June 2022 Fareham UK, Kopavogur Iceland – The 2022 Icefish exhibition opened its doors yesterday, welcoming exhibitors, attendees and VIPS from around the globe. 

The exhibition, which runs from 8-10 June, began yesterday with the Opening Ceremony, in the presence of invited guest, Benedikt Árnason, Minister of Fisheries, formally opened the exhibition in the absence of the Minister of Food, Fisheries and Agriculture, Svandís Svavarsdóttir. 

Marianne Rasmussen-Coulling, Events Director, Mercator Media thanked guests and the vital partners of the exhibition, Kópavogur City Council and the Icelandic Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture for their continued support of the exhibition over the years. 

Icefish 2022 closed its first day with another highlight of the event -  the Icelandic Fisheries Awards 2022 which was held at the beautiful Gerðarsafn Art gallery. A full list of award winners is now available:  8th Icelandic Fisheries Awards highlights success within the Commercial Fishing Industry | Conference | World Fishing

The Icelandic Fisheries Conference also returned today at the Grand Hotel in Reykjavík.