State of the Ports Address

World Trade Center Harrisburg

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Date(s) - 02/22/2018
8:00 am - 10:00 am

Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel


The regional air and sea ports, US Customs & Border Protection, along with logistics and transportation services, are an integral part of our global supply chain. Join the World Trade Center Harrisburg for our 4th annual State of the Ports Address, where you will hear the most recent update on Pennsylvania’s ports. This is your opportunity to get to know our regional port community and learn of the latest port developments affecting your ability to compete globally.

At 11,000 TEU, the MSC Avni ship is the largest ever to call on the Philadelphia Port.

At 11,000 TEU, the MSC Avni ship is the largest ever to call on the Philadelphia Port.

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority Highlights:

  • Big Ship Ready in 2018!
  • PhilaPort leads container cargo growth on US Eastern Seaboard
  • Doubling of cargo throughput capacity with Governor Wolf’s $300 million Port Development Plan

Harrisburg International Airport Highlights:

  • Future Cargo expansion
  • Update on new construction taking place at HIA
  • International travel and Air Canada’s growth

US Customs & Border Protection, Port of Harrisburg Highlights: US-CBP

  • Overview of the role and work of Customs & Border Protection
  • Harrisburg Port statistics and latest updates

Meet our Speakers:

Dominic O’Brien, Senior Marketing Representative, Philadelphia Regional Port Authority

Marie Byers,  Manager, Business Relationships & Ground Transportation, Harrisburg International Airport

Scott Merlo,  Customs and Border Protection Officer, Port of Harrisburg


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Thank You! for the generous support of our sponsors:

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Silver Sponsors:
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Bronze Sponsor:PhilaPort_Master

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Ticket Type Price Spaces
Individual Ticket: WTC Member $35.00
Individual Ticket: Non-Member $45.00