Register today for APP’s fall PR seminar & 2019 Winter Conference

2019 Winter Conference
January 23-25, 2019
Westin Maui Hotel
Maui, Hawaii

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Please join us in Hawaii on January 23-25, 2019 at the Westin Maui for APP’s 2019 Winter Conference! Hear firsthand perspectives from key port industry leaders, learn what's new at other ports, and network with colleagues -- all on beautiful Maui, Hawaii, a central location for APP members. Incredible speakers will inform and inspire you with informative presentations on port security, public private partnerships, the latest on port litigation cases, sustainability issues, engineering, technological advancements, and much more!

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2018 Fall Fly-in, Fly-out Seminar: "Port PR: Optimizing Your Communications Toolkit to Better Engage Your Community"
Thursday, November 29, 2018, 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Conference Center


Register today to join us for a special seminar, "Port PR: Optimizing Your Communications Toolkit to Better Engage Your Community," on Thursday, November 29th at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Conference Center. Continental Breakfast and lunch are included!

Learn about:

  • Fine tuning your port's messages to effectively communicate with your community

  • Make news that works for you

  • Getting government to understand your port's priorities

  • Navigating the choppy waters of public opinion and controversial port projects

  • Much more!

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Building partnerships at APP's 105th Annual Conference in Stockton

"Building Partnerships Throughout the Pacific"

APP's 105th Annual Conference, hosted by the Port of Stockton on July 15-18, was our largest membership meeting of the year. The four-day-long conference featured timely presentations, panel discussions, an informative boat tour of the Port of Stockton, and numerous social networking opportunities for Pacific port professionals and others in the marine transportation industry.

Click here for 105th Annual Conference PowerPoint presentations.

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Click here to view or download the 105th Annual Conference program. 

Wrapping up APP's spring intermodal seminar

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Our recent seminar, "Intermodal Infrastructure: Connecting Future Freight through Forward-Thinking," on May 24th at the Portland International Airport conference center discussed efficient rail connections, intermodal project feasibility, trucking and industrial area improvements, freight master planning, disaster preparedness/safety considerations, and how to complete these important projects that benefit ports and surrounding communities.  Click here for presentations. Click here for photos. 


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Wrapping Up APP's Winter Conference in Hawaii

January 10-12, 2018

The Westin Maui Resort, Ka'anapali, Maui, Hawaii

Attendees at APP's 2018 Winter Conference on January 10-12 soaked up the Maui sun and learned from experts on timely port industry issues and trends such as new market tax credits, public private partnerships, project funding issues, technological advancements, economic trade forecasts, sustainable construction, and much more.

Our open "port report" forum allowed each port to talk about current issues, and there were plenty of fun opportunities to network with Pacific port colleagues!

Click here to view a PDF of the 2018 Winter Conference program.

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Learn About APP's Unique History

Learn about APP's first century of forming partnerships to discuss port issues throughout the Pacific.

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