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

Trade Wins by the World Trade Centers Association

Dec 16 2021 • 59 mins

Topics in this conversation include:

  • John speaks about how support for public service roles has changed from the beginning of his career to today and offers thoughts on why these changes have taken place. 7:13
  • Stimulus money from the government is flooding the economy and John shows ways that private companies can be involved, benefitting and providing services as a result of the stimulus money. 13:53
  • John discusses unemployment versus full employment numbers, and his thoughts on redirecting the conversation of higher education toward vocational work that will benefit people and industries in the long run. 17:45
  • John shares why he joined the WTCA in the 1980s, how it has changed over the years and the continuous value proposition that the association provides. 34:40
  • September 11, 2001 was a monumental day for the World Trade Centers Association and John shares his personal experience of being on the ground that day at the World Trade Center towers in New York City. 41:35

Trade Wins is a podcast 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.