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SERVING LOUISIANA AND THE GULF COAST REGION

Traditional and emerging industries are rising in Louisiana. A distinctly productive and skilled workforce, low taxes, unparalleled infrastructure and logistics, an excellent business climate and numerous incentive programs provide a competitive advantage in various industries.

In 2021, Louisiana exported $76.8 billion worth of goods to international markets, supporting more than 555,000 well paid Louisiana jobs.

GROW YOUR BUSINESS

Join the WTC and make the promise of your business international reality! The [email protected], Inc. is here to facilitate your access to international markets by connecting you with various incentives and opportunities available to growing businesses.

EXPAND YOUR

GLOBAL NETWORK

Gain Competitive Advantage with Our Extensive World Trade Center Business Network!

Did you know?

Louisiana currently has record-breaking amounts of FDI capital from more than 560 companies across 55 nations

LOUISIANA GLOBAL GUMBO PODCAST

Learn about the ingredients that make Louisiana and its place in the world so unique. Join us for a bowl of Louisiana Global Gumbo – a podcast created by the World Trade Center of New Orleans with cohosts Jason French, of French Strategic Partners, and Ed Webb, CEO of the World Trade Center as they engage with Louisiana’s most recognized names in business, trade and politics. Explore the businesses, natural resources, culture and entrepreneurs that make Louisiana a force on the global stage – and get insight on what truly drives Louisiana’s leaders. Not your typical business podcast – Louisiana Global Gumbo promises to leave you wanting more!

Let’s Start Connecting Again !

Highlights

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ENERGY FEST 2022 – On its 67th year showcasing the latest state-of-the-art equipment, service, and technologies, LAGCOE is returning home to Lafayette!

Under the Trade Event Partnership Program (TEPP), the U.S. Commercial Service is partnering to help U.S. exhibitors meet with international buyer delegations from around the world right on the show floor.

ENERGY FEST will showcase international networking opportunities, new innovations from industry leaders across the globe, top innovators and world-renowned speakers on energy transition, LNG, Carbon Capture, Diversity, Digital Transformation, and much more.

 

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER HERE

 

 

WTC is On a Mission to expand trade internationally

Outbound Missions

How We Help

Join the Global Business Landscape

Let our education and connections put you on a path to participate in global opportunities.

Become a Member

Advocacy

Supporting policy and projects to promote global opportunities

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Education

Hosting a steady lineup of dynamic speakers, programs and events

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Connectivity

Bringing together public and private sector leaders to help grow Louisiana businesses

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Sources:

www.brt.org/trade

https://www.opportunitylouisiana.com

Our Investors

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Events

We host a number of events throughout the year, including our annual International Trade Conference.

Upcoming Events

From Our Promotional Partnerships

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Why Louisiana?

#1

in Foreign Direct Investment

500+

International Companies

59

Embassies, Consulates, Trade Commissions, and Honorary Consuls