Kansas City

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30 West Pershing Road, Suite 201
Kansas City, Missouri 64108-2423





Specializing In

  • Business Services
  • Conference Facilities
  • Group Trade Missions
  • Trade Education
  • Trade Information

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About World Trade Center Kansas City

We connect Kansas City and its visitors to the people, data, companies, and government agencies that make up the fabric of global commerce. World Trade Center Kansas City is a partnership between the Kansas City Chamber, Kansas City SmartPort, and the Kansas City Area Development Council, all organizations well versed in improving our region’s competitiveness in the global economy. Through this alliance, we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to stimulate international trade. With services such as global trade data mining, intercultural communication training, global and local market briefings, trade missions and export documentation, World Trade Center Kansas City helps local businesses start or expand upon their international operations, and assists businesses from outside to gain a foothold in the KC Business Community.

Member Benefits:

  • Co-located facilities and services
  • Reciprocal privileges for local members to WTCs
  • Comprehensive calendar of trade related events
  • Access to premium international business services

Local Industries:

  • Advanced Manufacturing,
  • Agri-Business: Food & Beverage Processing: Animal Husbandry,
  • Clean Technology,
  • Financial & Professional Services,
  • Information Technology & Software,
  • Biotechnology & Bioscience,
  • Energy: Utilities & Mining,
  • Engineering: R&D: Architecture & Construction

Join Us

Facilities & Services

World Trade Center Kansas City is located at Kansas City’s Historic Union Station, a hub for business activity in the Kansas City Region. Union Station also houses Kansas City’s economic development agencies and several entertainment and meeting venues.


  • Conference / Exhibition Center

Trade Services

  • Business Management & Professional Services
  • Group Trade Mission
  • Trade Information / Market Research
  • Trade Counseling
  • Referrals
  • Education & Knowledge Creation
  • Event Management


We connect to the people, data, companies, and government agencies that make up the fabric of global commerce


Our Impact

Kansas City Will Surprise You

The Kansas City area economy is supported by a wide variety of businesses, and is a national leader of several key industries which are integral to KC’s regional economic growth.


Of our members are defined as "small businesses", yet all of the area’s largest employers are members


Of Kansas City’s exports are goods


Of total sales in the $19 billion global animal health market comes from the KC Area

Our Team

Meet the Kansas City team, and let them introduce you to the people, data, businesses, and government agencies that make up Kansas City.


Meet Our Members & Tenants

WTC Kansas City is the international arm of the Kansas City Chamber. The Kansas City Chamber is a membership organization that represents more than 2,000 companies and 300,000 employees across the Greater Kansas City region. Our geographical representation serves 15 counties in the bi-state area.

No Tenants

Upcoming Events

World Trade Center Kansas City promotes global awareness by hosting events and programs on foreign markets, cultures, and resources relevant to increasing Kansas City’s regional competitiveness.

In the News

WTC Kansas City and our partners are actively maintaining our region as one of the best places to live, play and do business. This area provides the latest news on WTC Kansas City’s events, positions, priorities, and members.


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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

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30 West Pershing Road, Suite 201
Kansas City, Missouri 64108-2423