In 2015, as part of a strategic partnership with the Brookings Institution and in collaboration with regional stakeholders, World Trade Center San Diego (WTCSD) released its "Go Global: San Diego's Global Trade and Investment Initiative." Five years later, WTCSD has refreshed this regional strategic plan in partnership with the Center for Commerce and Diplomacy at UC San Diego, focusing on global engagement as an engine for regional recovery and resilience.

Join our virtual Global Competitiveness Council meeting on Thursday, April 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. We'll share key findings from our new strategic plan and learn how trade and investment will help San Diego its global competitiveness and domestic resilience.

Past Events

  • WEBINAR: 5 Step Risk Assessment - Evaluate Your Global Supply Chain to Ensure ComplianceEvaluate Your Global Supply Chain to Ensure Compliance Learn what elements to include in conducting your international supply chain security risk assessment. This webinar will review the 5 Step Risk Assessment requirement ... more

  • WTI Monthly Seminar Series: Creating a Positive Work Environment - Looking for a job is hard work, but don’t be intimidated when you approach your job search. Job hunting boils down to finding an opportunity and convincing the employer you are exactly what he needs. Are you doing both effectively? Be persistent, do your research, keep the fai... more

  • Due Diligence on Chinese Companies: Methods, Tools and Resources for Determining Fact from Fiction - Methods, Tools, and Resources for Determining Fact from FictionSPEAKER: Mr. Jim ZimmermanFormer Chairman Emeritus of the American Chamber of Commerce in China Mr. Zimmerman is recognized as one of Asia's leading business lawyers in the categories of Chinese Law, Dispute Resol... more

  • The Direct EB-5 Investor Visa: Gateway to the United States - The EB-5 Investor Visa allows a foreign investor to invest $500,000 or $1,000,000 into a U.S. enterprise with the result that at least 10 jobs are created for U.S. workers and the foreign investors obtain an expedited route to an Immigrant Visa or "Green Card." Most investors ... more