November 6, 2017

Consul General of Canada in Dallas Presents Seminar at WTCAR

The World Trade Center Arkansas and the Canadian Consul General in Dallas presented a seminar on how to do business with Canada on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 from at the World Trade Center Arkansas in Rogers. 15 Arkansas companies participated […]
October 18, 2017

Arkansas trade director serves as featured speaker at state events

Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas served as the featured speaker at Arkansas State University’s (ASU) seventh annual “International Exhibition: Regions, Countries, Exports,” hosted by the College of Business on Thursday, October 12, […]
October 10, 2017
Denise Thomas speaks in a meeting with Belorussian economic developers in the Mogilev region.

Trade director honored for decade of service

Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas will be honored for a decade of service at the University of Arkansas, working at the World Trade Center Arkansas. Thomas will be honored at […]
October 5, 2017
Why is the Jones Act Important All of a Sudden?

Why is the Jones Act so important all of a sudden?

By Melvin Torres, Director of Western Hemisphere Trade During the recent hurricanes that affected Houston, Florida and Puerto Rico, the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 – better known as the Jones Act – has been in all news and social media. Many […]
October 4, 2017

Seminar: How to Do Business With Canada

September 25, 2017
small business summit

Small Business Enterprise Summit comes to University of Arkansas

Small Business Enterprise Summit October 5th: University of Arkansas Campus This free full-day conference is for Northwest Arkansas small businesses wanting to learn and grow! Hear from local successful business owners and meet resource providers. The Arkansas Small Business and […]
September 22, 2017

World Trade Center Arkansas hosts successful 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

The World Trade Center Arkansas celebrated its 10 Year Anniversary with a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the World Trade Center in Rogers. The Center hosted friends, supporters, diplomats, foreign government officials, educators, businesses and […]
September 8, 2017
Courtesy Northwest Arkansas Hispanic Heritage Festival

World Trade Center Arkansas Sponsors 2017 NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival

The Northwest Arkansas Hispanic Heritage Festival will take place from Saturday, September 16 to Sunday, September 17 at Mae Farm on Saturday and the Fayetteville Square on Sunday in Fayetteville, Ark. The NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival is inviting all students and international […]
August 25, 2017
10 Year Anniversary

World Trade Center Arkansas Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

The World Trade Center Arkansas will be celebrating its 10 Year Anniversary with remarks by Senator John Boozman. The World Trade Center Arkansas will celebrate its 10 Year Anniversary with a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, […]
August 23, 2017

USDA and USTR Announce Expanded Access for U.S. Rice Exports to Colombia

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today announced an agreement reached with the government of Colombia to allow for expanded market access for U.S. exports of paddy rice. A previous agreement […]
August 18, 2017
Melvin Torres, Director of Western Hemisphere Trade (left), stands with World Trade Center Arkansas client Chris Tedder, CEO of Clinger Holsters (center left), Congressman Steve Womack (center right) and Sherry Tedder COO of Clinger Holsters (right).

World Trade Center Arkansas Client Continues to See Success

Chris and Sherry Tedder, the husband and wife duo behind Clinger Holsters in Van Buren, Arkansas continue to see strong success throughout 2017. Clinger Holsters is a manufacturer of concealed carry holsters and is a World Trade Center Arkansas client. […]
August 17, 2017
USTR Lighthizer hosts Canada's Minister Freeland & Mexico's Secretary Guajardo for trilateral discussions on NAFTA modernization. Photo Courtesy of USTR Twitter Account.

WTCAR Welcomes NAFTA Modernization as USTR Begins Negotiations

United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer began the first round of negotiations for NAFTA modernization on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. The first round of the negotiations between the United States, Canada and Mexico will take place in Washington, D.C. […]