AAPA: The Preeminent Voice of the Seaport Industry

Promote your company to decision-makers who spend more than $9 billion each year on port-related improvements.

About AAPA:

We are the unified voice of the seaport industry in the Americas, representing more than 130 public port authorities in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America with over 4,000 members. For more than a century, AAPA membership has empowered port authorities and their maritime industry partners to serve global customers and create economic and social value for their communities. Our events, resources and partnerships connect, inform and unify seaport leaders and maritime professionals who deliver prosperity around the western hemisphere. For its U.S. members, AAPA provides compelling advocacy and effective public outreach to influence seaports’ most urgent public policy issues. Today, AAPA continues to promote the common interests of the port community, and provides critical industry leadership on security, trade, transportation, infrastructure, environmental and other issues related to port development and operations.

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Decision-makers in the port industry help generate $5.4 trillion in U.S. economic activity.

About Our Readers:

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of respondents say they have visited an advertiser’s website after seeing an ad in AAPA Seaports Magazine.


of respondents spend OVER $500,000 on products and services every year.

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of respondents say they are involved in recommending, specifying or approving the purchase of products and services.

*Statistics from the 2023 AAPA Readership Survey.

AAPA Media

According to our recent advertiser survey, social media, digital newsletters and/or magazines, websites and videos are the top options when advertisers are buying or considering buying digital advertising media for their ports. Make sure your port is also reaching your target audience through AAPA’s digital channels.

Who We Are:

AAPA represents the top ports in the Western Hemisphere.

Seaports of the Americas and AAPA Seaports Magazine are distributed to nearly 4,200 members, whose titles include:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chairman of the Board
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Director of Administration
  • General Counsel
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Director of Environmental Affairs
  • Chief Engineer

Contact your Naylor account executive to reserve your space in AAPA media.