May 25, 2017

SIDO names Dan Hendrix as new board member

The State International Development Organizations (SIDO) has named Dan Hendrix, President and CEO of the World Trade Center Arkansas as a new at-large member of their leadership board. SIDO organizes their board with regional leaders and at-large leaders. SIDO is […]
May 25, 2017

Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade

May 24, 2017

Discover Global Markets

May 16, 2017
The World Trade Center Arkansas attended the 2017 SIDO, Inc. conference in Washington D.C. Photo by Joseph Gruber.

WTCAR attends SIDO conference, Vice President Pence to give keynote address

The World Trade Center Arkansas is participating in the State International Development Organizations, Inc. (SIDO) 2017 annual conference in Washington D.C. from Tuesday to Thursday. SIDO is the premiere U.S. organization dedicated to supporting state international trade agencies and the […]
May 9, 2017

Enroll in Export University for May 23

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 UALR Reynolds Business Center 2801 S. University Ave., Room 251 Little Rock, Arkansas 72204 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Who Should Attend: This course covers the basics of the exporting process. It is ideal for import/export […]
May 8, 2017
Leader of the Belarus trade delegation Aliaksandr Zabella, Chairman of the Belarusian State Food Industry Concern and Tatiana Sitnikava, Chief of the Foreign Affairs Sector for the Mogilev Region of the Belarus Chamber of Commerce and Industry address Arkansas government and commercial leaders at the World Trade Center Arkansas.

Belarus Trade Delegation Visits Arkansas

The World Trade Center Arkansas welcomed an inbound Belarus trade delegation on Tuesday, May 2. The purpose of the inbound Belarus trade mission was to explore Arkansas as a bilateral trade partner and to expand trade and educational exchange between […]
April 28, 2017

World Trade Center Arkansas visits Arkansas Delta

President and CEO Dan Hendrix and Sam Cushman, Strategic Communications and Public Information Specialist of the World Trade Center Arkansas traveled to McGehee, Arkansas and Arkansas City, Arkansas on Wednesday, April 26. Hendrix and Cushman met with community leaders to […]
April 28, 2017
Melvin Torres, director of Latin American Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas stands with Jaime Figueroa Navarro of Panama.

Panamanian Business Leader Visits World Trade Center Arkansas

  Jaime Figueroa Navarro, a Panamanian business leader visited the World Trade Center Arkansas on Thursday. Figueroa was born in Panama City, Panama and has had a diverse career as an executive for companies like IBM and Rohn Industries and […]
April 24, 2017

Belarus Officials and Business Leaders to Visit World Trade Center Arkansas

This inbound trade mission aims to connect Belarus with Arkansas businesses to increase bilateral trade and educational exchange. Oleg Kravchenko the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Belarus, and Aliaksandr Zabella Chairman of the Belarus State Food […]
April 18, 2017

The Cuba Advantage: Can Cuba become the new China?

Can Cuba become the new China if trade is normalized with the U.S.? Melvin Torres, Director of Latin American Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas explains the Cuba Advantage. See the article as it appears in the April 2017 […]
April 7, 2017

TOGETHER CLINGING – the story of Chris and Sherry Tedder

April 4, 2017
Denise Thomas (left), director of Africa and Middle East Trade and Melvin Torres (right), director of Latin America Trade stand with Scott Ferguson, president of the World Trade Centers Association at the General Assembly.

World Trade Center Arkansas at the 48th WTCA General Assembly

The World Trade Center Arkansas attended the 48th World Trade Center Association General Assembly in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 2 – 5, 2017. This event is a gathering of all the World Trade Centers. Boon Tan, senior director of […]