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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, June 29, 2023
    • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Port KC, 110 Berkley Plaza, Kansas City, MO 64120

    The ITC is pleased to have David Grenville, Vice President, Multimodal Logistics, and Joe Lohman, Director of Finance, from Port KC share updates about what Port KC can do for you!

    Overview of discussion topics:

    What does Woodswether Port Terminal do?

    1.What markets does it serve?

    2.What services does it provide?

    How does Port KC grow the economy of Kansas City?

    1.Attract distribution/warehousing/manufacturing projects

    2.Other attraction projects

    Legislative update and updates on Missouri River Terminal (MRT)


    Richard is responsible for all Port Terminal Operations and business development of freight related business.

    His extensive career in the maritime industry has afforded him a wide breadth of experience and innovation in the transportation/logistics field. His corporate career of more than 35 years includes many aspects of marine and terrestrial transportation in international and domestic arenas.

    A native of London England, Richard graduated in 1970 from the Naval Training school “Arethusa” in Kent England. Richard attended King Edward VII nautical College (University of London) and Plymouth Polytechnic (Exeter University) earning his DOT Second mates Certificate FG.


    Joe Lohman has been with Port KC for nine years.  Before Port KC, Joe spent four years in the non-profit sector serving international clients.  He earned his degree from Northwest Missouri State in Public Accounting, Private Accounting, and Corporate Finance.  He completed his certificate as a CMA (Certified Management Accountant) in 2016 and CSCA (Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis) 2023.  He is studying to achieve the certification of DFCP (Development Finance Certified Professional).  He has served on the board of the IMA-KC Chapter for three years.  He also serves as the President of the International Trade Council of Greater Kansas City after spending three years as the Treasurer.  He is an alumni of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s leadership program.  He is active in the community by serving as an election judge in Clay County, participating on various committees in the Northland, and being active in various ways in his church.


    Join us for an informative session and in-person networking.

Past events

Friday, April 28, 2023 ITC Fourth Friday Breakfast: Focus on Compliance
Thursday, March 30, 2023 Slam Dunk Joint Networking Event (ITCGKC & MADEC)
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 8th Annual Women In International Business Event
Friday, February 24, 2023 ITC Fourth Friday Breakfast with Patrick Klein
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 2023 International Trade Trends
Thursday, December 01, 2022 Member Appreciation Holiday Happy Hour
Thursday, September 22, 2022 International Trade Council's 77th Annual Meeting
Saturday, September 10, 2022 Young Professionals Fall Kick-Off Mixer
Friday, July 22, 2022 Missouri River Terminal Project Is a Game Changer for Kansas City
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 World Trade Day 2022: Logistics & Distribution
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 How Will the Forced Labor Tariff Act Impact your Company's Imports?
Friday, March 25, 2022 Benny Lee's Life Lessons on Trade: Perspective of a Top Entrepreneur
Tuesday, March 08, 2022 Women In International Business
Friday, February 25, 2022 Managing an International Shipping Crisis, the Hallmark Perspective
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Member Appreciation Holiday Happy Hour
Wednesday, November 03, 2021 POSTPONED: To Cover or Not to Cover? Understanding Solutions for Today's Risks in International Trade
Thursday, September 09, 2021 International Trade Council's 76th Annual Meeting
Thursday, August 19, 2021 Fall Networking Social
Thursday, July 08, 2021 Export Documentation Seminar
Friday, June 25, 2021 Cultivating Markets for Agricultural Exports
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 World Trade Day 2021
Friday, April 23, 2021 NextGen International Trade Professionals: Preparing a Pipeline for Kansas City
Friday, March 26, 2021 Kansas City Logistics Update 2021
Thursday, March 04, 2021 Women In International Business
Friday, February 26, 2021 International Sales and Distribution
Friday, January 22, 2021 Trade Agreements and Trade Policy Post-Election: How It Impacts You
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 Member Appreciation Holiday Happy Hour
Thursday, November 05, 2020 International Payments Seminar: International Banking and Foreign Exchange
Friday, October 23, 2020 Global Expansion: A View From The Trenches
Thursday, September 17, 2020 ITC's 75th Annual Meeting
Friday, July 24, 2020 International Sales and Marketing
Thursday, July 09, 2020 Roundtable: Trade Compliance Practitioners
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Town Hall: Southeast Asia Trade Trends
Friday, April 24, 2020 Looking Beyond China: Navigating Southeast Asia
Thursday, April 09, 2020 75th Anniversary Networking Event
Friday, March 06, 2020 Women In International Business
Friday, February 28, 2020 NASCO 20/20: North American Vision, Focused Results. A Discussion on USMCA
Friday, January 24, 2020 How to Put Artificial Intelligence to Work for You
Friday, November 22, 2019 How to Avoid the Perils of International Trade
Friday, October 25, 2019 Navigating a World of Bitcoins, Cryptocurrency, and the Blockchain: What is it and how is it influencing international trade?
Friday, October 18, 2019 Global Career Bridge
Thursday, September 26, 2019 INCOTERMS for AMERICANS: A Look Ahead at INCOTERMS 2020
Thursday, August 15, 2019 International Trade Council's 74th Annual Meeting
Monday, May 13, 2019 North America Regional Trade Update
Friday, May 03, 2019 Breakfast with Her Majesty's Consul General based in Chicago
Friday, March 08, 2019 4th Annual Women in International Business Luncheon
Friday, February 22, 2019 4th Friday: Intellectual Property in the Global Marketplace: Tips and Best Practices
Friday, January 25, 2019 4th Friday: Maximizing Export Assistance
Friday, November 16, 2018 4th Friday: Opportunities and Challenges with Growing Your Export Business

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