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The Awards and Smart Ports Forum

The 2019 Lloyd's List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Awards are part of the Lloyd’s List Excellence in Shipping Awards – the industry’s flagship awards programme that recognises and rewards excellence across all sectors of maritime.

The Awards have a range of categories suitable for any successful organisation to increase their profile and benchmark themselves against their peers; from large private and public companies through to thriving entrepreneurial businesses, promising start-ups and established SMEs. Any company can enter, regardless of size.

Entries are judged by a community of associations and industry leaders, making the Lloyd’s List Excellence in Shipping Awards a highly desirable accolade of distinction.





The Forum


Lloyd’s List will bring together portspolicymakers, vessel operators and technology specialists in two panel discussions about the port of the future, its place in the logistics supply chain, thinvestment and employment required and the impact on ports of evolving global decarbonisation.


Attendees will get a clear view of both the immediate and near-future for the Smart Port which will be of critical importance in the development of diversifying and maturing economies in South Asia, the Middle East and Africa.



Attend the Forum



Why enter?

Your chance to tell the global maritime community your story

The Lloyd’s List Excellence in Shipping Awards offer independently judged, data-validated categories, adjudicated by respected industry bodies and leaders who provide impartial recognition of your achievements.

Find the perfect category for the success story you want to tell

Lloyd’s List Excellence in Shipping Awards sends a positive message to your employees; helping you generate company pride. Our awards program also provides recognition of employees’ contribution to that success, impacting job satisfaction and retention. Plus, success at the Lloyd’s List Excellence in Shipping Awards will play a positive role in recruitment, attracting people to an award-winning business.


Enter before the deadline on 5 September


Why sponsor?

A unique opportunity to become a central part of the maritime community

Lloyd’s List Excellence in Shipping Awards strength of brand and access to influential business leaders spanning all sectors of maritime enables you to form powerful partnerships. Whether you are looking to increase brand awareness; gain exposure to influential industry leaders; generate leads or launch a new offering. The awards offer an invaluable opportunity to position your business and brand at the forefront of innovation and success and reach senior maritime leaders.

• Extensive global exposure through our full range of media, including; newsletters, emails, social media, events, plus the gala evening itself

• Access to an audience of 100,000 key global decision-makers and influencers

• Brand alignment with innovation and excellence within the industry

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Have any questions? Speak to a specialist.

For any questions relating specifically to these Awards, please contact Natalie Cornwell

Alternatively, please reach out to us via the form below and we'll get back to you shortly.

For all 2019 sales enquiries, including booking a table and sponsorship, please contact Natasha Dwyer for more information.


Tel: +44 (0)20 7551 9175


Ensure success by reading through our entry guide. This guide includes:

  • Top tips for entering
  • How to make your submission stand out
  • Full category guide and criteria


View Entry Guide