Mark Montgomery, president and CEO of Ports America Chesapeake, will be the guest speaker at the BWI Business Partnership's May signature breakfast and annual transportation forum, Wednesday, May 15, from 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. at the BWI Airport Marriott, 1743 West Nursery Road, in Linthicum.
Ports America, the largest terminal operator in America, is responsible for the widening of the berth at Seagirt Marine Terminal in Baltimore. The Port of Baltimore is one of only two ports on the East Coast that will be able to accommodate the super-sized ships expected to arrive through the expanded Panama Canal in 2014.Montgomery was honored as the Baltimore Museum of Industry's Industrialist of the Year in 2012.
Central Maryland Regional Transit, the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance, the Maryland Transit Administration, Partners in Care, Rideshare by Enterprise, Telework Baltimore, the Transportation Association of Maryland and vRide are among the area transportation-related agencies that will exhibit at the event.
The sponsor of the breakfast is First Transit. Advance registration is required by May 13. Partnership members attend at no charge or $30, depending on membership level. Non-members attend for $50, space permitting. To register, members should go to http://www.bwipartner.org and click on the link under the event on the home page, or call 410-859-1000. Non-members should call 410-859-1000.