As the international affiliate of San Diego Regional EDC, World Trade Center San Diego (WTCSD) is the export-focused SBDC for the San Diego and Imperial Valley region. WTCSD cultivates a pipeline of export-ready firms, maximizes foreign direct investment (FDI) opportunities, and enhances San Diego’s connectivity to the markets that matter most.
Growing your company
World Trade Center San Diego works directly with companies – free of charge – to help them expand internationally and grow in San Diego.
For small companies interested in learning about exporting and international growth.
For small- and mid-sized companies ready to export and grow internationally.
Founded in 1994 and relaunched as part of EDC in 2014, WTCSD is committed to helping San Diego companies with their international growth efforts and attracting international investment.
San Diego’s Global Indicators
in foreign investment into San Diego (2020)
of San Diego’s total inbound investment is in life sciences (2020)
in total exports from San Diego (2021)
in total imports to San Diego (2020)