EVENTS

It became pretty clear to me that conservation had changed, that it wasn’t about hugging trees and saving sharks and pandas, it was about saving humans.
Rob Stewart (Summit ’15)

Ocean Days of the Year

Jellyfish Day  3
DEMA Show, Las Vegas   14-17
Sustainable Ocean Summit, Hong Kong 14-16

NOGI Awards   15
#BlueGreen Seminars   15-16
DEMA Reaching Out Awards   16
DEMA WaveMaker Award 16
International Day for Tolerance  16
Buy Nothing Day 23

Evolution Day   24
Giving Tuesday 27

Manatee Awareness Month  1-30
International Year of the Reef to Dec 31

We Bring Ocean People Together

Our Ocean Events serve to call in the water tribe from around the world to bring hope, share knowledge and have fun!  Meet other Blue Ocean People on and offline at these upcoming events presented by Blue Ocean.net, or our partners and allies.

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When you sign up for complimentary weekly Ocean Update, you will be first in the know to access some of this community’s signature events, like our annual Blue Ocean Summit. Every quarter we present online Arts & Cultural exhibits that spotlight Photographers, Artists, Filmmakers and Authors. And we let you know when members of this awesome community are congregating  in person at shows and events around the globe. To be first in line for upcoming Blue Ocean events, please Join Us.

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Is there an Ocean event you would like to share with this community? Let us know with an email that includes a brief description of the event (with all pertinent information), write “Event” in the subject line and send your message to Robert (at) BlueOcean.net. If an article is created for your event, we will need a logo and /or image (with credit) that includes the rights to post to this website.

Featured Event

Oceanic Global x London Event

Oceanic Global and Advaya Initiative join forces for Good On Friday 30th June Oceanic Global and Advaya Initiative are coming together for an exciting collaboration in anticipation of another exciting event, Oceanic x Ibiza, on 20th July. Purchase tickets for this...

International Save The Vaquita Day

International Save The Vaquita Day

The critically, endangered Vaquita has been recognized by the international community by setting aside July 8, 2017 as the first and hopefully not last International Save the Vaquita Day. Considered to be the world's most endangered marine mammal with as few as 30...

Green Surf Festival Dedicated to Ocean Sustainability

Green Surf Festival Dedicated to Ocean Sustainability

  The beautiful, coastal resort of Noli, Italy will host the Green Surf Festival from July 14-16. This year's three day event is dedicated to Stand Up Paddle (SUP), surf and sustainability, aiming to inspire festival goers to preserve and protect the ocean...

A Deeper Dive on the Shipping Industry

A Deeper Dive on the Shipping Industry

We bet you didn’t know that today is International Day of the Seafarer. Started in 2011, June 25 is a day to raise awareness about the little known contributions seafarers make in your everyday life. (Photo - The International Register Management)   90% of Consumer...

Food Lovers Unite!  It’s Sustainable Gastronomy Day!

Food Lovers Unite! It’s Sustainable Gastronomy Day!

As the old proverb goes, “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach,” so it's not just a coincidence that this first-ever UN sanctioned international celebration lands on Father’s Day 2017.  Co-authored by Peru and 37 UN member states, Sustainable Gastronomy Day...

Register Now for DEMA Show 2017

Register Now for DEMA Show 2017

November 1-4, 2017 | Orange County Convention Center  | Orlando, FL TIME'S RUNNING OUT: EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS TOMORROW! WHY ATTEND?  DEMA Show 2017 is the only international trade-only event celebrating the diving, action watersports and travel industries....

Surfing Rides the Waves of Sustainability

Surfing Rides the Waves of Sustainability

Surfers are becoming stoked Ocean Activists. According to Surfrider Foundation, over the last decade more than 1 million surfers have shed their “whatever, dude” attitude to help protect and preserve the ocean's natural beauty. International Surfing Day is celebrated...

Global Wind Day: A Celebration Of Wind Energy

Global Wind Day: A Celebration Of Wind Energy

June 15, is Global Wind Day and an opportunity to discover and show your support for the potential of wind power to reshape our energy dependent world. Wind energy is not pie in the sky, although that’s where the turbines are. Wind is a proven, mature and cost...

World Meat-Free Day Shines a Light on our Love of Meat

World Meat-Free Day Shines a Light on our Love of Meat

Here at Blue Ocean Network, we focus a lot on seafood and the impact that unsustainable fishing is having on fish stocks around the world. And the microplastic epidemic that’s invading the fish on our plates. But today is World Meat Free Day and we’re going to take a...

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