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15th International Trade Symposium, 98th Maritime Banquet, Networking Mixer, and Golf Outing
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15th International Trade Symposium, 98th Maritime Banquet, Networking Mixer, and Golf Outing

5/9/2018 to 5/11/2018
When: Wednesday, May 9 - Friday, May 11, 2018
Varies Daily
Where: Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 E Main Street
Norfolk, VA  23510
United States
Contact: Jennifer Parham

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International Trade Symposium

The International Trade Symposium

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VMA's International Trade Symposium is the East Coast’s premier conference addressing the topics most affecting port operations and cargo logistics. This years theme is "Trends and Disruptors in Global Logistics."

The Symposium is hosted by The Virginia Maritime Association and American Shipper.

American Shipper       Virginia Maritime Association


  • E‐Commerce & Logistics Disruptors 
  • Securing Reliability in your Trucking Services
  • Demurrage, Detention & Delays; Seeking Solutions 
  • Trends in Exporting
  • Having Data Isn’t Enough: How The Port of Virginia Acts On Data to Drive Growth, Service, & Efficiency


Mobile App

Enhance your experience by using our mobile app to ask questions during panels, providing feedback, and sharing photos. Registered attendees will receive download instructions and be invited to participate through the app.

We encourage you to use #VMAsymposium when sharing posts on social media and when posting in the app!



Sponsorship packages are available for this event. Please contact Lisa Martini at American Shipper by email or by phone (904) 355-2601 x21 for more information.

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For Questions:

Jennifer Parham


Norfolk Waterside Marriott
Hotel and Conference Center
235 E Main Street
Norfolk, VA 23510

3-Day Agenda:

Maritime Mixer
May 9, 2018
Spirit of Norfolk 

15th Annual International Trade Symposium
May 10, 2018
Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel 

98th Annual Maritime Banquet
May 10, 2018
Norfolk Waterside Marriott Ballroom 

Golf Outing
May 11, 2018
Bay Creek Resort & Club

Thank you to our Anchor Members



Virginia Maritime Association
236 E. Plume Street Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-622-2639
Fax: 757-622-6302