10th Anniversary International Women’s Day 3/8/13

10th Anniversary International Women’s Day
worldtradeFriday, March 8, 11:30 a.m.
World Trade Center Miami
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
711 NW 72nd Ave.
Miami 33126

The luncheon is $50 per person and $500 per table.
RSVP ideally by March 1. Email info@worldtrade.org  or call 305-871-7910.

Celebrate women in South Florida who have made a difference in international business and in the community.

World Trade Center Miami (www.worldtrade.org ) celebrates International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8, by honoring four women for their outstanding accomplishments in international business and contributions to South Florida at a luncheon at the DoubleTree by Hilton.

2013 Honorees
▪    Jennifer Carroll, Lt. Governor, State of Florida
▪    Conchita Muñoz, Founder, Director & CEO ACC10, Inc. Government of
     Catalonia
▪    Romaine Seguin, President, UPS Americas Region
▪    Rebeca Sosa, Chairwoman, Miami-Dade County Board of County
     Commissioners
 
Speaker & Awardee: Jennifer Carroll, Lt. Governor, State of Florida 
 
The idea of an International Women’s Day first arose at the turn of the century, when in 1909, the first National Women’s Day was observed in the United States. By 1910, 100 women from 17 countries, who had gathered in Copenhagen, unanimously approved a proposal to establish an annual Women’s Day to honor the women’s rights movement and to support universal suffrage for women.

International Women’s Day (www.internationalwomensday.com) has assumed a global dimension for women in developed and developing countries and has been celebrated by the United Nations (UN) since 1975. The UN’s annual commemoration serves to focus attention on the rights of women around the world, and highlights women’s issues globally and focuses on their achievements.

In 2004, the World Trade Center Miami decided to sponsor this event annually to recognize women who have inspired others to make major achievements in international business. More than 400 international executives attend the event each year.

Sponsors: Association of Floral Importers of Florida; Boeing; Consulate General of Canada; Enterprise Florida; Greater Miami Convention and Visitor’s Bureau; Miami International Airport; PortMiami; Seaboard Marine; SeaFreight; TYLIN International/HJ Ross; UPS; and Shake A Leg. 

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