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CALENDAR Join us in welcoming Barbara Melvin of the South Carolina Ports Authority and Lisa Metheney of the US Army Corp of Engineers for a Port of Charleston Harbor Deepening/Post-45' Update! ~ MAY 13, 2014 [RSVP]
 
[RSVP]  MAY 13, 2014
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
Join us for a 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 [MELVIN] [Metheney] [SCSPA] [USACE] [INFO]
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 [PRESS] [SPONSOR] [DETAILS]
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 [JOIN CWIT] [CGBP SCHOLARSHIP] [SLATE]
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 [BIO] [CGBP SCHOLARSHIP] [COFC] [JOIN CWIT]
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 [BIO] [SCDOC] [JOIN CWIT] [RENEW ANNUAL SPONSORSHIP] [SCHOLARSHIPS]
[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 [MEMBER BENEFITS] [VOLUNTEER] [JOIN CWIT]
[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 -
Links [NEWS] [BIO] [CFD] [JOIN CWIT] [SPONSORSHIP] [MAP]
[RSVP]  OCOTBER 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 [WANDO TRUCKING] [SPONSORSHIP]
[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 [2012 AUCTION ITEMS] [ITEM DONATIONS] [SPONSORSHIP] [2012 SPONSORS]
[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 [BIO] [WEB] [News]
(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 [INFO] [JOIN CWIT] [MAP]
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 [INFO]
Closed  May 14, 2013
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
Join us in welcoming Ms. Amy Thomson for a discussion on how the U.S. Department of Commerce connects companies with international buyers through export counseling and a variety of export services.
Speaker
Ms. Amy Thomson, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce
Details
Meeting Room 10 & 11 on the second floor. 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 [WEB] [BLOG] [PRESS] [INFO]
Closed  APRIL 9, 2013
Event
Banquet and Annual Meeting
Topic
11th Annual Meeting and Banquet Celebration
Feature
Join us in celebrating CWIT's Next Decade of Empowering Women in International Trade!
Details
Cocktails, networking, and entertainment will start at 6:00 pm and the dinner program at 7:00 pm - An International Menu featuring delectable foods from France, China, Greece, America and Italy catered by Hamby Catering!
Cost
$55 per ticket
Location Founders Hall, Charles Towne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston, S.C. 29407 - Venue: (843) 852-2965
Links [Banquet 2012] [Event Details] [PICTURES] [Sponsorship]
Closed  MARCH 12, 2013
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
Join us in welcoming the Dr. Geraldine Knatz for a discussion on International Trade
Speaker
Dr. Geraldine Knatz, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
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 [WEB] [BIO] [NYT] [INFO]
Closed  FEBRUARY 12, 2013
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
Join us in welcoming Atlanta's Ms. Grethe Hoyvik, Vice President & General Manager, Grieg Star Shipping (USA), as she provides an overiew of STAR as a fully integrated shipping company and one of the world's largest open hatch fleets
Speaker
Join us in welcoming Grethe Hoyvik, Vice President & General Manager, Grieg Star Shipping (USA)
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 [WEB] [INFO]
Closed  JANUARY 8, 2013
Event
Luncheon Meeting
Topic
Join us for a 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 [MELVIN] [Metheney] [SCSPA] [USACE] [INFO]
Closed   NOVEMBER 15, 2012
Event
Membership Drive
Topic
Join us for our annual "Membership Drive and Networking Mixer"
Host
Board of Directors, Charleston Women in International Trade
Details
Starts at 6 pm and ends at 8 pm, and includes appetizers and a networking time.
Cost
No charge, but please RSVP!
Location Runaway Bay (Old Navy Base), 1045 Everglades Avenue, North Charleston SC 29405 - Venue: (843) 789-4689
Links [DIRECTORY AD] [DETAILS] [RSVP]
About CWIT
Congrats WOTY
Congrats Scholarship Recipients
Thank you Elliott Davis!
Sponsor the Soirée
Thanks Mcallister Towing!
Thanks C. H. Robinson!
Thanks SC Ports Authority!
Thanks OOCL USA!
Thanks Durlach Associates!
Thanks Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice!
Thanks Premier Logistics Solutions!
Thanks Mediterranean Shipping Company!
Thanks College of Charleston!
Thanks JMK Studio!
Thanks Alternative Staffing!
Maritime Association of SC!
Superior Transportation!

AZ Charleston

Charleston Motor Carriers Association

Moran Towing

Ham it Up Specialty Hams

Yusen Logistics

Alex's Shoe Repair and Sales

MWV Corporation

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