World Trade Week San Diego 2023

May 11 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

All Events

San Diego’s premier international trade showcase is here.

Join World Trade Center San Diego and 300+ international business professionals from across Southern California for an action-packed afternoon. Explore San Diego’s international trade exhibition and network with top regional exporters, trade offices, and consulates. Then, end the afternoon at our MetroConnect pitch competition, where finalists from the latest round of our export assistance program will pitch for $25,000 grand prize award—and you’ll vote for the winner. Guests will enjoy lunch, drinks, and tray-passed hors d’oeuvres throughout the event.


  • 3:00–4:00 p.m. | International trade exhibition and company showcase
  • 4:00–6:00 p.m. | MetroConnect Grand Prize PitchFest
  • 6:00–7:00 p.m. | Remarks from San Diego Mayor Gloria and networking
Who should attend: Anyone interested in networking with San Diego’s international business community to build valuable connections and learn how to increase international sales.

Plus: Participants will receive exclusive invitations to a series of upcoming WTCSD webinars covering San Diego’s wide-ranging international business opportunities, including:

  • How to Build an Export Plan
  • A Look at the Future of eCommerce and Digital Trade
  • Discussion on USMCA and Current Trade Perspectives

Purchase Tickets

Javier De Leon
Javier De Leon

Manager, World Trade Center San Diego

All Events

Event Details

May 11
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UC San Diego Park & Market