Back to articles list
Smartappart Lorient - 09/05/2022

Lorient hosts the first maritime exhibition of the year 2022, Navexpo

Lorient hosts the first maritime exhibition of the year 2022, Navexpo

After two years of postponement following the Covid 19 crisis, the fifth edition of Navexpo International is confirmed from June 1st to 3rd at the port of Lorient.

A major event on the Atlantic coast 

This fifth edition has many surprises in store: the show will take place in the heart of a 6000 m2 (64,583 sq ft) industrial site, the Naval Center of Lorient-Kéroman, (English translation) in which the Lorient ship repair companies work. Heading for the future: Friday will be devoted to employment and training in the maritime sector.  Navexpo will make the professions and careers known to young people to maintain employment and ensure skills in the naval and maritime. These novelties should make it possible to beat the attendance record of the 4000 visitors of the last edition!

An innovative business event

This professional exhibition dedicated to the naval industry and the maritime sector is unique in France: its presentation of professional boats with on-board visits, demonstrations and sea trials is run by all French and international professionals in the sector. Its unprecedented anchorage in the heart of the shipbuilding industry site is particularly coherent for the visit of maritime professionals who will be able to discover on site the companies that work there.

Exhibition afloat

The afloat lounge will be set up in the basin of the port of Kéroman. Visitors will be able to easily board about fifteen service, work and pollution control boats and discover their particularities in situ. Demonstrations and sea trials are organized by the exhibitors to experience the technical qualities of the ships in action. This year, drones will also be in the race!

Conferences and round tables

The major issues of the naval and maritime sector will be discussed in numerous conferences: naval and port innovations in the energy transition, electric ships, hydrogen propulsion.... With a segment on marine energies and a focus on the floating wind project in Southern Brittany.

A hundred exhibiting companies

The exhibiting French and international companies come from three sectors: shipbuilding/repair, maritime and underwater operations, port and offshore infrastructures. Enough to delight visitors shipowners, operators and project leaders working on the three French maritime facades.

SMARTAPPART, the housing solution in the city of Lorient

The SMARTAPPART residential hotel is a budget alternative to hotels in the city of Lorient. Rates are discounted starting from two nights. Its furnished apartments are suitable for any type of stay, business trip or family getaway. An innovative online booking and payment concept allows you to access the apartments in a self-service fashion.

Subscribe to the newsletter

keep an eye on our last promotions !