George R. Brown Convention Center
George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010, USA

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Event Date Tue Sep 28 CDT - Thu Sep 30 CDT (4 months ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Sep 28 8:00am - Thu Sep 30 2:35pm
Location George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010, USA
Region Americas

An unprecedented opportunity to bring project cargo professionals together.

From just a hundred attendees in 1990 to more than 4,800 in 2019, Breakbulk Americas has grown to be the region's largest and most influential event across Canada, the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean for all those involved in the project cargo and breakbulk community.

Connect with fellow providers and the region's leading EPCs, oil & gas and petrochemicals project owners, top industrial manufacturers, mining companies and metals producers who are moving cargoes throughout the Americas and around the world. This is your opportunity to find new business as the economy improves in 2020 and beyond.

Why Attend Breakbulk Americas?
Breakbulk Americas is the event for all those involved in the project cargo and breakbulk industry. Focused on companies and projects from Canada down to the tip of Argentina and the Caribbean, this is the place to expand your operations in one of the most promising reigons of the world. Due to its Houston location, the world's hub for oil and gas, Breakbulk Americas attracts the biggest oil & gas companies, as well as many of the top-ranked global engineering, procurement and construction firms who attend the event to network with one another and find new supply chain partners. In fact, more shippers attend Breakbulk Americas than any other Breakbulk event.

In addition to meeting more than 400 exhibitors, you'll find a full conference agenda featuring industry leaders, including shippers, global project forwarders, leading carriers, and more. You will hear perspectives and lessons learned from major project participants, information that you won't find anywhere else. If you're looking to expand your business throughout the region, Breakbulk Americas is the place to be come October.


2021 Speakers

Anders Hyrup
President, Jumbo - SAL - Alliance

Andrew Gardner
President of Kiewit Supply Network, Kiewit

Andrew Shroble
Engineer – Project Manager and Integrated Operations Flow Manager for Artemis | Exploration Ground Systems Program, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

Andy Young
Logistics Manager & CET-SME, Bechtel Global Logistics

Arlan Cochran
Team Leader for Logistics, Engineering and Marine Operations, NASA

Carl Bentzel
Commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission

Casey Cooper
Founder, The Compass Circle

Charles Thompson
CIO, Port Houston

Charlye Hebert
Account Supervisor, VP Customs Brokerage, Bertling Logistics

Citlalli Martinez
President; Maritime Affairs Representative, YoungShip Texas; West Gulf Maritime Association

Dave Huffman
Senior UX Designer, Navis

Deane Stuart
Head of Sales, Versiant

Dene Ward
Commercial Manager, Chipolbrok America Inc.

Dominic Sun
Director, Trade Development, Port Houston

Edward Anthes-Washburn
Director, Business Development, Crowley Shipping

Gary Burrows
Editorial Director, Breakbulk Events & Media

Georgine Guillory
President, Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners, Port of Beaumont

Greg Trauthwein
Vice President, New Wave Media

Hans Bean
Senior Vice President Business Development, North Carolina State Ports Authority

Jake Swanson
Global Head, Sector Strategy, DHL Industrial Projects

Jamie Reesby
Event Director, Breakbulk Americas, Breakbulk Events & Media

Jeff Tucker
CEO, Tucker Company Worldwide

John Hark
Director, North America, Bertling Logistics

Kasey Eckstein
Sales; Founder & Executive Director, Ingram Barge Company; WIMOs

Kim Kuesel
Vice President & GM, Americas, Navis

Lana Warren
Regional Head, Special Project Logistics-North America, Maersk

Leandro Brusque
Supply Chain Manager, Subsea Construction, Ocyan Oil & Gas

Leslie Meredith
Marketing & Media Director, Breakbulk Events & Media

Liliana Villarreal
Exploration Ground Systems Program Operations Flow Manager, NASA

Marco Poisler
COO – Global Energy & Capital Projects, UTC Overseas

Mark Nappi
Director, Space Launch System Core Stage Green Run, The Boeing Co.

Martin Whitmer
Partner, Whitmer & Worrall LLC

Michael Morland
General Manager Americas, AAL Shipping

Percy R. Pyne
Chairman and Co-Founder, Green Shipping Line

Peter Charron
VP Architecture, Navis

Philip Ovanessians
Vice President of Commercial Management, Worley

Spencer Murphy
VP Risk Management, Canal Barge

Stephen Spoljaric
Corporate Manager of Global Logistics, Bechtel Corporation

Steve Mickelson
Sales Director, Port of Vancouver USA

Tim Axelsson
Director, Liberty Green Offshore

Tim Fitzgibbon
Senior Expert, McKinsey & Company

Veronica “Roni” Lerma
Purchasing, Logistics and Supply Chain, Formerly of Calpine

Walter Cruickshank
Deputy Director, BOEM

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• AAL Shipping

• Cooper/Ports America

• Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc.
• Port Tampa Bay

• SSA Marine

• Trucler Company Worldwide

• Martin Bencher Group

• Airbus

• Hyster

• Red Hook Terminals

• PEINER SMAG Lifting Technologies GmbH

• Port of San Diego

• Maersk
• Navis
• Port of Vancouver Session
• Versiant

• Alabama State Port Authority