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Soundings Trade Only Livestreaming from METSTRADE 2019 and Sponsor of the USA Connect Lounge

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Soundings Trade Only, METSTRADE’s North America-based media partner, is proud to announce that the editorial team will once again be LIVESTREAMING from a studio at stand # 12.331 at the METSTRADE show. Last year, Soundings Trade Only’s editor in chief, Michael Verdon, conducted 32 interviews with industry leaders from around the world. The interviews were viewed by thousands of marine professionals. In addition to the studio interviews, Verdon will broadcast live from the stands of key exhibitors at METSTRADE.

“We were able to share a lot of new trends and innovations last year,” says Verdon. “We’ll be going to booths, looking at new products from the Dame awards and interviewing industry leaders about current market conditions and the latest trends. Our livestreaming provides a global perspective of what is happening across multiple markets.”

The interviews may be viewed on Soundings Trade Only’s Facebook page, www.tradeonlytoday.com and on the Trade Only Today E-newsletter. To subscribe to the e-newsletter and/or to the Soundings Trade Only magazine, please visit www.tradeonlytoday.com/subscribe.

Soundings Trade Only Editor-in-Chief Michael Verdon with Nicola Pomi, Vice President Volvo Penta Marine Europe, in a livestream interview at METSTRADE 2018

Soundings Trade Only Editor-in-Chief Michael Verdon with Nicola Pomi, Vice President Volvo Penta Marine Europe, in a livestream interview at METSTRADE 2018

Soundings Trade Only is also the sponsor of the USA CONNECT lounge in Hall 12 at METSTRADE. The lounge features comfortable furniture, free magazines, and a coffee and tea station. You are cordially invited to stop by the lounge to network, meet and recharge.

Soundings Trade Only is located at stand 12.331. Copies of the November INNOVATION issue will be available at the stand. This issue will feature profiles of the winners of the magazine’s Top 10 Most Innovative Marine Companies Awards 2019. These companies are transforming the marine industry. Other features will focus on new innovations driving the marketplace. The special branded content section, Global Marine Trade Solutions, provides information about companies that are expanding their businesses across the globe. Soundings Trade Only invites you to visit the stand for a free copy of the magazine.

For more information and a free subscription to Soundings Trade Only, please visit www.tradeonlytoday.com

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