Connect Globally, Prosper Locally

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

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Global Network

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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.

2023

  • Int'l cruise company to open new office in Cyprus - Royal Caribbean Group, one of the world’s largest cruise companies, announced today its plans to open an office in Cyprus. The office will be based in Limassol and will support ship operations as the company looks to develop its Eastern Mediterranean business. “We have foste... more

  • WTCs are invited to our partner Business Exchange - WTCA members are invited to the Nordic Business Council 8th Annual Nordic Business Exchange March 21, 2023 in Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA https://smartcommunityexchange.com/2023-nordic-business-exchange-march-21/ more

  • WTCA APRO Hosted 2023 GA Introduction Webinars - The WTCA Asia Pacific Regional Office hosted two webinars to introduce the upcoming 2023 WTCA General Assembly (GA) to its members in the APAC region. The webinars targeted Chinese-speaking and English-speaking World Trade Center businesses separately. 57 delegates from 31 WTC... more

  • WTC Navi Mumbai, DYPUSM Interactive Session - WTC Navi Mumbai and D Y Patil University School of Management (DYPUSM) jointly organized a special session on “Current Trends in International Trade and Investment” on January 13, 2023 at the DYPUSM. The session was attended by the MBA and BBA management students besides sp... more

  • WTC Mumbai and SPTBI to promote start-ups & MSMEs - On the occasion of National Start-up Day, World Trade Center Mumbai (WTC Mumbai) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Sardar Patel Technology Business Incubator (SPTBI) to promote global competitiveness of start-ups, MSME units and women entrepreneurs in the... more

  • Workshop on measures to reduce Audit & Litigation - World Trade Center Mumbai organized a workshop on Practical Insights to Handle GST Litigation and Audit. CA. Pritam Mahure, CEO & Founder, Pritam Mahure & Associates suggested three-pronged policy measures to mitigate audit and litigation in GST procedure. These... more

  • WTC Lisboa promotes trade with Brazilian entities - BTL (Bolsa de Turismo de Lisboa), one of the most important tourism fairs in the world, will be happening from March 1st to 5th 2023 in Lisbon - Portugal. WTC Lisboa, through their recently announced partnership with Sebrae (Brazilian Micro and Small Business Support Servic... more

  • WTCKL to IBTM World 2022 & Supports MICE Industry - The World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur (WTCKL) met numerous trade visitors and hosted buyers at the world's leading trade fair for the MICE industry.  During the 3-day of the trade fair, WTCKL was used to exchange information about the current developments and MICE industry in... more

  • CONSULAR POSTS & FOREIGN MISSIONS MEETING 2023 - On the evening of January 4th, 2023, the Provincial Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee, and Vietnam Fatherland Front of Binh Duong province led a meeting of Consular Posts and Foreign Missions, with the World Trade Center Binh Duong New City (WTC BDNC) i... more

  • REPORT No. 1: FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried Fraud - By Richard S. Lehman, United States Tax Attorney Introduction The following is Report No. 1 in what is intended to be a series of reports focusing on the tax benefits available as a result of the FTX fraud. These Reports are not intended to be and can not serve as legal ... more