World Class International Events for the Mid-Atlantic Region - World Trade Center Institute

World Class International Events for the Mid-Atlantic Region

“World Trade Center Institute’s events are always wonderful networking opportunities for us. In fact, WTCI staff have helped make sure that I met the right people at these events to help me move business relationships forward.”

Lauren L. Stone, Executive Director Walden International

WTCI’s global events are one of the best ways for people to connect and learn from top leaders in the region’s international business community. WTCI’s events continue to grow and attract more than 1,500 attendees each year. Our four signature events are open to the public and attract high profile business leaders while our member series are open to WTCI members and invited guests only. Events also offer companies a great opportunity to enhance their visibility through event sponsorships. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities at any of WTCI’s events, contact

Signature Events

Maryland International Business Leadership Awards

March – Join over 350 area business leaders including an estimated 70 CEOs/Chairmen/Presidents and Maryland’s Governor as we honor the top international companies in Maryland.

Maryland Women Spanning the Globe

June – The Women Spanning the Globe event has grown into a gathering of more than 300 of the region’s most influential women in global business. At this day-long conference, women will hear top regional female business leaders.

Maryland State of the Ports

State of the Ports

October – Our celebratory event highlighting Maryland companies on the move. Get the inside scoop on air, sea, and port transportation directly from Maryland’s Secretary of Transportation Pete Rahn, sample and learn about fine wines from across the globe, network, enjoy raffles and more!

Member Series

Inside Series

Inside Series

(3 per year) – Get the inside view of Maryland’s leading manufacturers by touring a manufacturing facility and learning about these companies’ key international markets.

Taste of Business Series

(4 per year) – Get a taste of a country’s food, drink, and culture. Additionally, at this series you will hear from members of WTCI’s network who have extensive experience in the country and gain actionable insights to bring back to your firm.