Trade Wins by the WTCA

from the World Trade Centers Association

About The Show

This podcast is designed specifically to be thought-provoking and to provide insights from leading experts to help us navigate today’s changing environment. We aim to contribute to the empowerment of our global membership and their business networks in the world of global trade and investment.

Podcast Episodes

18: The Value of Public Service, Partnerships and Building a Stronger WTCA featuring John E. Drew

In today’s episode, John E. Drew, Chairman of the Drew Company and also Chairman of the WTCA Board of Directors, joins us for a discussion on partnerships, public service and how the WTCA has transformed over the years as it meets the needs of its members around the world. John shares his background in government work and how that led him into his roles in real estate and development. He also shares his experience on the ground at the World Trade Center towers in New York City on September 11, 2001. As a major player in the development of the city of Boston and also in the development of three World Trade Center businesses, John provides insight into trade, partnerships and the future of business.

17: Trade, Energy and National Security Dilemmas with Congressman August Pfluger

In this episode, Congressman August Pfluger joins us for a discussion on trade, energy and national security. Specifically, he discusses the role that tariffs are currently playing and possible solutions for strengthening trade relations; and also delves into energy and renewable energy sources, and how this impacts national security in the United States. Congressman Pfluger shares his background in the Air Force and what inspired him to pursue this career. Lastly, he also delves into energy and renewable energy sources, and how this impacts national security in the United States. 

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16: The WTCA: Conducting Trade in a World of Digital Globalization, with Robin van Puyenbroeck, WTCA, and Mariette Mulaire, President and CEO of World Trade Center Winnipeg

In this episode, Robin van Puyenbroeck, Executive Director-Business Development at the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA), and Mariette Mulaire, President and CEO of World Trade Center Winnipeg, join together with the Rady JCC and the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg for a conversation on trade in the world of digital globalization. Mariette and Robin share ways that the WTCA can benefit companies — specifically with B2B interactions. Robin details how his team moved the WTCA General Assembly (GA) to a virtual event this year and highlights ways that they provided “matchmaking” opportunities for businesses that he believes will continue well into the future. The episode concludes with a discussion on supply issues and inflation.

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