Become a Member

Given the accessibility of international trade in Louisiana, WTCNO helps your business take advantage of the growing global business opportunity.

The WTCNO offers seven annual membership levels. All levels of membership enjoy these standard benefits:

  • Member discounts on all WTCNO events and programs
  • E-Subscription to WTCNO weekly newsletter, “Weekly Trader”
  • Member discounts at local hotels are available, including the Intercontinental Hotel and the Windsor Court Hotel. Email membership@twcno.org for details.
  • Enrollment in corporate discount program with Office Depot and UPS
  • Discounts on WTCNO training courses and programs
    • Student $50

      • Complimentary subscription to WTCNO Weekly Trader eNewsletter
      • Special discounts on WTCNO training courses and programs
      • Initiation to WTCNO programs and events
      • Career and industry networking opportunities

      Individual Member $500

      • Membership for (1) individual
      • Weekly Trader Email Promotion, distributed to 40,000 contacts worldwide
      • New Member Announcement Listing in WTCNO Weekly Trader eNewsletter
      • Business-to-business networking opportunities
      • Special discount on WTCNO training courses
      • Access to Global Network of 300 World Trade Centers
      • Access to Global Network of 200 Private Clubs

      All Standard Benefits of WTC Membership Included

      Associate Member $750

      • Membership for (2) individuals
        • (2) seats on WTC Industry Committees: AGRICULTURE , SPECIALTY FOOD & BEVERAGE • ENERGY, MANUFACTURING & VALUE-ADD • POLICY • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS • TRANSPORTATION
      • Weekly Trader Email Promotion, distributed to 40,000 contact worldwide
      • New Member Announcement Listing
      • Business-to-business networking opportunities
      • Special Discount on WTCNO training courses
      • Access to Global Network of 300 World Trade Centers
      • Access to Global Network of 200 Private Clubs

      All Standard Benefits of WTC Membership Included

      Small Business Member $1,000

      • Membership for (4) individuals
        • (4) seats on WTC Industry Committees: AGRICULTURE , SPECIALTY FOOD & BEVERAGE • ENERGY, MANUFACTURING & VALUE-ADD • POLICY • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS • TRANSPORTATION
      • Access to Global Network of 300 World Trade Centers
      • Access to Global Network of 200 Private Clubs
      • Weekly Trader Email Promotion, distributed to 40,000 contact worldwide
        • Small Business Profile Feature
        • New Member Announcement Listing
        • Company News and Press included “Member News” section
      • Invitation to private business roundtables and other high-level meetings
      • Business-to-business networking opportunities
      • Special Discount on WTCNO training courses
      • Complimentary half-day use of WTCNO Board Room (upon availability)

      All Standard Benefits of WTC Membership Included

      Silver Investor $5,000

      All Standard Benefits of WTC Membership Included

      • Eligible for seat on WTCNO Board of Directors
      • Option for Group Site Tour/Presentation to WTCNO body of membership
      • Promotional Commitment
        • Business Profile feature sent via email to 40,000 contacts worldwide
        • Social Media commitment, 5 posts per year highlighting community involvement/business achievements
        • Logo displayed on website and external emails
      • (10) seats on Industry Committees
        • AGRICULTURE , SPECIALTY FOOD & BEVERAGE • ENERGY, MANUFACTURING & VALUE-ADD • POLICY • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS • TRANSPORTATION
      • Complimentary Sponsorship of 1 event per year (not to exceed $500)
      • One seat on Advisory Board
      • (2) tickets to Annual Trade Jubilee
      • Invitations to all international visitor meetings
      • Complimentary access to WTCNO Board Room and Meeting Room
      • Business-to-business networking opportunities
      • Reciprocal access to Global Network of 300 World Trade Centers and 200 Private Clubs Worldwide
      • Option to be added to delegation site visit list
      • (10) Individual Memberships

      Gold Investor $10,000

      All Standard Benefits of WTC Membership Included

      • Nomination for seat on WTCNO Board of Directors
      • Option for Group Site Tour/Presentation to WTCNO body of membership
      • Promotional Commitment
        • VP of Marketing meeting with Investor PR team, twice a year (phone or in-person)
        • Business Profile feature sent via email to 40,000 contacts worldwide
        • Social Media commitment, 10 posts per year highlighting community involvement/business achievements
        • Logo displayed on website and external emails
      • (15) seats on Industry Committees
        • AGRICULTURE , SPECIALTY FOOD & BEVERAGE • ENERGY, MANUFACTURING & VALUE-ADD • POLICY • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS • TRANSPORTATION
      • Complimentary Sponsorship of 1 event per year (not to exceed $1,000)
      • One seat on Advisory Board
      • (4) tickets to Annual Trade Jubilee
      • Invitations to all international visitor meetings
      • Business-to-business networking opportunities
      • Complimentary access to WTCNO Board Room and Meeting Room
      • Reciprocal access to Global Network of 300 World Trade Centers and 200 Private Clubs Worldwide
      • Option to be added to delegation site visit list
      • (15) Individual Memberships

      Platinum Investor $20,000

      All Standard Benefits of WTC Membership Included

      • Potential appointment to Board of Directors* Email membership@twcno.org for additional information.
      • Option for Group Site Tour/Presentation to WTCNO body of membership
      • Promotional Commitment
        • VP of Marketing meeting with Investor PR team, twice a year (phone or in-person)
        • Annual Investor Highlight feature via email sent to more than 40,000 contacts worldwide
        • Social Media commitment, 20 posts per year highlighting community involvement/business achievements
        • Company logo featured on WTCNO website, external emails, and World Trade Centers Association website
      • Legislative Commitment
        • Commitment to pursue legislative action on issues directly affecting your company/industry
      • (20) seats on WTC Industry Committees
        • AGRICULTURE , SPECIALTY FOOD & BEVERAGE • ENERGY, MANUFACTURING & VALUE-ADD • POLICY • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS • TRANSPORTATION
      • Consideration to be a speaker at special events
      • Complimentary Sponsorship of 1 event per year (not to exceed $2,500)
      • (2) seats on Advisory Board
      • Complimentary table at Annual Jubilee
      • Invitation to all international visitor meetings
      • Business-to-business networking opportunities
      • Complimentary access to WTCNO Board Room and Meeting Room
      • Access to host high-level political delegation site visits
      • Reciprocal access to Global Network of 300 World Trade Centers and 200 Private Clubs Worldwide
      • (20) Individual Memberships

      *requires multi-year commitment

      How to Join

      Please complete your membership application below or call (504) 529-1601 to speak with a representative in our Membership Department. You can also feel free to email membership@wtcno.org.

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