwegian Business Associations in the region.

Since 2010, the Norway-Asia Business Summit has become an annual event. Number of participants has ranged from 100 to 200 depending on location and accessibility.