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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Feb 27, 2023

Chicago Loop is Fastest Growing Downtown in U.S.

The Chicago Loop is the fastest growing downtown in the U.S. and fastest growing neighborhood in Chicago, the Chicago Loop Alliance reported in a new study. The Loop’s population continued to grow through the pandemic and now numbers 46,000, or nearly 4,000 more than pre-pandemic. Read the full article: Click Here. 

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Dec 16, 2022

Metropolitan Pier And Exposition Authority Seeks Ideas for Re-Imaging of Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

The Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) in Chicago is soliciting ideas for the potential redevelopment of some or all of Lakeside Center, the east building of McCormick Place. Read the full article: Click Here

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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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