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VMA's Event Community Calendar shares events hosted by the VMA, its partners and more. Discover upcoming events including business meetings, networking events, safety seminars, membership meetings, celebrations, golf outings and more. Printable Events List

Available Sponsorships

Looking to highlight your company at one of VMA's mixers, golf outings, meetings, summits, International Trade Symposium, or other VMA events? We have sponsorship package details below or follow the link to purchase a sponsorship online!

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VMA Event Descriptions

Annual Business Meetings

Traditionally held in early December, the Annual Business Meeting features the Annual Report of the Association, Goals for the Year, and Election of Officers and Directors. Sponsorship information will be released closer to the event.

Chapter Meetings

VMA has 5 statewide regional chapters; Central Chapter, Northern Chapter, Southern Chapter, Southwest Chapter, and Valley Logistics Chapter. Meetings are held multiple times throughout the year in each region. VMA members may attend any and all chapter meetings. Learn more.

VMA's International Trade Symposium

VMA’s International Trade Symposium is the East Coast’s premier conference addressing the topics most affecting port operations and cargo logistics, drawing-in attendees from around the globe. Programming includes breakout sessions, multiple keynote speakers, multiple panels and a series of networking events including the Maritime Mixer, Annual Banquet, and Golf Outing. Sponsorship information will be released closer to the event. Learn more at

Lunch and Learns

Join us for lunch (or sometimes breakfast) and educate yourself and your company about beneficial opportunities like adding an Internship to your office or joining VMA's Multiple Employer 401K plan. These sessions may include a guest speaker, panelists, or be formatted as a workshop.

Maritime Mixer

VMA hosts Maritime Mixers around the state (in-person and virtual), allowing professionals to make new connections or build on current ones while celebrating our industry, our port, and good old-fashioned camaraderie! View opportunities

Membership Briefing

Subject experts speak in an open forum to advise members on current maritime supply chain issues. Sponsorship information will be released closer to the event.

MIC Golf Classic

Fundraiser for the Maritime Issues Council Political Action Committee. Sponsorship information will be released closer to the event.


VMA webinars address the topics of greatest interest to the port and supply chain industries.

Anchor Level Sponsorship & Complimentary Registrations

Those at the Silver Anchor Level or higher will have at least one event sponsorship included, plus a specific number of complimentary registrations to be used at qualifying events throughout the year. These events will be labeled as an "Anchor Eligible Events," notifying Anchors that they can use their unique promo codes to claim the complimentary reservations.

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Leadership Event Programming

VMA offers two leadership programs that include tours with different businesses throughout the maritime supply chain, as well as social networking events. Learn more about the Future Leaders and the Maritime Leadership Certification Program (MLCP) by clicking the buttons below!