08-10 October 2024

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the future of breakbulk

Dedicated to breakbulk, heavy lift, roro & project cargo

AXL is where the world's leading players in breakbulk gather to connect, learn, innovate and do business. Taking place in October, in the European hub of the industry, the event gives cargo owners, ports, carriers, forwarders, and all those working in breakbulk logistics the connections and the know-how to overcome any obstacle, and deliver without fail.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT AXL?

RE-LIVE THE 2023 EDITION

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

WHY VISIT?

As the only dedicated business event for the breakbulk maritime industry located in Antwerp, there are a range of benefits in attending AntwerpXL.

Dedicated FOCUS

A dedicated event surrounding project cargo, heavylift & breakbulk means you get the best quality conversations and industry trends.

COMMUNITY

We work with the whole community to bring you quality focused suppliers to help your future cargo projects.

COST EFFECTIVE

Focused on delivering a valued face-to-face event to make your future deals and partnerships cost-effective, and productive!

LATEST TRENDS

You can learn about the latest trends, challenges and solutions in the industry now and discover the exciting future of breakbulk.

NETWORKING

We host a platform dedicated to building trusted & valued relationships so you can network with an international audience.

HOME of BREAKBULK

AXL takes place in Europe's biggest breakbulk port and home of breakbulk in partnership with The Port of Antwerp-Bruges.

LOOKING FOR YOUR NEXT PARTNER?

XL-ING IN INNOVATION

Explore our comprehensive list of leading industry players, innovators, and experts who are driving the future of breakbulk, heavy-lift, and project cargo.

You can filter through our extensive exhibitor list to tailor your experience and search for the right products and suppliers to make your shipping projects more cost effective, efficient and easy.

LOOKING TO FORGE LONG-LASTING PARTNERSHIPS?

XL-ING IN NETWORKING

AXL hosts a range of diverse networking opportunities designed to facilitate strong relationship building. Find your next partner, future colleague, and industry connection to build your network.

From drinks, and apps, to brunches, and tours get involved with your community!

LOOKING TO ENHANCE YOUR KNOWLEDGE?

XL-ING IN INDUSTRY TRENDS

AXL carefully curates a programme that helps you solve your current challenges as well as looking to the future potential problems, trends, and innovations.

The 2024 Main Deck programme take a deep dive into: decarbonisation, fuels of the future, market updates and attracting the next generation. 

LOOKING TO GET INVOLVED WITH YOUR COMMUNITY?

XL-ING IN THE COMMUNITY

 Before the Opening Ceremony gets underway, spend the afternoon meeting your fellow visitors and touring the historic Port of Antwerp and it’s breakbulk facilities.

Get involved with raising money for charity with the 54th Business Run! This is a unique event that combines running, networking, and giving back to the community with a 4K & 9K run around beautiful Antwerp.

What's on

AntwerpXL 2023 hosted educational content & networking opportunities, exploring the future of breakbulk and how visitors can charter a course to success.

Port of Antwerp-Bruges

Port of Antwerp-Bruges

Before the Opening Ceremony gets underway, spend the afternoon meeting your fellow visitors and touring the historic Port of Antwerp and it's breakbulk facilities.

Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception

Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception

Join us as the ribbon is cut for the official Welcome Reception, perfect for networking, seeing what the show has in store, and relaxing with a glass of champagne!

The Main Deck Conference

The Main Deck Conference

Delivered by leading experts, the Main Deck programme will explore key issues facing the breakbulk market, and how visitors can overcome them.

Networking Bar & EVENTS

Networking Bar & EVENTS

Take a minute to rest and network at the bar and enjoy a range of events from on-stand parties to nights out on Antwerp square!

Innovation start-up zone

Innovation start-up zone

Immerse yourself in the future of breakbulk as we showcase the latest innovative start-ups and the technologies that are coming over the horizon.

The next gen debate

The next gen debate

Featuring the best and brightest of the next generation of breakbulk professionals, the Next Gen Debate will explore key issues & advice for up-and-comers in the industry.

AXL is perfect for meeting potential new clients from all over the world. 

Annalize Krause
Schulte & Bruns, 24Vision Chartering

The quality of the people and the conversations you have at AXL are excellent.

Commercial Manager,
Katoen Natie

The energy and very open atmosphere and can-do attitude is a testament to the industry and its participants

Director Corporates,
Amsterdam Trade Bank NV

WHAT TO EXPECT AT AXL?

RE-LIVE THE 2023 EDITION

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

WHO'S EXHIBITING

AXL hosts exhibitors from every corner of the market, from freight forwarders to ports. Check out the exhibitor list to see who you can meet at the show.

Get involved

AntwerpXL hosts the breakbulk industry and is the perfect platform that helps your business on a day-to-day basis.

CONTACT THE TEAM

Contact the team

The AXL team are always on hand and happy to help with any questions you may have in regards to visiting, exhibiting and speaking at the event.
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REGISTER FOR 2024

Join us in Antwerp

AXL is all about connecting those working in the breakbulk industry. Register now to forge new relationships and business opportunities.
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