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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

  • WTC Kansas City Welcomes New Manager - KANSAS CITY, MO, USA - The World Trade Center Kansas City is thrilled to welcome and announce Ms. Melissa Miller as the new Manager of the World Trade Center Kansas City.  Ms. Melissa Miller is from Vienna, MO, and has extensive background in International Business.... more

2015

  • Kansas City Releases GCI Export Market Assessment - KANSAS CITY, MO, USA – Kansas City has released an export market assessment, a critical step in its development of a regional export strategy that will outline specific steps local business, civic, and government leaders can take to increase their exports and grow gl... more

  • State Dept. Int'l Economic Diplomacy Roundtable - KANSAS CITY, MO, USA - On July 1st, World Trade Center Kansas City will be hosting a business and congressional round table featuring Mr. Kurt Tong and Congressman Kevin Yoder. The discussion will be an opportunity for local business participants to hear firsthand the State De... more

  • Doing Business with South Africa Market Briefing - KANSAS CITY, MO, USA - The World Trade Center Kansas City will be hosting Ambassador Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu for his first visit to Kansas City on July 14th. The ambassador will lead a market briefing on doing business with South Africa, and will also be joined by Consul Gene... more

  • Kansas City Selected for Global Cities Initiative - KANSAS CITY, MO, USA - Kansas City is joining an economic development network created by the Global Cities Initiative, a five-year joint project of the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. Launched in 2012, the Global Cities Initiative helps business and civic leaders gro... more

2014

  • Black & Veatch Number One in Telecom - Engineering News-Record ranks Black & Veatch Number One in Telecom OVERLAND PARK, KAN. (16 April 2014) – WTC-Kansas City Benefactor Black & Veatch recorded the top ranking worldwide in telecommunications for U.S.-based engineering companies, according to the just-re... more

  • World Trade Center KC offers education on doing business with one of the fastest-growing economies on the planet - For Immediate Release-1/24/14 Contact: Pam Whiting, (816) 374-5481; e-mail whiting@kcchamber.com Katie Erwin, (816) 374-5465; e-mail erwin@kcchamber.com Learn how to do business with one of the fastest-growing economies on the planet When it gained inde... more

  • DuraComm Announces Plans for its Barcelona Business - For Immediate Release January 10, 2014 DuraComm Aqualimpia, Bacelona, now owned by Benny Lee, will make a major commercial announcement at a 21 January 2014 press conference at the Barcelona City Hall at 12 noon.  Benny Lee, an American entrepreneur from Taiwan, and Ka... more

  • Black & Veatch to Lead St. Louis Incinerator Air E - January 10, 2014 Construction is expected to begin May 1, 2015 The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) has selected Black & Veatch to lead its $35 million incinerator air emissions upgrade program. The program is necessary in order to meet new federal air ... more