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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 among 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

Target audience are:

  • Business and industry leaders
  • Government representatives
  • Technology innovators
  • Business support organisations
  • Experts and academia
  • International organisations
  • 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, the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Guangzhou and Innovation Norway. Important Norwegian and Asian business associations and federations are engaged and committed to support the summit.

Shanghai Invest, the leading governmental agency for investment promotion in Shanghai, has partnered with Norway Asia Business Summit 2019. Invest Shanghai will work closely with NABS2019 to attract relevant participation and facilitate matchmaking for participating businesses.


Contact Information

Owe Hagesæther

Chief Executive Officer

Owe Hagesæther

Norway Asia Business Summit

The Norway-Asia Business Summit 2019 (NABS 2019), first organised in 1998, is today the most important meeting arena between Norwegian and Asian business leaders.

The objective is to strengthen trade and investments between Norway and Asia, and enhance cross border cooperation between leading institutions, companies and technology clusters.

GCE Ocean Technology is programme partner with the Norway Asia Business Summit.