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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

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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.

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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.


  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Law Enforcement Official of the Year - CONTACT: Marguerite Elicone, Mark Stainbrook, the Port of San Diego’s Vice President of Public Safety and Harbor Police Chief, has been recognized as the 2019 Law Enforcement Official of the Year by the San Diego County Crime Commission. Chief Stain... more

  • Public Invited to Participate in #ThatsMyBay Day - CONTACT: Marguerite Elicone, Port of San Diego employees, tenants and friends will be sprucing up parks and shorelines along San Diego Bay on Thursday, November 7, 2019 in the second annual #ThatsMyBay Day of Service. The Port invites the public to... more

  • Bridge Lighting Project Moves Forward - CONTACT: Brianne Mundy Page, 619.348.1518, The future looks bright for the vision of lighting up the San Diego-Coronado Bridge. The California Coastal Commission has given the Port of San Diego the green light to temporarily install LED lights on four ... more

  • Port of San Diego Offers New Cruises - CONTACT: Marguerite Elicone, The Port of San Diego is gearing up for the start of its 2019/2020 cruise season, which will feature the Port’s long-term partners Holland America Line and Disney Cruise Line, as well as the return of Carnival Cruise Li... more

  • Port of San Diego Celebrates Green Port Month - CONTACT: Marguerite Elicone, September is Green Port Month at the Port of San Diego, and the Port will mark this annual tradition with environmental awards, employee educational events and by sponsoring a cleanup site at I Love a Clean San Diego’s ... more

  • Port of San Diego Recognized for Financial Reports - CONTACT: Marguerite Elicone, The Port of San Diego has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association for the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the fifth conse... more

  • Port of San Diego Receives Prestigious Award - CONTACT: Marguerite Elicone, For the eleventh straight year, the Port of San Diego has received the prestigious National Procurement Institute’s (NPI) Achievement of Excellence (AEP) in Procurement Award. The NPI’s AEP Awards started in 1995 as a ... more

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