• Port Everglades Association

    Florida's Premier Port Business organization promoting the growth of Port Everglades Since 1979

    PEA serves as a bridge between public and private interests to facilitate the Port's achievement of its rightful place as a leader in the ranks of America's port ocean commerce.


    Port Everglades Association  

    Wednesday, February 1, 2023 February is the month of love.  We love Seafarer’s House! The Board of Port Everglades Association unanimously voted to donate an additional $10,000 to Seafarers’ House to take advantage of a lifetime Name Recognition opportunity. President, Patrick Collins, presented the check to Seafarers’ House Executive Director, Jennifer Stewart, this week while Cliff Berry, Gene Sweeney, Lori Baer and Camilo Machado attended the presentation. Port Everglades Association logo will be prominently displayed on Menu Monitors located in the beautiful full-service Cafeteria.

    Friday, February 3, 2023 Our next Port Everglades Association Luncheon and Business Program is at Lauderdale Yacht Club, 11.45am-1.30pm this Friday!  Introducing the new branding of Port Everglades, it’s a New Year, New Branding! Director Daniels will share the concept!  Our two terminal operators, Justin Weir, President & G.M., Florida International Terminal.  And, Rick Blackmore, CEO, Port Everglades Terminal will present their operations, vessels, measuring success – KPI’s, 2022 accomplishments, looking ahead in 2023 – how we view and prepare for the future. SOLD OUT! 954.463.2801 www.portbiz.org

    Friday, June 9, 2023 Port Everglades Association 15th Annual Economic Engine Performance Report® Luncheon at the state-of-the-art renovated Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. Hear from our panelists the latest developments on the Airport, Port, Tourism and Transportation. Table Host sponsorship is $1,250. It includes a table for eight guests, nice logo sign on the table, logo recognition in the souvenir event program and on signage in the ballroom. Secure your table now! Don’t lose your opportunity to book your table to see and be seen!  Make your reservation now! Tables going fast!  954.463.2801 www.portbiz.org

    Port Everglades Embracing Cruise Growth “We are seeing diversity in an extremely strong business line,” said Jonathan Daniels, CEO & Port Director.  Among that diversity are new and big ships homeporting, like the Celebrity Beyond, and also the arrival of smaller boutique vessels from Azamara, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection and Swan Hellenic, among others.  Port officials are also happy about the long-term business mix – with agreements in place from Carnival Corporation and Royal Caribbean Group, and the addition of Disney Cruise Line.

    Port Everglades member, Patrick Aliu, Founder, President & CEO, PSA Management has formed a joint Association relationship with Texas A&M University System to offer holistic and cost-effective business and technical solutions to sustainability and technical challenges, environmental stewardship and reliability. Congratulations to Patrick Aliu. PSA Management (PSA) is a fast-growing Minority Business, nation-wide. www.psaonline.com.

    Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Port Everglades Trade Partner Webinar Series -  Featuring: Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)  Presented by   Ms. Yeseira A. Diaz – South Florida Area Representative.  Ms. Diaz will provide an overview of FMC regulatory matters for the maritime industry. 10am-11am EST via Zoom.Gov. Robert Barcelo rbarcelo@broward.org 954.468.0177              C: 954 253 4407 www.porteverglades.net

    Saturday, February 18, 2023 Bit by Bit Therapy presents Meggan Morency’s Wild West Night at Green Glades Ranch, Davie. Many Members enjoy this event. 754.779.7888 info@bitbybittherapy.org

    Friday, March 3, 2023 Port Everglades Association Luncheon, Business Program will present Cary Davis, V. P. Government Relations, American Association, Port Authorities. Save the date on your calendar. 954.463.2801

    Monday, 27-Thursday 30, March, 2023 Seatrade Cruise Global at Broward County’s Convention Center expected to attract more than 10,000 attendees. This Friday, February 3 is the last date for early bird special passes. F & B @ Sea will take place March 28-29, 2023 in Terminal 2, Port Everglades. www.seatradecruiseevents.com

    Friday, March 31, 2023 Port Everglades Association Luncheon, Business Program presents Dane Eagle, Executive Director Florida Office of Economic Opportunity; and Robert Swindell, Executive Director, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. Save the date on your calendar! 954.463.2801

    Sunday, 23 – Sunday 30, April, 2023 It’s Fleet Week!   Port Everglades & Broward Navy Days, Inc. is anticipating visits by 3 - 5 U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships, as well as a contingent of U.S. Marines, to South Florida. Stay tuned for more information. www.browardnavydaysinc.org.

    Monday 24 – Thursday, 27, April, 2023 PIANC AMERICA 2023 CONFERENCE & BIENNIAL TECHNICAL VISIT.  Sustaining Ports, Waterways, and Marinas through a Changing Climate. Our Port Everglades Association Member, Michael Britton, Managing Director, Sealand Americas, will be the keynote speaker. Embassy Suites Hotel. 17th St. Port Everglades is a sponsor.

    Lori Baer, Executive Director, Port Everglades Association 954.463.2801 www.portbiz.org

  • We are proud to announce the 2022
    Leadership Excellence Recognition
    Awards Recipients.

    It is the highest Annual Honor bestowed on Members for their Community Participation, Annual Support of Port Everglades, Kindness and Generosity.

    Bill Burke, Paradise Bank

    Vilguins Louissaint and Prosper Jean-Jacques, Accordia Shipping

    Alexandra Anagnostis-Irons, Total Marine Solutions

    Cliff Berry Sr. and Cliff Berry Jr., CBI

    Patrick Collins, CBI

    Kris Hopkins, Seafarers International

    Justin Weir, FIT

    Congratulations to all!

  • The 2023Economic Engine Performance Report program, Mark the day on your calendar.



  • Port Everglades Association 2022 Calendar

  • Membership Benefits

    Placeholder ImageGain first-hand knowledge of ideas and plans which affect Port Everglades and port businesses at the city, county, state and federal levels.

    Learn More >>