Smart Ports & Logistics Transformation Summit KSA 2024

KSA Vision 2030 – A Logistics Hub Empowering GCC Trade Through Smart Ports Innovation
KSA Vision 2030 – A Logistics Hub Empowering GCC Trade Through
Smart Ports Innovation

Official Endorsement Partner:


Riyadh Marriott Hotel


21 - 22 October 2024


9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Event Overview

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is undergoing a paradigm shift in its approach to port operations and logistics through the integration of cutting-edge technologies, giving rise to the concept of Smart Ports. This transformative journey is part of the nation’s broader commitment to economic diversification, modernization, and technological advancement.

Saudi Arabia, one of the largest maritime trading nations in the world valuing over USD500 billion, transporting over 90% of its imports and exports is set for transformation. The Saudi Arabia Freight and Logistics Market is estimated over $24 billion in 2024, with a promising trajectory to reach $32.88 billion by 2029 at a CAGR of 5.52%.

The Saudi Ports Authority, has reported that container traffic, container volumes, transhipment and passenger traffic recorded positive figures in 2023 compared to the previous year, and upward trends are expected for the period 2024-25.

The Smart Ports & Logistics Transformation Summit KSA 2024, will be an unparalleled two-day conference set to take place on October 21st & 22nd, 2024 in the vibrant city of Riyadh to discuss strategies, innovation, and technologies vital in achieving the KSA Vision 2030 to emerge as a logistics hub in the MENA region.

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Why Attend

In the wake of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s ambitious strides towards modernization and technology adoption, the Smart Ports and Logistics Transformation Summit emerges as a pivotal event. This summit aims to bring together industry leaders, policymakers, and technology innovators to explore and catalyse the transformative potential of smart technologies in port operations and logistics.

With over 40+ global and local speakers from various public and private sector institutions, delegates will experience a power-packed agenda consisting of presentations, panel discussions, and keynotes from globally renowned speakers, panellists, and moderators.

If you are ready to innovate and join the ranks of the brightest minds in the industry while resonating with the following reasons compelling enough to attend, then register today:

Knowledge and Insights

Gain Knowledge and Insights from Top Industry Leaders and Experts from across the globe

Networking Opportunities

Network with Industry Peers in a solution-oriented environment

Partnership Discussions

Discuss Significant Partnerships and Collaborations with Industry leaders

Deep Dive into Case Studies

Deep Dive into Insights derived from real-time case studies

Whom Will You Meet?

Connect with policymakers, port operators, logistics providers, and industry experts at the Smart Ports & Logistics Transformation Summit KSA 2024. Engage with key stakeholders shaping the future of port operations and logistics in Saudi Arabia, exploring collaborative opportunities, and staying abreast of the latest advancements in smart port solutions and logistics innovations.

Policymakers and Regulatory Authorities

Major and Minor Ports

Private and Public Port Operators

State Port Departments

Maritime Boards

Port Terminal Operators

Dredging Companies

Captive Port and Jetty Operators

Surveyors and Investigators

Shipping Companies

Equipment Manufacturers

Logistics Companies

Topic Highlights

Strategic Alignment of Maritime Industry in the KSA with the Global Market
Port Infrastructure Development - Enhancing Connectivity and Trade
Sustainable Maritime - Environmental Practices and Green Initiatives
Maritime Supply Chains Digital Infrastructure - Achieving efficiencies through Technology & Vessel Data
Cybersecurity in Smart Logistics
The Future Landscape of Smart Logistics

Why Sponsor

The Smart Ports and Logistics Transformation Summit 2024 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia presents the perfect opportunity for solution providers to engage with key decision makers from Port operations and logistics domain in Saudi Arabia to differentiate their solutions and put forward their value proposition in this emerging marketplace. Some of the key reasons why you should sponsor:

To find out more about the ROI-driven sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, contact us now at +971 4 243 4677 or email