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2017

  • Robert Barkerding Jr. Receives 50th Bertel Award - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - On July 19th, Robert "Rusty" Barkerding Jr. received the 50th annual C. Alvin Bertel award, recognizing dedication of service to the Louisiana maritime community. Members of the Louisiana maritime and professional communities gathered at the Sheraton New... more

  • WTCNO CEO Comments on Agriculture Featured in News - On June 8th, an article co-authored by WTCNO CEO Caitlin Cain and Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul Aucoin was published, featured in multiple outlets. The article focused on the association of agriculture and infrastructure in Louisiana. As the Trump Administrat... more

  • WTC Future of Trade Summit Featured in News - On May 9th, the World Trade Center of New Orleans hosted the Future of Trade Summit at the Hilton Baton Rouge. Attendees came to discuss the pertinent topic of change in trade policies and the future of the local economy.  Under the Trump Administration, the global trade... more

  • Robert Barkerding Jr to receive 2017 Bertel Award - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - Today the World Trade Center of New Orleans announced Robert “Rusty” Barkerding, Jr, President of Admiral Security Services as the recipient of the 2017 C. Alvin Bertel Award.  Barkerding will be honored at the annual C. Alvin Bertel Award ceremony ... more

  • Thomas Hudson CEO of G2 LNG to Keynote WTC Summit - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA -  Thomas Hudson, President of G2 LNG, a liquefied natural gas export company, will be the keynote speaker at the World Trade Center’s Future of Trade Summit to be held May 9 at the Hilton Capitol Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Hudson will highligh... more

  • Louisiana delegation seeks opportunities in Mexico - New Orleans, LA – More than 200 representatives from business, academia, and government from the states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Florida as well as from five Mexican states gathered this week in Campeche, Mexico, to explore new business opportunities between the t... more

2016

  • WTC Execs call for Progress at former WTC building - Ten Current, Former World Trade Center of New Orleans Executives Call for Progress In Redeveloping Former WTC Building Organization had earlier supported TCSI's competing proposal Current and former leaders of New Orleans' World Trade Center organization have issued a call fo... more

  • WTCNO Names Caitlin Cain Chief Executive Officer - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - The World Trade Center of New Orleans (WTCNO), a non-profit organization of over 1,000 corporate and individual members dedicated to fostering and promoting international business and trade in Louisiana, has named Caitlin Cain as its new Chief Executive ... more

  • WTC New Orleans hosts Louisiana Lt. Governor - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - Speaking before a large crowd of WTC Members and business leaders, Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and Louisiana Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne each delivered remarks at the June 8 meeting of the World Trade Center Advisory Board. Remarks cover... more

  • WTCNO hosts EXIM Small Business Exporter Forum - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - On Tuesday, May 24 the WTCNO hosted a small business exporter forum designed to support regional small businesses and manufacturers in finding new markets and customers, protecting against the risk of nonpayment, extending credit terms to foreign buyers,... more