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2018

  • Trade 101: Getting Started in Exporting - On November 8th, 2018, the World Trade Center-Kansas City, hosted the first course of its Trade 101 Educational Series. The purpose of this session was to introduce businesses new to exporting to the many resources in the Greater Kansas City Region. The two outstanding instruc... more

  • The Icelandic Ambassador Visits Kansas City - The World Trade Center - Kansas City welcomed and hosted the Icelandic Ambassador to the United States Geir H. Haarde and his wife Mrs. Inga Jona Thordardottir. The Ambassador was invited to celebrate the Icelandair inaugural flights between Kansas City and Reykjavik. The dire... more

  • Kansas City Doing Business in the Ukraine - On July 27, the World Trade Center—Kansas City, in partnership with Global Ties KC, hosted a visiting delegation of Parliamentarians from Ukraine for a business roundtable. The delegation was comprised of Parliamentarians Nataliia Vasylivna Veselova, Iryna Mykolaivna Suslova, ... more

  • Trade in the Time of NAFTA, Tariffs and Tweets - On June 6th, 2018, the World Trade Center – Kansas City held its 3rd Annual Luncheon promoting Kansas City’s vibrant international trade economy. In 2015, the first Go Global Luncheon launched the Kansas City Export Plan led by the World Trade Center. It was a plan developed... more

  • Doing Business in the Czech Republic and Slovakia - On May 16th, the World Trade Center – Kansas City with the International Relations Council and the Czech & Slovak Club of Kansas City, hosted the Ambassador of the Czech Republic Hynek KmonĂ­ÄŤek and the Consul General of Slovakia Ladislava Begeç for a celebration of the Pit... more

  • Doing Business in South Africa - The World Trade Center – Kansas City continued their Doing Business In series by hosting Consul General Phumzile Mazibuko for Doing Business in South Africa. On Thursday May 17, 2018, the WTC -KC held a business roundtable with Ms. Mazibuko and local business executives, acade... more

  • Discover Global Markets – Kansas City - The World Trade Center – Kansas City sponsored and participated in Discover Global Markets: Design + Construct, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s flagship event series for U.S. exporters. From April 30th to May 2nd, the WTC – KC met with visiting U.S. Commercial Diplomats, for... more

  • Doing Business in Colombia - Doing Business in Colombia, with The Colombia Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Camilo Reyes The World Trade Center - Kansas City, in partnership with The Business Council for International Understanding, ProColombia and Black & Veatch, hosted the Colombian Ambassador... more

  • WTC-KC & Husch Blackwell host Tariff Roundtable - “Recent Developments in Tariffs and Trade Remedies” It is a turbulent time for international trade in the United States and businesses are navigating how the NAFTA negotiations and the steel and aluminum tariffs will affect them. It is confusing for companies to understand th... more

2016

  • Midwest Export Challenge Grand Prize Winner - KANSAS CITY, MO, USA - On August 24th, the first Midwest Export Challenge competition was hosted by UPS, Dentons, and World Trade Center Kansas City. The competition gave companies from Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas & Missouri a platform to showcase their business ... more