World Trade Week New York

A dynamic network of 40 organizations in the New York metro region focusing on international trade and transportation


Every year, the President of the United States declares the third full week of May as World Trade Week. Trade organizations, businesses and other stakeholders come together both nationally and locally to promote and facilitate international trade in the U.S. economy. The New York City tri-state region’s trade and transportation community celebrates World Trade Week by offering a full agenda of educational seminars, global business networking events and the Awards Breakfast that recognizes the exemplary achievements by practitioners in the field. This year featured over 30 events during the month of May!

World Trade Week International Awards Breakfast and Resource Forum 

A weeks-long celebration of international trade in the New York City region commenced Monday, May 14, 2012, with the 7th annual World Trade Week NYC International Trade Awards Breakfast, hosted by the New York District Export Council and the Weissman Center for International Business/ Baruch College, with presenting sponsor JH Cohn, LLP at the Manhattan campus of Baruch College/CUNY.

Over 260 international trade professionals attended the Awards Breakfast which recognized exemplary companies and organizations in the New York metro area.  Robert Steel, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, New York City, provided the keynote.  View photos on the home page from the event including awardees.

Attendees enjoyed networking with the many partner and sponsor organizations displaying their literature and other promotional materials. Immediately following the awards breakfast, a Resource Forum was held explaining the local resources available (marketing, trade finance, and transportation/logistics) for global business expansion.


World Trade Week NYC puts businesses and organizations in touch with invaluable opportunities and resources throughout the month of May. Learn more!

To see the other 30-plus events that took place during World Trade Week 2012, please see the World Trade Week Calendar.

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