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Charleston

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Location

4500 Leeds Ave., Suite 100
North Charleston, South Carolina 29402
USA

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+1 843.577.2510

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+1 843.723.4853

Specializing In

  • Business Services
  • Conference Facilities
  • Trade Education
  • Trade Information

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About World Trade Center Charleston

Our mission is to serve as a single, powerful source of international business support for the region. To help you rise to the exciting opportunities that globalization offers by providing international trade assistance and key global relationships to help you capture your share of these promising markets.

We are committed to helping our members – and the region as a whole – thrive in global commerce. We are part of an an extensive network of world trade centers throughout the globe, and are able to connect businesses in the Charleston region to over 750,000 potential customers who are members of more than 320 world trade centers in 96 countries.

Whether you export or import, whatever your global business need, whatever your market – World Trade Center Charleston is your global business resource.

Member Benefits:

  • Connections to fellow members and WTCs worldwide
  • Trade advocacy at federal, state, & local levels
  • International skills & networking opportunities
  • Practical business education

Local Industries:

  • Automotive,
  • Technology,
  • Business Management & Professional Services,
  • Financial & Professional Services,
  • Healthcare & Wellness,
  • Information Technology & Software,
  • Hospitality: Tourism & Leisure,
  • Transportation: Logistics & Warehousing,
  • Real Estate,
  • Government/Public Services,
  • Retail & Consumer,
  • Metals & Natural Resources,
  • Banking & Capital Markets,
  • Chemicals,
  • Textile,
  • Industrial Manufacturing,
  • Marine: Maritime & Shipbuilding/Sporting Boats,
  • Insurance,
  • Forest: Paper & Packaging,
  • Clean Technology,
  • Agri-Business: Food & Beverage Processing: Animal Husbandry,
  • Publishing & Printing,
  • Energy: Utilities & Mining,
  • Advanced Manufacturing,
  • Engineering: R&D: Architecture & Construction,
  • Fashion: Furniture: Arts & Design,
  • Aerospace: Aviation & Defense,
  • Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences,
  • Film: Television: Entertainment & Digital Media,
  • Education & Knowledge Creation

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Facilities & Services

World Trade Center Charleston members share a common vision: to support the growth of international trade in the Charleston Metro region by providing meaningful and valuable programs and services.

Through membership in the World Trade Center Charleston, your company will be joining the ranks of Charleston's top tier international business leaders where you will have an opportunity to attend educational seminars, access international trade research, connect with new business opportunities and better position your company to grow through the international markets.

Facilities

  • Conference / Exhibition Center
  • Seminar / Meeting Rooms
  • Office Building / Tower

Trade Services

  • Trade Information / Market Research
  • Trade Counseling
  • Referrals
  • Education & Knowledge Creation
  • Business Management & Professional Services
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Charleston is one of the fastest growing export markets and diverse economies in the U.S.

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Our Impact

Metro Charleston Export Plan

World Trade Center Charleston was 1 of 8 cities selected to participate in the Metropolitan Export Initiative (MEI) launched by The Brookings Institution. This significant effort is aimed at helping the nation and its regions and firms take action on exporting.

70%

Of the world’s disposable income currently being spent outside the U.S. borders.

5,400

Jobs created for every $1 billion in new export sales.

12%

Average growth of Charleston Exports from 2003 to 2012

Our Team

To complement our core services and programs, we work in partnership with the region's leading trade-related organizations, all with an eye for providing you with information, programs, and resources to guide your global business strategies.

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Meet Our Members & Tenants

WTCC is an initiative of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, all Chamber members have access to WTCC activities as member benefits.

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Upcoming Events

In the News

2015

  • Export program helps local businesses - CHARLESTON, SC, U.S.A. - Export program helps local businesses target international markets. Melissa Webb never imagined there would be so many hurdles to shipping beef jerky from the Lowcountry to Canada. “We thought it would be easy exporting to a neighboring c... more

2014

  • S.C.-Israeli partnership a winner for both sides. - COLUMBIA, SC — Did you know that South Carolina is the only Southeastern state to sign a bilateral research and development agreement with Israel? And did you know that South Carolina was the only state to have an official presence in mid-December at Israel’s premier annual bu... more

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Get In Touch

Thank you for your interest in the WTCC! For general questions and comments please complete the form below and a member of our team will reach out to you shortly. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Location

4500 Leeds Ave., Suite 100
North Charleston, South Carolina 29402
USA

📞

+1 843.577.2510

📠

+1 843.723.4853