3:30PM Breakout Sessions

  • Communication Across Cultures
    Luby Ismail, Founder and President, Connecting Cultures
  • Leverage Technology for Social Good
    Tom Jarboe, Director of Corporate Operations
    Jim Anderson, VP International, Earth Networks

4:30PM International Networking Reception5:
5:15PM Speaking Remarks

  • Deb Kielty, President and Executive Director, WTCI
  • Janine Branch, Director Professional Exchange Program
  • Congressman Elijiah Cummings (via video)

6:00PM Cultural Showase

Date & Location

October 4, 3:30-7:00pm

Columbus Center IMET
701 E Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21202

Cultural Showcase

Wild Irish Roses

The Wild Irish Roses

Dazzling duo of sisters Jessica and Kaitlyn Likas, who delight audiences with their dueling fiddles and Irish step and Scottish Highland dancing.

Sentimiento Dance Company

Sentimiento Dance Company

Sentimiento is a Latin dance school located in Baltimore, MD. Founded and directed by Brandon and Nancy Ross, local dance instructors who are passionate about teaching and dancing. Sentimiento was born out of a desire to expose Baltimore to different styles of Latin dancing especially salsa NY style and traditional bachata.

Keur Khaleyi African Dance Company

Keur Khaleyi is an African dance company for children and adults. They are committed and passionate about passing on the art of dance. They exist to strengthen and enhance awareness, understanding, preservation, education, appreciation, and enjoyment of traditional African performing arts dance, music, songs, and stories.

Food and Drink Sponsors

FOod and drinks sposnosr


MD Global Gala Sponsors

Companies in Attendance

A&M Imports, LLC
Allen Interpretation
Alumni International Visitor Leadership Program
Amanda Landen International
Anne Arundel County Economic Development Corporation
Ausley Associates
Ayers Saint Gross
Bahri General Cargo
Baltimore Business Journal
Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce
Baltimore International Warehousing Corp.
Baltimore Museum of Industry
Baltimore-Rotterdam Sister City Committee
Bank of America Corporation
Blue and Obrecht Realty, LLC
Bowhead Information Technology Service
Brand Marketing Organization World Wines
BWI Airport
Canton Port Services
Century Engineering
CFG Community Bank
Ciena Corporation
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
CNX Marine Terminals
Coface North America, inc.
Community College of Baltimore County
Coppin State College
Corman Marine Construction
COSCO Container Lines
Crawford Advisors, LLC
Crow Vineyard and Winery
CSX Transportation
Cushman & Wakefield
Direct Dimensions
Domino Sugar
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.
Ecologix Group
Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore
Elevated Element, LLC
Elk Run Vineyard and Winery
Ellicott Dredges, LLC
Embassy of Argentina
Embassy of Georgia
Embassy of Peru
Embassy Of The Czech Republic
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria
Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corporation

Extraordinary Events
FDA Imports
Frameless Technologies
Fraunhofer USA
Global Insurance Services, LLC.
Greater Baltimore Committee
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Harbor Magic Hotels
Helen Delich Bentley and Associates, inc.
HighBank Advisors
Holiday Inn Inner Harbor
Infrastructure Management Group
Inscite Consulting LLC
International SOS Assistance, Inc
Mayer Architects LLC
John S. Connor, Inc.
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Jones Lang LaSalle
JP Morgan Chase Bank
KCI Technologies, inc.
Lanterna Distributors, inc.
Lares Consulting Group
Lord Baltimore Hotel
Loyola University of Maryland
Loyola University of Maryland – Sellinger School of Business
Maryland and National Capital Region
Maryland Department of Commerce
Maryland Department of Transportation
Maryland Energy Administration
Maryland Environmental Service
Maryland General Assembly
Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration
Maryland New Directions
Maryland Port Administration
Maryland State Highway Administration
Maryland Transit Administration
Maryland Wineries Assocation
Maury, Donnelly & Parr, Inc.
Mayer Steinberg Insurance
McCormick and Company, Inc.
Miles & Stockbridge P.C.
Moran Baltimore
Morgan Stanley
Niles, Barton & Wilmer LLP

PathSensors, Inc.
Picorp, Inc. Baltimore
Pisco Sol de Ica
PNC Bank
Pompeian Olive Oil
Ports America Chesapeake
ProMexico/Trade Commission of Mexico
Regional Manufacturing Institute
Rich and Henderson, P.C.
Rockwell Collins
Rohr International Dredge Company
Ruppert International, Inc.
Savills Studley
SC&H Group
Semmes, Bowen & Semmes
Shanghai Free Trade Zone Administration
Shanghai Lujiazui Co
Shanghai Pudong Commerce Bureau
Shanghai Pudong District Community Division
Shanghai Pudong Investment Company
Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Commission
Shanghai Z J Science Park
Smiths Detection
Suntrust Bank
Supporting Our Sisters International
Taylor Northeast, Inc.
Terminal Corporation
Terminal Transportation Services
The Cordish Companies
Towson University
Tradepoint Atlantic
Trout Daniel & Associates
University of Maryland College Park
Urban Deli
Urban Design Group LLC
Van Eperen Public Relations
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
Wells Fargo
Weyrich Cronin Sorra Chartered
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP
World Trade Center Institute
Wright, Constable & Skeen
XChanger Companies, Inc.