Programs & Events

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Upcoming Events

Leaders in International Commerce Awards

The Equestrian World comes to Tryon N.C.

Join us to learn about the Tryon International Equestrian Center, Tryon Resort and the upcoming FEI World Equestrian Games that will be held September 11- 23, 2018 just 70 miles west of Charlotte.  Over 500,000 spectators, 70 countries, 1000 horses and 1500 riders are expected to ascend into our area.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the business vision, present and future, as well as understand the economic impact potential for NC directly from Tryon’s Chief Operating Officer and former NC Secretary of Commerce, Sharon Decker.


International Trade Wars: Is it Safe for Businesses to Come Out Yet–the Dragon and the Bull

A Panel with Perspectives 

Jointly presented by the Carolinas Chinese Chamber of Commerce (CCCC), the Carolina World Trade Association (CWTA) and K&L Gates.

We hope you will join us for an insightful and interactive discussion with this panel of prominent international trade experts.


Prior Events

Dressler’s International Overview of S&D Coffee & Tea

Tracy Ging, Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice President of S&D Coffee & Tea

  • May 17, 2018

Carolina World Trade Association Event

Please Join Us as we welcome from Raleigh John Loyack VP of Global Business Services Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

  • April 19, 2018

Samaritan’s Purse International Logistics with Eric Kohout

Join the Carolina World Trade Association to hear Eric Kohout International Logistics Manager from Samaritan’s Purse.

  • March 15, 2018

Carolina World Trade Association Event
  • February 15, 2018

Annual Salute to the Troops and Holiday Party

Marriott City Center – “Remember”

  • December 5, 2017

Lunch and presentation at Dressler’s
  • November 16, 2017

October Networking Event

The Broken Spoke and Great Wagon Road Distillery – tour and tasting of the gold medal award winning spirits with Owner Ollie Mulligan.

  • October 19, 2017

Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

Chairman’s Update” with Frank Emory, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina

  • September 21, 2017

Our upcoming Leadership in Commerce Awards will be held on June 5th, 2018 at 6PM at the Myer’s Park Country Club. Click below to download our event flyer with all the details, or check out our honorees for the evening.

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