Upcoming Events

June 8, 2017 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Enhance Your International Web Presence

For a variety of pressing reasons, U.S. companies need to expand exports now more than ever. But how?

Correctly enhancing your company’s website is one of the best, easiest and least expensive marketing strategies to capture international attention and sales. And it’s not rocket science.

Utilizing a presentation and panel discussion format with Q&A, you’ll learn how to:

  • Employ the most effective design, content and translations,
  • Satisfy communication needs of agents, distributors and customers,
  • Target the right audiences,
  • Improve your SOE (Search Engine Optimization),
  • and much more.
Speakers: Scott Bass, Managing Director, Morningside Translations Rochester; Rosanna Masucci, U.S. Department of Commerce Buffalo Export Assistance Center; Kim Marie McKernen, Senior Content Marketing & Brand Manager, Moog Inc; and Greg Norton, President, Twisted Rope
Sponsors: Morningside Translations, U.S. Department of Commerce, Upstate New York District Export Council
Location: Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst, Amhesrt, NY

Click here for more details and to register.

October 6, 2017 - November 10, 2017 Fridays from 1:30 - 5:00PM

2017 Global Business Administration (GBA) Program

Due to popular demand, World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara (WTCBN) is excited to bring back our Global Business Administration program this fall. The six week program provides critical knowledge that empowers participants to take their companies global. From beginners interested in exporting or seasoned veterans seeking greater market share abroad, this invaluable program will help local companies increase revenue and mitigate dangerous risks.

Registration includes materials, WTCBN membership, company case study consultation, the option to be paired with a graduate-level intern for project research and Trade Expert (TE) accreditation upon course completion.

After completing the program, company participants will learn how to identify the “right” foreign markets, and understand foreign entry and expansion strategies, supply chain issues, trade finance, export controls, legal aspects of trade, how to conduct market research, and much more.


Location: TBA, Buffalo, NY

Contact events@wtcbn.com for more details

November 15, 2017 5:00 - 7:30PM

2017 WTCBN Annual Meeting & Reception

Learn about WTCBN's accomplishments in 2017 and upcoming programs and events planned for 2018. 

Keynote Speaker: Scott Miller, Senior Advisor and Scholl Chair in International Business, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Location: TBD, Buffalo, NY

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December 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Additional 2017 Event Information Coming Soon!

We will soon be listing more information on upcoming events for 2017 including: 

  • Strategies to Achieve International Success
  • 2017 CHINA Town Hall

And more! - Contact us for more information and sponsorship oportunities for these events.

Contact events@wtcbn.com for more details and sponsorship information