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AAPA 2024 Port Administration Management Conference

June 10 12, 2024

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The AAPA 2024 Port Administration Management Conference, scheduled for June 10-12, is a pivotal gathering for port management professionals. In its second year, this dynamic conference focuses on innovative management and operational strategies, offering insights from industry leaders. The event spotlights trends that enhance efficiency and global competitiveness of ports in areas related to cruise, legal, finance, real estate, communications, public relations, workforce development, and diversity & equity.

AAPA’s technical committees play a key role in the focus areas of the event’s content. The committees are comprised of industry experts who bring specialized knowledge and insights to specific areas of port operations. Port Administration Management is powered by the following committees:

Cruise: Concentrates on the evolving dynamics of the cruise industry, offering strategies for ports to adapt and thrive in this sector.

Public Relations: Focuses on enhancing port visibility and stakeholder engagement, leveraging communications strategies to build port reputation, connect with local communities, and handle sensitive content messaging.

Finance & Administration: Delves into financial stewardship and operational efficiency, ensuring ports are well-managed and financially sustainable.

Legal: Addresses regulatory challenges and compliance matters, providing valuable insights into navigating the complex legal landscape of port operations.

Held at the luxury Intercontinental Miami, attendees can enjoy a discounted stay along with a rich schedule of events, programming, and networking in a vibrant setting. Engage with colleagues and experts and explore advancements in port administration.

This program is powered by AAPA's Legal, Public Relations, Cruise, and Finance & Administration Committees.


Miami starts here. Built around Henry Moore’s famous sculpture, “The Spindle,” our luxury Miami hotel lies along the downtown waterfront, with the city’s business centers and famous beaches both within easy reach. To complement a premier hotel experience, you’ll find a one-of-a-kind schedule of events and bayside happenings, including culinary pop-ups, salsa dancing, art shows, yoga, and so much more.

Intercontinental Miami
100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131 Tel: (305) 577-1000

Rooms are available at a discounted rate of $249.00 ++ per night.

You will only be able to secure your room at our negotiated group rate after registering for the program.