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Come celebrate as as they look back at 25 years of Service!
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Formed in 1989, the San Diego Port Tenants Association is a coalition of businesses and industries on San Diego Bay dedicated to enhancing trade, commerce, and tourism on San Diego Bay’s tidelands, while protecting the area’s environment.

A 2007 analysis was done on the “Economic & Fiscal Impact of the Port of San Diego” for FY2005 shows that the Port’s direct and indirect contribution to regional employment is 77,100 jobs. The businesses located within the Port District’s boundaries generate $10.6 Billion output annually in the regional economic impact. Directly or indirectly, business activities on the Tideland support one of every thirty civilian jobs in the San Diego-region.

SDPTA membership includes representatives of manufacturing; ship building and repair; shipping and trade; marinas; commercial and sports fishermen; the cruise ship industry; yacht clubs, aerospace and airport industries; the hospitality industry, including hotels, restaurants and retail merchants; as well as the U.S. Navy.

The SDPTA has a Board of Directors made up of 39 representatives of master-lease holders, sub-tenants and associate members. Additionally, there are committees in such diverse areas as Real Estate, Marine Recreation, Marine Industrial, and Membership & Marketing. A staff of two carries out the day-to-day work of the Association.

SDPTA also produces an event called “Operation Clean Sweep”, the only Big Bay Cleanup that features divers, as well as, usual shoreside cleanup. This event, done in partnership with the Unified Port of San Diego and the U.S. Navy draws over 1,000 volunteer participants each year.

If your company is on the Tidelands or does business with the Port or its Tenants, the San Diego Port Tenants Association can be of help to you. Call (619) 226-6546 for more information and an invitation to our next Membership Mixer.

As another year of exciting challenges continues to unfold, the SDPTA remains focused on protecting the interests of its members, while fulfilling its motto of: “Advancing trade, commerce, and tourism while protecting the environment.”