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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

  • 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

  • Dr. Bennett Talks Healthcare Coverage in China - In June, the WTCGP and WTC Tianjin, China signed an MOU to introduce our member companies to opportunities in Tianjin - and on September 22nd, we did just that!  Dr. John Bennett, WTCGP board member, and Chairman and CEO, Devon International Group, recently returned from... more

  • Sunhillo keeping us safe around the world - When Dave Whitman and Robert Jones founded Sunhillo Corporation in 1991, they did not create a business plan – they went right to work. Dave and Robert met at the company they worked for, Formation, in Moorestown, NJ and decided to combine their expertise in radar surveillance... more

  • WTCGP Receives $1M Three-year EDA Grant - On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1million, three-year matching grant to the The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP), to support ... more

  • WTCGP Member Bassetts Opens First Store in Seoul - Bassetts Ice Cream Company, a fifth-generation family business since 1861, has successfully opened its first store in Seoul, South Korea and is looking to open an additional 30 stores within this year. Bassetts Ice Cream, located in Philadelphia, is a full-service frozen dess... more