Kansas City

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30 West Pershing Road, Suite 301
Kansas City, Missouri 64108-2423










  • Business Services
  • Group Trade Missions
  • Trade Education
  • Trade Information

About World Trade Center Kansas City

We connect Kansas City and its visitors to the people, data, companies, and government agencies that make up the fabric of global commerce. World Trade Center Kansas City is a partnership between the Kansas City Chamber, Kansas City SmartPort, and the Kansas City Area Development Council, all organizations well versed in improving our region’s competitiveness in the global economy. Through this alliance, we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to stimulate international trade. With services such as global trade data mining, intercultural communication training, global and local market briefings, trade missions and export documentation, World Trade Center Kansas City helps local businesses start or expand upon their international operations, and assists businesses from outside to gain a foothold in the KC Business Community.

Member Benefits:

  • Co-located facilities and services
  • Reciprocal privileges for local members to WTCs
  • Comprehensive calendar of trade related events
  • Access to premium international business services

Local Industries:

  • Advanced Manufacturing,
  • Agri-Business, Food & Beverage Processing, Animal Husbandry,
  • Clean Technology,
  • Financial & Professional Services,
  • Information Technology & Software,
  • Biotechnology & Bioscience,
  • Energy: Utilities & Mining,
  • Engineering: R&D: Architecture & Construction

Join Us

Facilities & Services

World Trade Center Kansas City is located at Kansas City’s Historic Union Station, a hub for business activity in the Kansas City Region. Union Station also houses Kansas City’s economic development agencies and several entertainment and meeting venues.


  • Meeting Room(s)
    Total Meeting Rooms: 4
  • Parking Garage(s)
    Total Parking Garages: 1

Trade Services

  • International Trade Events
    International Trade Events, International Trade Seminars, International Trade Workshops
  • International Trade Education Services
    International Trade Events, International Trade Seminars, International Trade Workshops
  • Business Services
    Referrals to Other Service Providers, Telecomm Internet Wifi, Audio Video Conferencing
  • Group Trade Missions
    Inbound, Outbound
  • Trade Information and Research Services


We connect to the people, data, companies, and government agencies that make up the fabric of global commerce


Our Impact

Kansas City Will Surprise You

The Kansas City area economy is supported by a wide variety of businesses, and is a national leader of several key industries which are integral to KC’s regional economic growth.


Of Kansas City’s exports are goods


Of total sales in the $19 billion global animal health market comes from the KC Area


Of our members are defined as "small businesses", yet all of the area’s largest employers are members

Our Team

Meet the Kansas City team, and let them introduce you to the people, data, businesses, and government agencies that make up Kansas City.


Meet Our Members & Tenants

WTC Kansas City is the international arm of the Kansas City Chamber. The Kansas City Chamber is a membership organization that represents more than 2,000 companies and 300,000 employees across the Greater Kansas City region. Our geographical representation serves 15 counties in the bi-state area.

No Tenants

Upcoming Events

World Trade Center Kansas City promotes global awareness by hosting events and programs on foreign markets, cultures, and resources relevant to increasing Kansas City’s regional competitiveness.

In the News

WTC Kansas City and our partners are actively maintaining our region as one of the best places to live, play and do business. This area provides the latest news on WTC Kansas City’s events, positions, priorities, and members.


  • Heartland Export Accelerator Spring '24 Graduation - On June 5th, the World Trade Center – Kansas City and Greater Kansas City Chamber proudly celebrated the achievements of the Spring 2024 Heartland Export Accelerator (HEA) Cohort. The Heartland Export Accelerator is an 8-week program designed to equip businesses with the k... more

  • 2024 Weida International Business Award: SharkOff - At this year's Small Business Luncheon hosted by the Kansas City Chamber, the prestigious Weida Award was presented to the Kansas City-based company, SharkOff. This award honors businesses that excel in entering the international marketplace and establishing a global footpr... more

  • Introducing Our New Coordinator: Mariah Oke-Thomas - World Trade Center Kansas City (WTC-KC) is pleased to announce and welcome a new member to our team! We are excited to introduce Mariah Oke-Thomas, who joins us as a Coordinator. Mariah is a recent graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia, where she earned a degre... more


  • WTCKC Celebrated By US Commercial Service - During the recent Building Bridges to Global Markets event held in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 13, 2023, World Trade Center - Kansas City (WTCKC) was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for their continued efforts in international trade growth.  Deputy Assistant Sec... more


  • Customs & Border Protection 21st Century Framework - On Thursday June 10th, Jeremy Page of Page Fura, P.C. keynoted the World Trade Center Kansas City (WTC-KC) and the Greater Kansas City Foreign Trade Zone (GKCFTZ) co-sponsored virtual event, Customs & Border Protection's 21st Century Framework. During the event he discuss... more


  • Frank Reynolds Discusses INCOTERMS 2020 - On September 26, 2019, World Trade Center – Kansas City hosted America’s foremost Incoterms® authority, Frank Reynolds, for an all-day seminar on the upcoming 2020 Incoterms® revisions. The new revisions will go into force on January 1, 2020 and marks the ninth update since th... more

  • WTC-Kansas City Hosts USMCA Roundtable - On Friday September 6th, 2019, the World Trade Center – Kansas City (WTC-KC) held a roundtable discussion on the importance of the United States Congress ratifying the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The participants included Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver, MO-5th... more


  • Trade 101: Getting Started in Exporting - On November 8th, 2018, the World Trade Center-Kansas City, hosted the first course of its Trade 101 Educational Series. The purpose of this session was to introduce businesses new to exporting to the many resources in the Greater Kansas City Region. The two outstanding instru... more

  • The Icelandic Ambassador Visits Kansas City - The World Trade Center - Kansas City welcomed and hosted the Icelandic Ambassador to the United States Geir H. Haarde and his wife Mrs. Inga Jona Thordardottir. The Ambassador was invited to celebrate the Icelandair inaugural flights between Kansas City and Reykjavik. The dire... more

  • Kansas City Doing Business in the Ukraine - On July 27, the World Trade Center—Kansas City, in partnership with Global Ties KC, hosted a visiting delegation of Parliamentarians from Ukraine for a business roundtable. The delegation was comprised of Parliamentarians Nataliia Vasylivna Veselova, Iryna Mykolaivna Suslova, ... more

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30 West Pershing Road, Suite 301
Kansas City, Missouri 64108-2423