News

2016

  • Return Visit from Ivory Coast to Arkansas Delta - ROGERS, AR, USA - Representatives from the CĂ´te d'Ivoire Africa, Delegate General Inza Camara and Director of Communications Mamadue Kone, have made a return trip to the Arkansas Delta as a result of previous discussions involving partnership and business cooperation du... more

  • Historic Visit from Cuban Embassy - ROGERS, AR, USA - For the first time in our state’s history, the World Trade Center Arkansas welcomed three officials from the Cuban Embassy as they traveled from Little Rock and made their way through northwest Arkansas. Juan Lamigueiro, Deputy Chief of Mission was accompani... more

2015

  • Arkansas and Cuba - Rebuilding a Relationship - ROGERS, AR, USA - Arkansas and Cuba - Rebuilding a Relationship By Senator David J. Sanders There was an air of anticipation at the U.S. Ambassadors’ residence in Havana, Cuba, as each guest was warmly greeted at the front door by the new U.S. Ambassador, Jeffery DeLaure... more

  • WTC Member’s Reciprocal Agreements Are Working - ROGERS, AR, USA - The WTC Arkansas and the WTC San Marino championed a trade mission to Italy and assisted with the coordination of the meetings, where Prestigio San Marino and Bright Water Industries could meet.  Prestigio is a high-end carbon bicycle that is 100% hand-made ... more

  • Governor Hutchinson Leads Trade Mission to Cuba - Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, the first governor from any state to visit Cuba after the newly established U.S. Embassy was opened, led a delegation consisting of 19 Arkansas businesses and representing 17 commercial and agriculture sectors. In addition, President Don Bobbi... more

  • Singapore Economic Development Board in Arkansas - ROGERS, AR, USA - On September 23rd, members of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) visited the World Trade Center Arkansas. The EDB is the lead government agency that plans and executes economic strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global hub for busin... more

  • WTC Arkansas Sponsors Booth at Paris Air Show - PARIS, FRANCE - Governor Asa Hutchinson and World Trade Center Arkansas President and CEO Dan Hendrix and Boon Tan Senior Director of Global Trade Strategy, opened the Arkansas booth at the Paris Air Show with a ribbon cutting Monday. This is the first year for Arkansas to exh... more

  • Arkansas signs MOU with Vietnamese Province - BENTONVILLE, AR, USA - Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chairman Dinh Quoc Thai of Vietnam’s People’s Committee of Dong Nai Province on Monday at the state Capitol. The MoU outlined opportunities for developing economic, trade, a... more

  • Arkansas Signs MOU with Cote d’Ivoire - ROGERS, AR, USA - The World Trade Center Arkansas is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, and UniversitĂ© Nord-Sud of Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire. This agreement sets forth a frame work for both institution... more

  • Ghana - Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin and Deputy Secretary of State Joseph Wood led a trade delegation in Ghana from March 15th to 24th, 2015 to discuss economic development and opportunities for increased global partnerships between businesses in Arkansas and the Volta Regi... more