What We Do

World Trade Center San Diego (WTCSD) is an organization dedicated to growing international trade and investment opportunities for the San Diego region.

As the international affiliate of San Diego Regional EDC and alongside our Founding Partners, WTCSD aims to cultivate a pipeline of export-ready firms, maximize foreign investment opportunities, and enhance the region’s international identity to boost San Diego’s global fluency and competitiveness.


Export Assistance

WTC cultivates a pipeline of export-ready firms, providing small- and mid-sized companies with the resources they need to engage in foreign markets.

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Learn more about the Export Specialty Center

FOreign direct investment – invest in SD

WTC plays an instrumental role in encouraging foreign investment by stewarding the region for high-priority foreign delegations and supporting international route service development alongside the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. Retention and expansion consulting services are also offered to foreign firms employing San Diegans.

Invest in San Diego

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Global Identity

WTC seeks to amplify the region’s economic brand abroad by spearheading annual trade missions to key international markets, as well as creating and distributing global marketing materials.

Learn more about San Diego’s global identity