Why San Diego?

  • As a growing hub for the blue economy in Americas, San Diego is the perfect location for you to discover the best technology and research in the industry.The second edition of Oceanology International Americas is organised in association with The Maritime Alliance, the exhibition and conference will focus on key issues in ocean science and marine technology for the Americas and globally, whilst also placing the spotlight on world-class technology and research projects.

    Oi portfolio of events first started in the UK, in 2019 we celebrate its 50th anniversary in San Diego. Over the years, the Oi portfolio has established itself as a truly global portfolio with events in London, China and San Diego.

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  • Our top San Diego facts

    Want to know more? Read our top facts about San Diego and its links to the maritime industry.

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    Make the most of your trip

    To help you make the most of your trip, check out the San Diego Convention Center guide to visiting.

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    Visiting San Diego

    Find the best ways to get to Oceanology International North America and the best places to stay.

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  • San Diego: a Smart City

    National Geographic Channel features San Diego as the only U.S. city in its acclaimed documentary series "World's Smart Cities". San Diego was chosen for its strong technology sector, local innovators, green practices, smart public planning and an unparalleled quality of life.                     

  • Why visit Oi Americas?

    Read about the key reasons to attend the place where industry, academia and government from across these Continents share knowledge and connect.

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    Our portfolio

    Oceanology International is the world’s leading marine science and ocean technology exhibition and conference with events in London, China and San Diego.

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