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Seafood industry leaders worldwide, including educators, buyers, wholesalers and retailers, have successfully participated in Lobster Academy™.
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An Invaluable Education

September 30th - October 3th, 2019
A 4-day/3-night educational program


Lobster Academy™ is dedicated to increasing the value of Homarus americanus worldwide for all partners – fishermen, buyers, and consumers; through quality education and discovery for lobster buyers, importers and other industry opinion leaders.

The four day curriculum reflects industry issues including traceability, sustainability certification, demand, pricing, processing, regulatory issues and marketing opportunities. Matched with hands on training aboard a lobster boat and in a lobster plant, an in depth knowledge is secured for each participant. Classes are kept to approximately 20 participants and include representatives from domestic and international food service and retail.

New! Enroll in Lobster Academy and enjoy optional Salmon Academy electives at no additional cost.



Location and Facilities

Lobster Academy ™ is located in St. Andrews and on Deer Island, New Brunswick, Canada

Hosted in state-of-the art facilities on the beautiful and bountiful Bay of Fundy, Lobster Academy™ offers an informative, 4-day session.

Lobster Academy™ training center and executive lodging are located on Huntsman Marine Science Centre campus in St. Andrews with tours and demonstrations on Deer Island – home to the largest North American natural live lobster operation in the world. Lobster Academy™ utilizes executive, state-art-the-art classrooms with a fully furnished test kitchen and audio-visual conferencing. Click here for additional information.

Travel Information
The Lobster Academy is drive accessible from access points of Maine and Canada.

Flights can be made into two different nearby airports.

Flights into St. John, New Brunswick:
If traveling to this pick up point by plane, travel arrangements can be coordinated for transport to hotel within scheduled timeframes. Once travel arrangements have been finalized, shuttle times will be announced with the intention to accommodate the largest number of attendees. Please note approximate travel time of 1.5 hours to St. Andrews.

Flights into Bangor, Maine:
If traveling to this pick up point by plane, travel arrangements can be coordinated for transport to hotel within scheduled timeframes. Once travel arrangements have been finalized, shuttle times will be announced with the intention to accommodate the largest number of attendees. Please note approximate travel time of 2.5 hours to St. Andrews.




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Register and gain essential knowledge for Enhanced Purchasing Strategies.

Lobster Academy™ features an unparalleled combination of classroom and hands on training around lobster. Instructors are at the top of their respective fields, with a cross functional mix of high level participants. The entire program will broaden your outlook on critical industry issues and provide you with essential tools for enhanced purchasing strategies for lobster.

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