The annual WTCA Member Seminar is a signature event hosted by the World Trade Centers Association. It is a time for members to learn and network with other World Trade Centers around the world. Read more about the event here.
At the annual WTCA Member Seminar, WTC Chicago had the opportunity to participate in the “New WTCA Members” only special orientation. During this seminar WTC Chicago engaged in various sessions including “WTC Innovations Exchange”, “Ideas for Monetization”, and a “Speed Networking”. Read more about the event here.
Held by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, the forum discusses the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP). Both are considered some of the most notable global trade agreements that the United States is currently involved with. Read more about the roundtable here.
Hosted by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, the forum discussed Mexico and Illinois’ vital trade and investment relationship. Mexico is currently Illinois’ second largest trading partner, after Canada. Knowing about Mexico’s economy and international markets is important in order to further connect to other global markets. Read more about the Forum here.
The annual meeting hosted 750 of the most influential leaders in the Chicagoland business community with keynote speaker Margo Georgiadis, the President of Americas at Google. Read more about her keynote speech here or about the event in general here.
At the quarterly Global Connections Forum held by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, members discussed forum programming and events for the rest of 2016. The Global Connections Forum’s mission is to “provide Chamber members with access to global markets and resources that will support the growth and profitability of their businesses, as well as the Chicagoland region.” Read more about the quarterly forum here.
As one of the newest additions to the World Trade Centers Association, World Trade Center Chicago, has appointed Sarah Emmerton as its Interim Executive Director. Read more about Sarah’s experience and role here.
Inception and beginning of operation of World Trade Center Chicago. Read more about our beginnings here.