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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.

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.


  • South Korea LOVES Bassetts -31 stores and counting - “I am certain that my great, great grandfather would be both amazed and proud that Bassetts Ice Cream is now available on the opposite side of the world,” said Michael Strange, President of Bassetts Ice Cream. In 1861, using a mule-turned churn on his farm in Salem New Jersey... more

  • Breakfast Time ! keep going at World Trade Center - For the third year in a row, World Trade Center Lyon has been organizing its Breakfast Time ! sessions for a public turning bigger and bigger each time these events are held ! Our most recent Breakfast was held on May 4th with more than 40 people attending the meeting. For th... more

  • WTC Bhubaneswar observes Menstrual Hygiene Day - World Trade Center Bhubaneswar collaborated with South Eastern Region Pipelines Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) to observe Menstrual Hygiene Day here in the city. The day is observed as Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28th May across the globe.  Mr. Prafulla Samal, Hon’ble Ca... more

  • Export Financing Seminars Help Arkansas Businesses - The World Trade Center Arkansas partnered with multiple organizations to hold a seminar called “Inside Export Financing” for Arkansas companies in need of financial programs and resources to help expand their markets overseas. The seminars took place on May 22 in Rogers and Ma... more

  • Trade With Africa Summit Convenes Global Leaders - The Trade with Africa Business Summit convened in Bentonville, Ark. on Thursday and Friday this week. The summit was convened by Nazaru CEO Toyin Umesiri who designed the summit to position Arkansas as a favorable destination for African business and political leaders looking ... more

  • Andijan - A Gateway for India to CIS Countries - World Trade Centre Mumbai organised an interactive meeting with Mr. Azamjon Mansurov, Second Secretary, Embassy of Uzbekistan to India along with a 15-member high-level delegation of business and government officials from Andijan region in Uzbekistan, representing pharmaceutic... more

  • Friesland; Top 3 Lonely Planet - Friesland; an essential destination in Europe this year by Lonely Planet Lonely Planet’s travel experts have explored every part of Europe in search of the continent’s hotspots for 2018, and guess what! Friesland was selected as Number 3! Most people visiting the Netherla... more

  • Argentina to Partner with India on Food Security - World Trade Centre Mumbai organised an interactive meeting in honour of H. E. Mr. Daniel Chuburu, Ambassador of Republic of Argentina. H. E. Mr. Chuburu said, India and Argentina must focus on strengthening strategic relations and co-operation in areas such as agriculture, ato... more

  • Savannah, Wexford Trade Program Begins Work - A new pilot program connecting the Savannah area and Ireland for international trade and investment is up and running. Called TradeBridge, the program was announced in mid-March by its partners, the World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav), the Savannah Economic Development Author... more

  • Back from Leeuwarden! – Attending the WTCA GA 2018 - On April 22nd, 2018, the World Trade Centers Association General Assembly 2018 was officially launched and gathered 100 World Trade Centers in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. On behalf of World Trade Center Lyon, its two Directors, StĂ©phane QUIN and ClĂ©ment CHARLIEU, made it to Le... more