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








  • Group Trade Missions
  • Trade Education
  • Trade Information

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:

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

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:

Trade Services

  • International Trade Events ⋆
    International Trade Events
  • International Trade Education Services ⋆
    International Trade Events, International Trade Seminars, International Trade Workshops
  • Group Trade Missions ⋆
  • Trade Information and Research 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.


foreign countries hosted in 2018


global companies supported in 2018


millions in new export sales supported through MetroConnect Program

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.


  • SAN Airport Expects Busiest Summer Since 2019 - Passengers Urged to Plan Ahead during Independence Day Holiday   SAN DIEGO, CA — June 24, 2024–San Diego International Airport (SAN) is expecting to see more passengers this summer than any time since 2019. With the upcoming Independence Day holiday and constructi... more

  • BA increases flights out of San Diego Airport - SAN DIEGO – April 23, 2024 – Thirteen years after San Diego International Airport (SAN) began offering daily flights between San Diego and London on British Airways, the route has become so popular that  British Airways is increasing the frequency from one flight per day to t... more


  • San Diego Region to Receive $260M for Transport - The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has announced its staff recommendation to award more than $260 million in competitive funds to the San Diego region for the advancement of critical transportation projects. The CTC is scheduled to approve these awards, part of the... more

  • Port of SD Releases Blue Economy Report - The Port of San Diego has released the fourth edition of its Blue Economy Incubator (BEI) Highlights Report, which outlines a new partnership with the NavalX Southern California Tech Bridge and the performance of each active project based on indicators linked to environmental,... more

  • Port of SD Completes Shore Power Expansion - As environmental champions, the Port of San Diego continues to improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions on and around San Diego Bay. For the first time, two cruise ships can now simultaneously use shore power in San Diego rather than running their diesel engines... more

  • SD Airport adds nonstops to D.C., Eugene, & Tampa - SAN DIEGO – January 30, 2023 – Alaska Airlines has announced it will offer daily nonstop flights between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Washington, D.C. via Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and daily nonstop flights between SAN and E... more

  • SD Airport Appoints Rick Francis as SVP & COO - San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (Airport Authority) President and CEO Kimberly Becker is pleased to announce the appointment of Rick Francis as Vice President & Chief Operations Officer effective December 12. In this role, Mr. Francis is responsible for set... more

  • SD Airport Celebrates 10 Years with Japan Airlines - San Diego International Airport (SAN) and Japan Airlines (JAL) are celebrating 10 years of service to Asia. The airline’s first flight from SAN to Tokyo’s Narita International Airport (NRT) was on December 2, 2012.   JAL began service with four fli... more

  • SD Airport Receives 2022 Deal of the Year Award - San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (Airport Authority) has been awarded The Bond Buyer’s 2022 Deal of the Year award in the Far West Region category and named as a finalist for the national Deal of the Year award. The award is for the December 2021 completion of... more

  • Port of SD Advance Topgolf Venue Proposal - The Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners has voted to advance a Topgolf venue proposed for East Harbor Island to the environmental review phase. Topgolf operates golf-themed restaurant, entertainment, and party venues across the country. Topgolf venues feature high-t... more

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