Photograph by Steven Koppel

The Cape Cod Blue Economy Foundation and Avangrid Present

Big Blue Conference

Held on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 11am to 4pm
Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 8am to 1pm

At Mass Maritime Academy, Maritime Conference Center, Buzzards Bay

Watch videos from the 2023 Big Blue Conference on our YouTube Channel (click here).

Click here to view the Big Blue Conference Schedule.

Click here to learn about the Big Blue Conference Speakers.

Click here to listen to the latest Cape Cod Chamber Policy Pod, all about the Big Blue Conference and the Cape Cod Blue Economy.


Big Blue Conference Photos

Cape Cod Chamber Staff with Senator Susan Moran

Chamber Staff at Big Blue

MassHire Staff at Big Blue Conference

Pierce-Cote and AVANGRID attending the Big Blue Conference

Aubrey Church Big Blue Testimonial

Cape Cod Climate Collab and MassHire at Big Blue

Steve Koppel at Big Blue Conference

Crowd at Big Blue Conference 2023

Big Blue Conference Vineyard Wind presentation

Cat Wilson Big Blue Testimonial

Rep. Kip Diggs at Big Blue Conference

AWSC at Big Blue Conference

Mark Ells and Son with Jim Tenaglia at Big Blue Con

John and Abigail at Big Blue Conference

Laura Lyons Big Blue Testimonial

CCCFA at Big Blue Conference

Katy and Amy Harwood at Big Blue Con

ARC Oysters at Big Blue Conference

Oyster Panel at Big Blue Conference

The 2023 Big Blue Conference was made possible by support from our Sponsors.

Presenting Sponsor: Avangrid

Avangrid, A Member of the Iberdrola Group

Food & Beverage Sponsor: BankFive

Bank 5 logo with Cape Cod

Supporting Sponsors:
Vineyard Wind 1
Vineyard Wind

New England Aquarium
New England Aquarium


Contributing Sponsors:
Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod

The Cape Cod Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod logo

SouthCoast Wind
SouthCoast Wind logo


Cape Cod Community College
Cape Cod Community College

The Steamship Authority
The Steamship Authority logo

Kandy Korner
Kandy Korner

Oysters Donated by: ARC Shellfish Farm and Hatchery 

Additional donations and support from Eldredge & Bourne, Cape Cod Coffee, Scargo Cafe and more to come.

Big Blue Conference Logo Design by: Carol McLeod Design

Big Blue Video Production by: Big Tree

Organizing Partners: Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce, The Plymouth Foundation, Mass Maritime Academy

Have questions about the Big Blue Conference? Contact Katy by emailing or calling 508-744-5564.


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