2023 Annual Conference
JOIN US IN CHICAGO – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
On Thursday, July 27th, and Friday 28th, the American Great Lakes Ports Association will hold its 2023 Annual Conference in the heart of downtown Chicago.
For more than 20 years this event has included leaders of the Great Lakes maritime industry, including seaport managers, terminal operators, shipping company executives, maritime trade associations, maritime labor, state and federal government officials, and the many service providers who help ensure this industry’s success. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with port and maritime executives from across the Great Lakes region!
Registration includes all conference activities, including a welcome reception, dinner cruise, breakfast, lunch, and all speaker sessions. To connect to our registration portal, and book hotel rooms, click on the link above.
Loews Chicago Hotel will host the AGLPA 2023 Annual Conference. This contemporary, 400-room property sits near the junction of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. The hotel is steps from Navy Pier attractions, Michigan Avenue shopping, and is surrounded by iconic architecture.
Stay the weekend! Loews will honor the preferred conference room rate through the weekend for those who wish to stay in Chicago and enjoy a mid-summer get away.
Conference registration is required before you book your room. Use the registration link above. The hotel room block expires on July 5th, so be sure to book now!
WHAT TO EXPECT
More than 100 attendees will be welcomed to Chicago with a glittering dinner cruise and networking event along the iconic Chicago River. Conference presentations will include subject matter experts from government and industry who will address current port challenges such as infrastructure modernization, supply chain resiliency, port security, environmental enhancement, and trade development. They will also highlight new funding opportunities and best practices to successfully secure resources. To view a meeting agenda, click here.
We will be releasing more information on the speakers in the coming weeks. To stay up to date sign up for our mailing list.
The American Great Lakes Ports Association 2023 Annual Conference provides port and maritime service providers an outstanding opportunity to highlight their brand and feature their services. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Steve Fisher at: firstname.lastname@example.org
THANKS TO OUR INITIAL SPONSORS!