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To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact Lisa Martini at and (917) 501-7974.

Platinum Sponsors

CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For more than 185 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and small farming towns alike.

The Port of Virginia is among the largest ports in the U.S. and considered a leader in the port industry. As one of the most successful commercial shipping ports in the world, The Port of Virginia today links Virginia to more than 250 ports in over 100 overseas locations. Centrally located on the U.S. East Coast, the Port has become the strategic advantage for shippers and steamship lines. Virginia’s integrated transportation systems ensure that Port customers can reach every market and get shipments from suppliers more efficiently. Today’s major retailers and leading distributors are setting up supply chain centers throughout Virginia to take advantage of the Port’s unparalleled transportation opportunities to move cargo to U.S. markets.

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 20,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.

Gold Symposium Sponsors

CenterPoint Properties is focused on the development, acquisition and management of industrial property and transportation infrastructure that enhances business and government supply chain efficiency. The company invests in major coastal and inland port logistics markets anchoring North America's principal freight lanes. For more than 20 years, CenterPoint has added value to its customers through forward-thinking solutions aimed at enhancing supply chain and operating efficiencies.

We welcome you to be a client of Century Express where customer service is the essence of our business. Our aim is to lessen the complications of paper work and unnecessary messaging in your world. Our drivers navigate the marine terminals & rails by understanding how the facilities "work”. Our facility is fenced and a video monitored property, providing storage for loaded and empty containers and trailers. Century Express will continue to engage its drivers, private and public organizations to explore opportunities to continue applications of technology to reduce fossil fuel impact on the environment.   BECAUSE ATTITUDE MAKES THE DIFFERENCE

Gold Banquet Sponsors

McAllister Towing is one of the oldest, largest and most respected towing and transportation companies in the United States.  Captain James McAllister founded the company in 1864.  For 150 years, we have been providing reliable, safe and environmentally responsible service to our customers.  McAllister operates a fleet of more than 80 tugs, including 27 tractor tugs, in a dozen ports covering the entire US East Coast from Portland, Maine to San Juan, Puerto Rico.  In each port, we are engaged in ship docking, general harbor towing, coastal towing and bulk transportation.  McAllister has been a leader in the port of Hampton Roads for over fifty years.  With a state of the art fleet, McAllister Towing of Virginia serves Yorktown, Piney Point, Hampton Roads, Norfolk and the Chesapeake area with unsurpassed towing and general harbor assist work.
  Since 1971, MRS-CMC has been focused on Intermodal Equipment M&R and superior customer service.  The last twelve months has seen rapid expansion into Trucking, Special Intermodal Trucker Program and Compliance Services.  MRS-CMC is pleased to announce the launch of Intermodal Compliance Services (ICS) which focuses on our customer’s compliance to CSA and other Government requirements.  Our mantra has always been safety and customer service as the pillars of successful business.  Now, we have greater offerings for our valued customers.  Intermodal continues to rapidly evolve and MRS-CMC is positioned to exceed those customers’ needs and demands.

 Silver Symposium Sponsors
  For more than 20 years, Atlantic Intermodal Services has been dedicated to intermodal container drayage out of the east coast. President Jeff Banton, has spent more than thirty years providing solutions to customers. We are more than a drayage resource. We are your partner in service with a vested interest in your success. Our goal is to help you achieve yours. We work with the latest tracking technology and have computers in all of our trucks. We are also a certified SmartWay carrier. Atlantic Intermodal Services is proud to call Norfolk home to over 50 of our professional drivers. Seven other terminals are strategically located throughout the east coast.


Founded in 1978 by Jacques R. Saadé, today CMA CGM is the largest French-based container operator, and the third largest in the world. Operating a fleet of more than 428 vessels, including 81 company-owned, CMA CGM serves over 400 ports worldwide. With a global presence in 150 countries, through its network of 650 offices and agencies the Group employs 18,000 people. CMA CGM manages a dense network capable of meeting the expectations of its customers all over the world while always maintaining sustainability and environmental awareness at the forefront.


"K" Line, a diversified ocean carrier, operates a fleet of 537 vessels comprised of container ships, dry bulk vessels, RORO, car carriers, oil tankers, LNG tankers and SAL heavy lift vessels, in global service.

Under the "K" Line Total Logistics brand (KLTL), customized logistics solutions are
offered in cooperation with "K" Line subsidiaries Century Distribution, Universal Warehouse, ULX Trucking and "K" Line Logistics.

  Headquartered in Rancho Dominguez, CA, Total Transportation Services, Inc. (TTSI) is a progressive, asset based logistics provider with expertise in distributing imports and handling exports within the US and managing border crossings in Canada, and Mexico. We have operations in the Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Diego, Stockton, Oakland, and Norfolk. Our services include port and rail drayage, full warehouse operations, truck load and LTL Service on a regional and national basis and construction support services that provides logistics support for infrastructure projects.
Virginia Economic Development Partnership promotes international trade for companies throughout Virginia. Our mission is to increase the number of Virginia companies selling overseas and their volume of international business. We assist both new and experienced exporters enter new international markets. We identify new markets, develop market entry strategies and locate distributors and representatives for products or services—all at little to no cost. Virginia businesses interested in increasing international sales benefit from our export development programs, publications, resources, and market research. Put global trade to work for your business! For more information, visit

Silver Banquet Sponsors

Endurance IT Services is a Hampton Roads based firm that focuses on providing exceptional, expert services to our clients.  Our clientele range from small to large enterprise, private, non-profit, government and public sectors.   As our client, you will receive a full assessment based on your company’s individual needs.  It is our goal to establish an infrastructure platform for your future growth – one that will stay consistent as the underlying hardware changes and expands.  Whether in Williamsburg, the Peninsula or the Southside, Endurance will assist with planning, building and managing your IT network infrastructure and application software to optimize business performance.

Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd is one of the leading carriers in the global container shipping industry. Zim's fleet has a total carrying capacity of over 565,000 TEU. Zim's network of lines and services covers all major global trade routes. Zim cultivates long-term partnerships with its customers, delivering a range of services adapted to meet their specific needs.

Golf Sponsor

  Gilco Properties Inc. was established on March 15, 1975.  We are agents for Gilco Trucking in Utah.  We are family owned and operated, the president of the company is Shirley Roebuck.  Our mission is to serve the Port of Virginia.  We have agent offices at all ports and have 48 state authority.  We do our best to give the best service to our customers possible.
  For all your tire needs, contact Liberty Tire Company LLC of Portsmouth, VA. We offer roadside assistance, truck balancing, and more. We are family owned and operated, and you can expect nothing less than quality service from us.
  USI is a leader in insurance brokerage and consulting. With more than 4,000 dedicated, experienced and innovative professionals in more than 140 offices across the United States, we have a team of professionals nearby ready to serve you.

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