08-10 October 2024

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08 - 10 October | Antwerp expo

Trusted. Valued. Influential.

AXL, the award-winning breakbulk and heavy-lift event, is returning for its fourth edition over 08 – 10 October 2024 at Antwerp Expo, Belgium.

Hosted at the heart of the European breakbulk market, AXL is dedicated to providing a platform for the breakbulk, RoRo, heavy lift and project cargo industry to create valuable connections and unforgettable experiences. 

With a focus on providing a quality focused environment for the industry, AXL ensures you create meaningful relationships that can make transporting breakbulk easier, faster and less hassle for you and your projects.

XL-ING IN BREAKBULK, PROJECT CARGO & HEAVYLIFT

AXL, the award-winning breakbulk and heavy-lift event, is returning for its fourth edition over 08 – 10 October 2024 at Antwerp Expo, Belgium.

Hosted at the heart of the European breakbulk market, AXL is dedicated to providing a platform for the breakbulk, RoRo, heavy lift and project cargo industry to create valuable connections and unforgettable experiences. 

With a focus on providing a quality focused environment for the industry, AXL ensures you create meaningful relationships that can make transporting breakbulk easier, faster and less hassle for you and your projects.

AntwerpXL, the award-winning breakbulk and heavy-lift event, will be held on 08 – 10 October 2024 in Antwerp, Belgium.

Boost your business in breakbulk! Hosted at the heart of the European breakbulk market, AntwerpXL provides a platform for the breakbulk, RoRo, heavy-lift and project cargo industry that delivers valuable connections and unforgettable experiences for visitors and exhibitors alike.

With 3,800+ attendees, AntwerpXL is a quality focused event allowing you to save time and see project cargo owners in one place at one time, in an environment that establishes trust and enhances networking.

Attracting 66+ countries and 100+ exhibitors, AntwerpXL attracts a high quality audience allowing you to showcase your capabilities, attract potential clients and explore a diverse range of products and services whilst enhancing your competitive edge in the market.

Run by the community, for the community, 96% of exhibitors feel exhibiting at AntwerpXL is important to them. Be part of this vital event within the breakbulk, project cargo & heavy-lift industry and join the community today.

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What's on?

Here is what you can expect to benefit from by visiting AXL

XL EXHIBITORS

Our leading exhibitors offer you cutting-edge solutions and insights to help make your projects easier to ship

XL MAIN DECK

Delivered by leading experts, the Main Deck conference stage is curated to explore key issues facing the breakbulk market, and how you can overcome them

XL CONNECT

AXL offers networking that will help you connect with a global breakbulk audience, and forge lasting new relationships

XL 40 under 40

Recognising those with potential to become industry leaders in the future and those who have achieved greatness already – are you next?

PORT TOUR

Benefit from the unique opportunity to network and uncover best port practices from the biggest breakbulk port in Europe: Port of Antwerp-Bruges!

Headline speakers for 2024

Download the 'XL Connect' App

XL Connect is the ultimate event app for AntwerpXL.

Unlock the full AntwerpXL experience with the XL Connect App. Access event schedules, exhibitor lists, floor plans, and networking opportunities. Stay updated with real-time alerts and connect with industry experts. Make the most of your AntwerpXL experience with this essential app.
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get involved

Hosted at the heart of the European breakbulk market, AntwerpXL is the only event dedicated to the maritime breakbulk industry. It is the perfect platform that will help your business on a day-to-day basis.

Exhibit

Maximise your return on investment.

  • Gain exposure – be seen by industry professionals by using sponsorship options & stand presence to assist with driving sales
  • Personalised marketing – there are a number of marketing tools included to help you promote your presence
  • Raise company profile – raise awareness, create a presence and position your brand as a key industry player and drive attendees to your stand
  • Global brand networking – key industry professionals will come together all under one roof
  • Capture leads – collect details about visitors to your stand by scanning their badge with your smartphone or tablet, follow up and don’t miss any sales leads!
 

Register

Can you afford to miss out?

  • Network – catch up with current & meet new industry peers with our range of networking opportunities
  • Dedicated focus – a dedicated breakbulk maritime event means you get the best content over three days
  • Learn & experience – join conference experts providing analysis on topics that are important to the industry
  • Talk to experts – interact with industry leading speakers during the three-day event
  • Meet the leading players – join top cargo owners and freight forwarders & meet using our XL Connect service
  • Home of breakbulk – takes place in Europe’s biggest breakbulk port and home of breakbulk, Port of Antwerp-Bruges.

XL-ING IN COMMUNITY BUILDING

AXL 40 UNDER 40

AXL once again IS championing  the top 40 breakbulk, project cargo and heavy-lift professionals under the age of 40.

AXL 40 Under 40 celebrates the young professionals who have either achieved greatness already or have the potential to become the next generation of industry leaders.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT AXL?

RE-LIVE THE 2023 EDITION

AXL 2023 was a record breaking event, with over 3,800+ attendees, from over 66+ countries. Discover why so many of the breakbulk, project cargo & heavylift industry’s key players come to AXL.

We met all the right people, at the right time, it was great quality and we will definitely be attending this year’s event 

Logistics Manager, ArcelorMittal

We enjoyed attending AntwerpXL, and will definitely be coming back this year, it was a great networking event

Logistics Manager, Ferreum NV

AXL is a fantastic exhibition to attend, we had such a good time in 2023 and will definitely be coming back this year

Managing Director, Transport & Logistics
Steelforce

HOST SPONSOR

PORT OF ANTWERP-BRUGES

Port of Antwerp-Bruges is a major lifeline for the Belgian economy: more than 300 line services to over 800 destinations ensure global connectivity. The Port of Antwerp-Bruges annually handles around 238 million tonnes of international maritime freight and is home to Europe’s largest integrated chemical cluster. The Port of Antwerp-Bruges accounts, directly and indirectly, for a total of around 143.000 jobs and more than €20 billion added value.