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Closed  November 21, 2014 (New Date)
Event
Field Trip
Topic
McAllister Towing of Charleston
Field Trip
Captain Steve Kicklighter will host CWIT for an onboard-tug experience and tour of Charleston Harbor.
Details
Starts at 11:30 am - ends at 1:30 pm
Cost
$35
Location Details will be announced at a later date following registration - Navy Yard at Veterans Terminal
Links
Closed  October 23, 2014
Event
Fundraising and Networking Event
Topic
9th Annual Auction & Party @ STOREHOUSE ROW 10 - Navy Yard at Noisette
Features
Live and Silent Auction
Details
Starts at 6 pm, ends at 9 pm
Cost
$35 Early Bird
Location Storehouse Row 10, 2120 Noisette Blvd., North Charleston, SC, 29405 - Navy Yard at Noisette
Links
Closed  October 14, 2014
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
"Belk"
Speaker
Vice President Private Brands Operations and Customs Compliance Officer, Diane Hartjes is responsible for the global operations of Belk’s $1.0 billion dollar Private Brands Division which is sourced from over 15 countries
Details
Starts at 11:45 am, ends at 1:30 pm, and includes 15-minutes "networking with speaker" time.
Cost
$20.00 members/ $25.00 non-members
Location Charleston Area Convention Center - 5001 Coliseum Drive - Charleston, SC 29418 - Venue: (843) 747-1882
Links
Closed  September 16, 2014
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
"Rewined"
Speaker
Come learn how every day Rewind strives to turn discarded items into beautifully designed and functional products with Adam Fetsch, Owner and Founder, Rewined
Details
Starts at 11:45 am, ends at 1:30 pm, and includes 15-minutes "networking with speaker" time.
Cost
$20.00 members/ $25.00 non-members
Location Charleston Area Convention Center - 5001 Coliseum Drive - Charleston, SC 29418 - Venue: (843) 747-1882
Links
Closed  September 16, 2014
Event
Mentor/Mentee Match-up
Topic
CWIT/CofC Joint Mentoring Program
Mentoring
Get involved and make a difference! Mentors provide students with an experienced contact, there to advise in any number of situations.
Details
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Cost
N/A
Location Beatty Center on the College of Charleston campus (room number TBD) - Mary Katharine Bowen (843) 953-6621
Links
Closed  June 10, 2014
Event
Field Trip
Topic
International Diving Institute
Details
Our CWIT group will have an exclusive tour of the dive school, learn about the training and industries in which diving plays a key role.
Details
Starts at 11:45 am, ends at 1:30 pm - no walk-ins, pre-paid event
Cost
$30.00 (limited to 50 attendees)
Location 1400 Pierside St, Bldg 190, Suite C, North Charleston, SC 29405 - Former Charleston Naval Shipyard
Links
Closed  May 13, 2014
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
Port of Charleston Harbor Deepening/Post-45' Update
Speakers
Barbara Melvin, Senior Vice President, External Relations, South Carolina Ports Authority and Lisa Metheney, Assistant Chief, Programs and Project Management Division U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District
Details
Starts at 11:45 am, ends at 1:30 pm, and includes 15-minutes "networking with speaker" time.
Cost
$20.00 members/ $25.00 non-members
Location Charleston Area Convention Center - 5001 Coliseum Drive - Charleston, SC 29418 - Venue: (843) 747-1882
Links
Closed  April 8, 2014
Event
Annual Meeting
Topic
The Charleston Soirée - CWIT's 12th Annual Meeting
Feature
Please join us for an elegant evening at Founders Hall, celebrating our Woman of the Year, scholarship recipients & installation of officers. Networking, cocktails and appetizers will be served on the back porch with live music by The Purcells.
Details
6:00 PM cocktails & appetizers ~ 7:00 PM plated dinner & program. For dinner, a mixed green salad, garlic marinated grilled chicken breast & Cru Crab Cake, w/ hericot verts & new potatoes. Finish w/ bourbon apple upside down cake & Key Lime bites.
Cost
$70 per ticket or $560 for a named table of eight.
Location Founders Hall, Charles Towne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston, S.C. 29407 - Venue: (843) 852-2965
Links
Closed  March 11, 2014
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
Join us in welcoming Deborah McDowell, Director of Customer Services & Business Development, Seaonus

Deborah will present how to "Grow you business with a Port Driven Supply Chain Model. Proven tips to understand how importing and exporting can grow your business"
Details
Starts at 11:45 am, ends at 1:30 pm, and includes 15-minutes "networking with speaker" time.
Cost
$20.00 members/$25.00 non-members
Location Charleston Area Convention Center - 5001 Coliseum Drive - Charleston, SC 29418 - Venue: 843-308-9330
Links
Closed  February 11, 2014
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
Professor Giocondo Quesada will discuss the College of Charleston's mission on Globalization

Join us for a discussion about the College of Charleston's mission on Globalization, the impacts the college has on International Business and the Certification Global Business Professional [CGBP] Certification Program.
Details
Starts at 11:45 am, ends at 1:30 pm, and includes 15-minutes "networking with speaker" time.
Cost
$20.00 members/$25.00 non-members
Location Charleston Area Convention Center - 5001 Coliseum Drive - Charleston, SC 29418 - Venue: 843-308-9330
Links
Closed  January 14, 2014
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
Allison Skipper, Director of Marketing and Communications, SC Department of Commerce

Join us for a “year-in-review” glimpse into the state’s business recruitment and job creation efforts from 2013 as well as an update on the state’s “Just Right” brand campaign.
Details
Starts at 11:45 am, ends at 1:30 pm, and includes 15-minutes "networking with speaker" time.
Cost
$20.00 members/$25.00 non-members
Location Charleston Area Convention Center - 5001 Coliseum Drive - Charleston, SC 29418 - Venue: 843-308-9330
Links
[RSVP]  November 14, 2013
Event
Membership Drive
Topic
CWIT Membership Appreciation

Join us for our "Membership Appreciation" while enjoying professional networking and munching on delicious appetizers. A cash bar will be open.
Details
From 5:30 pm till 7:30 pm - Note that Parking is available in the City Garage located next door to the Hotel on King Street
Cost
Cash Bar
Location Francis Marion Hotel at 387 King Street, Downtown Charleston - Venue: 843-722-0600
Links
[RSVP]  November 12, 2013
Event
Field Trip
Topic
Karen Brack, Charleston Fire Chief
Host
Join us for a discussion on Chief Brack's fascinating career and the Fire Department's role in HAZMAT response.
Details
Starts at 11:45 am - ends at 1:30 pm
Cost
$30.00 (limited to 50 attendees)
Location Charleston Maritime Center 10 Wharfside Street Charleston, SC 29401 - Downtown Charleston
Links
[RSVP]  October 10, 2013
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
Liz will discuss the secrets of her successful career in the trucking industry.
Speaker
Elizabeth (Liz) Brabham, Wando Trucking.
Details
Starts at 11:45 am, ends at 1:30 pm, and includes 15-minutes "networking with speaker" time.
Cost
$20.00 members/$25.00 non-members
Location Charleston Area Convention Center - 5001 Coliseum Drive - Charleston, SC 29418 - Venue: 843-308-9330
Links
[RSVP]   October 3, 2013
Event
Silent and Live Auction
Topic
CWIT's 8th Annual Fundraising Event, the Harvest Moon Silent Auction
Auction
Enjoy a breathtaking sunset overlooking Charleston Harbor from the veranda before entering the hall for the prefect venue for another fun-filled CWIT auction ~ proceeds fund our scholarship program and off-set monthly luncheon costs!
Details
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Cost
$35 per ticket or $150 for 2 with sponsor listing
Location Alhambra Hall, 131 Middle Street, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina - Venue: 843-849-2053
Links
[RSVP]  September 17, 2013
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
2011 WOTY and Founding Executive Board Member, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch
Speaker
Elizabeth Colbert Busch, Director of Business Development at Clemson University Restoration Institute
Details
Starts at 11:45 am, ends at 1:30 pm, and includes 15-minutes "networking with speaker" time.
Cost
$20.00 members/$25.00 non-members
Location Charleston Area Convention Center - 5001 Coliseum Drive - Charleston, SC 29418 - Venue: 843-308-9330
Links
(Closed)  August 14, 2013
Event
Memberhsip Mixer
Topic
"CWIT Summer Networking & Happy Hour" (cancelled due to inclement weather).
Sponsors
Thank you to the Francis Marion Hotel and Chase Bank for sponosring appetizers for all to enjoy!
Details
From 5:30 pm till 7:30 pm - Note that Parking is available in the City Garage located next door to the Hotel on King Street
Cost
Cash Bar
Location The Francis Marion Hotel - 387 King Street - Charleston, SC 29403 - Venue: 843-722-0600
Links
Closed  June 4, 2013
Event
Site Visit
Topic
Members Only Event - Join us for a lovely afternoon on board a Carnival Cruise for a tour and lunch.
Host
Carnival Cruise Line; a limited seating even where we will enjoy lunch, visiting with colleagues, wonderful views of the harbor, and an exclusive tour of the Carnival Fantasy Ship.
Details
Strict registration deadline of May 24th. No exceptions. Please register early to reserve your space. Only 50 attendees permitted.
Cost
$30 per ticket
Location Union Pier Terminal 32 Washington Street Intersection of Laurens and Concord Streets. Check in at 10:45 AM Tour ends at 2:00 PM Tuesday, June 4th -
Links
 
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