Multiple local, regional, national, and international organizations support the mission of Port Milwaukee, including those listed below. Through this invaluable partnership, the staff of Port Milwaukee and the Board of Harbor Commissioners (BHC) better serve the public interest as Port Milwaukee strives to be a premier provider of transportation and distribution services for its commercial customers while supporting public recreation, leisure, and other uses of Milwaukee’s urban waters.
Aerotropolis Milwaukee is a public-private partnership centered on Mitchell International Airport, working to foster economic collaboration by linking the Milwaukee region’s air, rail, road, and shipping transportation capabilities.
American Association of Port Authorities
The AAPA is the unified voice of the seaport industry in the Americas, empowering port authorities and their maritime industry partners to serve global customers and create economic and social value for their communities.
American Great Lakes Ports Association
The AGLPA represents the interests of commercial ports and port users on the United States side of the Great Lakes, influencing public policies with the goal of fostering maritime commerce and related employment in the Great Lakes region.
American Institute for International Steel
AIIS promotes the responsible free trade and economic growth of steel, promoting the interests of steel importers, exporters, distributors, producers, consumers and port authorities.
Chamber of Marine Commerce
The CMC is a leading and recognized voice for sustainable growth of binational inland and coastal marine commerce in the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Seaway Partnership
The GLSP brings together leading U.S. and Canadian maritime organizations working to enhance public understanding of the benefits of commercial shipping in the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway region of North America.
Green Marine is an environmental certification program for the North American marine industry.
Harbor District, Inc.
Harbor District, Inc. endeavors to achieve a world-class revitalization of Milwaukee’s harbor that sets the standard for how waterfronts work – economically, environmentally, and socially – for the next century.
HwyH2O, which represents U.S. and Canadian Great Lakes ports, is the binational marketing program for the entire Great Lakes region.
Inland Rivers Ports and Terminals
IRPT is a trade association representing the United States’ inland waterway, port, and terminal professionals.
Milwaukee Metropolitan Association of Commerce
MMAC advocates for a better business climate, fosters economic growth, and provides the Milwaukee region with a comprehensive business network.
National Association of Foreign Trade Zones
NAFTZ assists Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) professionals by connecting local communities through the U.S. FTZ program; assists with FTZ program facilitation to foster growth, economic development, and U.S. employment.
National Grain and Feed Association
The National Grain and Feed Association, founded in 1896, is a broad-based, non-profit trade association that represents and provides services for grain, feed and related commercial businesses. Its activities focus on enhancing the growth and economic performance of U.S. agriculture.
Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance
SSGA represents producers, processors, shippers and industry members of identity-preserved (IP) soybeans and specialty grains.
Wisconsin Commercial Ports Association (WCPA)
The WCPA, whose membership consists of the municipal commercial ports of Wisconsin, provides a medium for the exchange of ideas, methods, information and experiences of port management in Wisconsin.