COMMODITY TRADERS’ DINNER ON LUGANO LAKE
June 14, 2018, 17.30-22.00
Conference at the Lugano Convention Centre and dinner and cruise on Lugano Lake
A great occasion to meet in Switzerland commodity traders as well as representatives of banks, insurances, fiduciaries, shipping companies and other services providers. Speeches and discussion opportunities will focus on current hot topics, trends and business prospects.
Palazzo dei Congressi, Hall E, Piazza Indipendenza 4, Lugano
17:30 Welcome speeches
- Thomas Patrick, President – LCTA
- Representative of the City of Lugano
17.45 “Trade Credit Risk: what’s up”. Marco Arrighini, Senior Sales Manager – Euler Hermes (sponsor of the event)
18.00 “An Overview of the Commodity Traffic & the Challenges along the Mississippi River”
Gilbert M. Wright, Managing Partner – Maritime & Commodity and Marine Inspection, LLC
18.30 “Introduction to the Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council (MVTTC)”
Lisa M. McGoey, Executive Director – Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council
on the boat and cruise on Lugano Lake: Gandria – Melide – Morcote
19.15 Pick-up at the boat dock “Lugano Centrale”
19.30 Welcome drink
19.45 Networking dinner
22.00 Drop-off to Lugano boat dock
Gilbert Wright, Co-Founder and Managing Partner for Maritime & Commodity Services, LLC (MCS) and Marine Inspection, LLC (MIL). Mr. Wright has over 35 years’ experience in the international commodity inspection and shipping logistics industries.
Lisa McGoey, Executive Director of the Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council and has been since 2011. Mrs. McGoey has over 20 years’ experience in the maritime industry and transportation industry as a paralegal in several different law firms in the New Orleans area.