Newsletter - October 2017

 

WIT-NC News, Events & Announcements

October Program Upon Us * Membership Drive * Member News * WIT-NC Awarded * Member Receives Award * OWIT Recap * WIT-NC Sponsors CompTIA

 

OCTOBER PROGRAM - RULES OF ORIGIN: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND COMPLIANCE, A CBP FOCUS
Join us at NetApp on Wednesday, October 11th for Rules of Origin: Strategic Planning and Compliance, A CBP Focus. Larry Ordet of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg will present on how Rules of Origin can be used in strategic planning in addition to being an aspect of compliance. More info.

CARPE DIEM - IT'S THE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE - JOIN NOW!
Now's the time to join WIT-NC during our Membership Drive, ending October 31st! Membership will be offered at discounted rates for individuals ($50, usually $85), and corporate ($215, usually $250) members. Members will enjoy a 30% discount on monthly program registration fees. Also, joining or renewing early will automatically enter you into a drawing for a chance to win an Amazon Echo Show and Amazon Echo Dot.More Info.

CONGRATULATIONS, GREG!
Congratulations to Greg Stein on his retirement. Greg is retiring from his position as a Director for Global Trade Compliance at Western Digital. Please join us in honoring Greg's participation and contributions to WIT-NC. Greg wants to stay in touch and can be reached at GStein1270@GMail.com.

WIT-NC AWARDED AS 2017 SMALL BUSINESS SPONSOR CHAPTER WINNER BY OWIT
WIT-NC was recognized as the winner for 2017 Small Business Sponsor Chapter by OWIT. We tied for the award with the Nairobi Chapter, with 5 small business sponsorships. Thank you for your continued support and sponsorship. If you would like to learn more about OWIT's small business sponsorship opportunities, click here for more information!

BPE GLOBAL NAMED IN THE WORLDECR AWARDS, 2017
Congratulations to BPE Global, which was named Runner up in the WorldECR Export Controls Consultant of the Year Category. Congratulations Beth Pride, and BPE Global! Beth served tirelessly on the WIT-NC Board for many years and BPE Global supports WIT-NC as a Corporate Member.

WIT-NC HOSTS 4-DAYS OF OWIT EVENTS IN SILICON VALLEY
WIT-NC hosted OWIT chapters from around the world in Silicon Valley September 13-17, for its annual Fall Board meeting. This annual event rotates amongst OWIT local chapters and decades have passed since WIT-NC has had the honor. Check out the event report here and see our Facebook for exciting photos!

WIT-NC SPONSORS COMPTIA EVENT
WIT-NC once again was an Association Sponsor for the annual CompTIA Compliance Best Practices Conference in Silicon Valley. This year's day-long conference was hosted by Apple and featured roundtable discussions such as: "Valuation Isn't Ac-crual Topic," and "Don't Run Screaming, It's Just Screening." Thanks to WIT-NC sponsor CompTIA and Ken Montgomery for the opportunity to participate.