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WELCOME TO THE MEMPHIS WORLD TRADE CLUB

Now in our 70th year, The Memphis World Trade Club is an organization of Memphis' professionals in the international trade industry. MWTC is one of the oldest and most respected clubs in our industry and a key resource in the Memphis community for promoting the participation and growth in international trade.

We provide a forum for effective networking and discussion of trade issues and for world-class educational opportunities and hospitality. We are the key organization in our community to meet importers and exporters, ocean carriers, railroads, truckers, airlines, customs house brokers and forwarders, port representatives, international bankers, warehouse providers and more. Click here to read a letter from our 2017 President.

The Memphis World Trade Club is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year! We want to thank all of our members and everyone who has supported the club for the past 70 years!


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Upcoming events

Join us for our January luncheon featuring guest speaker:


Cynthia D. Allen (Cindy)

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance

FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. 

In her role as the Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance, Cindy is responsible for ensuring that FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. remains compliant with all current laws and regulations that govern the business on a global basis. She and her team with the various operational entities within the company to ensure that policies, practices and training reflect the highest standards. Cindy is also responsible for representing and advocating FedEx Trade Networks interests to governmental agencies and authorities around the world.

Cindy has been actively involved in the international trade industry on a consistent basis for 30 years and has held various positions in the import and export operations, consulting, compliance and automation arenas. Previously she served at the Executive Director of the ACE Business Office at Customs and Border Protection. She has also served as the Vice President at several private sector firms before venturing out to start Trade Force Multiplier, a consulting firm focusing on international trade before taking her current position.

In 2008, Cindy testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee in opposition of 100% TSA screening requirements. Cindy is a current member of the DHS Commercial Operations Advisory Committee (COAC), an active member of the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA), the International Compliance Professional’s Association (ICPA), and the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI), and the Express Association of America (EAA). Cindy has been a frequent speaker at customs compliance seminars, roundtables and conferences for many associations while in both the private sector and government employment.

A licensed customs broker since 1990, Cindy is also a Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) and Certified Export Specialist (CES) through the NCBFAA. 

Thursday, January 18 at 11:30 am

Chickasaw Country Club

3395 Galloway Ave

Memphis, TN 38122

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