• 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.



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    Wednesday, May 18, 2022.  Our Annual Economic Engine Performance Report event is around the corner, Friday, June 10, 2022.  It’s the place to see and be seen! Signature Grand. 11.30 am.  This year’s focus is on how the three biggest economic drivers are performing. Turning the Tide Full Stride! Panelists are Broward County Mayor, Michael Udine; Jonathan Daniels, Port Everglades; Mark Gale, Broward Aviation Department; Stacy Ritter, Visit Lauderdale; Gretchen Cassini, MAP; David Candib, Carnival Corporation. Moderator Heiko Dobrikow. Thank you to our confirmed Sponsors, City of Hollywood/CRA (Community & Development Agency), Turner, Bermello Ajamil & Partners Inc., Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, FPL, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, HNTB, Sheltair, Seabulk Towing, AECOM, Carnival Corporation, Moss, Total Marine Solutions, WSP, Orion, Jacobs, Royal Caribbean. We are totally SOLD OUT! No Member single seats available.  Table Hosts, please send in names of your table guests NOW. 954.463.2801

    Holland America Line's Zaandam returned to service last week at Port Everglades leaving just one more ship until the cruise line's full fleet is operational again. To commemorate the occasion, Holland America Line held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the terminal to open attended by the ship's captain, officers and passengers.

    Carnival Cruise Line Breaks Ground on Cruise Port on Grand Bahama Island. Port Everglades Association member David Candib, V. P. Global Ports & Destinations Development, Carnival Corporation heads up the project.  The development includes a pier for two Excel-class ships and will feature a nature reserve and an interior pool, along with many Bahamian-operated retail outlets. Currently Port Everglades Association members Moffat & Nichol, Haskell are participating in construction plans plus many more companies to be added. The cruise port is an integral part of the plan to restore Grand Bahama to economic viability.

    Wednesday, May 18, 2022.  Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors’ Luncheon program, W Hotel, keynote speaker Nikkie Fried, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services. www.ftlchamber.com

    Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Marine Industries Association. Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon.  11.30am-2pm.  Lauderdale Yacht Club. www.miasf.org

    Friday, May 20, 2022. Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance presents Mid-Year Meeting & Luncheon, Hard Rock Casino.  Key note speaker 43rd FL Governor, Jeb Bush. www.gflalliance.org

    Thursday, May 26, 2022. 25th Edition - Port Everglades Trade Partner Webinar Series Featuring Canada – Port of Halifax Presented by Mr. Patrick Bohan – Director, Government Relations & Stakeholder Engagement. Similar to Port Everglades, the Port of Halifax serves cargo and cruise ships with multipurpose facilities and a recently opened living lab for innovation known as The PIER. Florida (annually) imports a wide range of products from Canada valued at over U$4.3 billion.  Mr. Bohan will update us on Halifax’s operations, investments and overall situation including trade and government relations between Canada and the U.S., from a Canadian vantage point.  10am – 11am via Zoom.gov. For link details, Robert Barceló  rbarcelo@broward.org  954 468 0177 Cell: 954 253 4407 www.porteverglades.net

    Saturday, July 30, 2022.  Mark your calendar for the commissioning of the future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28), a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship.  Commanding Officer is Capt. James Quaresimo. The ship was built by Ingalls Shipbuilding shipyard in Mississippi. www.ussfortlauderdale.org

    Saturday, September 24, 2022.
    Save the date!  Seafarer’s House Golden Compass Gala at Bahia Mar, Fort Lauderdale as we honor Arnold W. Donald, Carnival Corporation. www.seafarershouse.org

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

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