Newsletter - January 2019


WIT-NC News, Events & Announcements

Monthly Event * Membership Awards * Congratulations to our Board Members * FDA Meeting * Thank You to March Speaker * OWIT News * Membership Benefits


Section 301: The Age of Change - Next Week!
Gabrielle Griffith of BPE and Evan Raubacher of Cisco, will discuss Section 301 duty mitigation strategies and provide helpful tips on utilizing metrics to track movements of goods and maximize duty savings. Information and registration.

We'll be returning to NetApp for this event. Please be sure to check the WIT-NC Calendar for the location of our monthly events. We are scheduled to be at different locations this year and these will be posted there as well as communicated in the monthly invitations.

Membership Awards
We will be announcing our Member and Company Awards at Wednesday's event! These awards are presented to an individual member and a company member for their outstanding service to the WIT-NC mission. We look forward to honoring these recipients.

Congratulations are in Order!
Biggest congratulations to our Board Members, Deep SenGupta and Christabelle Bishman for successfully passing the rigorous Licensed Customs Broker Exam. What a great accomplishment and we are so proud of you both!.

FDA Partnership Meeting: Bridge to the Future
Our May event will be an interactive, informative and "No Topic Off-Limits" forum hosted by FDA officials at Varian Medical Systems. Information and registration.

Thank You to John McLoughlin and KPMG
Thank you to John McLoughlin for providing his perspectives on today's trade environment and strategies to help companies succeed. We really appreciate both his travel to the West Coast to join us and his engaging and useful presentation. Please visit our Facebook page for photos.

If you missed the program, you can get the presentation in the Members Only section of Your log-in is the email address associated with your membership and the current Members' password. Please email Ann McGrath, Assistant Secretary if you need the password.

OWIT Multi Chapter Event
OWIT International invites all chapter members from around the world to join a free discussion on current international trade topics, Tuesday, April 8. This kick off webinar will set the scene for these meet ups and discuss what you can expect from these sessions.

Membership Benefits
An important benefit of WIT-NC membership is "Education". Our monthly events provide valuable information to help our members and guests increase their knowledge of global trade issues, processes and best practices.