• 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, September 15, 2021. Calling all mariners! United Nations has designated September 30th as World Maritime Day featuring the theme of Seafarers at the core of shipping future. www.un.org  We salute you!

    Friday, October 1, 2021. Our next Port Everglades Association Luncheon Program meeting is at Lauderdale Yacht Club at 11.45am.  Our speakers will present discuss the continuing green commitment of Port Everglades and how this dedication to the environment is vital to moving forward key infrastructure advances.  Getting the ‘Green’ Light: Environmental Progress Propelling Port Everglades’ Biggest Endeavor.  An extensive environmental effort – involving successful mangrove enhancements and coral relocation – has been crucial to Port Everglades getting the green light for its biggest infrastructure project ever.  Port Director Jonathan Daniels will give an overview and introduce Port Everglades’ environmental program manager, Erik Neugaard, will give an overview of the port’s environmental program implementation plan.  Two representatives of The Chappell Group – Tyler Chappell, vice president (and a PEA board member), and Jena Robbins, senior project biologist – will provide an update on the environmental advances and permit compliance monitoring efforts that are integral parts of Port Everglades’ $471 million Southport Turning Notch Extension endeavor. Lee Gottlieb, habitation restoration consultant with the South Florida Audubon Society, will talk about an observation platform designed to be part of the mangrove undertaking.  Special thanks to our Sponsors, Carnival Corporation, Resolve Marine Group, G F C Crane and Tripp Scott, Attorneys at Law.  .Reservations now being taken. 954.463.2801

    Thursday, September 16, 2021. Port Everglades Virtual Partners Meeting hosted by Jonathan Daniels,  3 pm. EST www.porteverglades.net

    Friday, September 17, 2021. Please join USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) Commissioning Committee for the Kick-Off Meeting & Reception. 1pm-3.30pm.in Terminal 4, Port Everglades, Upper Meeting Area. Free parking. Entrance off 17th Street. RSVP by September, 13, 2021. www.ftlnavyleague.org/kickoff

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021. 1.30pm-2.30pm. Please make plans to join us for CBP/Port Everglades’ Perishable Cargo Meeting, hosted by:   U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Broward County's Port Everglades via Microsoft Team, Virtual Webinar.  Contact Robert Barceló, Senior Manager, Business Development - Port Everglades rbarcelo@broward.org  954.468.0177 for Trade Partner Series información. 

    Saturday, September 25, 2021. Port Everglades Association Board member Cliff Berry will be the honoree for the 25th Anniversary International Golden Compass Award Gala. A huge honor and well deserved.  Congratulations Cliff! Great organization helping crew members from around the world who sail on ships at Port Everglades. More details www.seafarershouse.org.

    Monday, September 27-Thursday, 30, 2021, Seatrade Cruise Expo,
    Miami Beach Convention Center.  A virtual event will run alongside.  Registration now open.  www.seatrade-cruise.com.

    Wednesday, October 6, 2021
    The Coast Guard Foundation is hosting a reception at Lauderdale Yacht Club. Dan Thorogood has graciously accepted the invitation to be our Honoree and the plan is to host the dinner next Spring 2022.  The dinner committee will be appointed at the reception.  It will be great to reconnect. RSVP Becky Ketterhagen, Coast Guard Foundation at bketterhagen@coastguardfoundation.org

    Tuesday. October 5-Wednesday 6, 20216th Latin America Ports Forum www.latamports.com, Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel, 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale.  The annual Latin America Ports Forum brings together regional port authorities, shipping companies, infrastructure project developers, construction companies’ concessionaires, operators, investors and government leaders to discuss opportunities revolving around the evolving port industry in the United States and Latin America. Register now and get a 10% PEA discount at www.eventbrite.com/e/151142470197/?discount=PEA. Info@latamports.com.

    Thursday, October 28 – Friday 29, 2021.  Cruise Ship Interiors Expo at Miami Beach Convention Center.  Admission is free but you have to register online, no registration at door. Cruiseshipinteriors-expo.com

    Looking ahead to 2022, save the date on your calendar Friday, June 10, 2022 at Signature Grand for our Port Everglades Association’s 14th Annual Economic Engine Performance Report. Now accepting sponsors and reservations.                                                                                        Lori Baer, Executive Director, Port Everglades Association 954.463.2801 www.portbiz.org



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  • 6th Latin America Ports Forum  

    The annual Latin America Ports Forum brings together regional port authorities, shipping companies, infrastructure project developers, construction companies concessionaires, operators, investors and government leaders to discuss opportunities revolving around the evolving port industry in the United States and Latin America. As one of the main entry points for maritime trade between the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, Florida will host a select group of leaders from the port, maritime and logistics sector who will meet to analyze and discuss the new projects that are being planned and executed in the sector and the new logistics business models that are emerging around the terminals. port facilities and the investments associated with them.

    Date: October 5-6, 2021
    9:00 am through 18:00 pm 
    Embassy Suites by Hilton 1100 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

    Fees/Admission: U$1395


  • Economic Engine Performance Report® 2022

    The 2022 Economic Engine Performance Report program, Mark the day on your calendar.


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