World Trade Week (WTW) NYC 2024 Kick-Off Event

Join Us for this Year‚Äôs World Trade Week NYC Kick-Off Event on Thursday May 9, 2023 at Baruch College¬†from 1:00 PM ‚Äď 4:00 PM.¬†

World Trade Week NYC is an active network of more than 70 organizations in the New York metro region working together to underscore the importance of international trade, logistics and port operations to the region’s economy and to use their collective expertise to help the region’s businesses grow through international trade. World Trade Week NYC is hosted by the New York District Export Council.

World Trade Week NYC Kick-Off Event Schedule:

1:00pm Registration and Networking for In-Person Attendees

2:00pm Welcome and Opening Remarks, Andrea Ratay, NYDEC Chair;  Robin van Puyenbroeck, Executive Director-Business Development, World Trade Centers Association, Co-Chair and Presenting Sponsor

2:15pm-3:25pm Awards & Speakers

3:25pm Closing Remarks: Kinda Younes, Executive Director, ITAC

3:30pm Networking Continues for In-Person Attendees

4:00pm Conclusion of In-Person Event

Andrea Ratay,   Chair of the   New York District Export Council

The Co-Chair for the 2024 World Trade Week NYC:  Robin van Puyenbroeck  , Executive Director-Business Development,   World Trade Centers Association

Guest Speaker: Arun Venkataraman,  , Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets, and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, Global Markets

Keynote Speaker: Peter Swartz, 
Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer of Altana AI
Topic: Global Supply Chains Powered by Artificial Intelligence

Click here to register for the event in-person. Cost is $35. (1:00-4:00pm)

Click here to register to attend the event online . Cost is free. (2:00-3:25pm)