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Trade Wins by the World Trade Centers Association

World Trade Centers Association

Conversations that educate and inspire our constituents as they create vibrant ecosystems of economic activity through their access to real estate, trade services, hospitality, and networking.

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Trailer: Welcome to Trade Wins by the WTCA
23: Honeybees and Peace Through Trade with Sade Shofidiya22: Africa: Opportunity & Beauty with Robin van PuyenbroeckA Life Journey Building World Trade Center® Businesses with Khair Ull NissaQuick Wins: What's Next for Real Estate?20: Reflections from Bahrain on World Trade and the Role of Culture with Rose SagerQuick Wins: Pains in the Global Supply Chain19: An Insider Story on Afghanistan with Zabihullah Ziarmal18: The Value of Public Service, Partnerships and Building a Stronger WTCA with John E. Drew17: Trade, Energy and National Security Dilemmas with Congressman August Pfluger16: 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
Topics in this conversation include: Mariette discusses the functions of World Trade Center Winnipeg, their history and the services that they provide to businesses as well as the importance of "Peace through Trade," a key philosophy of the WTCA. 2:35Robin discusses the diversity of the WTCA, specifically in regards to the function and diversity of licensee types that share in the WTCA's mission of facilitating international trade. 6:30The World Trade Organization (WTO) and the WTCA are often confused but vary greatly in purpose, funding and regulation. Robin takes time to explain these differences. 14:22Robin details the ways that the WTCA made its virtual GA engaging and beneficial for businesses, specifically sharing the AI-powered matching technology used to successfully connect businesses with each other. 18:28Mariette and Robin discuss the ways that technology could impact trade shows moving forward to allow businesses to make the most of their time and money while reaping better results. 25:11Robin looks at some of the many causes for the supply chain disruptions being seen around the world and how businesses can take advantage of this opportunity to provide closer-to-home services and products. 42:32Trade 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.
Nov 18 2021
48 mins
15: Cities of the Future and Civilization 3.0, with Parag Khanna, FutureMap14: WTCA's 2021 CIFTIS Interview with Anna Ge, China Plus News13: Pura Vida - Costa Rica’s Sustainable Success Story12: UN Academic Impact: A Journey of Engaging Youth and Rethinking Education11: The Future of Global Health: How Businesses Advance the SDGs with Science and Global Health Diplomacy
Topics in this conversation include: Usama Malik discusses the changes that have occurred in business over the last 100-150 years with the incorporation of capitalism, the transformation to big business from local business; the growth of businesses to have larger GDP, in many cases, than smaller countries; and how these changes can impact the world for good when companies focus on being purpose-driven. 6:20Dimitri de Vreeze discusses his role at Royal DSM which has come to stand for “Doing Something Meaningful” and how the public and private sectors joined together during COVID-19 pandemic to produce magical results as well as how that same collaboration can work on behalf of the world to solve other SDGs -- such as zero hunger and climate change -- as companies focus on a balanced combination of people, planet and profit. 15:38Gabriela Cuevas Barron shares her experience in government and how budget is the most important public policy instrument for core national changes as well as how strategic collaboration between businesses and governments provide the opportunity for changes on a global level. 25:10Global health must be addressed with consumers taking a proactive approach to their health, which would lower overall healthcare costs -- making healthcare more accessible for all. 32:31Each speaker shares how their lives and business have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the global changes they believe will take place as a result. 46:56Trade 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.
Jul 8 2021
54 mins
10: The Future Project: Gen Z Kids Speak Out on the Issues of Today09: Measurement, Social Well-Being and a Way Forward with Roberto Rigobon08: Disruption and Innovation in Real Estate with Sharif El-Gamal07: Economic Outlook and Growth Opportunities in a Post-COVID World with Peter De Keyzer06: Selflessness, Community and Building a Stronger Business with Richard Lui
May 25 2021
28 mins