• WTC Halifax Secures 30 Events for New Centre - Halifax | HALIFAX, CANADA – WTC Halifax recently announced that more than 24,500 visitors, generating an estimated $30 million in new money, are expected to come to Nova Scotia when the Halifax Convention Centre opens its doors in 2017. To date, 30 organizations have committed to brin... more

  • UAE Customs & Etiquette Sheet - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Al Imarat al Arabiyah al Country Overview: Location: Middle east, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia Size: 83,600 sq. km. Population: 9,346,000 (July 2014 est.) Capital: Abu Dhabi Export-commo... more

  • WTC Arkansas Sponsors Booth at Paris Air Show - Arkansas | PARIS, FRANCE - Governor Asa Hutchinson and World Trade Center Arkansas President and CEO Dan Hendrix and Boon Tan Senior Director of Global Trade Strategy, opened the Arkansas booth at the Paris Air Show with a ribbon cutting Monday. This is the first year for Arkansas to exh... more

  • Russia and India are strengthening links - Moscow | MOSCOW, RUSSIA - World Trade Center Moscow hosted a business breakfast with representatives of the World Trade Centre Mumbai and the All India Association of Industries. Representatives of the Russian authorities and businesses from various economic sectors and the Indian part... more

  • Arkansas signs MOU with Vietnamese Province - Arkansas | BENTONVILLE, AR, USA - Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chairman Dinh Quoc Thai of Vietnam’s People’s Committee of Dong Nai Province on Monday at the state Capitol. The MoU outlined opportunities for developing economic, trade, a... more

  • President launches Commodity Exchange in Accra - Accra | ACCRA, GHANA - The President of Ghana, H. E. John Dramani Mahama, on Tuesday 23rd June 2015 launched the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) in Accra, with an assurance that the government had the political will to see to its successful implementation. The Ghana Commodity Exchange... more

  • C. Alvin Bertel Award Honors Michael W. Kearney - New Orleans | NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - The World Trade Center New Orleans announced that Michael W. Kearney, Chairman and CEO of The Kearney Companies Inc., has been selected to receive the 2015 C. Alvin Bertel Award. Mr. Kearney will be honored at the annual C. Alvin Bertel Award ceremony an... more

  • WTCNO Hosts Grayson Hall, CEO of Regions - New Orleans | NEW ORLEANS, LA, USA - On June 3rd, 2015, the World Trade Center New Orleans hosted Grayson Hall, CEO, President and Chairman of Regions Financial Corporation. Here are 7 insights Mr. Hall mentioned about banking and the economy.  Regions Bank CEO Grayson Hall sees a lot of g... more

  • WTCA Interim CEO Rolf Draak in New York - NEW YORK, NY, USA – WTCA’s Interim CEO, Rolf Draak, held a series of meetings at WTCA Headquarters from June 22-26, where he directed staff discussions on the development and implementation of several key initiatives in the Board-approved Business Plan. As part of his weeklon... more

  • Savannah terminals prepare for harbor deepening - Savannah | SAVANNAH, GA, USA – The Savannah Harbor Deepening Project (SHEP) is well under way with work starting on three important phases of the project. The Savannah Harbor Deepening Project will deepen the shipping channel of the Savannah harbor from 42 to 47 feet at mean low water th... more