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World Trade Center-Kansas City News: April, 2022

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A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR April was a full month at the WTC-KC! On April 7, we were honored to host the Ambassador from Paraguay, His Excellency Jose Antonio dos Santos and Counselor Sebastian Ortiz, head of the Trade and Economic Affairs’ Office in the Embassy of Paraguay to the United States for a business roundtable. Attendees learned about the leading industries in Paraguay as well as both Paraguay’s existing trade relationship with Paraguay and its goals for strengthening that relationship. Read Article
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World Trade Center-Kansas City News: March, 2022

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A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR It seems that spring has finally arrived in Kansas City! And like the season, things at the WTC-KC are starting to heat up. On March 17, we were honored to host the Consul General of Brazil in Chicago, Mr. Benoni Belli, for a virtual business roundtable. Mr. Belli encouraged U.S. companies looking to do business in Brazil to entertain the ag-tech and biosciences and renewable energies markets, as they are emerging in the country. In answering questions, Mr. Read Article
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World Trade Center-Kansas City News: February, 2022

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A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR Happy February! This month, at WTC-KC, we have been hard at work prepping for an exciting quarter, and year, ahead. The focus at the KC Chamber will be all about Small Business. This year, the KC Chamber recognized 2100 Small Business Superstars, who will be celebrated at Small Business Celebration this spring. The Celebration features the Weida Award, given to the International Small Business of the year. Read Article
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World Trade Center-Kansas City News: January, 2022

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A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR Happy New Year from World Trade Center Kansas City! After a packed 2021, the WTC-KC is setting our goals and resolutions for 2022. What are your company’s New Year’s resolutions? Is this the year you take your company global? We are here to help! We have been hard at work planning events and creating resources to help your company reach its international goals in 2022. Keep an eye on this newsletter for resources and upcoming events to help you jump-start your international aspirations. Read Article
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World Trade Center-Kansas City News: December, 2021

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A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR Happy December from World Trade Center-Kansas City! We are excited to reintroduce our monthly WTC newsletter. Here, you can read about small businesses looking internationally, trade news from D.C. and even hear from World Trade Centers across the globe. Read Article
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KC Chamber and World Trade Center Kansas City Receive Grant to Boost U.S. Exports and Support High Quality Jobs

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The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s World Trade Center Kansas City will be able to help even more KC businesses strengthen their global trade presence and create high quality jobs. United States Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo has awarded the Chamber a 2021 Market Development Cooperator Program grant to boost international exports. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - October 5, 2020

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Small Business Awards | ATHENA Leadserhip Awards | Economic Forecast | Annual Dinner and more... Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - May 4, 2020

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO With the various stay-at-home orders being lifted today and through the coming week, our primary concern is that our member businesses open safely. That’s why we’ve prepared The Safe Return KC Guide to help you through that process. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - March 9, 2020

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Mental health in the workplace – that’s what we focused on at last week’s Healthy KC Breakfast & Vendor Expo, releasing the results of the member mental health assessment we conducted late last year. We had great attendance and the information shared was insightful for KC businesses. Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - February 24, 2020

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FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO Good news for one of Kansas City’s major employers, now that a federal judge cleared the last major hurdle to the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. Though a few more approvals are necessary, T-Mobile says it expects to close on the deal as early as April 1. Read Article