Wednesday, September 29, 2010

A Pictorial Review of the 2010 PA Trade Reps Visit to Central PA:

Around 7:00 am - the WTC team is ready for the day!

One-on-one meetings with PA companies and PA Trade Reps from Japan
PA Senator Mike Brubaker stopped by the event in the morning to say hello to the PA Trade Reps, here he is with Steven Zou, the trade representative from Beijing, China

Senator Brubaker with Vladimir Gololobov, trade representative for Saudi Arabia 

Meetings with PA trade reps continue throughout the day!

We did have a break for a luncheon buffet and program

Randy Campbell, Chairman of the WTC Board of Directors, is the MC for our luncheon program

Everyone is enjoying lunch, waiting for the presentations to start

Linda Gardener from the PA Center for Trade Development, provides an overview of the State's export program

Terri Morrison, Author of "Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands" is our keynote luncheon speaker

Audience "volunteers" help Terri demonstrate the concept of personal space in different cultures


Luncheon participants listening to presentations

One of our Sponsors:  UPS, with Diana Morales and Craig Feister at their booth, talking with Linda Gardener, from the State's international office

Another Sponsor booth:  MANTEC Inc. and Gary Egolf, Professional Business Advisor, at the booth

Our event sponsor Fulton Bank's Booth:  Chuck McGough, CEO of CAM Innovation talks with Amy Sahm, VP and Manager of Fulton's International Services

And more appointments in the afternoon: 

Friday, September 10, 2010

WTC Offers One-on-one Consulting on Social Media Use to Members

More and more of our members are becoming active on social media sites with an increasing interest in engaging a global audience. For WTC members who are completely new to this concept, we have been offering a customized overview and one-on-one consulting - all as part of the WTC member benefits.  To check out the basic powerpoint presentation that Melissa uses, click here.

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