The Tradeshow

Find here all the information about the 2019 edition of the tradeshow!



The 35th edition of the National Shellfish and Marine Culture Show: 

Wednesday October 09th and Thursday October 10th 2019


It will take place in the grand hall.


  • Professionally organised

The Chorus- Parc des Expositions de Vannes is organising the leading national professional meeting just prior to the shellfish growing season, in close collaboration with numerous partners: the National Shellfish Committee, the South Brittany Regional Shellfish Growers’ Committee, the Regional Council of Brittany, the Departmental Council of the Morbihan,the Caisse Regionale Credit Maritime Atlantique, the Coopérative Maritime, Nautil Cer France, le Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique and FranceAgrimer.

Every year, this show hosts nearly 90 exhibitors presenting their materials, equipment and services. The last edition of the National Shellfish and Marine Culture Show in Vannes was widely acclaimed: by visitors, exhibitors and partners.

With more than 1,600 visitors targeted in 2018, we experienced an increase in visitors, including those from abroad: Ireland, Scotland, Morocco, Spain, Italy, Russia, United States…


  • Numerous sectors of activity are represented:


Photo Credit: Studio 4k


  • Equipment manufacturers and distributors: oyster and mussel farming, collection, ropes, packaging, transport and storage, machinery, clothing, safety, etc.
  • Suppliers of spat, oyster grow-out, etc.
  • Small and large equipment: weighing, pumps, barges, boats, dregders, etc.
  • Handling equipment: cranes, lifts, trays, etc.
  • Associated services: maintenance, repairs, banking, insurance, management, expertise, etc.
  • Ship building
  • Environment and waste management
  • Algae
  • Training
  • Water treatment
  • Press


  • New orientations for greater support of the profession:

Focus on innovation

The central theme for this year is “Innovation, a vector for sustainable economic development for the aquaculture and marine culture sector”.

This will be represented via:

o   A central innovation area led by Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique that will highlight numerous products and services developed within the various sectors present at the show, and current or completed approved projects.

o   Promotion of exhibiting companies presenting their latest innovations.

o The show supports activities linked with sustainable development and welcomes the sectors of renewable energy production, waste recovery, use of non-polluting materials and products, protection of coastal waters… adapted to the scale of the projects.


Come and find the answers to all your professional questions concerning news, challenges in the sector and perspectives, the development of your business: shellfish market and export, diversification, controlling consumption costs, etc.

Come and discover the latest inventions, techniques, supports… to help you in your day-to-day business operation.




Press release : click here