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About Us

The World Trade Center Miami (WTCM), founded in 1971, is a non-profit organization and member of the preeminent global trade organization the World Trade Centers Association with over 300 World Trade Centers located in more than 90 countries around the world.
For more than 50 years, the WTCM has facilitated international commerce in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Through renowned trade shows, missions, special events, educational programs, promotion of two-way trade and other forms of assistance, the WTCM plays a leading role in spurring Miami's emergence as a hemispheric center for global trade. The diverse portfolio of WTCM programs and trade shows generates international sales, boost exports, and fosters the ideal environment for international investment.



The WTCM vision is to become widely recognized as one of the world’s indispensable sources of global trade and commerce opportunities.


The WTCM mission is to promote and enhance trade and commerce by creating and expanding international business opportunities. .


Expand to international markets or make global connections. WTCM conferences and exhibitions provide the platform to connect businesses to the global marketplace.
Annual Americas Food & Beverage Show & Conference - For decision makers and buyers from all sectors of the international food and beverage industry.
Air Cargo Americas Conference & Exhibition – Held biennially and convening top executives from all sectors of the aviation and logistics industries.
Supply Chain Americas Conference – Held annually and in conjunction with Air Cargo Americas, with focus on innovation and resiliency in the global supply chain.


The WTCM organizes and produces top-rate events and forums focused on the diversity of the international trade community. Among the leading events and programs are:
  • International Woman’s Achievement Awards
  • Miami World Trade Month
  • International Achievement Awards
  • International Hall of Fame
  • Trading After Hours
  • Annual State of the Ports
  • Trade Trends & Regulations Webinars


The WTCM offers membership levels to fit both size and goals of international businesses – from start-ups to established global companies.
Membership programs include Individual, Corporate, Trustee and Global Business Sponsor Levels. All offer access to the World Trade Center Association (WTCA) network.

Latest News

Growing Its Waistline – Miami’s biggest international trade show for the food industry is getting bigger

Miami’s biggest international trade show for the food industry is about to get bigger The non-profit World Trade Center Miami has been organizing the Americas Food & Beverage Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center since 1999. This past September, it held its largest edition yet, says WTC Miami President and CEO Ivan Barrios. The 2023 show saw a record crowd of 7,300 people who attended, up from 4,700 who went to the 2022 show. This year’s event also featured a record 700-plus exhibitors, up from 454 last year.   Now, the World Trade Center-Miami has announced, it is partnering […]

2023 10 26 press release cooperation MM WTCM carga logistica Americas Summit 2024

Photo from left to right: Chris Mangos (Marketing & Communications Director), Dr. Robert Schönberger (Global Industry Lead), Ivan Barrios (President/CEO), Alice Ancona (SVP&COO) Munich/Miami, October 26, 2023 Press Release Partners for the Transport and Logistics Industry Messe München and World Trade Center Miami announce cooperation Messe München and World Trade Center Miami are pooling their expertise and will organize a joint conference with “carga logistica Americas Summit” for the transport and logistics industry in 2024. The first edition of carga logistica Americas Summit will take place from October 15 to 16, 2024 in Panama City and will focus on the […]

SEPTEMBER 2023 | Newsletter “Evolving Global Trade Dynamics”

By: Alice Ancona   Trade Currents: Headwinds & Tailwinds  Mexico surpasses China to become the U.S.’s premier trade partner.  Chinese exports witness their steepest decline since 2020.  Foreign direct investments in Latin America reach all-time highs.  Argentina grapples with its highest inflation in 30 years.    Trade statistics weave captivating narratives. Even though they are retrospective in nature, they shed light on pivotal economic trends. The aforementioned currents significantly mold our trade landscape.  Diving into Florida’s trade metrics, an intriguing development materialized by the close of the second quarter (June 2023): Canada nudged Brazil to clinch the top spot as Florida’s […]