August 11, 2022

WTC Arkansas to Host Veteran, Entrepreneur for Export Series

ROGERS — The World Trade Center Arkansas’ Get Ready to Be Ready series, which is designed to help small businesses prepare for export, will return this fall with a series of webinars from Dr. Michele Pfannenstiel, a veteran, and entrepreneur […]
August 9, 2022

WTC Arkansas Joins NWA Salvadoran Consulate for Celebration

SPRINGDALE — The first Salvadoran consulate in Arkansas co-hosted a community celebration on Aug. 6, marking the event with vendors from the community, civic groups and local business leaders. The World Trade Center Arkansas was honored to open the event […]
July 22, 2022

WTC Arkansas Joins Governor’s Office on Trade Mission to 2022 Farnborough Airshow

HAMPSHIRE, England — The World Trade Center Arkansas hopped across the pond to showcase the Natural State’s burgeoning aerospace industry at the Farnborough International Airshow as part of a trade mission led by Gov. Asa Hutchinson. The aerospace industry in […]
July 20, 2022

Member Spotlight: Alliance Rubber Named Ranked No. 1 Women-Owned Company in Arkansas

HOT SPRINGS — On the cusp of celebrating its 100th birthday, Alliance Rubber was recently recognized by Arkansas Business as the No. 1 woman-owned company in Arkansas. The spotlight comes thanks to the tireless Arkansas work ethic that’s dispersed throughout […]
June 8, 2022

Trish Watkins Promoted to Chief of Staff at WTC Arkansas

Trish Watkins, the longtime director of grants and finances at the World Trade Center Arkansas, has been promoted to the center’s chief of staff.  “I’m looking forward to continuing the mission of WTC Arkansas, which is to grow bilateral trade and […]
April 29, 2022

WTC Arkansas, NWA Council Host Former Ambassadors for Discussion on 2022 Economic Outlook

ROGERS — The crisis in Ukraine is bringing an end to the economic recovery anticipated after the COVID-19 pandemic abated, according to former U.S. Ambassador Frank Wisner, who served under four presidents and is now an international affairs advisor with […]
April 11, 2022

WTC Arkansas Names New Trade Directors, Global Project Manager

ROGERS — The World Trade Center Arkansas is pleased to announce the hiring of three new team members to assist in growing exports from the Natural State and breaking down international barriers through free trade. “This group brings a global […]
March 17, 2022

OWIT Arkansas Chapter Re-Launches With Seminar From International Trade Firm

ROGERS — The Arkansas chapter of the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT) relaunched last week with a special program from Angela Marshall Hofman and Nicole Bivens Collinson, two trade advisors with Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. an international […]
March 7, 2022

WTCAR Moderates Arkansas-India Virtual Business Summit

ROGERS — India is working with several chambers of commerce in the southern United States, including Arkansas, to highlight immense opportunities for investment, according to the Aseem R. Mahajan, who leads India’s consulate in Houston. On Feb. 22, Mahajan joined […]
February 7, 2022

“Critical juncture”: Why China Matters to the Heartland

ROGERS — World Trade Center Arkansas CEO Denise Thomas joined national business executives and trade experts from the United States Heartland Challenge Association’s in January for a seminar on why China matters to the future success of Heartland states.. The […]
October 19, 2021

2021 Governor’s Awards Highlight WTCAR Clients

LITTLE ROCK — Five of the six recipients of the 2021 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade are World Trade Center Arkansas clients, according to a news release from the Arkansas District Export Council. Arkansas DEC’s award traditionally recognizes […]
September 20, 2021

Rogers aerospace manufacturer Mundo-Tech Celebrates Opening of Expanded Facility

ROGERS — Mundo-Tech, an aerospace manufacturing company in Rogers, celebrated the expansion of its facility, which now includes 12,000 square feet of new office and production space. The company, a World Trade Center Arkansas client, is an award-winning manufacturer of […]