Add to Calendar 2021/02/08 1:00 PM 2021/02/08 5:00 PM America/New_York 2021 Washington International Trade Conference WITA Conferance
Conference event, Upcoming event, WITA event

2021 Washington International Trade Conference

Monday, February 8, 2021 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (US/Eastern)
WITA Conferance WITA Online Event

The Washington International Trade Conference will bring together leaders in international trade from across the U.S. and around the world to explore the trade landscape and look toward the future of trade.

Together, we will debate and discuss the most important issues affecting international trade, investment and supply chains to help you navigate U.S. and global trade policy.

Get Tickets Here

Who Should Attend/Why Sponsor

WITA is Washington’s premier trade forum. It is the largest non-profit, non-partisan organization in the world dedicated to providing a neutral forum for open and robust discussion of international trade issues.

Attendees will be able to hear from trade leaders and learn about key issues driving U.S. and international trade policy. Sponsors will get visibility for their brand or firm with trade leaders from across governments (U.S. and International), embassies, business, law, academia, and trade practitioners from across industries and sectors.

Please contact Diego Anez at to inquire about sponsorship packages.


Initial List of Featured Speakers

Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA)

Arrow Augerot, Director, Americas Public Policy, Amazon

Beth Baltzan, Founder, American Phoenix Trade Advisory Service and formerly with USTR and the House Ways & Means Committee

Kimberley Botwright, Community Lead, Global Trade and Investment, World Economic Forum

Wendy Cutler, President and Managing Director, Asia Society Policy Institute, former acting Deputy USTR

Sahra English, Vice President, Public Policy, Mastercard

Catherine Feingold, Director, AFL-CIO International Department

Aaron L. Friedberg, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University

Ambassador Robert Holleyman, Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP and President & CEO, C&M International; former Deputy United States Trade Representative

Katrin Kuhlmann, President and Founder, New Markets Lab

Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis, Ambassador of the EU Delegation to the United States

Catherine Novelli, President, Listening for America, former Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment

Jason Oxman, President & CEO, Information Technology Industry Council

Susan Shirk, Chair, 21st Century China Center and Research Professor, UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State

Ambassador Arthur Sinodinos, Australia’s Ambassador to the United States of America

Peter Swire, Professor of Law and Ethics, and Associate Director for Policy of the Georgia Tech Institute for Information Security and Privacy; Senior Counsel, Alston & Bird, LLP

Madelaine Tuininga, European Commission, DG Trade Head of Unit for Sustainable Development and the European Green Deal

Ambassador Kurt Tong, Partner, the Asia Group, and former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs

Ambassador Vangelis Vitalis, New Zealand Deputy Secretary Trade and Economic, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade


Individual Ticket

WITA Member : $300
WITA Member: Government/Embassy/Student: $200
Non-WITA Member (includes WITA membership): $400
Non-WITA Member: Government/Embassy/Student (includes WITA membership): $300
Order Tickets Today

Sponsorship Opportunities

Leadership Circle: $25,000
Benefactor: $10,000
Patron: $5,000