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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 will be in June 1, 2017.

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.


  • WTCAR Director Speaks at Women Empowerment Summit - ROGERS, AR, USA - World Trade Center Arkansas director Denise Thomas speaks on women empowerment at Global Economic Summit 2017.Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas attended the 6th Global Economic Summit in Mumbai, India ... more

  • Arkansas company finds success on trade mission - ROGERS, AR, USA - Doug Brooks, Vice President of International Sales for AERT, Inc of Springdale, Ark finds success on Trade Mission to Central America.“We had a very successful trade mission in Central America,” Brooks said. “Special thanks to my friends at the World Tra... more

  • WTC Atlanta Announces World Trade Day 2017 in GA - ATLANTA, GA, USA – Working to help organizations understand the economic impact of national leadership and international policy changes, leaders of the World Trade Center Atlanta have announced that the organization will present World Trade Day 2017 on May 2, 2017. The event w... more

  • Company visit to Wifo-Anema - LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS - On April 6, the doors of the company Wifo-Anema were opened for our 25 members and guests, including the mayor of Ferwerderadiel. We were warmly welcomed by Wytze Anema and Marco Holwerda in the North Frisian town Ferwert. More than half a century of... more

  • WTCL Member links with water cluster in Las Vegas - LEEUWARDEN, NETHERLANDS - Last week the Water Alliance took part in a trip to Las Vegas, USA, organized by WTC Leeuwarden. Specifically, the Leeuwarden delegation, led by municipal alderman Henk Deinum (in charge of economic affairs), was in the US city to attend the gene... more

  • DR Congo Eyes Indian Opportunities Across Sectors - MUMBAI, INDIA - Indian Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India, Gen. (Dr.) V. K. Singh spoke at a seminar on ‘Investment Opportunities in Democratic Republic of Congo’. Minister Singh said, “Democratic Republic of Congo is Africa’s 2nd largest country. In t... more

  • Election Results for 2017 WTCA Board of Directors - LAS VEGAS, NV, USA - The World Trade Centers Association is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 election of its Board of Directors. Please join us in congratulating the following newly elected and re-elected directors: Asia Pacific Region (6) Mr. Vijay Kalantri (... more

  • The 2nd Summit of Women & Businesses - COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, URUGUAY - In July of last year, our Business Club organized the first Women Business Summit of the Rio de la Plata. The event was very successful and well received by the community, and as a result, we are already working to prepare the second edition, ... more

  • Robert Barkerding Jr to receive 2017 Bertel Award - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - Today the World Trade Center of New Orleans announced Robert “Rusty” Barkerding, Jr, President of Admiral Security Services as the recipient of the 2017 C. Alvin Bertel Award.  Barkerding will be honored at the annual C. Alvin Bertel Award ceremony ... more

  • Thank You to Our GA Participants! - LAS VEGAS, NV, USA – The 48th Annual World Trade Centers Association General Assembly, featuring “Connections for Global Opportunities”, was held April 2-5 2017 at the World Trade Center Las Vegas in Nevada, USA. This event featured three days of programming to fuel engagement... more