November 27, 2019

Regional Meeting Vital For Expanding Arkansas Exports In Latin America

PEREIRA, Colombia — Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere trade for World Trade Center Arkansas, described this year’s World Trade Centers Association Latin American Regional Meeting as a “strong platform” for expanding exports from the Natural State. “Given that half […]
November 22, 2019

Bentonville Chef Helps Promote Italian Cuisine

BENTONVILLE — The Consul General of Italy in Houston Federico Ciattaglia and the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas visited Northwest Arkansas to promote the Week of Italian Cuisine in the world earlier this week. On Thursday, First Security Bank […]
November 20, 2019

Report: Arkansas Exports Continue Robust Growth

ROGERS — Arkansas exports surged again in 2018, with $6.5 billion in trade that spanned 170 countries and reflected 12% growth since 2008, according to a newly released report by the World Trade Center Arkansas. The state’s top two customers, […]
November 15, 2019

Hutchinson Extols Strong Trade Ties Between Arkansas, Japan

TOKYO — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson complimented the longstanding trade ties between Arkansas and Japan during a recent trip to Asia aimed at reaffirming trade relationships and exploring expansion opportunities.  “Japan has been an economic-development partner with Arkansas for decades,” […]
November 13, 2019

World Trade Center Arkansas Strengthening Relationships With Côte d’Ivoire

PHILADELPHIA — Denise Thomas, Director of Africa and Middle East Trade for World Trade Center Arkansas, helped promote bilateral trade earlier this month between Arkansas and Côte d’Ivoire. Thomas attended the first Prosper Africa Business Development Forum on Nov. 7 […]
November 8, 2019

Hendrix Named Among State’s Most Influential People

LITTLE ROCK — Dan Hendrix, president and CEO of World Trade Center Arkansas, has been named among the state’s 250 most influential people by Arkansas Business. The magazine’s annual list highlights local leaders who are shaping the way residents live, […]
November 4, 2019

International Trade Small Business Forum

Wednesday, November 6th 3pm - 4pm, World Trade Center Arkansas
October 23, 2019

Seminar on Incoterms® 2020

This seminar will look at Incoterms® 2020 and how to apply them using best business practices
October 21, 2019

Complying with US Export Controls Seminar

Join NAITA and the Alabama District Export Council for this official Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Seminar on "Complying with U.S. Export Controls"
September 30, 2019

SBA STEP Grant Funding

STEP Grant funds from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available for 2019-2020 The State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) provides financial awards to state and territory governments to assist small businesses with export development. Small businesses can contact STEP […]
September 17, 2019

World Trade Center Arkansas Hosts New Canada Consul at Reception

September 11, 2019

Trade Mission to Italy This October with Trade Director Denise Thomas