2023 Annual Maritime Dinner
Honoring David Grzebinski, President & CEO, Kirby Corp.
Bayou City Event Center9401 Knight Rd
Houston, TX 77045
* Registration open until 8/11/23 at 2:45 PM (CST)
Registration is closed! If you are attending, please click here for important guest information. We look forwarding to seeing you there!
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
Queen of the Fleet Sponsors
David Grzebinski, President and CEO of Kirby Corporation (“Kirby”), has been named the 2023 Maritime Leader of the Year. Grzebinski will be honored at the Port Bureau’s Annual Maritime Dinner on August 26, 2023. The Port Bureau Board of Directors named Grzebinski as the 2023 honoree for his steadfast commitment to improving the greater Houston port region.
Proceeds from the Annual Maritime Dinner support the Port Bureau’s regional maritime advocacy efforts.
- Includes reserved table of 10 (2 tables included with Title Sponsor)
- Logo or company name recognition in sponsor presentation and all print and digital media, commensurate with level
- Location in ballroom is commensurate with level and date of registration
- Includes 2 tickets seated together ($700 value)
- Premium logo recognition at event, in sponsor presentation, and all print and digital media
All guests receive:
- Cocktail reception with open bar
- Gourmet dinner
- Complimentary valet or parking
- Access to The Lounge after the program close
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Please note: Sponsorship commitments must be received by August 4, 2023, to be guaranteed print recognition.
|5:30 PM - 7:15 PM||Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction Complimentary valet and parking. Attire: black tie preferred.|
|7:15 PM - 8:15 PM||Dinner Email dietary restrictions to firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|8:15 PM - 8:15 PM||Close of Silent Auction|
|8:15 PM - 9:00 PM||Honoree Recognition Honoring David Grzebinski, President/CEO, Kirby Corporation. Featuring keynote recognition by Karrie Trauth, Senior Vice President of Shipping & Maritime, Shell|
|9:00 PM - 11:00 PM||Post Event Social in The Lounge Featuring jazz music by Kevin Charles Music, lite bites, and cocktails sponsored by Cooper/Ports America and Schroder Marine Services. Open to all Maritime Dinner attendees!|
For More Information:
Silent Auction Sponsors
Buffalo Marine Service, Inc.
Excargo Services, Inc.
Suderman & Young Towing Co.
The Nice Winery
Avenida Brazil-Clear Lake
Bay Oaks Country Club
Bay Area Aesthetics
Black Walnut Cafe
Galveston Historical Foundation
Giant Texas Distillers
Houston Axe Throwing
Houston Maritime Center
Houston Marriott South
Little Beakers Science Labs for Kids
Main Street Theater
Messina Hof Winery
Natural Bridge Caverns
New Orleans Steamboat Co.
Rabusta Coffee & Trading
Saint Arnold Brewing
Taste of Texas
The Phoenix on Westheimer
The Worthington Renaissance
Fort Worth Hotel
William Chris Winery
Wilhelmsen Port Services
Updated August 24, 2023