96th ANNUAL MEETING & GALA!
Pulse of the Port
Open Your Heart Fundraiser
Mark your calendars and join us for The Maritime Association of SC's 2022 Annual Meeting & Gala. Upwards of 600 attendees gather on this very special evening for a black tie affair that will include a cocktail reception, formal dinner and presentation of awards, followed by an evening of music and dancing.
It's our time to honor those who have extended themselves in service to the maritime community, as well as advocates who have supported issues related to the waterfront. We look forward to this celebratory gathering of the waterfront.
Friday, February 4, 2022 - Embassy Area Charleston Convention Center
5055 International Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29418
6:30 PM Cocktails & Entertainment
8:00 PM Dinner
JOHN HASSELL AWARD
Our highest honor, the John Hassell is awarded to an individual for their unwavering support of the South Carolina maritime sector.
The Beacon is awarded in recognition of a career of distinguished service to the Port of Charleston and South Carolina's maritime sector.
EMERGING LEADER AWARD
This new award has been named to recognize an individual in the maritime community who rises up among young peers, demonstrating exceptional passion and leadership within their own business and across the community.
LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR
The Legislator of the Year is awarded to a lawmaker (federal, state or local) who is considered an advocate for the maritime sector, who has worked on meaningful legislation to enhance our industry, and thus, our economy.
BILLY ADAMS OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER AWARD
Each year, MASC will recognize one outstanding volunteer who stands out for his/her leadership and contributions.
MARITIME ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR
The Maritime Advocate of the Year is awarded to an individual who has an expressive passion for the industry, tirelessly advocates for the maritime sector at large, and has significantly impacted the industry by advancing issues collectively and with unity of purpose.
The Environmental Stewardship Award is granted for exemplary performance in protecting our environment by advancing awareness, upholding safety best practices and providing training to prepare for worst case scenarios. The award is in honor of diligent stewardship of our community and natural surroundings.
2022 Award Recipients will be announced in Fall 2021.
Gala Photo Gallery