Category Archives: WTCSTL News

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS FOR GROWING GLOBAL 2018!

Join us on Friday September 21st at 11 a.m. at the Ritz-Carlton! For more than 25 years, as the international division of St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, World Trade Center St. Louis (WTC) has supported growth for the region’s businesses, most importantly, ensuring St. Louis companies are represented in an increasingly global marketplace. Photo Courtesy: […]

BROOKINGS HAILS THE ST. LOUIS AGTECH SECTOR AS A MODEL FOR THE NATION

July 25, 2018 39 North is a model for successful cluster initiatives nationwide A new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program argues that initiatives to support and grow industry clusters remain a potentially powerful strategy to jump-start local economic growth, but only if certain market and civic fundamentals are in place. The report, Rethinking Clusters Initiatives, by Ryan […]

WTCA 2018 Trade & Investment Report – Global Connections, Local Growth

June 12, 2018 During this time of geopolitical turmoil, when many national governments are unable or unwilling to advance a positive trade and investment agenda, cities are positioned to lead. This study, conducted in partnership with the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA), is a product of original citylevel data analysis1, as well as polling and […]

39 NORTH UNVEILS STREET POLE BANNERS

June 12, 2018 New Artwork Can Be Seen Along Olive Blvd. in Creve Coeur Another step in the evolution of the 39 North plant science innovation district took place on Tuesday when new street pole banners were unveiled.  The artwork can be seen on the front side of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center — along Olive Blvd. […]

STL OFFICIALS SIGN MOUS WITH FRANCE’S AGTECH HUB

May 29, 2018 Partnership Connects AgTech Ecosystems in Both Locations Stories/Releases — BioSTL | STL Post-Dispatch | STL Business Journal Economic development leaders from the St. Louis region have signed two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with counterparts in France.  The agreements are the direct result of relationships that have developed over the last 2 1/2 years between St. Louis leaders, Business […]

Accelerate St. Louis and Export Challange

The Accelerate St. Louis and Export Challenge is exactly what it sounds like — a challenge for the best local startups. The reward: No-strings-attached cash, top-tier professional services, new office space, and an opportunity to compete in front of St. Louis’ startup community. With some of the biggest sponsors and best prize packages, the challenge […]

US Ambassador visits the Portershed

July 21, 2016 Galway Advertiser The Ag Tech seminar was the highlight of a two day visit to Galway by an economic delegation from St. Louis who also visited Galway Technology Center and NUIG. The seminar which was over-subscribed engaged both Ag-Tech academia and industry leaders in lively panel discussions. The visit was part of […]

When St. Louis Innovators Go To Ireland And France: What Happened And What’s Next

July 27, 2016 EQ Magazine By Kelly Hamilton Thirty St. Louis innovation leaders, including representatives from St. Louis economic development agencies, elected officials, entrepreneur support organizations, startup companies and multi-national corporations, wrapped a six-day delegation to Ireland and France last weekend. I was fortunate enough to join the delegation. As a storyteller in our city’s […]