December 20, 2016

Trade leaders to Arkansas women: ‘Unlock potential at global empowerment summit’

World Trade Center Arkansas officials are sounding a call to action to women throughout the state to join them at the 6th Global Economic Summit in Mumbai. President and CEO, Dan Hendrix and director of Africa and Middle Eastern trade […]
December 15, 2016

World Trade Center Arkansas leads avant-garde push into Cuban market

The World Trade Center Arkansas, state and federal leaders are at the helm of efforts to open agricultural trade with Cuba since diplomatic relations were officially reestablished in July 2015. Governor Asa Hutchinson, Senator John Boozman, R-Ark. and Representative Rick […]
December 14, 2016

Arkansas media outlets look to WTCAR officials to explain global trade

By reaching people through Arkansas media channels, the World Trade Center Arkansas can fulfill its mission of connecting them to the world. Arkansas media outlets throughout the state are looking to World Trade Center Arkansas officials to explain the current state […]
December 12, 2016

Open World delegation visits World Trade Center Arkansas

A delegation from Russia participating in the Open World Leadership Center’s exchange program visited the World Trade Center Arkansas Tuesday, Dec. 6. The delegation, consisting of six Russians with diverse backgrounds in the arts, academics and social and cultural development, […]
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 […]