A Powerful Conference
in an Extraordinary Location.

General Overview

The Georgia Foreign Trade Conference showcases its benefits to hundreds of attendees from senior level shippers to maritime executives, senior managers and decision-makers representing: ocean carriers, ports, terminal operators, government agencies, financial institutions, shippers, stevedores, railroads, truckers, forwarders, brokers, 3PL’s, 4PL’s, international port management companies, port consultants, suppliers, site selectors and others critical to the movement of international freight.

Acclaimed by attendees and sponsors alike, the GFTC is the definitive meeting place for transportation professionals and service-providers. As an undertaking of the entire Georgia maritime community, the host site for the annual conference rotates betweenGeorgia’s gateways to the world: the deepwater ports of Savannah and Brunswick (historic Sea Island, site of the 2004 G-8 Summit).

The Georgia Foreign Trade Conference offers business sessions to more than 400 senior level shippers and maritime executives from across North America.  Over the course of three days, participants are exposed to business sessions, outstanding networking opportunities, and world-class golf.  An elite panel of speakers will focus their remarks on issues facing shippers, carriers, ports, terminals and the maritime community into the next century, as well as the changing legislation and new technologies affecting the way we conduct business.  If you attend only one conference this year... this should be the one.