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Congratulations to Maryann Kopfer, 25 yrs at WTCA!
November 02, 2015
Simone Schroeder
NEW YORK, NY, USA - On October 29, 2015, Maryann Kopfer celebrated her 25th work anniversary at the World Trade Centers Association.  Maryann...
2016 General Assembly Registration Now Open
November 01, 2015
Simone Schroeder
ALGIERS, ALGERIA - Registration for the 47th General Assembly, hosted by World Trade Center Algiers, is now open. View the newly launched General ...
WTCA Partners with Kompass B2B Company
November 01, 2015
Simone Schroeder
NEW YORK, NY, USA - The World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) has partnered with Kompass to deliver an affinity program that enables each WTC...
October 31, 2015
Simone Schroeder
NEW YORK, NY, USA - Thank you to all WTC Delegates who joined us in New York City for the 2015 Member Seminar on October 18-20. WTCA welcomed ...
Singapore Economic Development Board in Arkansas
October 08, 2015
Laura James | World Trade Center Arkansas
ROGERS, AR, USA - On September 23rd, members of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) visited the World Trade Center Arkansas. The EDB is ...
WTC Winnipeg: Business leaders go back to school
October 26, 2015
Chantal Vielfaure | World Trade Center Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, CANADA - About 200 Winnipeg business leaders went back to school last September to brush up on their international trading skills, taking...
Kansas City Releases GCI Export Market Assessment
October 25, 2015
Ivry Karamitros | World Trade Center Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, MO, USA – Kansas City has released an export market assessment, a critical step in its development of a regional export strategy ...
AOL Co-Founder Steve Case to Speak at WTC LV
October 26, 2015
Heidi Hayes | World Trade Center Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NV, USA - The World Trade Center Las Vegas is hosting a special innovation-focused networking breakfast on Friday, January 8, 2016 that ...
Manitoba Culture a Success in Belgium
October 26, 2015
Chantal Vielfaure | World Trade Center Winnipeg
MONS, BELGIUM - Mons, Belgium, the 2015 European Capital of Culture, organized Culturallia, an unprecedented business event on culture and new tech...
China Town Hall - Huge Success
October 22, 2015
Meredith Cernuda | World Trade Center Tampa Bay
TAMPA BAY, FL, USA - October 5th - World Trade Center Tampa Bay was honored to be a part of The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations 9th...
WTC Philadelphia/Arcadia Univ Host China Town Hall
October 26, 2015
Marcos Reynaga | World Trade Center Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA, PA, USA - On October 5, 2015 Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin led a panel webcast and “town hall” meeting on China Relations at...
WTC São Paulo Promotes "LATAM FOR BUSINESS" Forum
October 25, 2015
Sergio Mincarone Filho | World Trade Center Sao Paulo
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - On November 24th and 25th, 2015,WTC São Paulo will promote the Forum LATAM FOR BUSINESS, the first International Trade and Inve...
Baltimore Sun features WTC Baltimore IVLP Program
October 22, 2015
World Trade Center Baltimore
BALTIMORE, MD, USA - Baltimore Sun highlighted The World Trade Center Baltimore's International Visitor Leadership Program in regards to a meeting ...
Georgia Ports to invest $152 million in Brunswick
October 26, 2015
Kathleen Henry | World Trade Center Savannah
SAVANNAH, GA, USA – On October 20, Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), a World Trade Center Savannah partner, held their annual State of the Brunsw...
Embassy Night featured on The Washington Diplomat
October 21, 2015
World Trade Center Baltimore
BALTIMORE, MD, USA - The World Trade Center Baltimore annual event, Embassy Night, was featured on The Washington Diplomat's article entitled:...
WTCNO hosts 3rd Annual International Trade Gala
October 22, 2015
Jessica Steverson | World Trade Center New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - The Louisiana International Trade Gala presented by the World Trade Center of New Orleans amassed a comely crowd of 250...
WTC Las Vegas Partners With WTC Seoul
October 26, 2015
Heidi Hayes | World Trade Center Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NV, USA –The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announce a Memorandum o...
WTC Halifax Campaign Recognized Internationally
October 25, 2015
Leanne Tremblay | World Trade Center Halifax
HALIFAX, CANADA – WTC Halifax’s Imagine Your Event Here marketing campaign continues to receive international recognition, this time from the Int...
2015 SID-Washington Annual Dinner
November 18, 2015 | Upcoming Event
World Trade Center Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, DC, USA - The Washington, DC Chapter of the Society for International Development (SID-Washington) will present its Award for Leadershi...
International Leadership Forum with Rep. Ratcliffe
November 04, 2015 | Upcoming Event
World Trade Center Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, DC, USA - Join the Washington Intergovernmental Professional Group and the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center for th...
Asia Pacific
WTC Goa's awareness drive on World Food Day
October 21, 2015
Ambika Dhakhenkar | World Trade Center Goa
GOA, INDIA - World Trade Centre Goa and Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on World Food Day joined hands to create awareness about hunger...
Aahar International Food & Hospitality Fair 2015
October 26, 2015
Bose K Nair | World Trade Center Bangalore
BANGALORE, INDIA - India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) a Govt. of India Enterprise under Ministry of Commerce organized the regional edition ...
Conclave on SMART SCM 2015 at WTC Bangalore
October 10, 2015
Bose K Nair | World Trade Center Bangalore
BANGALORE, INDIA - A Conclave on Supply Chain Management & Applied SMART Technology (SMART SCM 2015) was organized by World Trade Center Bangal...
WTC Goa to Make Panjim Centre of Smart Trade
October 23, 2015
Ambika Dhakhenkar | World Trade Center Goa
GOA, INDIA - WTC Goa met with the Mr Sidharth Kuncalienkar, Member of Legislative Assembly, Panjim City, Goa on October 15, 2015. WTC Goa also att...
WTC Pune hosts UKTI–L&P BDO Globalist Round Table
October 15, 2015
Neha Kaura | World Trade Center Pune
PUNE, INDIA - The World Trade Center Pune and BDO India hosted a round-table at Pune on 15 September with speakers from London & Part...
Exhibition on China's First Female War Journalist
October 26, 2015
Shumei Li | China World Trade Center (Beijing)
BEIJING, CHINA - An exhibition on the life and career of ZOYA (Zhang Yu Lian), the first female war journalist of China, is now being held at the R...
Over 5000 People in Offices Evacuation Drill
October 18, 2015
Shumei Li | China World Trade Center (Beijing)
BEIJING, CHINA - On the 16th of September, more than 5,000 people, mostly the occupants of China World Offices, took part in the annual China ...
Slovak Minister brings delegation to WTC Mumbai
October 08, 2015
Khyati Naravane | World Trade Center Mumbai
MUMBAI, INDIA - A business delegation led by the Minister of Economy of Slovak Republic, H.E. Vazil Hudak, H.E. Zigmund Bertok, the Ambassador...
Shangdong Federation signs MoU with WTC Mumbai
October 02, 2015
Khyati Naravane | World Trade Center Mumbai
MUMBAI, INDIA - A business delegation of Shangdon Provincial Federation of Industry and Commerce (SPFIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ...
November 25, 2015 | Upcoming Event
Guillermo D. Luchangco | World Trade Center Metro Manila
MANILA, PHILIPPINES - In its continuing efforts to empower Filipinos to be enterprising and entrepreneurial, and as its dedication to enabling Fili...
Europe/Middle East/Africa
World Trade Center Hamburg buildings
October 30, 2015
Marc Krautwedel | World Trade Center Hamburg
HAMBURG, GERMANY - World Trade Center Hamburg is busy preparing for the realization of the World Trade Center Hamburg buildings. The first concept ...
WTC Istanbul attended Culturallia
October 24, 2015
Rüştü Argit | World Trade Center Istanbul
MONS, BELGIUM - World Trade Center Istanbul attended Culturallia 2015 Business Meetings Forum in Mons, Belgium. Culturallia 2015, which has a...
WTC Cyprus Successfully organized Made In Cyprus 2
October 07, 2015
Styliana Pontiki Drege | World Trade Center Cyprus
LIMASSOL, CYPRUS - World Trade Center Cyprus successfully organized the 2nd “Made in Cyprus” Exhibition which took place on the 25th -27th Septembe...
WTC Istanbul Announces Expansion of I. Expo Center
October 19, 2015
Rüştü Argit | World Trade Center Istanbul
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Already Turkey’s biggest fairgrounds, Istanbul Expo Center is projected to be among the biggest globally with the expansion...
John Adeleke Speaks to CNBC: Investing in Nigeria
October 14, 2015
Simone Schroeder | World Trade Center Lagos
LAGOS, NIGERIA - Despite the slowdown in GDP growth to 2.35 per cent in the second quarter, Nigeria remains an important investment destinatio...
Business cocktail WhyTenerife, October 27
October 26, 2015
Franca Reginato | World Trade Center Milan
MILAN, ITALY - WTC Milan is partner of WhyTenerife for the organization of the event “Doing business in Tenerife” which will take place on the 27th...
WTC Holdings Cyprus signs MOU w Quangang District
October 22, 2015
Styliana Pontiki Drege | World Trade Center Cyprus
QUANZHOU, CHINA - During a recent visit to China, the Chairman of the Board of World Trade Centers Association and Chairman / CEO of Nest Grou...
New Ambassadors Trade Meeting in The Hague
October 26, 2015
Robert Anemaet | World Trade Center The Hague
THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - At the end of summer there is always a switch of ambassadors. Therefore Andrew van Esch (Dæsch Creative Concepts) called u...
WTC Accra To Host Ghana Hungary Business Forum
October 12, 2015
Emmanuel Doni Kwame | World Trade Center Accra
ACCRA, GHANA - WTC Accra will on Wednesday 14th October 2015 play host to the 1st Ghana-Hungary Business Forum from 2pm at the Convention Centre. T...
WTC Moscow Guide: Foreign Investors on EEU Market
October 18, 2015
Roman Gubenko | World Trade Center Moscow
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - The World Trade Center Moscow presents a second edition, revised and augmented, of the manual “What an international investor shou...
Winner WTC Twente Export Award 2015 is Trioliet
October 27, 2015
World Trade Center Twente
TWENTE, NETHERLANDS - Trioliet from Oldenzaal became the winner of the World Trade Center Twente Export Award 2015.  The producer of f...
WTC Moscow analytical resource – now in English
October 19, 2015
Roman Gubenko | World Trade Center Moscow
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - An updated version of the interactive analytical resource “Russia in international trade” was launched. All information represente...
WTC Twente International Business Forum 2015
October 15, 2015
Simone Schroeder | World Trade Center Twente
TWENTE, NETHERLANDS - Companies from East-Netherlands explored their business opportunities during the second edition of the International Business...
World Trade Center Gothenburg expands!
October 22, 2015
Sandra Fundin | World Trade Center Gothenburg
GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - We are proud to announce that World Trade Center is expanding in Gothenburg, this time at Teatergatan! World Trade Center G...
WTC Lugano, 23rd Annual General Assembly
October 25, 2015
Véronique Larssen | World Trade Center Lugano
LUGANO, SWITZERLAND - BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SWITZERLAND AND ITALY The 23rd annual assembly of the World Trade Center Lugano, which too...
International Connecting Day in Nantes
October 23, 2015
Anne ROBERGEAU | World Trade Center Nantes
NANTES, FRANCE -  October 1st 2015 Networking and experience sharing : International Connecting Day (ICD) in Nantes - France  During t...
Top 100 Bulgarian Companies Leading In The Economy
November 01, 2015
World Trade Center Sofia (AF)
SOFIA, BULGARIA - The Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, owner of the WTC Sofia (AF) License, made the 17th edition of “TOP 100 Companies ...
WTC Istanbul Visiting WTC Trieste
October 26, 2015
Tiffany Avati | World Trade Center Trieste
TRIESTE, ITALY - On Nov. 11th the Board of WTC Istanbul will pay a visit to the offices of WTC Trieste. This will be the perfect occasion to let ...
WTC Trieste Attended Member Seminar In NYC
October 26, 2015
Tiffany Avati | World Trade Center Trieste
TREISTE, ITALY - WTC Trieste attended the WTCA Member Seminar organized by the HQ Office in New York. The Member Seminar Orientation focused on th...
Conference Expo on Counterfeiting
Nov 23 - 24, 2015 | Upcoming Event
Mohamed Khodja | World Trade Center Algiers
ALGIERS, ALGERIA - 2nd edition to spotlight the negative consequences of counterfeit products on the Algerian Economy.
2015 Company visit to Accell
November 11, 2015 | Upcoming Event
Froukje Kooistra | World Trade Center Leeuwarden
LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS - On 11th of November, WTC Leeuwarden members will be given a guided tour of the bicycle factory. Click here for more in...
2015 Promotional days for the Northern Netherlands
Nov 02 - 04, 2015 | Upcoming Event
Froukje Kooistra | World Trade Center Leeuwarden
LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS - The Promotional days offer the ideal opportunity to do business, become acquainted with new people and companies and disc...
World Trade Centers Association 2014
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