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

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  • Business Services
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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

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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

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.

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

90%

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.

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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.

2013

  • WORLD TRADE CENTER KANSAS CITY NAMED TO OPIC’S PARTNERS PROGRAM - WASHINGTON, D.C. – World Trade Center Kansas City has been named the newest member of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s Partners Program, a public diplomacy initiative designed to expand knowledge of OPIC’s role as the U.S. Government’s development finance institut... more

  • Exports Drive Kansas City Growth - From the Kansas City Star - September 18, 2013 8:07 am The Kansas City area’s economy grew 2.5 percent in 2012, the same as the nation, according to a Bureau of Economic Analysis. It said trade, financial activities and manufacturing of long-lasting goods led the way for the ... more

  • New issue of the Bayer CropScience magazine - By WTC-KC Ambassador, Bayer CropScience Monheim, December 13, 2013 As the global population continues to rise and arable land becomes scarcer, global food security faces a tough challenge: According to the forecast of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Natio... more

  • Learn how to protect your intellectual property - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 11/14/13CONTACT: Pam Whiting (816) 374-5481 Katie Erwin (816) 374-5465 World Trade Center Kansas City & U.S. Commercial Service Partner for December session Learn how to identify and protect your company’s intellectual property (IP) assets in a d... more

  • Black & Veatch: 2013 U.S. Electric Utility Report - By WTC Kansas City Benefactor: Black & Veatch Corporation This year’s Strategic Directions in the U.S. Electric Industry Report shows an intensifying level of concern for a wide range of issues. In our annual Top Ten Industry Issues rankings, once again reliability was ... more

2012

  • Doing Business in South Africa - World Trade Center Kansas City Hosts South African Ambassador on October 18 South Africa’s Ambassador to the United States Ebrahim Rasool is the featured speaker as the World Trade Center Kansas City presents a morning session on how to do business in South Africa – the large... more

  • Navigate the world of international business - The World Trade Center Kansas City has launched a new website, www.wtc-kc.com, designed for companies already doing business globally, as well as those considering entering the global marketplace. “The new site offers everything from help with export documentation and lead ge... more

  • WTC-KC Benefactor, Black & Veatch, #1 in telecom for third consecutive year - Engineering News-Record ranking shows industry leadership in critical human infrastructure. Black & Veatch is the top U.S. engineering and design company for telecommunications projects in 2011, according to a just-released study by Engineering News-Record (ENR). This is t... more

2014

  • DuraComm Announces Plans for its Barcelona Business - For Immediate Release January 10, 2014 DuraComm Aqualimpia, Bacelona, now owned by Benny Lee, will make a major commercial announcement at a 21 January 2014 press conference at the Barcelona City Hall at 12 noon.  Benny Lee, an American entrepreneur from Taiwan, and Kansas ... more

  • Black & Veatch: 2013 Natural Gas Industry Report - January 2014 For the second consecutive year, Black & Veatch has worked to capture the industry's viewpoint concerning key issues organizations across the natural gas value chain face. Primary findings from this year's report show an industry in the midst of significant... more

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Location

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

📞

816.374.5457

📠

816.221.7440