About World Trade Center Chicago


Our goal is to meet the universal challenge of American businesses, especially small-to-medium sized businesses, and transform them into better foreign traders through regional job growth and professional development.

World Trade Center Chicago is an important regional tool that empowers members of the regional business community to increase their trade by tapping into the World Trade Center Association’s vast network. World Trade Center Chicago’s mission is to create jobs by utilizing its expertise in trade strategies and institutional real estate investment and development in order to cultivate Chicago’s regional international profile.

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Mar 12, 2021

A post-COVID pivot is possible, Chicago—but only if we act now


A year after The Great Shutdown, the time for talk and preparation is over. A brief window of opportunity is opening to reposition the regional economy for a new era. Read the full article: Click Here

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Feb 12, 2021

This could be Chicago’s next billion-dollar company


Cameo, an app connecting customers to celebrities paid to record personalized messages, is in talks to raise more funds. Read the full article: Click Here

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Nov 10, 2020

Cities Have a Lot of Strengths Right Now


As one of the world’s major cities and a nexus of commerce and culture, Chicago is a critical component of the Upper Midwest. For the whole of 2020, public health-related and human events—a pandemic, protests, violence—have conspired to reshape the city in unexpected ways. But Chicago is far from done. It’s a survivor, and many […]

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