Upcoming events

    • 22 Jan 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Chickasaw Country Club
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Join us for our January luncheon featuring guest speaker:

    Richard W. Smith

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. 

    Richard W. Smith is President and CEO of FedEx Trade Networks, Inc., a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation based in Memphis, Tenn., U.S. He is responsible for ensuring that FedEx Trade Networks, an international integrated freight forwarder, delivers tailored solutions to guide businesses of all sizes and continues being a leading provider of global transportation services, value-added logistics solutions, and comprehensive customs brokerage services.

    Growing up alongside the company in Memphis, Tennessee, Richard developed a deep passion and understanding of the valuable role logistics serves in connecting people and goods and creating economic growth. In 2010, he was voted one of Memphis’ “Top 40 Under 40” by the Memphis Business Journal.

    Richard joined FedEx Services in 2005 as a Senior Solutions Analyst. In 2007 he became a Manager at FedEx SupplyChain Solutions. He was promoted to Managing Director of Life Sciences & Specialty Services at FedEx Express in 2009 and was named Vice President of Global Trade Services in April 2014. Most recently he held the position of Senior Vice President of Global Trade and Specialty Services.

    Richard earned his undergraduate degree from George Washington University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law. He serves on the following Boards: The Greater Memphis Chamber and its Chairman’s Circle, Launch Tennessee and the Coalition of Services Industries. 





    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Peabody Memphis Hotel

    68th Annual Port of New Orleans Night

    The Memphis Peabody Hotel

     October 17, 2019

    Come join the Memphis World Trade Club for the 68th Annual Port of New Orleans Night at the Peabody Memphis Hotel! Cocktails begin at 6:00 p.m., and dinner is at 7:00 p.m. 

    The theme for table decorations this year will be....TBD.

    Celebrate some New Orleans' and Memphis' most iconic items of history. Decorate your table in a way you feel represents the theme. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place!

    This event registration is for PORT NIGHT ONLY.

    For our registering members - remember you can bring as many guests as you'd like. Tables will seat 10 people and will display company name. You must purchase a table to participate in the table decoration contest.  For information at table assignments, contact Eddie Fuchs @ 901-288-6232 or eddie.fuchs@dunavant.com.


    Contact Natalie Tribble with any questions.


    Payment Details: Remember that it is a requirement to be a MWTC member to purchase tickets or tables to Port Night only. Pay on-line with Visa/MC through Paypal or from your checking account with Paypal.

    Pay by check ahead of time by sending payment to: 

    Memphis World Trade Club 

    P.O. Box 240021 

    Memphis, TN 38124-0021. 

    The date of the postmark governs the registration price. Registration for the event constitutes your agreement to pay. Payments are non-refundable. To become a member of the MWTC - or if you have any trouble registering for the event - contact Natalie Tribble at Natalie@memphisworldtradeclub.com

    Check-in Required: All Port Night registrants will receive a name tag prior to or at registration. Please check-in at our registration table for table assignment and to resolve any payment issues.

    Event Location: Port Night of New Orleans Night | The Peabody Hotel Memphis

    Address: 149 Union Avenue, Memphis TN 38103  

    Directions: Located in Downtown Memphis, the Peabody is two blocks from the "Mighty Mississippi" and catty- cornered across the street from the Red Birds Autozone Stadium.

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