WTCI’s Annual Leadership Awards Program is Approaching

The World Trade Center Institute (WTCI) will be hosting its 16th Annual Maryland International Business Leadership Awards on March 7 at Baltimore’s Visionary Art Museum. WTCI invites you to join us in honoring the 2012 award winners while enjoying unparalleled networking opportunities and Brazilian food and music.

The Leadership awards have been presented for the last 16 years and are given to company leaders who have demonstrated exceptional business leadership, determination and creative strategy in international business. The winners are selected among a competitive roster of 80 business leaders and voted on by the International Business Leadership Awards Committee.

Considered to be one of the state’s premier global business programs, the Maryland International Business Leadership Awards present unique opportunities to meet, network and learn from those with proven success in international business. Featuring winner profiles of presidents/CEOs from top Maryland companies and a Governor’s Award presentation by Martin O’Malley and Ron Daniels, president of the Johns Hopkins University as guest speaker, the 2012 Maryland International Business Leadership Awards is a “must-attend” event.

Governor’s International Award Recipient:
Frank Burch – Global Co-Chairman, DLA Piper

Maryland International Business Leadership Award Winners:
Chesapeake Bay Candle – Mei Xu – Creator & President
Development Alternatives Inc. – James Boomgard – President & CEO
Lupin Pharmaceuticals – Vinita Gupta – CEO
NSCSA (America) – Capt. Ahmed Khan – President
Paul Reed Smith Guitars – Paul Reed Smith – Managing General Partner
Beitzel/Pillar Innovations – Titus Beitzel – Manager of Operations
About the International Leadership Awards Event:

Date: March 7
Time: 5 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Jim Rouse Visionary Center, a part of the American Visionary Arts Museum,
800 Key Highway, Baltimore, Md. 21230
Refreshments/Open Bar/Plated Brazilian Dinner and Music Celebration
Register at the WTCI Web site

About WTCI
Established in Baltimore in 1989 to help connect Maryland to the globe, today the World Trade Center Institute (WTCI) is the region’s largest international business organization. WTCI strives to drive the growth of Maryland’s global business community through global connections, events, and extensive international business services. Financed jointly by area businesses and the State of Maryland, WTCI operates as a non-profit membership organization.

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