Platinium sponsors

Astra Group, Inc.

Astra Group, Inc., is a leading infrastructure general contractor in the Southeast operating from our headquarters in Woodstock, GA with additional offices in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia, and Tampa, Florida. Employing more than 160 construction professionals, our General Contracting, Heavy Civil and Job Order Contracting divisions service commercial and government entities. Astra is proud to be completing Mason Mega Rail for the Georgia Ports Authority.

Baker Constructors, Inc.

Baker Constructors, Inc. combines experience, insight, and capability with the simplest materials on earth to create the basic infrastructure of life.  We build the places where buildings stand, industries function, commerce moves, vehicles travel, families live, and water flows.


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.

Cargo Logistics

CLI specializes in bulk liquid transloading, drayage and ocean freight handling of chemicals in and out of the United States and Canada. Experts in our field, we handle ISO tank, Flexitank, Tanker Truck and Railcar transloading for hazardous and non-hazardous commodities. Flexitanks purchases available. Competitive rates without compromising on service.

Cavotec USA Inc.

Cavotec is a leading engineering group that designs and manufactures automated connection and electrification systems for ports, airports and industrial applications worldwide. Our innovative technologies ensure safe, efficient and sustainable operations.

Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

The Center of Innovation for Logistics helps companies take advantage of the state’s world-class logistics industry, so that they can improve supply chain efficiencies, support growth, and increase global competitiveness. Learn more at

Georgia Department of Economic Development

Continuously ranked the No. 1 state for business, Georgia’s world-class logistics infrastructure moves peoples, products and services quickly and efficiently around the world. Georgia has international representatives in 12 key global markets, while more than 3,000 international facilities and approximately 70 foreign governments call the state home.

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.

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Norfolk Southern is the fourth-largest North American railroad operating over 21,000 route miles. It serves the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick, and maintains one of its headquarters in Atlanta. NS has the most extensive Eastern intermodal network, and is the largest rail carrier of metals in North America.

Outsource Logistics LLC

Outsource Logistics is a Southeast Regional 3PL operating approximately 1 million square feet of warehouse space. Outsource Logistics has been in business for over 15 years and provides solutions ranging from haz/mat to food grade storage and a wide range of value added and transportation solutions including LTL and Drayage.

Ports America

Ports America, headquartered in New Jersey, is the largest U.S. independent marine terminal operator and stevedore company, operating at 42 U.S. ports and 80 locations. We handle container, bulk, breakbulk, automotive, project, and military cargo and provide maintenance and repair, processing 13 million TEUs, 2.5 million vehicles, 10 million tons of general cargo and over two million cruise ship passengers.

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

SedCon Technologies, Inc.

The SedCon® Turbo System prevents shoaling in ship berths and eliminates the need for maintenance dredging. Benefits include substantial savings in maintenance costs and increased revenues for the facility. Following installation, the berth will have full water depth at all times, increasing its availability for ship traffic and total cargo throughput.

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.

WW Ocean & Solutions

WW Ocean is a leading provider of deep-sea ocean transportation, with a fleet of more than 50 modern RoRo vessels. WW Solutions provides logistics support to manufacturers of cars, trucks and heavy equipment. It delivers a range of specialized processing services, world-class supply chain services, inland distribution and terminal handling.