2018 Ocean Exchange Event Overview

2018 Theme: Impact Through Sustainability

Welcome to the Ocean Exchange’s 2018 Annual Event, held on October 7-9 , 2018 in Savannah, GA.

Ocean Exchange seeks innovative, proactive and globally scalable Solutions with working prototypes that can leap across industries, economies and cultures. Following a Call For Solutions, selected solution creators will be invited to Savannah, GA to present their work.

Our Board of Governors and invited guests representing a cross-section of professions from industry, government, conservation, research and academia will select the WWL Orcelle® Award  and new Neptune Award Winners. We also host a collegiate level competition, the BIG Pitch, in partnership with Georgia Southern University.

The 2018 presenters and finalists will be announced later in 2018. See the links below to learn about our 2017 finalists:

Learn more about the 2017 Orcelle® and Neptune finalists

Learn more about the 2017 BIG Pitch finalists


You can find us on twitter at @TheOceanExch, or in our LinkedIn group to get the latest news in advance of the event.

Read some testimonials from delegates and attendees of past events here.

The Ocean Exchange is the intersection where organizations from around the world advance and promote their cutting edge solutions and innovations in materials, devices, processes, and systems. We have created the knowledge based catalyst for organizations to achieve Corporate Social Responsibility Goals.

By connecting innovators and organizations, The Ocean Exchange empowers the successful application of solutions for the greater good.

We are advocates for innovators. We are advocates for collaboration across industry and geography,  while protecting the intellectual property of the innovator.

The Ocean Exchange promotes innovative organizations and entrepreneurs who are implementing tangible solutions that shape the future today. We invite you to register your solution in our Gallery.

All Solutions passing prescreening are showcased in our online magazine.