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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.

2019

  • Dave DeLizza Appointed President & CEO of Pennoni - It’s not surprising that Dave DeLizza chose to major in engineering at Drexel University. “I remember dad would take me to his job sites while the bridges were under construction to show me how they were built,” says DeLizza. “The two I remember the most are the Girard Aven... more

  • World Trade Centers Day was a grand celebration - It poured for days before our biggest event of the year, but on May 15, the sun shined its light over historic Fairmount Waterworks in Philadelphia and our 2019 World Trade Centers Day honorees. The stage was set, videos cued, food and bar stations opened, and we were ready... more

  • Made in America: American Cable Company - President, Carlos Gonzalez Jr., walked past the stacks of unwrapped Christmas presents towering in the corner of the conference room, a few floors above the American Cable Company warehouse in Northeast Philadelphia. “I still have to wrap my grandkids presents,” he smiles.&#16... more

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