March 15-17, 2020 | Boston, USA


Frequently Asked Questions

Where and when is Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America?

March 15-17, 2020
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA, USA

What are the expo hours?

Sunday, March 15, 2020:  10am-5pm
Monday, March 16, 2020:  10am-5pm
Tuesday, March 17, 2020: 10am-3pm

What are the registration hours?

Sunday, March 15, 2020: 7:00am-5:00pm
Monday, March 16, 2020: 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday, March 17, 2020: 9:00am-2:00pm

Can I get an invitation to visit the show in order to receive a visa?

We are unable to provide letters of invitation for the purpose of obtaining a visa for travel. We have been informed that a letter of invitation has no bearing on whether a visa will be issued. When applying for your visa, be sure to provide a copy of your registration confirmation to attend the show, as well as any promotional materials you have received verifying the exhibition is a valid event. Please view this recent news regarding visas. Additional information on US Visas is available at: 

Who can attend?

Only qualified seafood industry professionals may attend Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America. The exposition is business-to-business trade events; the events are not open to the public.

No Admittance Under 18 Years of Age

Due to liability restrictions, no one under the age of 18 years, including infants & toddlers, will be allowed on the show floor at any time.

Child Care Services

Child care services are not provided and are not available at the convention center. If you must travel with your children, please make appropriate arrangements elsewhere for their care during your visit to the show.

Security Information

Please REVIEW carefully these important policies and measures about bag searching, safety and the prohibition of all weapons (including firearms) at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center before arriving to the event and plan your arrival to the expo and your meetings accordingly.


All soliciting on the show floor by attendees is strictly prohibited.


Seafood samples will not be allowed to be removed from the exhibit floor. All product sampling must be done on the exhibit floor. Attendees will not be permitted to exit the exhibit hall with product samples. Samples that attendees attempt to remove from the show floor will be confiscated at the exits and donated to charity.

Cancellation Policy

All show and conference registration payments are non-refundable. 

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