Newsletter - January 2019


WIT-NC News, Events & Announcements

Membership Drive * Member and Company of the Year * OWIT News


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.

Annual Membership Drive Runs Through May
It's time for WIT-NC's Annual Membership Drive! We are offering discounted annual membership rates through May 31 for individuals ($50, usually $85) and for corporations ($215, usually $250). Join WIT-NC today and begin enjoying our many great benefits such as access to the latest global trade information, trends and best practices, networking, impacting trade legislation by participating in industry working groups, and receiving discounts on our monthly events.

To join or renew your membership, please visit our website. For Membership questions, please e-mail

Membership Awards
Congratulations to Janice Whitaker, WIT-NC's Member of the Year and Leslie August of Boomerang Carnets, WIT-NC's Company of the Year. We appreciate their outstanding service to the WIT-NC mission.

Thank you to Evan Raubacher and Gabrielle Griffiths
for sharing Strategies, Tactics and published CBP Binding Ruling requests that were granted, at our April event.

OWIT Conference: Year of the Woman
OWIT International is holding its annual conference and board meeting in Florida, October 23-25. Participants will be given extraordinary access to trade experts, networking opportunities, and business insights. Indeed, OWIT's vision for its members and participants is ambitious:to empower women in both developed and emerging nations and throughout the world to powerfully shape international trade. Registration at

Forum for International Trade Training Online Courses and Workshops
OWIT and WIT-NC Members can access training provided by the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) at a discount. FITT's online courses and workshops enable users to pursue self-directed training whenever and wherever convenient and target the topics that matter most to you or your business. You can access this professional global trade training with these exclusive member-only discounts:

  • get $50 off any online courses with discount code OWITFITT (not case sensitive)
  • get $25 off any online workshops with discount code OWITFITT (not case sensitive)

Simply add the discount code to the order in your shopping cart as you check out.