• John Thomas Keynote for Executive Speaker Series - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA – On July 17, 2014, the World Trade Center New Orleans (WTCNO) hosted John Thomas, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer for Leidos. Thomas discussed Leidos' primary business areas as one of the largest defense contractors in the U.S. Thoma... more

  • WTC New Orleans Hosts Tyson Foods’ Hal Carper - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA – On June 23, 2014, the World Trade Center New Orleans (WTCNO) hosted Tyson Foods Executive Vice-President for Strategy and New Ventures, Hal Carper. Carper discussed Tyson’s current business model, future regarding mergers and acquisitions, as well as gro... more

  • WTCMSRA Holds Talks with Congressman Rick Crawford - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - In a conference call on May 29, with U.S. Congressman Rick Crawford (AR), members of the World Trade Center Mississippi River Alliance (WTCMSRA) gathered to discuss the newly established Panama Canal Expansion Caucus (PCEC). The goal of the Caucus is to ... more

  • TTIP Summit - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, the World Trade Center New Orleans with support from the Delegation of the European Union to the United States gathered panelists to discuss trade barriers between the European Union and the United States at the Transatlantic Tr... more

  • WTC New Orleans Hosts Malaysian Delegates - NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - On May 14, 2014, the World Trade Center New Orleans hosted delegates of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) for an invitation-only breakfast meeting and presentation to discuss options for Louisiana businesses and investors in Malaysia.... more


  • WTCNO CEO Dominik Knoll Appointed to International Commerce Board - New Orleans, LA- World Trade Center of New Orleans CEO Dominik Knoll has been appointed by Gov. Bobby Jindal to the newly formed 23-member Louisiana Board of International Commerce. The Board, which was created through legislation introduced by Senator Conrad Appel and is hous... more

  • China eyes North Louisiana for million dollar investments - The Chinese have been interested in Louisiana for years. In fact, it was the state's top foreign trade partner in 2012. Nearly $2 billion were spent during the first quarter, according to the World Trade Center: New Orleans. So far, Chinese investment has been focused on the s... more