2024 Lead Sponsor

Ports America

Ports America is the largest U.S. terminal operator and stevedore with 70 locations across 3 coasts with over 100 years of experience. Ports America possesses dedicated resources that only a company of such scale and scope can deliver, including: skilled personnel, robust training programs, best-in class technology and experienced management.

2024 Gold Sponsors

Atlantic Logistics

Founded in 2001 by Evie and Bob Hooper, Atlantic Logistics has enjoyed several years of top line profitability, an increasing customer base, and regional and national recognition for employee satisfaction. Beginning in 2003 Atlantic Logistics has been helmed by Robert Hooper Ph.D. who, continuing with his parents' vision and leadership style, has seen the company expand operations by opening second office and adding additional staff. 2021 was a record-breaking year, as Atlantic Logistics moved nearly 31,000 shipments valued at $41 Million.  Since the company's inception Atlantic Logistics successfully delivered over 230,000 shipments through more than 16,000 qualified carriers.

Crowe is a public accounting, consulting, and technology firm that combines deep industry experience with technological innovation. For over a decade, they have been helping metals companies with the tools and technologies to make smarter decisions and build lasting value. Today Crowe is leading metal companies through digital transformation by implementing industry-specific solutions like Crowe Metals Accelerator for Microsoft Dynamics 365™. Visit crowe.com/metals

Steel Manufacturers Association

SMA is the largest steel industry trade association in the United States and is the primary trade association representing American EAF steel producers. Accounting for over 70 percent of domestic steelmaking production, EAF producers are the most sustainable steelmakers in the world. By using an innovative, 21st century production process that is less energy-intensive, domestic steelmakers have up to 75 percent lower carbon emissions than traditional steelmakers. SMA’s 24 producer members have operations in 35 states. For more information check out our website at www.steelnet.org or our Facebook page.

2024 Silver Sponsors

Bank of America

Whatever you need to thrive and grow, Bank of America Business Capital is by your side with the resources, solutions and vision to see you through. Drawing on experience gained over nearly a century, we offer clients in the United States, Canada and Europe services ranging from working capital and turnaround financing, to recapitalizations and restructurings. Delivering smart solutions that make it easier to do business, and the expertise to help you take on what’s next.   business.bofa.com/businesscapital

2024 Stainless Steel Golf Sponsors

2024 Ratings Partner

Fitch Ratings | CRU

Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary, and research.  Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. 

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries.  Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, Fitch Solutions, and Fitch Learning.  With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.

For additional information, please visit www.fitchratings.com.

2024 Media Sponsors


FF Journal

Metal Center News

Modern Metals


A limited number of sponsorships and exhibition opportunities are available for the Tampa Steel Conference 2024. For more information or to discuss your participation, please contact:

Jill Waldman - [email protected] or call +1 303-570-6570