WTCI’s 30th Anniversary & State of the Ports – Maryland State of the Ports

The Maryland
State of the Ports
World Trade Center Institute

On Wednesday, November 13th, WTCI celebrated its 30th Anniversary and State of the Ports. In addition to major exporters and companies providing services through the Port of Baltimore and BWI Airport, this event attracted companies who have made an impact on the World Trade Center Institute over the last 30 years.



4PM Breakout Sessions

Bruce McIndoe | WorldAware

Opportunities in an Era of Trade Uncertainty

See how companies are finding opportunity in a challenging environment for international trade. Drawing from their extensive and diverse industry experience, our panelists will show how international trade remains important and how companies are managing their international operations. Featuring:

Thomas Regnante | Managing Market Executive | JP Morgan Chase

Bruce McIndoe | Founder and Chief Evangelist | World Aware

Bill Hutton | President & CFO | Titan Steel

Renee Evans |VP of Human Resources | Pompeian Olive Oil

MDOT Secretary Pete K. Rahn

Maryland State of the Ports Address

Maryland’s ports are the economic lifeblood of our region, contributing billions of dollars annually to our region’s GDP. It seems that each year both BWI Airport and the Port of Baltimore shatter records set the prior year; from the record 27 million travelers last year at the airport to the 43 million tons of international cargo that passed through the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. Maryland’s Transportation Secretary will highlight the latest development at Maryland’s ports and give an inside view of what the future holds. Featuring:

Pete Rahn | Secretary | Maryland Department of Transportation

5PM International Reception

A truly global reception which highlights some of the best Maryland has to offer featuring food from our top international restaurants,  beers from local breweries, and an Embassy hosted wine tasting. Participants so far include:


Join us as we toast 30 years of Empowering globally-minded leaders with new ideas and valuable connections

545PM Cultural Performance Showcase

A showcase of our highlighting Maryland’s cultural diversity and international community featuring:




Signature Sponsor

PNC Bank
Terminal Corporation

Breakout Sponsor


Gold Sponsors

Cushman & Wakefield

Silver Sponsors