The region’s largest trade event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry

Why Visit?

The region’s largest trade event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry

Breakbulk Americas is the event for all those involved in the project cargo and breakbulk industry working in this project-rich region. Focused on companies and projects from Canada down to the tip of Argentina and the Caribbean, this is the place to expand your network and your business whether you’re a forwarder, port, carrier or other specialized service provider supporting industrial projects and breakbulk shipments.

Benefit from riding the wave of success

Last year’s event broke attendance records, and this year is on pace to accelerate the growth of Breakbulk Americas. What does that mean for you? More business opportunities under one roof, making these three days in Houston the most productive of the year. Don't miss out and join us now.

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More networking than ever before

With more exhibitors, attendees and a full menu of on-the-floor and off-the-floor networking activities, you’ll find it easy to make new connections to build the project cargo business you seek. Plus, our app lets you schedule meetings in advance of the show, making sure every moment is productive.

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Exclusive content to grow your business

Breakbulk Americas attracts top thought leaders from across the business, from the world’s leading EPCs and energy companies to the specialized carriers and global forwarders that move the cargoes for tomorrow’s projects. Discover the trends, challenges and opportunities that will be essential for success.

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Who you could meet 

Breakbulk Americas lets you meet companies large and small from all parts of the supply chain, including shippers. Houston is the energy capital of the world and the companies that drive new projects from traditional oil & gas to newer technologies like green hydrogen and small modular reactors come to the event to source suppliers.

You’ll also meet the specialized transporters, project forwarders and other service providers that fulfill critical roles on project teams. Want to be a part of it? Visit Breakbulk Americas and meet the decision-makers that represent new business for your company. 


Breakbulk Americas participants


Networking - your way


Breakbulk Americas will offer three workshops this year to expand your skills and knowledge in both chartering (intermediate and advanced) and heavy-lift.

Golf Tournament

Organized by the Medical Workers Emergency Golf Fund, this golf day includes breakfast, lunch and awards. 

Women in Breakbulk

Expanded for 2024, Tuesday’s Women in Breakbulk will include refreshments, panel discussion, training sessions, an organized networking activity and a keynote address.  

Port Houston’s After-party at The Rustic

A new fan favorite, this relaxed get-together following Tuesday’s Welcome Reception offers a true taste of Texas with food, drinks, music and line dancing. 


Get an early start to networking with this popular run offered in two distances for runners of all levels. Organized by our friends at Flensborg, proceeds benefit a local charity.

NEW! Round Tables

Following selected Main Stage sessions, this new format allows participants to discuss topics in greater detail with panelists and peers. 

Food Truck Roundup on the Avenida

We’ll have a variety of food trucks parked outside the GRB where you can grab lunch both days and enjoy the park views with new colleagues. 

Meet & Mentor

It’s never too early to demonstrate the value of networking. Join Education Day students on the Main Stage on Thursday and help them find a successful career in our industry. 

What's included in your ticket

You'll have access to...

Live content

  • Hear the latest insights from our industry-leading speakers

  • Benefit from hours of live content across the Main Stage and Breakbulk Futures stage

  • Delve into key markets, sectors and issues affecting the whole supply chain


Join us at the:

  • Welcome Reception

  • After-party at The Rustic

  • Women in Breakbulk Breakfast (additional registration required to attend - opens in September)

The App

  • Exhibitor, attendee, speaker and partner lists

  • Full event agenda

  • Networking recommendations generated by an intelligent matchmaking algorithm

  • Editable personal schedule

Why we love Breakbulk

The exhibitor perspective

“I love this show! We have so many customers here and so many potential customers. There are a lot of great people at this show, and a lot of great'll definitely be seeing us for years to come!” 

Hear from Damian Crespo, Business Development Manager at Cordstrap on the networking opportunities available at Breakbulk Americas.

The Shipper perspective

"As an industry, we’ve been laggards, but Breakbulk conferences like this have helped us to be very successful in bringing this information to the industry."

Hear from Philip Ovanessians, Senior Director - Capital Project Development at KBX on how Breakbulk drives industry change.