Georgia Ports Authority’s State of the Port Luncheon
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The 2018 State of the Port Address, hosted by the Georgia Ports Authority and the Propeller Club of the United States – Port of Savannah, will be held at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. GPA’s Executive Director Griff Lynch will present the latest developments at the GPA during a networking-lunch reception.
About the Georgia Ports Authority.
|10:30 a.m||Networking Reception|
|11:00 a.m.||Doors Open|
|11:35 a.m.||Ringing of Propeller Club Bell – be seated|
|11:45 a.m.||Program Begins|
|Lynn Brennan, Propeller Club President
Assistant Port Director, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Welcome | Call Propeller Club Meeting to OrderTBA
Invocation | Pledge of Allegiance | Lunch
|12:20 p.m.||Lynn Brennan
Recognition of Guests | Introduction of GPA Chairman
||James Allgood, GPA Chairman
Remarks | Introduction of Gov. DealGeorgia Governor Nathan Deal
|12:40 p.m.||James Allgood, GPA Chairman
Introduction of video/Introduction of GPA Executive Director
|12:45 p.m.||Griff Lynch, Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority
State of the Port Address
|1:25 p.m.||Lynn Brennan
Announcements | Wrap-up
Georgia’s deepwater ports and inland barge terminals support more than 439,000 jobs throughout the state annually and contribute $25 billion in income, $106 billion in revenue and $2.9 billion in state and local taxes to Georgia’s economy. The Port of Savannah handled 8.8 percent of the U.S. containerized cargo volume and 10 percent of all U.S. containerized exports in CY2017.