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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.

2024

  • Exhibition industry in Qingdao continues to thrive - Since 2024, Qingdao West Coast New Area (Qingdao WCNA) has seen a surge in exhibition activities. A variety of successful events have taken place, including the 6th Shandong International Foundry Industry Exhibition, which attracted over 400 specialized enterprises and nearly ... more

  • Industrial News - Since 2024, Qingdao West Cost New Area (Qingdao WCNA) has seen a surge in exhibition activities. A variety of successful events have taken place, including the 6th Shandong International Foundry Industry Exhibition, which attracted over 400 specialized enterprises and nearly 3... more

  • WTC Pune & Meraqui Partnership: enhance Efficiency - World Trade Center Pune has formed a strategic partnership with Meraqui to improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of corporate organizations. India is experiencing rapid economic growth, with Pune emerging as a dynamic city known for its industrial strength. Thi... more

  • Cyprus economy - highest growth rate in 5 quarters - The Cypriot economy exhibited its highest growth rate in the last five quarters during the first quarter of 2024, with Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increasing by 3.5 per cent compared to the same quarter of 2023, according to a preliminary estimate by the Cyprus Statistical Se... more

  • What’s New in Las Vegas - There’s no destination in the world like Las Vegas. In part, that’s because the city continues to reinvent itself, making it one of the most popular locations for meetings and events. It’s the ideal place to host events that go above and beyond, impressing attendees and making... more

  • CTA Announces Support for the CREATE AI Act - The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® regarding the bipartisan bills in Congress, the CREATE AI Act (S.2714/ H.R.5077) and the Artificial Intelligence Research, Innovation, and Accountability Act of 2023 (S.3312):  ... more

  • 20 years WTC Cyprus - We are proud to announce our 20-year anniversary as WTC Cyprus license holder. For 20 years we have been committed to serve the business community promoting the WTC Brand. Over the years, in Cyprus, our World Trade Center is a key player in providing Trade Services, Event Org... more

  • WTCA Attends CCPIT Summit 2024 - On May 13, Mr. Ed Allison-Wright, Chairman of the WTCA Executive Committee and Director of WTC Gibraltar, attended the Global Trade and Investment Promotion Summit 2024 hosted by the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) in Beijing, China on behalf of W... more

  • BECAMEX IDC (VN) WORKS WITH CBMCA DELEGATION (CHI) - On the morning of May 7, 2024, Becamex IDC, World Trade Center Binh Duong New City in coordination with the Center for Investment Promotion and Development of Industry and Trade - Department of Trade Promotion - Ministry of Industry and Trade organized a meeting to discuss inv... more

  • Welcome of His Excellency Ambassador of Tunisia - World Trade Rennes Bretagne and the Africa Club of the CCI Côtes d'Armor had the honor of welcoming on Thursday April 25, His Excellency the Ambassador of Tunisia to France, Mr. Dhia KHALED, accompanied by his economic department, 'Invest in Tunisia and various ... more