Fri, Mar 10|
Country Inn & Suites (Hermantown)
March 2023: EWN Meeting featuring Kate Ferguson
Our Community's Port: Fun Facts about the Port and Industry that are sure to surprise you! Learn about the Port of Duluth-Superior and how it touches your everyday life. You’ll walk away with an appreciation for the economic diversity in Duluth and Superior!
Time & Location
Mar 10, 11:50 AM – 1:15 PM CST
Country Inn & Suites (Hermantown), 4257 Haines Rd, Duluth, MN 55811, USA
About the event
Our Community's Port: Fun Facts about the Port & Industry and how they impact you!
Kate Ferguson of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority will share interesting and fun information about our community's port and the industry that will surely surprise you! Learn about the Port of Duluth-Superior and how it touches your everyday life. You’ll walk away with an appreciation for the economic diversity in Duluth and Superior! Kate will also touch on how leading in a man's industry as a woman has impacted her career.
About Our Speaker
Kate Ferguson is the Director of Trade and Business Development at the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. She is the first point of contact for companies pursuing domestic and international trade opportunities. Kate is responsible for developing, attracting, and retaining business for the Port Authority and its properties, and coordinates business expansion prospects. Certified by the American Society of Transportation and Logistics, Ferguson is a guest lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, and a past president and current board member of the Duluth-Superior Maritime Club.
Additional Meeting Information:
MEAL SERVICE: Our venue allows us to bring in outside food, so we invite you to BYOL - Bring Your Own Lunch! Coffee and water will be available. If desired, you may bring your own food and beverage, such as a bagged lunch or take-out meal. Dessert will be provided for all by our January Dessert Sponsor.
ANNOUNCEMENTS: There will be "Announcement" forms on the tables that you can fill out and give to your table host. After the speaker is done, there will be time for table hosts to share all announcements with the group. After the meeting, your announcement will be posted on our Facebook page at facebook.com/ewnnorthland and in our EWN Members Facebook Group: EWN Conversations & Connections.
MEMBERSHIP: We are updating our membership terms to make it easier for all to track and maintain. Instead of annual memberships that renew on January 1 each year, you may now purchase a one-year ($40) or recurring membership ($35/year) on any date, and it will be good for one year from that date. The recurring membership will automatically renew each year using your entered payment method until you cancel. Cancel at any time! We will have a "First Choice" prize drawing for all of the people that signed up for membership in the month prior to each meeting. Visit our website to learn more: ewnnorthland.com/membership.
Check-in & Networking
Greeting and EWN Announcements
3/10/2023 EWN Meeting (BYOL)
EWN General Admittance Ticket to Meeting Only (No meal provided): Kate Ferguson. Coffee and water will be available to all participants. You may BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch) and beverage, if desired. Dessert will be provided for all attendees by our March Dessert Sponsor, Beverly Van Alstine of Messina & Associates.