Birthday slideshow2011

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Slideshow celebrating 20 years of the World Trade Center of Central PA

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  • 1. World Trade Center of Central PA Celebrating 20 years.

2. Inaugural York County International Networkmeeting. An all-volunteer organization startsoffering education programs. 3. Part-timeeventscoordinatorhired tosupport thefledglingmembershiporganization. 4. Columbus Initiative launched to introduce new-to-export companies to foreign markets withsupport from organization members. 5. Changes name to Southcentral PennsylvaniaInternational Network (SPIN) 6. Becomes anindependentaffiliate ofMANTEC, Inc 7. SPIN incorporates as a 501 (c) (6) non-profitmembership organization. Board of Directorsand Advisory Council named. SPIN and USDepartment of Commerce host first regionalWorld Trade Week Celebration 8. Named as Regional Coordinator for the TeamPennsylvania Export Network~SouthcentralRegion-becomes regional point of contact for all Statesponsored export assistance services 9. SPIN organizes the "Pennsylvania"exhibit at DRUPA, the worlds largesttrade show for print media, held inGermany every 4 yearsSPIN organizes "International E-Commerce" Conference starting offthe first of what is to become anannual international trade conference 10. 2001 Bringing the World to YOU! 11. Birthday BashMarch 13, 2001 12. Successfully pursues World Trade CenterAssociation applicationChanges name to World Trade Center of CentralPennsylvania with unveiling during a luncheon "Peaceand Stability Through Trade", featuring Guy Tozzoli,founder of the World Trade Centers Association 13. Hospitality Suite atFarmshow 14. Launches annual Global Economic Outlookluncheon 15. Publisher of Forbes, Rich Karlgaard, is featuredspeaker at annual "Reaching Your GlobalCustomers" conference 16. Over 20 foreign embassies represented at WTCannual conference in Lancaster 17. WTC becomes active on socialmedia sites with myspace,linkedin, twitter, and facebook pagesFollow us @wtccentralpa"Local Companies, Global Connections"supplement to Central Penn BusinessJournal published and distributedworldwide 18. Organizes"PA" exhibitat ANUGA,worldslargest tradeshow for thefood andbeverageindustry 19. OffersseminarspromotingsouthcentralPennsylvaniaas a businesslocation inCologne,Germanyduring theANUGAtrade show 20. Promotes southcentral Pennsylvania to a globalaudience at the PackExpo show in Las Vegas 21. Hosts Kenyan Ambassador to the US for roundtable discussion 22. Bangkok Wok 23. Passage to India 24. Celebrate our 20th year as an organizationto our 20th Birthday Celebration! 25. Thank you for being a part of our 20th Year celebration!!! 26. World Trade Center of Central PACelebrating 20 years.Special Thanks to our Event Sponsors:Bentley World PackagingFulton BankMANTECStambaugh Ness