Member Orientation Tuesday 7 February 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Join us for a virtual member orientation, current members and new members welcome! An opportunity to learn more about the Virginia Maritime Association and your membership benefits. REGISTER
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Propeller Club ODU Industry Night Wednesday 22 February 2023 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM The Propeller Club, Port of Norfolk invites you to Industry Night at Old Dominion University! Proceeds to Benefit the ODU Student Propeller Club and ODU ROTC.
NO SPONSOR
Virginia Corporate Security Symposium Thursday 23 February 2023 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Please join your private and public sector colleagues at the Virginia Corporate Security Symposium on February 23, 2023 hosted by Huntington Ingalls Industries.
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Offshore Wind Supply Chain Event Tuesday 14 March 2023 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Join Dominion Energy, Virginia Maritime Association, and the major contractors and industry experts supporting Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind.
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2023 State of the Port Wednesday 26 April 2023 - Thursday 27 April 2023 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM Hosted by Hampton Roads Global Commerce Club and The Port of Virginia. Reserve your spot for the Taste of Virginia Reception, State of the Port Luncheon, and Sea & Be Seen Networking Event.
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Member Orientation Tuesday 2 May 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Join us for a virtual member orientation, current members and new members welcome! An opportunity to learn more about the Virginia Maritime Association and your membership benefits. REGISTER
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Robert E. Rumens Hampton Roads Firefighting Symposium Monday 8 May 2023 - Saturday 13 May 2023 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM This course is designed to familiarize land-based firefighters and maritime personnel on procedures necessary to handle various marine incidents within port or on open waterways.
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Member Orientation Tuesday 1 August 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Join us for a virtual member orientation, current members and new members welcome! An opportunity to learn more about the Virginia Maritime Association and your membership benefits. REGISTER
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VMA Event Descriptions

Annual Business Meetings

Traditionally held in early December, the Annual Business Meeting features the Annual Report of the Association, Goals for the Year, and Election of Officers and Directors. Sponsorship information will be released closer to the event.

Chapter Meetings

VMA has 5 statewide regional chapters; Central Chapter, Northern Chapter, Southern Chapter, Southwest Chapter, and Valley Logistics Chapter. Meetings are held multiple times throughout the year in each region. VMA members may attend any and all chapter meetings. Learn more.

VMA's International Trade Symposium

VMA’s International Trade Symposium is the East Coast’s premier conference addressing the topics most affecting port operations and cargo logistics, drawing-in attendees from around the globe. Programming includes breakout sessions, multiple keynote speakers, multiple panels and a series of networking events including the Maritime Mixer, Annual Banquet, and Golf Outing. Sponsorship information will be released closer to the event. Learn more at VMAsymposium.com

Lunch and Learns

Join us for lunch (or sometimes breakfast) and educate yourself and your company about beneficial opportunities like adding an Internship to your office, joining VMA's Multiple Employer 401K plan, or Blockchain Logistics. These sessions may include a guest speaker, panelists, or be formatted as a workshop.

Maritime Mixer

VMA hosts Maritime Mixers around the state (in-person and virtual), allowing professionals to make new connections or build on current ones while celebrating our industry, our port, and good old-fashioned camaraderie!

Membership Briefing

Subject experts speak in an open forum to advise members on current maritime supply chain issues.

MIC Golf Classic

Fundraiser for the Maritime Issues Council Political Action Committee. Sponsorship information will be released closer to the event.