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

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  • Business Services
  • Club Facilities
  • 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

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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:

Facilities

  • Seminar / Meeting Rooms

Trade Services

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

Connected

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

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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.

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foreign countries hosted in 2018

41

global companies supported in 2018

69

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.

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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.

2023

  • 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

  • Imperial Beach Pier to Undergo Further Enhancement - The Port of San Diego, City of Imperial Beach, and community members are kicking off Phase 2 of the Imperial Beach Pier Enhancements project. Adding to improvements completed in 2021, the second phase includes a new shade canopy with a shark and water design over the mid-pier ... more

  • Port of SD Advances Seaport Proposal - The Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners has authorized staff to begin the environmental review process for the Seaport San Diego project proposed by 1HWY1 for the potential redevelopment of the Central Embarcadero along San Diego Bay. 1HWY1 is proposing a mixed-us... more

  • Port of SD Reinvests in Sunken Seaweed Farm in Bay - As a leader of the Blue Economy in the San Diego region,  the Port of San Diego is adding five years onto its agreement with Sunken Seaweed, LLC., a local startup demonstrating the feasibility and benefits of seaweed and shellfish aquaculture in San Diego Bay. The Port is a... more

  • Port of SD to Develop Zero Emission Cargo Project - As part of the Port of San Diego’s ongoing commitment to the environmental care of San Diego Bay and surrounding communities, the Port is taking the next step towards a smooth transition to zero emission (ZE) heavy-duty cargo trucks, just one year since the adoption of the Mar... more

  • Port of SD Approves Bayfront Plan Amendment - As part of efforts to improve public amenities and recreational and maritime uses on the National City Bayfront, the Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners has approved a Port Master Plan Amendment (PMPA) for what’s known as the National City Balanced Plan and certified... more

2022

  • Navy seeking bids for 70-acre NAVWAR property - The federal government is offering the land for “in-kind” consideration, meaning it would exchange the site, in lieu of cash, for 1.43 million sq/ft of new facilities. BY JENNIFER VAN GROVE NOV. 15, 2022  2:15 PM PT The Navy is officially seeking bids to rema... more

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Location

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

📞

6192348484