72nd Annual Training Conference & Trade Show
October 21-23, 2020
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
Come join your peers in San Diego for the 72nd Annual Harbormasters Training Conference for three days of networking, learning and fun!
This year’s conference will feature expert presenters providing solutions for the issues that can make our lives miserable; a tour of San Diego Harbor; visits with your legislators and regulators; plus great food and entertainment.
We’ll have experts at the conference who can help you address the challenges you experience managing your operations. Topics will include personal and business development, project planning, along with marketing and management, and succession planning.
Get together with your friends and colleagues on Thursday night for the Annual Awards ceremony where outstanding members of the ports and harbors community are honored for outstanding and exceptional accomplishments.
Discuss upcoming harbor projects and find innovative solutions to persistent problems by taking time to visit the conference sponsors and vendors in the Trade Show area in the hotel. They always share the latest technological advancements and help you find money-saving ways to get things done at your facility.
The Sheraton is extending special rates for conference attendees both before and after the conference dates. Take advantage of the special rates to make a long weekend of your stay. We encourage you to bring a guest or your entire family to take advantage of all that San Diego has to offer.
With near perfect weather year-round, 70 miles of spectacular coastline, world-class attractions and a thriving urban core, complete with a sophisticated art, dining and nightlife scene, San Diego has earned the name California’s beach city.
Explore San Diego’s diverse coastal, urban and inland neighborhoods, each with its own flavor. Don’t miss sampling the areas signature Cali Baja cuisine or tasting one of the hundreds of craft beers and wines bottled in the region.
After a day at the beach or other outdoor adventure, head to the party downtown at one of the sizzling nightclubs or rooftop bars. If art and culture is your passion, you’ll find an exciting hub of creativity in San Diego. Often referred to as the “Smithsonian of the West,” Balboa Park features 17 museums, numerous galleries and performing arts venues as well as the San Diego Zoo.
It’s hard to find a better destination for families. Whether you love engaging with animals or thrill rides, building sandcastles or beach bonfires, there’s plenty to entertain the entire family from sun up to sun down.
Happiness is calling from San Diego, it’s time to answer the call and start planning your vacation now.