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Connect Globally, Prosper Locally

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


Current WTC Licensees around the World


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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 is October 20, 2016.

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 Orlando a Making Global Local Partner of USTDA - ORLANDO, FL, USA - The United States Trade and Development Agency has officially welcomed World Trade Center Orlando as a Making Global Local Partner. Click here for the details. To view the original article, please click on the source link below.  more

  • WTCA Chairman Ghazi Abu Nahl Attends B20 Summit - BEIJING, CHINA - Around 800 representatives from the renowned companies, business associations, international organizations and think tanks of G20 and guest countries gathered at The Business 20 Summit (B20) held in Hangzhou, China from September 3 to 4 to provide policy recom... more

  • Link2 to Help Retain Students in Local Tech Jobs - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - With the kickoff to the fall semester, EDC is hosting symposiums on university and community college campuses around the region to better connect talent with opportunities within our leading industries. On September 15, EDC partnered with CSU San Marcos t... more

  • Investor Spotlight: SYSTRAN - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - This week we sat down with Ken Behan, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at SYSTRAN Group. With operations in San Diego and as a program sponsor of WTC San Diego's MetroConnect Program, the language technology company is helping local SMEs connect with ... more

  • WTC Montevideo Free Zone Conference Series - MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY - Within the framework of its calendar of events, WTC Montevideo Free Zone organized two remarkable conferences. The importance of the topics discussed and the prestige of the speakers attracted different sectors of its business community and, consequently,... more

  • Global company Thermo Fisher expands to Tijuana - SAN DIEGO, CA, USA - This week, Thermo Fisher Scientific, the global life sciences and biotechnology company, cut the ribbon on its Software Center of Excellence (COE) in Tijuana. Thermo Fisher Scientific is a world leader in serving science with $17 billion in revenues and ap... more

  • Global Disaster Relief Summit 2016 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA - The AIDF Global Disaster Relief Summit 2016 was held in Washington D.C. on 7-8 September at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Over two days the Summit gathered around 350 senior representatives of government and UN agencies, natio... more

  • Ushering Micro Enterprises-A step towards “MIN" - BHUBANESWAR, INDIA - Workshop on “Ushering Micro Enterprises” - A step towards “Make in India” A motivational workshop on Micro Entrepreneurship was organized by World Trade Centre Bhubaneswar in association with Urban Micro Business Centre (UMBC) and Entrepreneurship Develop... more

  • 37 Exhibitors Set to Exhibit at CES Unveiled Paris - LAS VEGAS, NV, USA - The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, licensee of the World Trade Center Las Vegas, announced that 37 exhibitors will highlight their latest innovations at the almost sold-out fourth annual CES Unveiled Paris. Scheduled for Tuesday, October 25 at th... more

  • Hotel Implosion Makes Way for WTC LV Expansion - Las Vegas, NV, USA - With the implosion of the final tower of the Riviera Hotel and Casino, the Las Vegas World Trade and Convention Center is moving forward with a $1.4 billion expansion and renovation project. This marks the conclusion of a series of demolition efforts at t... more