Leading politicians back aquaculture’s future

Politicians from two parties have voiced their support for Scotland’s salmon sector at the Aquaculture UK trade show this week. Scottish Labour Leader Anas Sarwar and the SNP’s Employment and Investment Minister, Tom Arthur, were among those to attend the UK’s biggest aquaculture event, in Aviemore.

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WiSA in search for new supporter

WiSA, a ground-breaking Scottish organisation set up to encourage and develop women in the aquaculture sector is looking for a lifeline after its founding body has had to step back.

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Packed programme for Aquaculture UK’s new Innovation Theatre

Aquaculture UK has unveiled the programme for its first ever Innovation Theatre, with presentations running in parallel with existing Keynote Theatre. The trade show and conference will be held over May 14-15 in Aviemore, Scotland. The Innovation Theatre is designed to showcase the fast-changing technology driving the sector. The show’s organisares, Diversified Communications, say the…

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Award launched to recognise salmon farming’s rising stars

A new award, backed by the salmon industry and academia, will recognise the achievements of young people working in aquaculture. The Young Aquaculture Society (YAS)’s Early Career Innovators Competition is being launched by the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture (IoA), trade body Salmon Scotland and Diversified Communications, organisers of the Aquaculture UK trade show…

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Aquaculture Awards attract more entries than ever

The Aquaculture Awards 2024 have attracted a record number of entries, up more than 20% on last year’s event. The shortlist has been published today. The awards, to be presented on May 15 at a gala dinner during the Aquaculture UK trade show and conference in Aviemore, include 13 separate categories covering everything from innovation…

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The countdown is on to the largest Aquaculture UK ever

The UK’s leading aquaculture show is gearing up for a bigger than ever exhibition, which is expected to attract record crowds from around the world. Aquaculture UK, to be held from 14-15 May in Aviemore, Scotland, has expanded to accommodate overwhelming demand for exhibition space at what has become the highlight in the aquaculture sector’s…

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The Late Show – August Fish Farmer now out

The August issue of Fish Farmer Magazine has just been published and you can get the link HERE. Inside we catch up with the new owners of Aquaculture UK, Diversified Communications, to discuss the frustration of not being able to stage their first show yet, plus their plans for the future. Sandy Neil looks in…

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Aquaculture Awards 2020 Go Virtual

Due to the postponement of Aquaculture UK this year, the annual celebration of the industry, the Aquaculture UK Awards Dinner, will unfortunately not take place as originally planned. However, the sponsors and judges all agreed that it was vital that this important event did not go unmarked, so the organisers have announced that this year\’s…

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Aqua Awards Shortlist Announced

The shortlist has now been announced for the 2020 Aquaculture Awards, which were originally due to take place at next month\’s Aquaculture UK event in Aviemore. The awards are now due to be presented at the re-arranged awards dinner in September. There is the usual selection of rising stars and well known names in the…

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Aviemore show postponed until September

THE UK’s biggest aquaculture show, held in Aviemore every two years, has been postponed until September in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the organisers have announced. The awards that were to take place during the show, scheduled for May 19-21, will also now be held in September. In a joint statement to exhibitors, show…

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