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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


November Monthly Luncheon
Join us for our November luncheon featuring guest speaker:


Mark Troughton 

Global Accounts Executive – Georgia Ports Authority

As Global Accounts Executive for the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Mr. Troughton is responsible for calling on the top accounts in the following commodity segments: forest products, kaolin clay, iron & steel, wood products, crude rubber, cotton, and grain. He provides directions and policy recommendations surrounding GPA initiatives relevant to sales and operations in those markets.

Prior to this assignment, Mr. Troughton served as the GPA's General Manager of Cargo Sales. During his 23-year tenure with the Authority, he has worked various sales management positions within the Trade Development Division, helping to contribute to two decades of continued growth.

With more than 37 years of experience in the maritime and transportation industry, Mr. Troughton's previous work experience includes: Vice President of Sales, Peeples Industries; Regional Manager, Gulf & Atlantic Maritime Services; Vice President, Hub Shipping; and Operations, Strachan Shipping Company.

Mr. Troughton's professional affiliations include: Propeller Club of Savannah, Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Savannah Traffic Club, and a member of both the International Forest Products Transport Association and the American Cotton Shippers Association.

Mr. Troughton and his wife Lynn have two children and one grandchild. They attend the Isle of Hope United Methodist Church and are active in numerous civic and charity organizations.

Mr. Troughton attended Armstrong State College in Savannah, Georgia.


Tuesday, November 21 at 11:30 am

Chickasaw Country Club

3395 Galloway Ave

Memphis, TN 38122


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