March 31, 2017
Melvin Torres (left) of the World Trade Center Arkansas and Doug Brooks (center) speak to an interested buyer in Panama during the Trade Mission.

Arkansas Company finds success on Central America Trade Mission

Doug Brooks, Vice President of International Sales for AERT, Inc of Springdale, Ark finds success on Trade Mission to Central America. “We had a very successful trade mission in Central America,” Brooks said. “Special thanks to my friends at the […]
March 30, 2017

EVENT: Indonesia-Arkansas Business Forum

This event  will be held from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 at The Capital Hotel Little Rock. The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia – Houston and  the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce are co-hosting […]
March 28, 2017

World Trade Center Arkansas director speaks on women empowerment at global summit

World Trade Center Arkansas director Denise Thomas speaks on women empowerment at Global Economic Summit 2017. Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas attended the 6th Global Economic Summit in Mumbai, India […]
March 22, 2017

Arkansas Secretary of State, WTCAR partner to recruit exporting companies, develop multitrack diplomacy

Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin visited the World Trade Center Arkansas Monday, March 13. Martin met with Melvin Torres, director of Latin American Trade, and a representative from an aerospace company looking at strategic locations throughout the country from […]
March 15, 2017

World Trade Center Arkansas Speaks at 2017 Arkansas Aerospace and Defense Summit

The World Trade Center Arkansas spoke at Arkansas Aerospace and Defense Summit in Hot Springs from March 14 – 16. The summit, led by the Arkansas Aerospace and Defense Alliance, featured business-to-business breakout sessions with companies like Lockheed Martin and Dassault Falcon […]
March 8, 2017

Arkansas Agriculture Department Launches Local Product Website

The Arkansas Agriculture Department has launched a new website to improve accessibility to Arkansas products. Locally grown and made products can now be searched by buyers, grocers, restaurateurs and chefs, and consumers in the Arkansas Grown – Arkansas Made website […]
March 7, 2017

3rd Cuba Opportunity Summit to be held on Oct. 23

The 3rd Cuba Opportunity Summit will be held at the Nasdaq Marketsite in New York City on Oct. 23, 2017.  The Cuba Opportunity Summit will be hosted by Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and will be co-chaired by Faquiry Diaz Cala, CEO of […]
February 17, 2017

World Trade Center Arkansas Welcomes Consul of Mexico in Little Rock

The World Trade Center Arkansas welcomed Consul of Mexico in Little Rock, Rodolfo Quilantán-Arenas on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Consul Quilantán-Arenas met with World Trade Center leaders to discuss trade between Arkansas and Mexico and educational exchange with the University of […]
February 17, 2017

Export-Import Bank of US to hold free webinar for concrete constructors

The Export-Import Bank (EXIM Bank) of the United States will hold a free webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 from 1- 2pm CST for concrete constructors. The Webinar is titled “A World of Export Opportunities for Concrete Construction. The Webinar […]
February 10, 2017

WTC Arkansas attends 2017 Agribusiness Conference at ASU

The Agribusiness Conference provides information and agricultural policy education to farmers, agribusiness professionals, students and educators across the Mid-South.  The World Trade Center Arkansas attended the 23rd Arkansas State University Agribusiness Conference of Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. This year’s conference focused […]
February 8, 2017

From the National District Export Council: the International Trade Administration

Exports of American goods and services constitute a critical foundation of the U.S. economy. Numerous studies have shown that exports are a key component of economic growth. In order for this growth to continue, however, U.S. governmental policies that encourage […]
February 7, 2017

AEDC to host export seminar for small, medium businesses

Arkansas Economic Development Commission will host a series of three export workshops to help businesses develop customized export plans. Three full day sessions will be hosted by Manufacturing Solutions, a department of the Arkansas Economic Development Commision, at Pulaski Technical […]