The World Affairs Council of Austin’s International Trade Center (ITC) supports Texas businesses which seek opportunities outside of the United States. ITC representatives work closely with corporate decision-makers from abroad who wish to have a presence, develop strategic alliances, and access the Texas market. ITC representatives establish high-level meetings between business executives, local, and state government representatives to identify opportunities for collaboration; Promote expansion of Texas products and services to other countries; and Actively cultivate working relationships between Texas and non-Texas companies in a targeted effort to develop markets for products and services.
The ITC has established strategic partnerships with local, national and international organizations. If your organization would like to explore a similar partnership with the World Affairs Council of Austin and the International Trade Center, please contact Ben Ramirez
Examples of ITC programming:
Japan – USA Business Opportunities Dinner Panel & Discussion
In collaboration with the Office of the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, the World Affairs Council of Austin presented “Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan: A Japan – USA Business Opportunities Dinner Panel & Discussion.”
Participants learned about the state of Japan’s economy, its current business climate and specific trade opportunities available to local businesses.