World Trade Center Charleston

There’s never been a better time to grow your business through international markets. The once “emerging” markets have now developed, they have industrialized and urbanized. A new middle class has grown outside of the U.S. borders and now accounts for more than 70 percent of the world’s purchasing power. Smart U.S. businesses are finding these new customers and increasing sales by opening up markets around the world.

The World Trade Center Charleston’s mission is to serve as a single, powerful source of international business support for the region. To help you rise to the exciting opportunities that globalization offers by providing international trade assistance and key global relationships to help you capture your share of these promising markets.

Simply stated, we are committed to helping our members – and the region as a whole – thrive in global commerce. We are part of an extensive network of world trade centers throughout the globe, and are able to connect businesses in the Charleston region to over 750,000 potential customers who are members of more than 320 world trade centers in 96 countries. To complement our core services and programs, we work in partnership with the region’s leading trade-related organizations, all with an eye for providing you with information, programs, and resources to guide your global business strategies.

Whether you export or import, whatever your global business need, whatever your market – World Trade Center Charleston is your global business resource.


World Trade Center Charleston Investors

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Silver Investors:

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Export Training Supporters:

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