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Connect Globally, Prosper Locally

Access the power of the World Trade Centers Association to unleash your global potential.


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About WTCA


The World Trade Centers Association stimulates trade and investment opportunities for commercial property developers, economic development agencies, and international businesses looking to connect globally and prosper locally.

Our association serves as an 'international ecosystem' of global connections, iconic properties, and integrated trade services under the umbrella of a prestigious brand.

The exclusive 'World Trade Center' and 'WTC' branded properties and trade service organizations are located in more than 90 countries and supported by 15,000 WTC professionals that deliver integrated, reciprocal resources to solve your business needs.

Learn about the benefits of becoming a WTC License Holder or a Business Member of a local WTC.

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Empower & Compete

Gain Competitive Differentiation & Advantage. Learn how the WTC Business Network can position you for success.

How We Help You

The WTCA is the only association with exclusive rights to license 'World Trade Center' and its 'WTC' brands to real estate developers, businesses and communities worldwide.

You choose us to gain competitive differentiation and advantage, and to attract investment. We choose you - our strategic partner - to grow the footprint and quality of the WTCA ecosystem.

If you are hungry to grow your business and want to set yourself apart, click below to learn how we can help you.

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Commercial Property Developer

Commercial Real Estate Developers, Investors, Owners or Financiers looking to create an iconic, multi-use property to house premier tenants active in the international marketplace and serve the local business community.

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Economic Development Agency

Organizations the promote international trade and foreign direct investment, such as an economic development agency, chamber of commerce/trade association, university, port, airport, etc.

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International Business

Businesses and corporations, ranging from small to large, looking to expand their international reach and growth.

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Join Us


Join our global network by becoming a Licensed World Trade Center. For candidacy consideration, please submit an Expression of Interest Form.

Should you qualify for an Application, we will contact you directly. The next WTC Application deadline will be in August 24, 2017.

We look forward to beginning the journey of building a stronger network through our mutual collaboration and partnership.


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Upcoming Events

The WTCA organizes international events and participates in major international tradeshows. Join the WTCA at any of the following events:

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In the News

Stay on top of market trends with the latest international news and media coverage of the WTCA and its esteemed network of WTC operations.


  • WTC Leeuwarden Opens Int'l Consulting Hours - LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS - World Trade Center Leeuwarden started with their first free of charge consulting hours for entrepreneurs with international ambitions in Groningen on Friday the 19th of May. The councilors Henk Deinum (Municipally of Leeuwarden) and Joost van Keulen ... more

  • AR Trade Director Shares Panel with Africa leaders - ROGERS, AR, USA - Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas attended the U.S – Africa Business Summit 2017 from Wednesday, June 14 – Friday, June 17 as a guest speaker on regional integration and the impact of global trade... more

  • WTCAR Attends Paris Air Show with Governor, AEDC - ROGERS, AR, USA - The World Trade Center Arkansas Senior Director of Global Trade Strategy, Boon Tan attended the 2017 International Paris Airshow which takes place from Monday, June 19 to Sunday, June 25. Tan will travel to Europe with Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson and Mi... more

  • The 4th BICCC Held to Advocate OBOR Initiative - Organized by WTC Beijing (CCPIT Beijing) and Beijing Chamber of International Commerce (BICC),the 4th Beijing International Conference of Friendly Chambers of Commerce (BICCC) was held in Beijing from June 7th to 8th. With the theme of “cooperation, development and win-win ou... more

  • MOU Signed to Grow Agricultural Trade - LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS - On June the 7th, WTC Leeuwarden and WTC Harbin, representing the largest agricultural provinces of their respective countries (the Netherlands and China) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will see both WTCs working together to develop an... more

  • Greater Philadelphia Selected for New GCI Phase - PHILADELPHIA, PA, USA – Greater Philadelphia Selected to Develop New Market Prioritization and Metropolitan Economic Partnership Strategies as Part of the Global Cities Initiative Participation seeks to deepen the impact of metropolitan trade strategies that will help Philade... more

  • Washington State Craft Beer Tasting 2017 - SEATTLE, WA, USA - Thursday, July 20, 20174:30pm to 6:30pm CostWTCSE Members | $25Non-Members | $30Tickets include complimentary valet parking, appetizers, and (16) 2.5 ounce tasters. Join us for an evening of fabulous craft beers and light appetizers as the World Trade Cent... more

  • The Export Trophy takes a New Dimension - ALGIERS, ALGERIA - The Export Trophy’s 14th edition, took place on the 7th of June 2017 at the El-Aurassi Hotel as a WTC Day, and witnessed the presence of the most influential members of the Algerian Business Community and various representatives of the public institutions i... more

  • Shell China Opens New Headquarters in Tower B - BEIJING, CHINA - In a memorable ceremony on May 23, Shell China declared that its new headquarters open at China World Tower B, one of the shiniest landmarks in Beijing. Tower B is a LEED GOLD certified, high-rise office building within walking distance of two main subway line... more

  • WTCA Official Delegation Visits WTC Gibraltar - Facing Brexit - World Trade Center Opening Unlocks Global Growth for eMoney in Gibraltar Gibraltar is fast emerging as the leading jurisdiction world-wide for regulating cryptocurrency using Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), including Blockchain t... more