News

2017

  • Arkansas trade director serves as keynote speaker - Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas served as the featured speaker at Arkansas State University’s (ASU) seventh annual “International Exhibition: Regions, Countries, Exports,” hosted by the College of Business on Thursday, Oc... more

  • WTCArkansas hosts successful 10 Year Anniversary - The World Trade Center Arkansas celebrated its 10 Year Anniversary with a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the World Trade Center in Rogers. The Center hosted friends, supporters, diplomats, foreign government officials, educators, businesses and trade l... more

  • WTCArkansas Sponsors Hispanic Heritage Festival - The Northwest Arkansas Hispanic Heritage Festival will take place from Saturday, September 16 to Sunday, September 17 at Mae Farm on Saturday and the Fayetteville Square on Sunday in Fayetteville, Ark. The NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival is inviting all students and internation... more

  • WTC Arkansas Client Continues to See Success - Chris and Sherry Tedder, the husband and wife duo behind Clinger Holsters in Van Buren, Arkansas continue to see strong success throughout 2017. Clinger Holsters is a manufacturer of concealed carry holsters and is a World Trade Center Arkansas client. CEO Chris Tedder is resp... more

  • WTC Arkansas Celebrates 10 Year Annversary - The World Trade Center Arkansas will be celebrating its 10 Year Anniversary with remarks by Senator John Boozman. The World Trade Center Arkansas will celebrate its 10 Year Anniversary with a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the World Trade Center in Ro... more

  • WTCAR Hosts Exec. Asst. Commissioner Brenda Smith - ROGERS, AR, USA - The World Trade Center Arkansas hosted Brenda Smith, Executive Assistant Commissioner at the Office of Trade for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Ms. Smith held a round-table session with members of the business and trade ... more

  • WTCAR Involved in Ongoing NAFTA Modernization - ROGERS, AR, USA - The World Trade Center Arkansas presented Arkansas as an example of NAFTA’s success in middle America during the hearings on the free trade agreement. The World Trade Center Arkansas has played an active role in the past three months representing the state a... more

  • WTCAR Opens Trade Relations with Argentina - ROGERS, AR, USA - Melvin Torres, director of western hemisphere trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas is visiting Argentina this week to promote bilateral trade relations between Arkansas and Argentina. Torres’ trip will coincide with the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce‘... more

  • WTCAR testifies to USTR on NAFTA - Melvin Torres, Director of Western Hemisphere Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas traveled to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, June 27 to testify on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The NAFTA hearings took place before the Office of the United States Trade Rep... more

  • WTCAR at Belarus International Investment Forum - Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East Trade will visit Belarus from Tuesday, June 27 – Monday, July 3 to meet with government leaders and participate in the IX International Investment Forum. The Forum takes place in Bobruisk, a city in the Mogilev Region of Bel... more