News

2015

  • WTC Arkansas Trade Mission to Cote d’Ivoire - ROGERS, AR, USA - On March 9th, at the request of the Delegate General Mr. Inza Camera, Denise Thomas from the World Trade Center Arkansas made a reverse trade mission to Abidjan, the capital city of Cote d’Ivoire. The trip was a result from the November 2014 signing of a MOU... more

  • Arkansas in the Netherlands - ROGERS, AR, USA - World Trade Center Arkansas and the Kingdom of the Netherlands have exchanged trade trips across the waters. Trade Minister, Lilianne Ploumen led the delegation to Arkansas recently in February to meet with key business leaders and government officers. From... more

  • Vietnam in Arkansas - During a recent trip to Vietnam, World Trade Center Arkansas and Made in USA Works LLC met with Tin Nghia Corporation in Dong Nai Province. Since their inception in 1989, Tin Nghia has become one of the largest business enterprises in Don Nai Province, with 11 subsidiaries (m... more

2014

  • World Trade Center Arkansas and Côte d'Ivoire - LITTLE ROCK, AR, USA - November 17 – 19, Little Rock, Arkansas was host to an inbound trade delegation from Côte d'Ivoire of the Ivory Coast region. One hundred twenty-five participants attended the event with representation from the United Nations, Ambassadors, Minister of Tr... more

  • Aerospace Industry Collaboration - ROGERS, AR, USA - Malaysia is a vibrant and progressive country - one of the ten members of the Association of Southeast Asia (ASEAN), a region with a population of 600 million that forms the 6th largest economy in the world.  Malaysia has dedicated strategies for strengtheni... more

  • Arkansas and MIDA Talk Trade - ROGERS, AR, USA - On October 1, the World Trade Center Arkansas hosted a visit from the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA). Nurul Shams Rusli, Director from MIDA Houston attended B2B meetings at the WTC Arkansas arranged by Senior Director of Global Trade Strate... more

  • Arkansas Small Business Goes Global! - ROGERS, AR, USA - Galley Support Innovations (GSI) is a design/manufacturing company located in Sherwood, Arkansas that specializes in interior hardware for planes, trains, yachts and more. Multi-million dollar industries such as Gulf Stream, Boeing, Dassault Falcon Jet, and O... more

  • WTC Arkansas Receives $600K EDA Grant - ROGERS, AR, USA - World Trade Center Arkansas is the recent recipient of a $597,116 grant from the Economic Development Administration that will be utilized to expand its outreach services to Arkansas companies. The funding will be used for education, trade missions and trade... more

  • Bella Heule Pays a Visit to Arkansas! - ROGERS, AR, USA - The World Trade Center Arkansas had the pleasure of a personal visit from the Executive Vice President of the World Trade Centers Association, Bella Heule. On September 16, Bella traveled to the growing city of Rogers, Arkansas and spent valuable time with t... more

  • Arkansas and Africa - Open for business! - ROGERS, AR, USA - August 4-7, 2014, the WTC Arkansas participated in the U.S. African Leaders Summit held in Washington D.C. The Corporate Council on Africa hosted 27+ meetings with several countries from the vast continent. The targeted business sectors during the conference ... more