December 9, 2016

International trade sustains Arkansas economy, jobs

The strength of the Arkansas economy in the global marketplace gives Arkansas companies an edge on providing advice on trade policy. The Arkansas economy benefited from exports amounting to $5.9 billion in goods in 2015. Arkansas’ top export categories are […]
July 22, 2016

E.M.B.A. Immersion Trip to India

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Students in the Executive M.B.A program in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas are completing a two-week immersion trip to India that included a visit to World Trade Center Bangalore.  World […]
July 22, 2016

Arkansas Delegation visits Cuba for a Second Time

World Trade Center Arkansas led a delegation of 25 business leaders, food producers, and educators made a second visit to Cuba, starting June 26. The purpose of the trade mission was to continue discussions of potential trade opportunities. Arkansas agriculture […]
June 23, 2016

Return Visit from the Ivory Coast to Learn from Arkansas Agri Producers

Representatives from the Côte d’Ivoire Africa, Delegate General Inza Camara and Director of Communications Mamadue Kone, have made a return trip to the Arkansas Delta as a result of previous discussions involving partnership and business cooperation during their first trip […]
June 7, 2016

Small Business in Arkansas Covering a Lot of Territory

When talking about his company and the products it provides, CEO Andrew Barker of TruTrak Flight Systems in Springdale, Arkansas, exudes enthusiasm and pride. He refers to himself a “true airplane nerd” and loves his job. TruTrak develops and manufactures […]
May 27, 2016

Spanish classes for the business professional

WTC provides the venue and Larsons Language School facilitates the program and provides the instructors. Here’s the flyer for the upcoming fall classes.
May 10, 2016

Tan and Thomas Represent at the General Assembly in Algeria

The 47th General Assembly of the World Trade Centers Association was held in Algiers, Algeria at the end of April. Over 70 World Trade Centers from around the globe came together for 4 days to share insights, expertise and enthusiasm. […]
April 25, 2016

Historic Visit from Cuban Embassy

For the first time in our state’s history, the World Trade Center Arkansas welcomed three officials from the Cuban Embassy as they traveled from Little Rock and made their way through northwest Arkansas. Juan Lamigueiro, Deputy Chief of Mission was […]
November 20, 2015

Rebuilding Relationships by Senator David J. Sanders

There was an air of anticipation at the U.S. Ambassadors’ residence in Havana, Cuba, as each guest was warmly greeted at the front door by the new U.S. Ambassador, Jeffery DeLaurentis, and his wife. It intensified in the residence’s majestic […]
November 13, 2015

World Trade Center’s Reciprocal Agreements Are Working

The WTC Arkansas and the WTC San Marino championed a trade mission to Italy and assisted with the coordination of the meetings, where Prestigio San Marino and Bright Water Industries could meet. Prestigio is a high-end carbon bicycle that is […]
October 13, 2015

Governor Hutchinson Leads Trade Mission to Cuba

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, the first governor from any state to visit Cuba after the newly established U.S. Embassy was opened, led a delegation consisting of 19 Arkansas businesses and representing 17 commercial and agriculture sectors. In addition, President Don […]
October 8, 2015
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Singapore Economic Development Board in Arkansas

On September 23rd, members of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) visited the World Trade Center Arkansas (WTCA). The EDB is the lead government agency that plans and executes economic strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global hub for […]