Great Lakes Waterways Conference

February 9-10, 2016
Marriott Downtown at Key Center
Cleveland, Ohio

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It Takes Knowledge, Experience and Vision to Shape the Future...

Join maritime industry leaders in the Great Lakes at the 2016 Great Lakes Waterways Conference as they come together to address the industry’s most pressing challenges while exploring its most exciting future opportunities.

The 2016 Great Lakes Waterways Conference is the one maritime industry event that involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions aimed specifically at the Great Lakes region.

Your participation is a key component to this interchange. And, when you attend you will have an opportunity to contribute to important strategic discussions that will help shape the future for the Great Lakes maritime industry. You will also come away with valuable contacts and a host of ideas and strategies to align your organization with current conditions while also ensuring its long-term operational effectiveness.

Engaging Government and Industry...

The 2016 Great Lakes Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United States Coast Guard, the Canadian Coast Guard, Transport Canada, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and other governmental organizations with a stake in the Great Lakes maritime.

In addition, the conference will involve a broad swath of key individuals from industry such as ports, shippers, ore carriers, shipyards and ship repair facilities, passenger vessel operators, tug, towboat and barge operators, marine suppliers and others with a stake in promoting and sustaining a healthy and prosperous Great Lakes maritime industry.


Take advantage of special discounted pricing at the conference headquarters hotel:

Marriott Downtown at Key Center
127 Public Square
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

To make hotel reservations call, 216-696-9200 and mention the Great Lakes Waterways Conference. Or register online.
Single Occupancy: $139


Cancellation Policy for Registrations:

All conference registrations must be paid in full at the time of registering. Cancellations made 7 days prior to the start of the conference will receive a 90% refund. Cancellations made within 7 days will not receive a refund.

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