International Protocol & Cross-Cultural Training

Monday, Aug. 17, 8 – 11:30 a.m.


 Tuesday, Aug. 18,  8 – 11:30 a.m.

This program is offered twice to accommodate schedules.

World Trade Center Savannah

131 Hutchinson Island Road, 4th floor, Savannah, Ga. 31421

When meeting with international clients, how should you greet them? How should you address them? Should you bring a gift?

Chris Young, President of Protocol and Diplomacy International for the Protocol Officers Association, and a globally renowned expert in protocol and cross-cultural communication and literacy will lead this program.

The training will ensure professionals are well versed in the basics and nuances of international protocol and etiquette to avoid mistakes that could stunt or destroy relationships central to successful commercial and cultural exchanges.

“The program exceeded my expectations, Chis Young was awesome and the seminar was all very informative” -DABC, Protocol Program at WTCSav 2014

Program topics include:

  • Basic international protocol and cross-cultural literacy
    • Conversations
    • Greetings
    • Titles and Forms of Address
    • Body Language
  • International travel and effective representation while traveling abroad
  • The art of gift-giving
  • Basic entertaining
  • Processes for doing business and coordinating events where international order of precedence, customs and cultural differences are critical
  • Culturally specific “Dos and Don’ts” when conducting meetings with potential or existing investors, partners, etc.

Program Sponsor:


World Trade Center Savannah Partners and their guests ONLY.

Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 8:00 -11:30 a.m. 

 Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 8 – 11:30 a.m.


Registration is required.

Click HERE to register.

For more information contact Jesse Dillon at or 912.447.9704.

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