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Member Benefits

As a VMA member, you directly help our organization's mission to promote, protect, and encourage commerce. In return, we deliver benefits to members  that provide industry information, business opportunities, and more.

The benefits listed below come with all VMA membership levels. For those interested in more, please take a look at our Anchor Membership opportunities.



  • VMA E-Blasts – Emails addressing port operations, industry intelligence, regulatory and legislative issues.
  • Maritime Event Notifications – Let VMA keep you in the know of statewide maritime and industry events.
  • Customized Information Flow – Receive only the emails you wish to receive specific to your needs.
  • Maritime Bulletin – Monthly newsletter covering maritime related news and highlights of VMA activities.
  • Membership Roster – Access to VMA members and their contact information, both printed and online.
  • Port Annual– Maritime reference guide including resources to promote commerce through Virginia’s ports.
  • Vessel Traffic Information – Daily updates on commercial vessel traffic calling on Virginia’s ports. 

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  • Maritime Mixers – Networking socials in Hampton Roads, and statewide hosted by VMA Regional Chapters.
  • Membership Briefings – Regular presentations and updates about timely issues, HR and statewide.
  • International Trade Symposium – An executive level annual business conference.
  • Annual Banquet – Premier event for Virginia's maritime industry.
  • Annual Golf Outing – Foremost annual golf event for Virginia's maritime industry.
  • MIC Golf Classic – Annual fall golf fundraiser supporting VMA's Political Action Committee.
  • Annual Business Meeting – Annual review of the Association and election of Board of Directors.

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  • 401 K Program – Group 401(k) Program which may reduce employer fees, liability and administration.
  • Clubs & Hotels– Specialty rates at hotels, gyms, and clubs
  • Magazine Subscription – Complimentary annual subscription to Virginia Business magazine.
  • Safety and Efficiency – Discounted assessments with Safety & Learning Solutions.
  • VMA Meeting Facilities – Utilization of the VMA meeting facilities and conferencing resources.

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