San Diego

Current Time 01:49pm


World Trade Center San Diego
530 B St. 7th Floor
San Diego, California 92101



Specializing In

  • Business Services
  • Club Facilities
  • Group Trade Missions
  • Trade Education
  • Trade Information

Certified in this category
Certified Best Practices in this category


About World Trade Center San Diego

World Trade Center San Diego (WTC) is an organization dedicated to growing international trade and investment opportunities for the San Diego region.

As an affiliate of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation and alongside its Founding Partners, WTC aims to cultivate a pipeline of export-ready firms, maximize foreign investment opportunities, and enhance the region’s international identity in order to boost San Diego’s global fluency and competitiveness.

Member Benefits:

  • Export consulting/support
  • Inbound delegation and FDI company stewardship
  • Outbound international trade missions
  • Research

Local Industries:

  • Education & Knowledge Creation,
  • Electronics,
  • Advertising & Public Relations,
  • Athletic & Outdoor,
  • Biotechnology & Bioscience,
  • Marine: Maritime & Shipbuilding/Sporting Boats,
  • Government/Public Services,
  • Import & Export,
  • Clean Technology,
  • Healthcare & Wellness,
  • Hospitality: Tourism & Leisure,
  • Information Technology & Software,
  • Aerospace: Aviation & Defense,
  • Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Join Us

Facilities & Services

The World Trade Center San Diego has the following facility offerings and core areas of service. We provide businesses with the links to pursue international opportunities through our global network and thrive to bring value to San Diego's international trade community:


  • Seminar / Meeting Rooms

Trade Services

  • Group Trade Mission
  • Trade Information / Market Research
  • Trade Counseling
  • Referrals
  • Education & Knowledge Creation
  • Business Management & Professional Services


WTC leverages its extensive network and knowledge base to support local firms entering the global marketplace.


Our Impact

Local Prosperity through International Opportunity

With its prosperous biotech, medtech, and pharmaceutical industries, an abundant talent pool, and access to advanced manufacturing resources in California and across the border, San Diego is well positioned as a hub for international trade.


millions in new export sales supported through MetroConnect Program


foreign countries hosted in 2018


global companies supported in 2018

Our Team

We bring a wealth of experience in international business strategy, export/import compliance, and global fluency to the Cali Baja Binational Mega-region.


Meet Our Members & Tenants

Our members represent a diverse array of small, medium, & large companies, community leaders, and government officials from Southern California's leading international entities.

No Tenants

Upcoming Events

WTC San Diego provides the local community with a variety of quality business education seminars, networking opportunities & event management services for members looking to leverage the WTC San Diego brand.

In the News

As a major international business platform, WTC San Diego keeps clients, members and investors, and the San Diego business community updated through its newsletter, social media platforms, public relations, and community outreach.


  • Shelter Island Boat Launch Project - CONTACT: Marguerite Elicone,  The project was honored in the program’s Structures category, which includes new public structures or the preservation or rehabilitation of existing public structures including municipal buildings and parks. Award ... more

  • Port of San Diego Honored with Prestigious Award - CONTACT: Marguerite Elicone, For the sixth year in a row, the Port of San Diego has been recognized for its excellence in financial reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. (GFOA) The agency awarded ... more

  • Port Approves Two New Leases for Seaport Village - Port of San Diego Approves Two New Leases for Seaport Village CONTACT: Brianne Mundy Page, 619.348.1518, Grain & Grit Collective to Introduce New Restaurant Concept with “Sam the Cooking Guy”; Traveler’s Convenience to Open Seaport Market As part o... more

  • Port Swears in 2020 Executive Officer - Port of San Diego Swears in 2020 Executive Officers for Board of Port Commissioners CONTACT: Brianne Mundy Page, 619.348.1518, The Port of San Diego swore in its 2020 Executive Officers for the Board of Port Commissioners on Thursday, January 9 durin... more

  • Looking to go global? - Looking to go global? Take this advice from 10 San Diego-based companies By Sarah Lubeck, January 6, 2020 Drug discovery is a global industry. In 2017, Solana Beach-based – a B2B marketplace for drug discovery – had seen increasing profits from Europe, and was lo... more


  • Resolution Urging Federal Action on Tijuana River - CONTACT: Brianne Mundy Page, 619.348.1518, BIPARTISAN COALITION RESOLUTION TAKES FIGHT TO END TRANSBOUNDARY SEWAGE CRISIS TO NEXT LEVEL The Port of San Diego has adopted a joint resolution recommending actions for the federal government to take to ... more

  • Green Business Network Tenants Recognized by Port - CONTACT: Marguerite Elicone, The Port of San Diego has recognized six tenant businesses for their commitment to sustainable operations and the environmental protection of San Diego Bay. The tenants are members of the Port’s Green Business Network an... more

  • Port Approves Three New Seaport Village Leases - CONTACT: Brianne Mundy Page, 619.348.1518, MIKE HESS BREWING, MR. MOTO PIZZA, AND SPILL THE BEANS ANTICIPATED TO OPEN IN 2020 As part of the Port of San Diego’s efforts to revitalize Seaport Village, the Board of Port Commissioners has approved lease... more

  • EDDY Pump wins $35K in MetroConnect funding - By Nickie Peña, November 13, 2019 World Trade Center San Diego named EDDY Pump Corporation, a global pump and dredge equipment manufacturer, as the MetroConnect program grand prize winner. Made possible through a grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co., the $35,000 award will be u... more

  • Port Adds Seven Alternative Fuel Vehicles - CONTACT: Marguerite Elicone, As an environmental champion of San Diego Bay and its diverse ecosystems, the Port of San Diego is purchasing seven vehicles for its work fleet that will run on renewable diesel fuel. The Board of Port Commissioners ap... more

Contact Us

Get In Touch

Thank you for your interest in the WTC San Diego! For general questions and comments please complete the form below and a member of our team will reach out to you shortly. We look forward to hearing from you!



World Trade Center San Diego
530 B St. 7th Floor
San Diego, California 92101