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MEMBERSHIP THAT GIVES YOU A VOICE
Be “The Voice of Port Industries” by becoming a member of the Virginia Maritime Association (VMA), the premier business organization dedicated to enhancing competitiveness and promoting commerce through Virginia’s ports.
Founded in 1920, VMA has grown to represent nearly 500 companies that employ over 70,000 Virginians. The VMA is the industry’s advocate on policy, regulatory and legislative actions at the local, state and federal levels; affecting a pro-business environment for our ports and the maritime industry. As the industry’s watchdog, VMA constantly monitors and protects against issues and developments harmful to your business, allowing you to focus on your company’s business growth. Membership in VMA gives your business a voice in the political and public arena decisions that impact the business environment and your company.
|PLATINUM||Make the Biggest Difference|
|GOLD||Attend More Events with More Recognition|
|SILVER||Start Increasing Your Visibility|
Standard membership includes one (1) designated representative. Additional representation is available at an additional cost per representative.The VMA Membership Committee determines annual dues based up the criteria listed below:
|Those involved in Vessel or Marine Terminal Operations|
|Involved in Moving Cargo or Maritime/Supply Chain-related Services||Warehousing, Transportation, or business services targeted to vessel or terminal operations or moving cargo|
||Other than Maritime/Supply Chain Related|
|Future Leader||The Future Leaders program grooms maritime professionals 40 and under through participation in special programs, tours, and socials designed to expose them to all the facets of the maritime industry and build their professional network. Companies can utilize this discounted rate for two years per future leader. Learn More|
The Maritime Leadership Certification Program (MLCP) provides professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the maritime industry, a network of key industry stakeholders, and critical leadership skills. By application only. Limited space available.