World Trade Center San Diego is founded by Port of San Diego, San Diego International Airport, and City of San Diego
WTCSD - along with 30 regional partners - partners with the Brookings Institution to launch the "Go Global SD Export Plan"
WTCSD remains strong under the leadership at San Diego State University
EDC welcomes WTCSD as an official affiliate of the organization and launches 'Go Global San Diego,' an updated trade and investment plan in conjunction with the Brookings Institution; Through the new relationship, WTCSD and EDC share offices and resources to help maximize efforts to make the region more competitive for businesses
WTCSD launches the Global Competitiveness Council, a group of San Diego senior-level business, academic, and government partners that oversee WTC's program of work
WTCSD brings Mayor Faulconer on his first official trade mission as Mayor to Vancouver, Canada
WTCSD leads Congressman Scott Peters and 30 other delegates on a trade mission to the U.K.
WTCSD launches DiscoverSD.biz to streamline foreign delegation support
WTCSD leads Congressman Scott Peters and 30 other delegates on a trade mission to Tokyo
WTCSD leads fourth major trade mission to Frankfurt and Munich, Germany
WTCSD launches Export Specialty Center to cultivate a pipeline of export-ready firms
WTCSD, Center for Commerce and Diplomacy at UC San Diego, and founding partners launch updated global engagement strategy: "Go Global 2025"
The Global Competitiveness Council
The Global Competitiveness Council (GCC) is a group of senior business, academic, government, and civic partners that drives a comprehensive regional global engagement strategy and seeks to position San Diego as a thought leader on issues related to trade, investment, and competitiveness. The GCC advises on WTC San Diego programming; generates public support, financial resources, and coordination mechanisms for the broader initiative; and issues periodic trade and investment policy recommendations on behalf of the region.