29th Annual Conference and Trade Show

Sheraton Hotel,  St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

October 8 – 10 (Tuesday – Thursday)


Dr. George Chamberlain started his career as a researcher, instructor, and Extension Aquaculture Specialist at Texas A&M University. He went on to direct aquaculture programs at Ralston Purina International and Monsanto. He founded and managed several shrimp breeding, nutrition, and farming companies operating in Malaysia, Brunei, and Hawaii. Chamberlain served as a Board member and President of the World Aquaculture Society and later helped found both the Global Aquaculture Alliance (now Global Seafood Alliance (GSA)) and The Center for Responsible Seafood (TCRS). He served for 25 years as President of GSA and now leads TCRS.

Welcome to NAIA’s 29th Annual Cold Harvest Conference and Trade Show

On behalf of the Newfoundland and Labrador aquaculture industry, we invite you to join us for our 29th Annual Cold Harvest Conference and Trade Show.
Cold Harvest is a premier Canadian aquaculture conference, focused on promoting and developing the business of aquaculture for the prosperity of our
sector and our communities. It brings farm management and service sector professionals together to build their knowledge and foster new business connections.
The conference offers exciting and informative discussions related to aquaculture and its potential in our province. With world class keynote speakers
and guests, and themed sessions related to aquaculture innovation, technology, science and service sector advancements, this event should not be

Cold Harvest 2024 is the place to learn about the latest in aquaculture, see the newest technology in the trade show, and have a great time in the many fantastic restaurants and entertainment sites that St. John’s and Newfoundland and Labrador have to offer.


Tuesday Oct 8: Opening Reception at the Sheraton Hotel, Tradeshow Opening

Wednesday Oct 9: Sessions, Trade Show, NAIA AGM, Evening networking event: NL Seafood Soiree at the Bella Vista featuring Masterless Men

Thursday Oct 10: Sessions, Trade Show, Evening networking event: Closing Networking Event at O’Reilly’s Irish NL Pub

More information will  be available soon!


A block of rooms has been reserved  at special NAIA CH2024 conference rates.

Sheraton Hotel
115 Cavendish Square
St. John’s, Newfoundland
RESERVE ACCOMMODATIONS HERE: Be sure to request the NAIA Cold Harvest rate.

Jag Hotel
115 Geroge St. W., St. John’s, NL