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Kansas City

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30 West Pershing Road, Suite 201
Kansas City, Missouri 64108-2423
USA

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816.374.5457

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816.221.7440

Specializing In

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

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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

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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.

Facilities

  • Conference / Exhibition Center

Trade Services

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

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

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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.

90%

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

61%

Of Kansas City’s exports are goods

32%

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

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.

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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.

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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.

2018

  • 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

  • Trade in the Time of NAFTA, Tariffs and Tweets - On June 6th, 2018, the World Trade Center – Kansas City held its 3rd Annual Luncheon promoting Kansas City’s vibrant international trade economy. In 2015, the first Go Global Luncheon launched the Kansas City Export Plan led by the World Trade Center. It was a plan developed... more

  • Doing Business in the Czech Republic and Slovakia - On May 16th, the World Trade Center – Kansas City with the International Relations Council and the Czech & Slovak Club of Kansas City, hosted the Ambassador of the Czech Republic Hynek Kmoníček and the Consul General of Slovakia Ladislava Begeç for a celebration of the Pit... more

  • Doing Business in South Africa - The World Trade Center – Kansas City continued their Doing Business In series by hosting Consul General Phumzile Mazibuko for Doing Business in South Africa. On Thursday May 17, 2018, the WTC -KC held a business roundtable with Ms. Mazibuko and local business executives, acade... more

  • Discover Global Markets – Kansas City - The World Trade Center – Kansas City sponsored and participated in Discover Global Markets: Design + Construct, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s flagship event series for U.S. exporters. From April 30th to May 2nd, the WTC – KC met with visiting U.S. Commercial Diplomats, for... more

  • Doing Business in Colombia - Doing Business in Colombia, with The Colombia Ambassador to the U.S. His Excellency Camilo Reyes The World Trade Center - Kansas City, in partnership with The Business Council for International Understanding, ProColombia and Black & Veatch, hosted the Colombian Ambassador... more

  • WTC-KC & Husch Blackwell host Tariff Roundtable - “Recent Developments in Tariffs and Trade Remedies” It is a turbulent time for international trade in the United States and businesses are navigating how the NAFTA negotiations and the steel and aluminum tariffs will affect them. It is confusing for companies to understand th... more

2016

  • Midwest Export Challenge Grand Prize Winner - KANSAS CITY, MO, USA - On August 24th, the first Midwest Export Challenge competition was hosted by UPS, Dentons, and World Trade Center Kansas City. The competition gave companies from Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas & Missouri a platform to showcase their business ... more

  • WTC Kansas City Welcomes New Manager - KANSAS CITY, MO, USA - The World Trade Center Kansas City is thrilled to welcome and announce Ms. Melissa Miller as the new Manager of the World Trade Center Kansas City.  Ms. Melissa Miller is from Vienna, MO, and has extensive background in International Business.... more

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Location

30 West Pershing Road, Suite 201
Kansas City, Missouri 64108-2423
USA

📞

816.374.5457

📠

816.221.7440