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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 is November 10, 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 Grenoble at IBTM World - GRENOBLE, FRANCE - For the first time, the WTC Grenoble Convention Center will be present on an international exhibition! IBTM World is the leading global event for the meetings, incentives, conferences, events and business travel industry, taking place in Barcelona. The event... more

  • 1st Language Apero at Cowork’in Vieix Port - MARSEILLE, FRANCE -  On October 13, 2016,  the World Trade Center Marseille Provence celebrated the first language apero at Cowork’In Vieux Port (the coworking space).  The MAABN (Mediterranean Anglo American Business Networking) has welcomed its members for a ... more

  • WTC Twente Conference on Doing Business in the USA - TWENTE, NETHERLANDS - Every year, the World Trade Center Twente Business Club organizes a conference on doing business in a particular country as central point. This year’s conference on September 22nd, was organized in cooperation with Schuitemaker company in Rijssen, th Neth... more

  • WTCPE in Partnership with EAGLE Advisory Partners - PESCARA, ITALY - The fact that Italy and Albania are stable business partners is well-known. The interchanging of relations is constantly growing. It is confirmed by statistics and reports on direct and indirect investments drawn from both countries, as well as by third partie... more

  • Taiwan, A Top Choice for E-commerce Firms: TWTC - TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Promoting cooperation in cross-border e-commerce, the 15th World Business Leaders Roundtable, co-hosted by WTCA, kicked off in Xiamen on September 7, 2016. Addressing the event, Taipei World Trade Center Chairman Mr. Francis Kuo-Hsin Liang noted that Taiwan ... more

  • MWTC Introduces New Tech Export Initiative - MONTANA, MT, USA - The Montana World Trade Center (MWTC) is introducing a tech export initiative, TechEx. The initiative will help Montana businesses move to the forefront of technical exports by bringing together a team with experience in international trade and technica... more

  • V&D: The Rise & Fall of a Department Store - LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS - During this WTC Leeuwarden Business Club event on September 27, 2016, Philippe Hondelink told us all about the rise and fall of one of the most successful department stores in The Netherlands. We all grew up with Vroom & Dreesmann later called V&a... more

  • Discover World Trade Center Lyon: the virtual tour - LYON, FRANCE - More and more things can be done thanks to a smartphone: now it is even possible to visit World Trade Center Lyon, wherever you are! And especially if you never landed in Lyon, our World Trade Center is now offering the possibility to show its true colors, in 3D... more

  • WTC Noida and VERBIND Inks MoU with CCPIT- Beijing - NOIDA, INDIA - The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT- Beijing Sub council) entered into an agreement with WTC Noida and VERBIND-its trade service arm; to work towards bolstering economic and trade relations between their regions of operations. The M... more

  • WTC Chandigarh Committed Towards Retail growth - CHANDIGARH, INDIA - During September 21 - 22, 2016, Retail and allied businesses from India and overseas gathered at India’s largest Retail Intelligence business event, India Retail Forum (IRF) 2016 in Mumbai. The 13th edition of the forum with its theme: NAVIGATING THE WORLD’... more