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The Virginia Maritime Association (VMA) was organized in 1920 to promote, protect and encourage international and domestic commerce through Virginia's Ports. With a membership of over 450 companies, employing over 70,000 Virginians, the Virginia Maritime Association is widely recognized as "The Voice of Port Industries," the premier business organization to enhance competitiveness and promote commerce through Virginia's ports.

Happy New Year from the VMA!

The Virginia Maritime Association is committed to doing all we can to keep you Better Connected, Better Informed, and Better Represented - and to help you navigate to an even Better 2024, and beyond. Thank you to all our members for your confidence in your VMA.

VMA 2024 International Trade Symposium

Join us October 9-10, 2024, in Norfolk, Virginia for the East Coast's premier conference on shipping, ports, logistics, and trade. With two days of content, and multiple networking opportunities, the VMA's signature Symposium is bigger and better than ever!



Businesses, Creating Opportunities, and Building Constructive Relationships through Events and Introductions


Looking to highlight your company at one of VMA's mixers, golf outings, meetings, summits, International Trade Symposium, or other VMA events? We have sponsorship packages for VMA events!

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Members of Industry News and Business Intelligence through Publications, Briefings, Webinars, Committees, and More

Virginia Ports Annual

The best resource about Virginia's port-related industries including lists of facilities, government resources, industry statistics, and a directory of VMA member companies.

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Advocating Locally, Statewide, and Federally for the Business Interests of Members, Supply Chains, and Virginia's Ports

VMA as an Advocate

VMA works on behalf of our maritime industries with the Virginia General Assembly, Federal Representatives, as well as Locally Elected, to address issues that directly affect businesses related to Virginia’s ports and supply chains.

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Membership Includes:

  • Access to Government and Maritime Supply Chain Leaders
  • Networking - Exclusive Event Rates
  • Collaboration via committees to promote and protect commerce
  • Representation of Business Interests
  • Industry Resources and Business Intelligence
  • Sponsorship Opportunities

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