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News Release
FOR RELEASE - September 7, 2012
Contact: Aaron Ellis,

American Association of Port Authorities
Phone: (703) 684-5700

AAPA Slates 2013 Calendar of Programs & Conferences

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)—the trade association representing seaports throughout the Western Hemisphere—has slated 13 maritime industry programs for 2013, including its sixth annual “Shifting International Trade Routes” workshop in Tampa, Jan. 24-25; its annual Spring Conference in Washington, D.C., March 18-19; and its 102nd Annual Convention and Exposition, Oct. 13-17, in Port Canaveral, Orlando and Cocoa Beach, Fla., hosted by the Canaveral Port Authority. 

The full schedule of 2013 AAPA programs can be accessed by clicking here, while the AAPA Annual Convention schedule can be accessed by clicking here

Program Title 2013 Dates Location
Shifting International Trade Routes Jan. 24-25 Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel
Tampa, FL

Latin American & Caribbean Executive
Management Conference

Feb. 5-7 Hyatt Regency Merida
Merida, Mexico
Public and Government Relations Workshop Feb. 21-22 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Pedro
Los Angeles, CA
AAPA Spring Conference March 18-19 The Renaissance Washington, DC
Downtown Hotel
Washington, DC
Port Administration and
Legal Issues Seminar
April 9-11 Hyatt Regency Boston
Boston, MA
Cruise Seminar April 24-26 Hyatt Regency San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Port Technology Seminar May 14-16 Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL
Special Seminar for Members of Port
Authority Governing Board & Commissions
June 4-6 The Westin Beach Resort & Spa
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Maritime Economic Development Workshop June 25-26 Courtyard by Marriott –
Magnificent Mile Chicago
Chicago, IL
Port Security Seminar and Exposition July 17-19 Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
Baltimore, MD
AAPA/NAWE/MARAD Marine Terminal
Management Training Program
Sept. 9-13 Hyatt Regency Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
102nd Annual AAPA Convention and Exposition Oct. 13-17

JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes
Orlando, FL

Facilities Engineering Seminar and Expo Nov. 6-8 Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle
Downtown Hotel
Vancouver, BC CANADA

Please include the above programs and links in your printed and on-line calendar of events.

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