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    • Tuesday, November 16, 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Hotel Maya, 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802
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    A Fireside Chat with Mike DiBernardo and Noel Hacegaba, Deputy Executive Directors of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

    with moderator, Alan McCorkle, Yusen Terminals Chief Executive Officer

    Tuesday, November 16, 2021

    Registration Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Meeting Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Location: Hotel Maya

    700 Queensway Drive

    Long Beach, CA 90802

    Cost: Member $70 / Non-member $75

    Sponsorship Opportunities
    (Must be received by 11/015/2021):

    Gold $1500
    Table of eight
    Logo on all flyers, all media, and mention at podium

    Silver $1000
    Table of four
    Logo on all flyers, all media, and mention at podium

    Speakers:

    Dr. Noel Hacegaba

    Dr. Noel Hacegaba is the Deputy Executive Director of Administration and Operations for the Port of Long Beach, California. He is responsible for managing the day-to-day administrative and operating functions of the Port, including finance, human resources, real estate, business development, operations, communications, and security. He was named to the post in August 2018 by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, the governing body for the Port.

    An active member of the community and the goods movement industry, Dr. Hacegaba serves in various leadership roles, including Chairman of the Professional Development Board of the American Association of Port Authorities. He is also a member of the Marine Exchange of Southern California Board of Directors, Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce Board of Directors, St. Mary Medical Center Board of Trustees, Long Beach City College Foundation Board of Governors and the Los Angeles/Long Beach Propeller Club. He was also elected to the Board of Directors of the Intermodal Association of North America, the largest organization representing the combined interests of the intermodal freight transportation industry.


    Michael DiBernardo 

    Michael DiBernardo is the deputy executive director of marketing and customer relations at the Port of Los Angeles, the nation’s leading container port. In this role, he oversees the Port’s Cargo Marketing, Cargo and Industrial Real Estate, Waterfront and Commercial Real Estate, Environmental Management, Planning and Strategy, and Wharfinger divisions.

    With more than 30 years in the maritime industry, DiBernardo’s career with the Port of Los Angeles began as a student worker in the late 1970s and later as a draftsman in the Port’s engineering division in the early 1980s.

    His expertise encompasses intermodal, maritime, security, labor opportunities and future planning initiatives impacting current terminal operators.

    A San Pedro native, DiBernardo holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills and a certificate in the Executive Management Program from UCLA.



    Cancellations must be received in writing 7 days prior to the event to receive a refund or to avoid being billed. Your payment for this event is not deductible as a contribution or gift under Federal Income Tax Laws, but is most likely deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

    • Thursday, December 16, 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Hotel Maya, 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802
    Register



    Join the Propeller Club LA/LB for our Annual Holiday Lunch on December 16th at the Hotel Maya. Bring a co-worker or a client and enjoy the music and festivities this holiday season. We will celebrate with live music, raffle prizes, and more!



    We will be hosting Noel Hacegaba, Deputy Executive Director of Administration and Operations at the Port of Long Beach, as our Inspirational Speaker.

    Join Us!

    Cost Per Person (Early Bird Rate*): $65.00
    Cost Per Person (Regular Rate): $75.00

    SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE!

    Table of 10 (early bird rate*): $650.00
    Table of 10 (regular rate): $750.00
    Sponsor the Band (ONE AVAILABLE!) - includes two seats: $750

    *Register by December 9, 2021 to receive the early bird rates!

    Bring a door prize or a toy for our Annual Holiday Toy Drive!

    Cancellations must be received in writing 7 days prior to the event to receive a refund or to avoid being billed.Your payment for this event is not deductible as a contribution or gift under Federal Income Tax Laws, but is most likely deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.

Past events

Thursday, September 16, 2021 The International Seafarers Center of Long Beach-Los Angeles 2021 Maritime Industry Salute Dinner
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 In-Person Wine and Cheese Networking Event
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 PCNC Presents: Railroads & West Coast Ports
Thursday, August 26, 2021 2021 Harbor Cruise and Scholarship Award Ceremony
Thursday, July 29, 2021 News and Views from LA Councilman Joe Buscaino, Focusing on the San Pedro Bay Complex
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Port of Los Angeles Update and Vision
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Zero and Near Zero Emission Large Truck Update - Where We Are Now and Where Will We Be in the Future
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 Port Update, Forecast, and Vision from Mario Cordero, Executive Director, Port of Long Beach
Thursday, May 20, 2021 The Shipping Industry in a Post-Pandemic World – A World Shipping Council Perspective
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Legislative Trucking Update - CA Trucking Association
Thursday, April 22, 2021 Leading Successfully in Our Remote New World
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 A Discussion with Former FMC Chairman Khouri
Thursday, March 25, 2021 TPM 2021 Update from Bill Mongelluzzo
Thursday, March 11, 2021 Trading with the World: Past, Present, & Future Markets for the Ports of Los Angeles & Long Beach
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Port of Oakland Director of Maritime Bryan Brandes
Thursday, February 18, 2021 State of the Industry, A Year Like No Other, and What is Ahead for 2021
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 A Discussion with Assemblymember O’Donnell
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Annual General Meeting and Virtual Holiday Get Together
Thursday, December 03, 2020 Chassis Markets in a Season of Change with Bill Shea
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 A Fireside Chat with Mike DiBernardo and Noel Hacegaba
Thursday, October 22, 2020 A Discussion with USCG LA Sector Commander Ore
Wednesday, October 07, 2020 The Current and Projected Climate of Retail Sales and its Effects on the Ports of LA and LB
Monday, September 28, 2020 A Discussion with Executive Project Engineer Duane Kenagy on the Completion of The Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project
Thursday, September 17, 2020 PMSA's John McLaurin
Thursday, September 03, 2020 Looking Through a Changing Economic Environment with Walter Kemmsies
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 A Discussion on Current Affairs with POLA Executive Director Gene Seroka
Friday, May 22, 2020 National Maritime Day 2020
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Year in Review and Industry Trends
Friday, March 13, 2020 USCG IMO2020 Enforcement Program
Thursday, February 13, 2020 2020 Future Trends in the Port of Long Beach with POLB Director Mario Cordero - February 13, 2020
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 A Discussion with USCG Lt. Beal, Commanding Officer of the CGC Terrell Horne
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Annual Holiday Lunch
Monday, November 18, 2019 Peter Lindsey Presents The New IMO 2020 Rule for Low-Sulfur Fuel Ship Standards
Friday, November 15, 2019 A Fireside Chat with Mike DiBernardo and Noel Hacegaba
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Politics, Competitiveness, and Regulations in the Maritime Industry
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Industry Event: Smart Port of the Future - Economy, Environment, Technology, and Workforce - Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, September 12, 2019 Port Governmental Update and Legislative Climate
Thursday, August 22, 2019 2019 Harbor Cruise
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 Update on the Port of Los Angeles with Gene Seroka, Executive Director - Port of Los Angeles
Thursday, May 16, 2019 Seafood Feast
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 FBI Special Agent Boeing Shih Presenting on Cyber Security Threats
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Pier Pass 2.0 Workshop with John Cushing
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 A Discussion with Ed De Nike, President SSA Containers - March 6, 2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Peter Lindsey Presents How The New IMO 2020 Fuel Requirements Will Significantly Impact All Industry Stakeholders
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 State of the Industry
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 Annual Holiday Lunch
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 A Discussion on Politics, Competitiveness, and Regulations in the Maritime Industry
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Changing Trade Policy Impacts on the Economic and Trade Outlook
Thursday, September 20, 2018 Toyota Project PORTAL
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Port Update on Tariffs and Peak Season
Thursday, August 23, 2018 Harbor Cruise
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Joint Port Legislative Update
Thursday, May 17, 2018 31st Annual Seafood Feast
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Meet the New Captain of the Port
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Conversation with Gene Seroka Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 Jones Act Presentation
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 State of the Industry
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Annual Holiday Lunch
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Economic and Trade Outlook, the World, the US and San Pedro Bay Ports
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Enhancing End-to-End Container Visibility Through Technology
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 CAAP 2017 and Its Impact on the Trade Community
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Lunch & Learn: Challenges Facing the Shipping Industry - A World Shipping Council Perspective
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