Oceanology International North America's (OINA) launched for the first time in San Diego February 14-16, 2017 in association with The Maritime Alliance. In total, there were more than 1,775 professionals from academia, government, industry and military from 46 countries who attended the conference and trade show with a total attendance of 3,100 across the three days of activity. Representing the "Americas" were visitors, exhibitors and delegates from 39 U.S. states, 8 Canadian provinces and 7 South American countries. Of the total 161 exhibitors from 16 countries, 25 were TMA members including the 12 below that were selected to exhibit in the U.S. BlueTech Pavilion.
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U.S. BlueTech Pavilion included:
- Advanced Environmental Group
- Assure Controls
- Exocetus Autonomous Systems
- GreenWave Instruments
- Pioneer Valley Renewables
- Planck Aerosystems
- Robotic Ocean
- Sunburst Sensors
"TMA was able to organize a high visibility exhibit and facilitate industry networking. It resulted in a very valuable trade show for our company as we were able to obtain feedback on our product, generate sales leads and gather international manufacturer representative contacts."
-Charles Cousin, CEO, GreenWave Instruments
"Our experience participating in the OINA Exhibition was very valuable for meeting and interacting with members of the maritime community on an international level and developing new sales leads for our EMILY product line"
-Tony Mulligan, CEO, Hydronalix
"TMA did a great job putting together the US Pavilion at the OINA show in San Diego. A diverse group of BlueTech companies had a chance to meet with decision makers interested in our products and technology with TMA facilitating most of these meetings. Considering this was the first time for both OINA and the US Pavilion I thought it went very well. Future shows are sure to be even better with the hard work of TMA."
-Jim Beck, President, Sunburst Sensors
"OINA brought the world's leading technologists in the maritime world literally to our doorstep. San Diego is the ideal venue for this show, and TMA is the ideal partner to ensure it is a success."
-Josh Wells, CEO, Planck Aerosystems