News

2017

  • WTCAR Opens New Relationship with South Africa - ROGERS, AR, USA - Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas has taken steps to open a new relationship between South Africa and the World Trade Center Arkansas. While at the Corporate Council on Africa’s Africa Business Summ... more

  • AR Trade Director Shares Panel with Africa leaders - ROGERS, AR, USA - Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas attended the U.S – Africa Business Summit 2017 from Wednesday, June 14 – Friday, June 17 as a guest speaker on regional integration and the impact of global trade. ... more

  • WTCAR Attends Paris Air Show with Governor, AEDC - ROGERS, AR, USA - The World Trade Center Arkansas Senior Director of Global Trade Strategy, Boon Tan attended the 2017 International Paris Airshow which takes place from Monday, June 19 to Sunday, June 25. Tan will travel to Europe with Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson and Mi... more

  • WTCAR Attends SIDO Forum in DC - ROGERS, AR, USA - The World Trade Center Arkansas is participating in the State International Development Organizations, Inc. (SIDO) 2017 annual conference in Washington D.C. from Tuesday to Thursday. SIDO is the premiere U.S. organization dedicated to supporting state intern... more

  • Belarus Trade Delegation Visits Arkansas - ROGERS, AR, USA - The World Trade Center Arkansas welcomed an inbound Belarus trade delegation on Tuesday, May 2. The purpose of the inbound Belarus trade mission was to explore Arkansas as a bilateral trade partner and to expand trade and educational exchange between the two... more

  • 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 Trade Ce... more

  • WTC, AR Sec of State Build Multitrack Diplomacy - ROGERS, AR, USA - Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin visited the World Trade Center Arkansas Monday, March 13. Martin met with Melvin Torres, director of Latin American Trade, and a representative from an aerospace company looking at strategic locations throughout the co... more

  • WTC Arkansas Dir. Speaks at Global Economic Summit - ROGERS, AR, USA - Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas attended the 6th Global Economic Summit in Mumbai, India as a guest speaker on government and institutional support for women on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. The theme of... more

  • WTC Arkansas Welcomes Consul of Mexico - ROGERS, ARKANSAS, USA - The World Trade Center Arkansas welcomed Consul of Mexico in Little Rock, Rodolfo Quilantán-Arenas on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Quilantán-Arenas met with World Trade Center leaders to discuss trade between Arkansas and Mexico and educational exchange with... more