2022 Shifting Trade Seminar

2022 Shifting Trade Seminar
AAPA Shifting Trade Seminar will take place January 25-27, 2022 at the Westin Tampa Waterside in Tampa, FL. AAPA’s Shifting Trade seminar is the port industry’s most influential and critical economic event and is held annually in Tampa, Florida. The program examines global economic trends that affect the port industry in the U.S. and Western Hemisphere and is therefore attended by port executives and industry leaders from across the region. Shifting Trade focuses on the worldwide trade lanes, global trade predictions and trends that affect our industry. Please sign in to register.

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Elective Program

Registration Rates:  Early Bird Rate  Regular Rate
Member  $775  $875
Non-Member N/A  $1,075

PPM candidates receive a 20% discount on the member registration rate
The deadline for the early bird rate is January 3, 2022.

Federal Government employees receive a special rate. Contact Imani Poindexter by email at ipoindexter@aapa-ports.org or by phone at (202) 907-7991 for assistance.
Tabletop Exhibitor Registration Rates: Member  Non-Member
Tabletop Exhibit Registration (includes one registration)  $2,075                 $2,550
Tabletop Exhibit Registration (includes two registrations) $2,495  $3,050

Registration Policy

AAPA hosted seminar and event registrations can not be confirmed until payment has been received. Payment is required during online registration and can be submitted during the “checkout” process by providing a credit card, ACH, or PO number. Payment or an approved purchase order must be received prior to or at registration on the first day of the event to gain access. Please contact Renita Gross by email at rgross@aapa-ports.org for assistance if you have any questions regarding the registration policy.

Hotel Information:

The Westin Tampa Waterside
725 South Harbour Island Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 229-5000
Sleeping Room Rate: $239.00 single/double
Room Block Cut-Off Date: January 3, 2022

Click here to make your online reservation, or call the hotel at 813-229-5000. The group rate is $239/night plus tax (single/double). To get this rate, please mention that you are attending the AAPA Shifting Trade Seminar. The deadline for the group rate is  January 3, 2022 (rooms may not be available at the group rate after the deadline, and rooms are on a first-come first-serve basis). Check-in is at 3:00 p.m.; check-out is at 12:00 p.m.

No Refund/Cancellation Policy for Registrations
Registration fees for seminars and events are non-refundable. If a registrant needs to cancel his or her attendance at a seminar or event, the registration fee associated with the cancellation is transferable in the form of a credit in the dollar amount of the registration fee. This credit may be used by any staff person of the registrant's organization and may be applied to the registration fee associated with another seminar or event hosted by AAPA, including the AAPA Annual Convention. The credit associated with the cancellation must be used at a seminar or event within one (1) year from the original seminar or event date.

If AAPA cancels an event, registrants will be notified in writing.

To use a credit to pay for your registration fee, please select Purchase Order when you register and type "use credit" without the quotes in the PO field. Your credit will be processed and an updated email confirmation will be sent from Imani Poindexter by email at ipoindexter@aapa-ports.org. Please contact Imani Poindexter if you have any questions about your remaining credit. Credits do not work as a payment method online.  
1/25/2022 - 1/27/2022
The Westin Tampa Waterside 725 South Harbour Island Blvd Tampa, FL 33602 UNITED STATES

Event Pricing

ItemReg. ClassPrice
Shifting Trade RegistrationMember875.00
Shifting Trade RegistrationNon Member1075.00
Tabletop Exhibit Registration (includes one registration)Member2075.00
Tabletop Exhibit Registration (includes one registration)Non Member2550.00
Tabletop Exhibit Registration (includes two registrations)Member2495.00
Tabletop Exhibit Registration (includes two registrations)Non Member3050.00



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Panel: COP26 Fallout – What Decarbonization Goals and Obligations Emerged from the Meeting
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How One Corporate Group is Doing Fueling Changes: Terminal, and Vessel Infrastructure Investments
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Attendee Roster

Mr. Matthew CreswellCity & Borough of Juneau Docks & HarborsHarbormaster(907) 586-5255matthew.creswell@juneau.orgCRESWELL, MATTHEW22SHIFTING
Ms. Kate FergusonDuluth Seaway Port AuthorityDirector of Trade & Business Development(218) 727-8525kferguson@duluthport.comFERGUSON, KATE22SHIFTING
Mr. Michael FreinerHDR Engineering, Inc.Senior Project Manager(361) 857-2211Michael.Freiner@hdrinc.comFREINER, MICHAEL22SHIFTING
Renita M. GrossAmerican Association of Port AuthoritiesDirector of Event Planning and Data Operations(703) 706-4701rgross@aapa-ports.orgGROSS, RENITA22SHIFTING
Mr. David GutheilPort of ClevelandChief Commercial Officer(216) 241-8004david.gutheil@portofcleveland.comGUTHEIL, DAVID22SHIFTING
Mr. Griffith V. LynchGeorgia Ports AuthorityExecutive Director(912) 964-3955glynch@gaports.comLYNCH, GRIFFITH22SHIFTING
Mr. Jeff TheobaldPhilaPortCEO, Executive Director(215) 426-2600jtheobald@philaport.comTHEOBALD, JEFF22SHIFTING
Mr. Juan VillanuevaPort of StocktonDirector of Development and Planning(209) 946-0246jvillanueva@stocktonport.comVILLANUEVA, JUAN22SHIFTING
Ms. Jen WilkAmerican Association of Port AuthoritiesPublic Affairs Director(703) 684-5700jwilk@aapa-ports.orgWILK, JEN22SHIFTING