June 14, 2017
Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross addresses the U.S.-Africa Business Summit.

Arkansas trade director shares D.C. summit panel with Africa governors, mayors

June 17, 2017 – Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas attended the U.S – Africa Business Summit 2017 from Wednesday, June 14 – Friday, June 17 as a guest speaker on […]
June 13, 2017
Seal of the EXIM Bank

WTCAR partners with EXIM Bank as REPP participant

June 13, 2017 – The World Trade Center Arkansas has partnered with the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) to participate in the Regional Export Promotion Program (REPP). The EXIM Bank is the official export credit agency of […]
May 25, 2017

SIDO names Dan Hendrix as new board member

May 25, 2017 – 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 […]
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

May 16, 2017 – 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 […]
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

May 8, 2017 – 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 […]
April 28, 2017

World Trade Center Arkansas visits Arkansas Delta

April 28, 2017 – 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 […]
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

April 28, 2017 – 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 […]
April 24, 2017

Belarus Officials and Business Leaders to Visit World Trade Center Arkansas

April 24, 2017 – 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 […]
April 18, 2017

The Cuba Advantage: Can Cuba become the new China?

April 18, 2017 – 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 […]