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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 more than 450 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.
Standard VMA Membership
Anchor VMA Membership
Anchor member companies receive benefits beyond the standard VMA membership, which can include recognition at events and within VMA publications, additional representatives, and exclusive invitations. Our four anchor member levels are Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze.
The Future Leaders program is a cost-effective opportunity for organizations to groom maritime professionals 40 and under. Future Leaders may participate 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.
VMA BENEFITS OVERVIEW
Participate in our Committees
Membership in the VMA offers the opportunity to add your voice to our diverse committee structure. We are prepared to address any subject relating to port operations, waterborne commerce, and the supply chain.