The Harbor Association of Industry & Commerce (HAIC) was established in 1975 as the collective voice and advocate for the harbor business community. HAIC is a non-profit industrial and commercial trade association which serves as a united voice on trade, transportation, energy, environmental and land-use issues affecting the South Bay and harbor business communities.

Membership Benefits

  • Networking opportunities with industry leaders and elected officials
  • Active participation in program planning through committee involvement
  • Advertising and sponsorship opportunities at special events
  • Immediate release of important and vital information through emails and newsletters and advocacy on issues affecting the harbor business community on the local, state and national level.
  • Receive the “Harbor Voice” newsletter and email news flashes with current events and activities.
  • Advocacy on issues affecting the harbor business community on the local, state,and national level.

HAIC Membership Application


The heart of the Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce committees monitor legislation, provide a forum for industrial and government speakers to address key issues, write resolutions and provide oral testimony of support or opposition which reflect the HAIC's overall position.

Read about HAIC Committees 

Governmental Affairs

Members review regulations and legislation affecting the business community, specifically in the South Bay. Of particular interest are air qualities, water-borne commerce, land use and port issues. This committee is concerned with pending legislation at the Federal, State and local level that may affect the needs of HAIC members.

Port Security Subcommittee
Transportation Subcommittee  

Marketing & Communications

Responsible for developing HAIC's marketing and communications vehicles: membership brochures, monthly newsletter, website, media kits, press releases, public service announcements and position papers.


Monthly meetings featuring prestigious speakers on issues having a bearing on the economic health and well being of the South Bay. This committee endeavors to find a diverse group of speakers representing many topics and issues of interest to our members.


This committee works on annual events ranging from harbor cruises for HAIC members and their friends, a Harbor Cup Challenge golf tournament, annual officers and directors installation dinner, the "Salute to Industry" awards banquet and the yearly Sacramento visitation to meet with our legislators.

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