• New Orleans World Trade Center has new chief to ta - The New Orleans World Trade Center has a new chief, with Harrison Crabtree set to take over from Edwin Webb as head of the trade promotion body in January. The move follows the takeover earlier this year of the WTC by GNO Inc, the regional economic development agency, which n... more

  • New Operational Partnership for WTC New Orleans - NEW ORLEANS – The respective boards of the World Trade Center New Orleans (WTCNO) and Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) have approved an operational partnership between the two organizations. WTCNO will move into GNO, Inc., both organizationally and physically, effect... more


  • WTC NEW ORLEANS SEEKS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - The World Trade Center of New Orleans (WTCNO) is partnering with the economic development executive search firm Next Move Group to search for their next executive director. The WTCNO is the founding and oldest member of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA). Founded as... more


  • Letters: Fair trade helps Louisiana - The White House has put relations with our trading partners on the front burner. Today, our nation is engaged in high-stakes negotiations with other countries across the globe. The outcomes of these negotiations could dramatically impact all Americans, but perhaps none more so... more


  • 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 spec... 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 and l... 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 highlight the... 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