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Current WTC Licensees around the World

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Countries/Regions represented through WTC Operations

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 that 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 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.

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

Sincerely,

Your WTCA Team

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Expression Of Interest Form

The Accreditation Program provides an opportunity for WTCA Members who meet or exceed industry standards to have their facilities and services recognized internationally. It also helps the network as a whole differentiate itself and raises the profile of the WTC brand. Accreditation further strengthens the benefits of being a WTCA Member and is designed to: celebrate the WTCA champions, strengthen the brand, support Members to excel in industry standards, have Members’ facilities and services recognized internationally, create motivation for continuous improvement, reflect the diversity of service offerings from WTCA Members **NOTE: With two types of Accredited Members (Accredited and Premier Accredited) and four specializations (in Trade Development, Commercial Real Estate and Services, Business and Member Services, Conference and Exhibition Services), the WTCA Accreditation Program embodies the WTCA brand. For questions, please email accreditation@wtca.org.

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.

2024

  • ADFEST 2024 AT WTC BINH DUONG NEW CITY EXPO - On the morning of July 11, the Vietnam Advertising Festival 2024 opening ceremony took place at the WTC Binh Duong New City Expo. The event was attended by Ms. Trinh Thi Thuy, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism; Mr. Huynh Vinh Ai, former Deputy Minister of Cult... more

  • WTC Dublin and Stadium Join Forces - The World Trade Center Dublin and Stadium Join Forces:  Connecting You to Global Buyers The World Trade Center Dublin and Stadium have joined forces in an exciting strategic partnership that marks a pivotal advancement for the WTC Dublin’s global netwo... more

  • Heartland Export Accelerator Spring '24 Graduation - On June 5th, the World Trade Center – Kansas City and Greater Kansas City Chamber proudly celebrated the achievements of the Spring 2024 Heartland Export Accelerator (HEA) Cohort. The Heartland Export Accelerator is an 8-week program designed to equip businesses with the k... more

  • Doing Business in France - The final episode in the Indo-French trade talk series focused on "Doing Business in France," bringing together experts and participants from India and France. This event was organized by WTC Bengaluru, Chennai & Kochi in collaboration Francophone WTCs-Rennes Bretagne, Par... more

  • Cyber Security Landscape - The World Trade Center, in partnership with Net Access India (Murugappa Group) as our 'Knowledge Partner,' successfully hosted a pivotal webinar on July 4th, 2024. The webinar focused on the theme 'Cybersecurity Landscape - What Every Business Should Know,' aiming to enlighten... more

  • 2024 Weida International Business Award: SharkOff - At this year's Small Business Luncheon hosted by the Kansas City Chamber, the prestigious Weida Award was presented to the Kansas City-based company, SharkOff. This award honors businesses that excel in entering the international marketplace and establishing a global footpr... more

  • Introducing Our New Coordinator: Mariah Oke-Thomas - World Trade Center Kansas City (WTC-KC) is pleased to announce and welcome a new member to our team! We are excited to introduce Mariah Oke-Thomas, who joins us as a Coordinator. Mariah is a recent graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia, where she earned a degre... more

  • Recap of the 2024 WTCA European Meeting in Dresden - From June 10 to June 12, the 2024 WTCA European Regional Meeting convened at World Trade Center (WTC) Dresden, bringing together 42 WTCA Members representing 32 WTC licenses. Held in the charming, historic city of Dresden, Germany, participants engaged in thought-provoking... more

  • RAKEZ attracts Indian SMEs and Digital Startups - World Trade Center Mumbai recently organized an interactive meeting with a high-level trade delegation led by Mr. Ramy Jallad, Group CEO of RAKEZ, to explore the benefits of establishing operations in Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) , which is one of the larges... more

  • WTC TWENTE: PREMIER ACCREDITATION - WORLD TRADE CENTER TWENTE WAS RECENTLY RECOGNIZED BY THE WORLD TRADE CENTERS ASSOCIATION IN NEW YORK AND AS SUCH AWARDED THE WORLD TRADE CENTERS ASSOCIATION (WTCA) PREMIER ACCREDITATION, WITH SPECIALIZATIONS IN TRADE DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESS & MEMBER SERVICES.  The WTCA A... more