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The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia is the region's one-stop resource for international trade strategy, consultation, educational resources, and networking.

2018

  • NDRI provides biospecimens for biomedical research - Bill Leinweber, President and CEO of National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) admits that NDRI’s work is complicated, because medical research is complex. For nearly 40 years, NDRI has accepted the challenge of meeting the increasing demands of the medical research communi... more

  • WTCGP New International Program in the News - Kenneth Hilario, reporter, Philadelphia Business Journal recently reported on the launch of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia's new International Business Program developed in partnership with USA Strategic Ventures - Phila. World Trade Center creates 'missing lin... more

  • South Korea LOVES Bassetts -31 stores and counting - “I am certain that my great, great grandfather would be both amazed and proud that Bassetts Ice Cream is now available on the opposite side of the world,” said Michael Strange, President of Bassetts Ice Cream. In 1861, using a mule-turned churn on his farm in Salem New Jersey... more

  • WTCGP Honoring Our Masters of Global Trade - “The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia really helped us. We can do the technology but we need their help to spread it around the world,” said Scott Bentley, CEO, VideoRay after receiving his award at the 16th Annual World Trade Centers Award and Celebration. On May 3... more

  • Chemtech International: First WTCGP Member Company - Kaushik “Kosh” Daphtary received a letter inviting him to attend an event at the Delaware River Port Authority in Camden, NJ. That event was the announcement of the formation of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia - the year was 2002. Marty Schiffman, current board ... more

  • Going Global? Professional Translation a Necessity - Translation affects every aspect of our lives in business and personally and literally makes the world go round. Every letter and phrase needs to be converted precisely to perfectly match not only the language but also the culture. In The book, Found in Translation: How Langua... more

  • Metal Edge Offers Cutting Edge Products, Literally - A lot can happen when you put metal on the edge of cardboard. “Imagine all important documents that sat in stacks in church basements and institutions and were ruined because they weren’t stored properly,” says Paul Markert, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Metal Edge I... more

  • Marketing Assets Launched by Two WTCs - The World Trade Centers Association is making new member recruitment campaign assets available, designed by Cara Debkowski of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia to all Centers of the Association. World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia’s “Stamp of Approval for ... more

2017

  • Perrin Beatty Talks NAFTA in Philadelphia - The United States, Canada and Mexico are heading into the sixth round of talks on NAFTA in mid-January 2018, and on December 11th, The Consulate General of Canada in New York, together with Canada’s Trade Commissioner in Philadelphia, Vince Finn, held a roundtable discussion a... more

  • Local Impact of international medicine in Philly - Ruth Frey and CHOP Chief of Oncology Dr. Stephen Hunger were on their way to Philadelphia International Airport to catch a flight to Saudi Arabia to meet with Ministers of Health and referring physicians. Their mission: Bring patients in need of specialized care to Philadelph... more