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December 2019 Around the Network Special Supplement

THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTERS ASSOCIATION

AROUND THE NETWORK SUPPLEMENT DECEMBER 2019


AROUND THE NETWORK – DECEMBER 2019 SUPPLEMENT MEMBER POLL As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the World Trade Centers Association, we’d love to see what 50 years have looked like for Members. Do you have historical materials, photos or videos that you’d like to share? Tell us about it! We would love to get permission to use these as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary over the course of the next year. If you'd like to help, let us know here!

AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST ALGERIA TOURISM AWARD: HOTELS UNDER A LUCKY STAR World Trade Center Algiers On December 10, World Trade Center Algiers set the scene at the CIC in Algiers to organize the1st edition of the Tourism Trophy. The best hotel... Full Story

ASIA PACIFIC DELEGATION VISIT FROM NIMSME World Trade Center Bengaluru On November 5, World Trade Center Bengaluru, in association with ni-MSME, hosted a delegation from 16 countries consisting of Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Gambia... Full Story

IEEE TEMS INDUSTRY FORUM 2019 – FUTURE OF TECH World Trade Center Bengaluru IEEE TEMS partnered with World Trade Center Bengaluru for the “IEEE TEMS Industry Forum 2019 – Future of Technology Management” on December 7.. Full Story

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ODISHA PARTICIPATES IN WORLD TRADE EXPO 2019 World Trade Center Bhubaneswar World Trade Center Mumbai, in association with All India Association of Industries, organized the 3rd edition of the World Trade Expo 2019 at the Expo Center, World Trade Center... Full Story

WTC BHUBANESWAR PROMOTES ENGG EXPORTS; INKS MOU World Trade Center Bhubaneswar World Trade Center Bhubaneswar partnered with EEPC India (Engineering Export Promotion Council of India) to organize an awareness session for the engineering sector in... Full Story

LAUNCHING CEREMONY FOR WTC BINH DUONG NEW CITY World Trade Center Binh Duong New City The launching and signing ceremony for the development of World Trade Center Binh Duong New City, hosted by Binh Duong People’s Committee, was held at the Becamex New City Hotel... Full Story

WTC GOA — INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH MR. RAJESH BATRA World Trade Center Goa World Trade Center Goa and World Trade Center Mumbai jointly organized an interactive session with Mr. Rajesh Batra, Head – Center for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)... Full Story

INDONESIAN TRADE DELEGATION VISITS WTC GOA World Trade Center Goa A five-member trade delegation — led by Mr. Yadi Suriahadi, Consul General, Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Mumbai — paid a visit to World Trade Center Goa... Full Story

AGMAC PARTICIPATED IN THE 2ND CIIE World Trade Center Harbin The 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) was successfully held at the National Convention and Exhibition Center in Shanghai on November 10. The expo continued the theme of... Full Story

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AROUND THE NETWORK – DECEMBER 2019 SUPPLEMENT SEMINAR ON TAXATION OF FOREIGN RECEIPTS

MAURITIUS AT WTC NAVI MUMBAI

BUSINESS EDUCATION EXCELLENCE BY WTC CYPRUS

World Trade Center Kochi

World Trade Center Navi Mumbai

World Trade Center Cyprus

A seminar that discussed cross border taxation, transfer pricing, and aspects of FEMA was organized by World Trade Center Kochi on November 11. This was done in association... Full Story

World Trade Center Navi Mumbai, in association with the D Y Patil Deemed to be University School of Management, organized a country seminar on “Mauritius – Your Gateway to Exploring New Markets”... Full Story

World Trade Center Cyprus has launched its new Educational Program, Business Education Excellence (BEE). Through BEE, WTC Cyprus aims to help its members and clients reach... Full Story

TALK ON ‘’SECURITY FOR START UPS AND SMES’’

WTC NAVI MUMBAI INTERACTS WITH MANAGEMENT STUDENTS

SAVANNAH AND DUBLIN – ANOTHER PERFECT MATCH

World Trade Center Kochi

World Trade Center Navi Mumbai

World Trade Center Dublin

With the objective to raise awareness levels on cyber security among startups and medium-sized companies, World Trade Center Kochi organized a talk ‘’Security for SMEs and Start Ups”... Full Story

World Trade Center Navi Mumbai was invited by two prestigious universities, namely Amity University and the National Institute of Fashion Technology based in Navi Mumbai, to interact... Full Story

World Trade Center Savannah Board of Directors Chairman Scott Center visited World Trade Center Dublin on November 21 where he met with WTCD President, Maureen Pace... Full Story

WTE 2019 WITNESSES 30-COUNTRY PARTICIPATION

BOILER INDIA 2020 AT VASHI, NAVI MUMBAI, INDIA February 21 - 23, 2020 | Upcoming Event

BLOCKCHAIN AT WTC LUGANO

World Trade Center Mumbai MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai organized the 3rd edition of its flagship event “World Trade Expo” from November 13-14 at World Trade Center Mumbai.… Full Story

RUSSIAN DELEGATION EYES TECHNOLOGY TIES WITH INDIA World Trade Center Mumbai A meeting was organized by MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai in association with All India Association of Industries. Mr. Aleksei Surovtsev, Consul General, Consulate General of the Russian... Full Story

World Trade Center Pune

World Trade Center Pune as Networking Partner brings to you “BOILER INDIA 2020” to be held in India. It is supported by the Directorate of Steam Boilers... Register

World Trade Center Lugano On November 7, World Trade Center Lugano successfully held its 27th General Assembly and Annual Conference on the topic of Blockchain at the Villa Principe Leopoldo Hotel in Lugano... Full Story

EUROPE

INTERNATIONAL GALA BY WTCMP’S APEX BUSINESS CLUB

WTC LILLE JOINS WTC BRUSSELS MEMBER LUNCH

World Trade Center Marseille Provence

World Trade Center Brussels During the 2019 Member Seminar in NYC, World Trade Center Brussels invited World Trade Center Lille to join the monthly member lunch held on November 18 at the… Full Story

World Trade Center Marseille Provence’s APEX Business Club organized the 1st International Gala on November 21 in Marseille’s historic Palais de la Bourse... Full Story

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THE TRANSMANCHE DEV GROUP IS GAINING MOMENTUM World Trade Center Rennes Bretagne As presented in our last updates, World Trade Center Rennes Bretagne’s Franco-British Business Club recently evolved into a Cross Channel work group, “The TransManche... Full Story

LATIN AMERICA THE COMPETITIVENESS GROUP IN INTERNATIONALIZATION

12% growth since 2008, according to a newly released report... Full Story

STRENGTHENING RELATIONSHIPS WITH CÔTE D’IVOIRE World Trade Center Arkansas Denise Thomas, Director of Africa and Middle East Trade for World Trade Center Arkansas, helped promote bilateral trade earlier this... Full Story

World Trade Center Curitiba

SUMMARY OF 37TH EDITION OF FIHAV

World Trade Center Curitiba, in partnership with World Trade Center Joinville, launched the Competitiveness Group in Internalization on Tuesday, November 26 in Santa Catarina… Full Story

A few days before the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of the city of Havana, the 37th FIHAV session was held with the presence of Mr. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez… Full Story

CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION TO SCALE IN #INNOVACCIÓN World Trade Center Valencia, Venezuela With a spotlight on business warriors, the Center of Conventions of World Trade Center Hesperia Valencia was the epicenter of the #InnovAcción in Venezuela on October 24… Fully Story

NORTH AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN ARKANSAS EXPORTS CONTINUE ROBUST GROWTH World Trade Center Arkansas Arkansas exports surged again in 2018, with $6.5 billion in trade that spanned 170 countries and reflected

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World Trade Center Havana

EDDY PUMP WINS $35K IN METROCONNECT FUNDING

WTCSAV LEADS MISSION TO IRELAND World Trade Center Savannah World Trade Center Savannah led its 4th and largest mission to Ireland that included 28 representatives from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Savannah Economic Development Authority… Full Story

REP. BEN MCADAMS: U.S. EXPORT FINANCE AGENCY... World Trade Center Utah October employment numbers show Utah’s economy still soaring — an unemployment rate of only 2.5%, with 51,200 jobs added since October 2018. Utah’s private sector industry groups such as… Full Story

8TH ANNUAL WINTERNATIONAL EMBASSY SHOWCASE World Trade Center Washington, D.C.

World Trade Center San Diego World Trade Center San Diego named EDDY Pump Corporation, a global pump and dredge equipment manufacturer, as the... Full Story

SAVANNAHIAN INDUCTED IN IRISH AMERICA HALL OF FAME World Trade Center Savannah Savannah native Francis (Frank) P. Rossiter Jr. has been inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame in New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland. Rossiter is one of only 59 people to be inducted… Full Story

On Thursday, December 5, the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC) hosted the 8th annual embassy showcase, Winternational. Presented by World… Full Story

11TH ANNUAL GLOBAL SERVICES SUMMIT AT THE WTCDC World Trade Center Washington, D.C. On November 7, the 11th annual Global Services Summit convened in the very heart of the nation’s capital. This landmark event has been organized by the Coalition of Services... Full Story

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