National Conclave on the Blue Economy of India
Building Partnerships for Sustainable Development of Bluecon Economy
14-15 February 2020
Navi Mumbai



BLUECON 2020 will evolve a national perspective to develop India as a regional hub of blue economy business opportunities in Asia Pacific and IOR. It will focus on creating centre-state partnerships to promote seamless development and to leverage opportunities in the blue economy. The conclave is jointly hosted by the Maharashtra Economic Development Council (MEDC), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI). Leaders from union ministries, business and industry associations and societies, and industry experts are uniting their efforts with the sole intent of promoting the blue economy of India.


"A wide range of economic activities pertaining to sustainable development of resources and assets in the oceans, related rivers, water bodies and coastal regions — in a manner that ensures equity, inclusion, innovation and modern technology."

Definition of the Blue Economy
by FICCI Task Force





BLUECON 2020 will bring together political leaders, policymakers, heads of global businesses, scientists, and NGOs from across the globe, and will aim to provide a forum for discussion amongst a more diverse and representative participation on the future of the Blue Economy than ever before. Ensuring that the economy we create....

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Exhibition   Exhibition Tariff Floor Plan

The exhibition at BLUECON 2020 will provide visitors with a comprehensive overview of the entire blue economy market and industry. It also offers an international platform for corporates from across the spectrum of blue economy sectors to receive a wide exposure, to significant players and from....

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B2B meetings are an adaptable and fast way to engage in meaningful networking discussions with people who are truly relevant for your businesses, careers, or projects. BLUECON 2020 will host a series of targeted B2B interactions on the sidelines of the exhibition and the conferences. You will be able to book an interaction with....

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Networking Event The scope of participation in BLUECON 2020 is wide ranging and ambitious. Our participants can engage across the wide and diverse sectors of the blue economy for a constructive and solution-focused dialogue.....

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Organised by

Maharashtra Economic Development Council

Lead Organiser

The Maharashtra Economic Development Council (MEDC) was established in 1957 with the participation of prominent Chambers of Commerce, Business and Industries Associations in Maharashtra, to "facilitate rapid and balanced economic development of Maharashtra". The Council acts as an Economic Think-Tank for Business & Industry as also for the Government of Maharashtra. MEDC is a development catalyst and investment facilitator – a unique, apolitical and autonomous research organisation working proactively with State Government, Business and Industry, Educationists, Professionals, Bankers, Economists and other leading stakeholders on vital issues of economic development

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry


Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies. A non-government, not-for- profit organisation, FICCI is the voice of India's business and industry. From influencing policy to encouraging debate, engaging with policy makers and civil society, FICCI articulates the views and concerns of industry. It serves its members from the Indian private and public corporate sectors and multinational companies, drawing its strength from diverse regional chambers of commerce and industry across states, reaching out to over 2,50,000 companies.

2020 Proposed Prominent Speakers and Invitees

Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'

Minister of Human Resource Development

Shri Piyush Goyal

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry

Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya

Hon'ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Shipping

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar

Hon'ble Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Shri Prahlad Singh Patel

Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Tourism

Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Minister of External Affairs

Admiral RK Dhowan (Retd.)

Ex-Chairman National Maritime Foundation

Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar

President Global Research Alliance

BluEcon 2019 Highlights



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About Event Venue

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