By becoming a member of WTCSD you are joining the largest trade association in the world: 330 World Trade Centers globally, which translates to unique access to 330 markets and 2 million affiliated businesses across the globe. Here in San Diego, our 180+ members representing a diverse collection of small, medium, and large businesses constitute the leaders of economic growth. Our vision is to empower these businesses and San Diego’s many diverse industries to engage in business across the globe, thereby elevating San Diego to its economic potential as a leading export city in the country.
18 years of experience has cemented WTCSD as the leading Southern California intellectual body on international trade, international relations, and global economic trends. We utilize this experience to provide unique insight for our members to help them reach and exceed their export goals. Just starting out? We know what it takes to bring your business from the domestic sphere to the global stage. Already an established exporter? Leverage our team of experts to keep ahead of the game and become a leader in the international marketplace.
Membership is an Investment in Visibility
Through our Trade Missions we connect members personally to firms abroad, forging partnerships and trade. Additionally WTCSD conducts market research to determine the best locations, markets, and techniques for exporting and importing, thus enabling our members’ to maximize return on investment.
Locally, members receive benefits and visibility that only WTCSD can provide, including the opportunity to network with 4,000+ prominent business, community, and political leaders throughout our annual events line-up.
Membership is an Investment in Education
Perhaps the most important asset of WTCSD is our vast library of information that expedites the process of international trade. Our experts in trade services representing Asia, Latin America, and Europe have accumulated over 2,000 hours of research providing members with market and industry specific reports, translation services, and buyer, distributor, and agent qualification.
Membership is an investment in growth
Our trade mission and informational services have helped our members generate an additional $20 million in business annually. With the rise of China, India, and Latin America this number will only grow. Explore our various membership options to view the list of benefits membership with WTCSD can provide.