Platinum Sponsors


AMPORTS has been a leader in the global automotive service industry for over 60 years. With multiple locations in the United States and Mexico, AMPORTS is one of the largest automotive processors in North America. AMPORTS is committed to quality, safety, and providing our customers with seamless logistical solutions.


Balentine is an independently owned, Atlanta-based, investment management firm serving institutions and private clients whose history dates to the founding of Balentine & Company in 1987. We take a carefully crafted, well-balanced approach to managing money and investing, blending the science of investing with the subtle art of thoughtful advice.

CenterPoint Properties

CenterPoint Properties is focused on the development, acquisition and management of industrial property and transportation infrastructure that enhances business and government supply chain efficiency. The company invests in major coastal and inland port logistics markets anchoring North America’s principal freight lanes.

Georgia Power

Georgia Power is proud to partner with the Georgia Ports Authority in providing clean, reliable electricity to one of the fastest growing port systems in North America. For more than 85 years, Georgia Power has been helping companies grow and expand in our state. Learn about our services at

International Longshoremen's Association Local 2046

The ILA 2046 specializes in a highly-skilled labor pool of maintenance and repair mechanics of chassis, containers and refrigeration to service our industry needs. Servicing the maritime industry for more than 40 years with highly-trained and skilled mechanics. We take great pride in our work relations with the GPA and our maritime community.

International Longshoremen's Association, South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District, AFL-CIO

The South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District (SAGCD) is one of two districts within the International Longshoremen's Association, AFL-CIO. The SAGCD embraces ports from North Carolina along the Atlantic Coast to Florida and the Gulf of Mexico, Florida to Texas. The SAGCD includes 32 ports and 64 locals representing the workers in those ports.

ITS ConGlobal

ITS ConGlobal is North America’s largest integrated intermodal services provider, with operations at more than 120 locations across the U.S., Mexico and Costa Rica. ITSC is the largest rail terminal operator in North America and is the only intermodal equipment maintenance vendor and depot operator with transcontinental scale. 

Navis, LLC

Navis is a provider of operational technologies and services that unlock performance and efficiency for terminal operators and ocean carriers. Whether tracking cargo through a port, automating equipment operations, or managing multiple terminals through an integrated, centralized solution, Navis provides a holistic approach to operational optimization, providing improved visibility, velocity and measurable business results.

NFI California Cartage Company

Since 1944, when California Cartage Company made its first delivery, it has become an industry leader in trucking, warehousing and deconsolidation. With its seven logistics companies, Cal Cartage operates more than 1,200 trucks and more than five million square feet of warehouse space throughout the United States and Mexico.

R. K. Johns & Associates, Inc.

R. K. Johns & Associates, Inc., a management consulting firm, has served maritime transportation businesses since 1987. The firm provides a range of research, advice and related consultancy services to the transportation and logistics industry, including: port authorities and private terminal operators, ocean carriers, shipyards, ship owners and operators, transportation intermediaries/3PLs and financial institutions.

Rail Link

Rail Link, a Genesee & Wyoming Company, provides railroad transportation services to nine East Coast and Gulf ports and is also a supplier of railroad switching and related services to a variety of industrial users nationwide.

Savannah Economic Development Authority

Savannah Economic Development Authority’s mission is to expand the region’s economy through the creation and attraction of new business opportunities and the expansion of businesses through development, retention and Foreign-Trade Zone 104. World Trade Center Savannah provides added value to the region with international connections through 300+ World Trade Centers globally. ( and

Stravinski Development Group

SDG’s Port Wentworth Logistic Center is located adjacent to the Georgia Ports Authority's Garden City Terminal Gate 8. The site’s unparalleled location is well-positioned to serve the needs of a broad range of large-scale industrial facilities that can take advantage of immediate access to the Georgia Ports Authority and Norfolk Southern railroad.

SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust is one of the nation's leading banking organizations, delivering large bank services through local approval and delivery channels. Our professionals have the expertise to create tailored solutions and provide strategic counsel to help you focus your time and resources on what matters most – your organization's mission.