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The World Trade Center Institute (WTCI) hosts various events throughout the year – from thought-provoking two-hour discussions with global executives to energizing daylong conferences with current and future leaders. Speakers have included Honest Tea founder Seth Goldman, McCormick & Company Chief Marketing Officer Tabata Gomez, and Olympian Dominique Dawes. Thousands of attendees have walked away with ideas and connections to drive growth and global good.
The 2023 program will run from August 16th until August 25th. Each day typically lasts from 9:30 am until about 3:30 pm and exposes the fellows to behind-the-scenes tours of Maryland companies, panel discussions with business, government, and nonprofit professionals, and career-building skills and competencies.
Join us and get an inside look at what it takes to be beautiful. C-Care is a beauty manufacturer with more than 20 years of experience. From skincare to haircare, C-Care delivers some of the most popular and well-known brands in the beauty market. It has developed formulas and delivered successful products for everything from small indie brands to major consumer packaged goods.
Join us for an insightful exploration into the dynamic world of supply chain trends and logistics evolution at our upcoming event, "Navigating Current Supply Chain Trends, Logistics and the Strength of Strategic Diversification." In an era where global markets are constantly evolving, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for businesses to thrive. This event aims to unravel the latest innovations, challenges, and opportunities that define the modern landscape of supply chain and logistics.
The Taste of Business is held three to four times yearly at Spark Flex. It is a chance for our members to network with one another while learning about business opportunities in the featured country or region. Each event last two hours and includes a short 1/2 hour speaking presentation led by leaders with experience in the featured region. In addition, you will have the opportunity to sample regional cuisine from our favorite local restaurants.
Four times a year, executives come together to hear from experts on the front lines about breakthrough innovations that address some of the most pressing issues facing global business.
Every year, WTCI hosts a curated and uniquely inspiring women’s leadership conference for curious, talented, ambitious and diverse global female professionals from the private and public sectors. The daylong event is held in June and attracts hundreds of people.
What are the current challenges for the Port of Baltimore and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport? And what solutions are being implemented? Get the inside scoop from the ports’ leaders at this annual event.
Get a VIP tour of a Mid-Atlantic manufacturing company. Hear about the company’s trials and triumphs from its leaders. There are up to four events per year, all hosted by WTCI and the Regional Manufacturing Institute.
The premier annual event to honor the steadfast leaders in Maryland who are driving change in the state and around the world.