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World Trade Center Twente
Industrieplein 2
Hengelo, Twente 7553 LL


+31 (0)74-291 56 04

Specializing In

  • Business Services
  • Club Facilities
  • Conference Facilities
  • Exhibit Facilities/Services
  • Group Trade Missions
  • Tenant Services
  • Trade Education
  • Trade Information

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About World Trade Center Twente

The WTC Twente in Hengelo is part of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) with over 330 establishments in over 100 countries. The primary goal of the World Trade Center Twente is to be a meeting point for businesses and agencies involved in international trade, focusing on the exchange of knowledge and technology and boosting economic activity.

The key services of the WTC Twente are:
Office space and virtual office
Expat Center
Business services
Business Club
Trade Information Services
Trade Education Services
Group Trade Missions

Member Benefits:

  • Business Club networking and knowledge exchange
  • Access local, national and international networks
  • Access over 330 WTCs in over 100 countries
  • Office Space, flexible workspace, virtual office

Local Industries:

  • Energy: Utilities & Mining,
  • Agri-Business, Food & Beverage Processing, Animal Husbandry,
  • Hospitality: Tourism & Leisure,
  • Transportation: Logistics & Warehousing,
  • Advanced Manufacturing,
  • Textile,
  • Automotive,
  • Import & Export,
  • Technology,
  • Business Management & Professional Services,
  • Healthcare & Wellness,
  • Information Technology & Software,
  • Real Estate,
  • Industrial Manufacturing,
  • Clean Technology,
  • Biotechnology & Bioscience,
  • Engineering: R&D: Architecture & Construction,
  • Arts & Design, Fashion, Furniture,
  • Aerospace: Aviation & Defense,
  • Electronics,
  • Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Join Us

Facilities & Services

The World Trade Center Twente is located at the Central Station in Hengelo in the WTC Business District, a part of the “Hart van Zuid” project, representing a prestigious multi-functional work and lifestyle complex.


  • Seminar / Meeting Rooms
  • Temporary Office Space
  • Office Building / Tower

Trade Services

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

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Our Impact

Twente Region Information:




Municipalities comprise the region.


Largest cities are Almelo, Hengelo and Enschede.

Our Team

Meet Our Members & Tenants

Agribusiness, Energy and Medical Technology Clusters are formed to facilitate information sharing, ideas and provide important benefits in the development of the industry.


Upcoming Events

In the News

Dutch companies achieved great success in Turkey. Twente, The Netherlands - 10 companies from Eastern Netherlands participated in 22nd International Energy and Environment Fair and Conference ICCI on 27th to 29th April 2016. ICCI is the biggest energy and environmental technology systems fair in Turkey with 350 exhibitors and 14,000 visitors. WTC Twente has organized the energy mission to Turkey for 3 years continuously. WTC Twente and WTC Istanbul are brought together to arrange business meetings between Dutch and Turkish companies.


  • Demcon's ventilation modules vital in COVID fight - The increasing number of patients caused by the Covid-19 virus also increases the request for medical equipment. Especially, the demand for ventilation equipment has grown enormously since the start of the outbreak. Demcon – a member of our Business Club – also witnessed this ... more


  • Medical Devices Meetings Twente - International Matchmaking Event for the Medical Devices Industry September 18th and 19th, 2019 Medical Devices Meetings (MDM) Twente (East Netherlands) is a specialty forum with an exclusive focus on the medical devices supply chain. MDM Twente will bring together eng... more


  • Support by WTC Chennai for WTC Twente clubmember - “We4Ce is active in the field of wind energy and focuses mainly on the design office on rotor blade design, and technology transfers from greenfield to turnkey solutions. India is a fast growing country with its poulation needing more electricity to serve their needs. Due to t... more


  • WTC Twente Boosts New Business Through IBF Event - TWENTE, NETHERLANDS - On October 27, 2016, the annual International Business Forum was hosted in the new World Trade Center Twente building. This WTC Twente event gives companies the opportunity to have 1-to-1 matchmaking conversations of fifteen minutes with 21 embassies from... more

  • Yalp Winner of Export Award Eastern Netherlands - TWENTE, NETHERLANDS - On October 27, 2016, the annual granting of the Export Award Eastern Netherlands was organised for the 9th time. This event determines which company in the Eastern part of the Netherlands has achieved great results and can be seen as an example for other ... more

  • WTC Twente Conference on Doing Business in the USA - TWENTE, NETHERLANDS - Every year, the World Trade Center Twente Business Club organizes a conference on doing business in a particular country as central point. This year’s conference on September 22nd, was organized in cooperation with Schuitemaker company in Rijssen, th Neth... more

  • Dutch companies achieved great success in Turkey - ISTANBUL, TURKEY - 10 companies from Eastern Netherlands participated in 22nd International Energy and Environment Fair and Conference ICCI on 27th to 29th April 2016 in Istanbul. ICCI is the biggest energy and environmental technology systems fair in Turkey with 350 exhi... more

  • Opening international trade year at WTC Twente - TWENTE, NETHERLANDS - On January 27th, 2016 the World Trade Center Twente organized its annual new year’s meeting in her office and opened the international trade year. The 2016 program was announced to 65 WTC business members and guests from the Netherlands, Germany and USA, ... more


  • Winner WTC Twente Export Award 2015 is Trioliet - TWENTE, NETHERLANDS - Trioliet from Oldenzaal became the winner of the World Trade Center Twente Export Award 2015.  The producer of feeders for the agricultural sector received the award at a festive finale on October 14 in the Metropool in Hengelo. Trioliet was... more

  • WTC Twente International Business Forum 2015 - TWENTE, NETHERLANDS - Companies from East-Netherlands explored their business opportunities during the second edition of the International Business Forum organized by World Trade Center Twente. In 150 one on one interviews with representatives from nearly 20 foreign countries ... more

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World Trade Center Twente
Industrieplein 2
Hengelo, Twente 7553 LL


+31 (0)74-291 56 04