2017 Seafood Champion Awards

Winners Announcement at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Seattle, Washington USA

A fearless fisheries minister who’s led a high-profile campaign against harmful fishing practices, a collective effort to combat large-scale illegal fishing in East Africa, two chefs who step far outside their kitchens to promote sustainable seafood, and a foundation breaking new ground in preemptive protection of Indian Ocean tuna are SeaWeb’s 2017 Seafood Champions. The announcement came at an awards ceremony held 5 May 2017 at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in Seattle, Washington, USA.

2016 Seafood Champion Awards

Winners Announcement at the SeaWeb Seafood Summit in St. Julian’s, Malta

Seafood leaders chose a retail executive who set the bar for sustainable seafood in the United Kingdom, a Cornwall fisherman who influenced EU policy and technology innovation, a coalition of Pacific Islands nations that acted aggressively to ensure the health of their tuna fishery, and a Maldives ministry that pushed sustainability for Indian Ocean fisheries as the 2016 Seafood Champions.

Finalists Announcement at Seafood Expo Asia, Hong Kong

On September 9, 2015, the finalists in the 2016 Seafood Champion Awards were unveiled at the sixth edition of Seafood Expo Asia in Hong Kong. Dawn Martin, President of SeaWeb, was joined by Suzanne Gendron, Director of the Ocean Park Foundation in Hong Kong and a 2016 Seafood Champion Awards Judge, to make the announcement to a crowd of seafood industry professionals and media.

2015 Seafood Champion Awards

The 2015 Seafood Champion Awards were held on the first night of the Seafood Summit, February 9–11, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans. At the closing of the first day’s program, Seafood Champion Awards attendees gathered for a networking Happy Hour in the hotel. A traditional New Orleans jazz line band entertained the crowd until it was time to follow them up the street, across Champions Square across from the Superdome, and into Club XLIV where the 16 finalists and 6 winners were honored at a lively reception.To download high-resolution copies of images below, click to go to fullsize image, then right-click (option-click on Mac) to download the image. Usage is granted for non-commercial use only. Please credit SeaWeb/DHarvey.

2015 Awards Happy Hour Networking Event


Awards Ceremony

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