Industry Insights (blog)

AAPA Forges Ahead to Expand and Improve Member Experience

By Chris Connor, President & CEO, American Association of Port Authorities As this edition of Seaports Magazine reaches your home or office, I will have reached my one year anniversary at the helm of AAPA. And what a year it has been! It would be natural to launch into a few paragraphs about the magnitude of the coronavirus, and how ...

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AAPA Anywhere: Energy and Environment Seminar and Expo, Oct. 26-30

AAPA Anywhere continues to deliver the quality content, networking and experience you expect. AAPA Anywhere blends content that can be accessed on demand from anywhere with engaging, structured, live sessions developed to fit into your busy schedule. The 2020 Energy & Environment Seminar & Expo will be a week-long virtual event, delivering timely, relevant content from industry experts, exclusive networking ...

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Send Us Your Directory Updates by Nov. 30

We are in the process of making sure our AAPA member database is updated and includes your most current contact and port details. We will be publishing this information in the 2021 Membership Directory. Instructions on how to update your port’s information can be found online at bit.ly/directoryUPDATES (for ports) or here (for other member classifications). The deadline to make changes in ...

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AAPA Anywhere: Finance Seminar & Expo, Nov. 9-13

AAPA Anywhere: Finance Seminar & Expo, November 9-13, will provide financial executives or administration officers, port planning professionals, or other senior port executives the opportunity to learn more about the complex issues relating to port finance. Topics will include new approaches in port financing, state funding and innovations in sourcing public port funding, impact of environmental issues on port facility financing, capital ...

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Contest Time? Let Us Help You!

If you are looking for ways to connect to your community and promote your port in a creative, visual light, there might be an opportunity in the form of a photo contest. Some ports have been capitalizing on this idea for quite some time and have already seen the benefits, such as the Port of Long Beach, Port of Los ...

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Do You Have Any Social Media Success Stories?

Creative megaphone with various infographic elements for Digital Marketing concept. Has your port used social media or the press to promote a port project or initiative — and the results were better than you hoped? In our next issue of Seaports, we are gathering some first-hand stories about how ports have benefited from media engagement. On the flip side, if ...

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