In today’s corporate culture, achieving a return on investments is a mandate. WTCNO members receive quantifiable savings and tangible benefits that exceed the cost of the membership. Review the membership levels below and select the option that best suits your business goals.

The World Trade Center of New Orleans offers seven annual membership levels. All levels of membership enjoy these standard benefits:

– Globally recognized Membership Card
– Complimentary Spouse Membership*
– Member discounts on all WTCNO events and programs
– E-Subscription to WTCNO weekly newsletter, “Weekly Trader”
– Member discounts at Plimsoll Club and Westin New Orleans Hotel
– Enrollment in corporate discount program with Office Depot and UPS

*Spouse Membership limited to Reciprocal Benefits Only

Student $45

  • Participation in Young Member Network activities
  • International Trade, Legislative News, and other relevant business updates
  • Complimentary subscriptions to WTCNO Weekly Trader E-newsletter
  • $100 discount on International Trade Certificate course

Individual Member $500

Applies to a Non-Executive Level Professional

  • Membership for (1) individual
  • Weekly Trader Email Promotion, distributed to 45,000 contact worldwide
  • New Member Announcement Listing
  • Special Discount on WTCNO training courses, including the International Trade Certificate program
  • Access to Global Network of 300 World Trade Centers
  • Access to Global Network of 200 Private Clubs

Associate Member $750

Applies to Owner or Executive Level Management of a company or no-profit organization with five or less employees

  • Membership up to (2) individuals
    • (2) seats on WTC Industry Committees: AGRICULTURE ENERGY GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS INTERNATIONAL BUSINES TRANSPORTATION
  • Weekly Trader Email Promotion, distributed to 45,000 contact worldwide
  • New Member Announcement Listing
  • Special Discount on WTCNO training courses, including the International Trade Certificate program
  • Access to Global Network of 300 World Trade Centers
  • Access to Global Network of 200 Private Clubs

Small Business Member $1,000

Applies to Owner or Executive Level Management of a company or organization with at least six employees as well as extraordinary individuals who have significantly contributed to the community

  • Membership up to (4) individuals
    • (3) seats on WTC Industry Committees: AGRICULTURE ENERGY GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS 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 45,000 contact worldwide
    • New Member Announcement Listing
    • Company News and Press included “Member News” section
  • Invitation to private business roundtables and other high-level meetings
  • Special Discount on WTCNO training courses, including the International Trade Certificate program
  • Complimentary half-day use of WTCNO Board Room (upon availability)

All Standard Benefits of WTC Membership Included

Silver Level Investor $5,000

  • CEO Stakeholder Call (twice a year)
    • Led by WTCNO CEO, providing update on the state of trade in Louisiana, addressing state, federal and global issues of importance to Louisiana/businesses
  • Site Visit and Tour of Company
    • With WTCNO CEO and VP of Business Development
  • Promotional Commitment
    • Social Media commitment, 5 posts per year highlighting community involvement/business achievements
    • Logo displayed on website and external emails
  • (4) seats on Industry Committees
    • Agriculture | Energy | Government Affairs | International Business | Transportation
  • Complimentary Sponsorship of 1 event per year (not to exceed $500)
  • One seat on Advisory Board
  • (2) tickets to Annual Trade Gala
  • Access to over 250 reciprocal Private Clubs and WTC’s worldwide
  • Invites to all international visitor meetings
  • 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
  • (10) Individual Memberships

All Standard Benefits of WTC Membership Included

Gold Investor $10,000

  • Nomination for seat on WTCNO Board of Directors
  • CEO Stakeholder Call (twice a year)
    • Led by WTCNO CEO, providing update on the state of trade in Louisiana, addressing state, federal and global issues of importance to Louisiana/businesses
  • Site Visit and Tour of Company
    • With WTCNO CEO and VP of Business Development
  • Promotional Commitment
    • VP of Marketing meeting with Investor PR team, twice a year (phone or in-person)
    • Annual Investor Highlight feature sent via email to 45,000 contacts worldwide
    • Social Media commitment, 10 posts per year highlighting community involvement/business achievements
    • Logo displayed on website and external emails
  • (6) Seats on WTC Industry Committees
    • Agriculture | Energy | Government Affairs | 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 Gala
  • Access to over 250 reciprocal Private Clubs and WTC’s worldwide
  • Invites to all international visitor meetings
  • 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 MembershipsNomination for seat on WTCNO Board of Directors

All Standard Benefits of WTC Membership Included

Platinum Investor $25,000

  • Appointment to Board of Directors*
  • CEO Stakeholder Call (twice a year)
    • Led by WTCNO CEO, providing update on the state of trade in Louisiana, addressing state, federal and global issues of importance to Louisiana/businesses
  • Site Visit and Tour of Company
    • With WTCNO CEO and VP of Business Development
  • 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 45,000 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
  • (8) seats on WTC Industry Committees
    • Agriculture | Energy | Government Affairs | International Business | Transportation
  • Nomination for Chairman or Vice-Chair of an appropriate Committee
  • 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 Gala
  • Invitation to all international visitor meetings
  • Complimentary access to WTCNO Board Room and Meeting Room
  • Option to be added to delegation site visit list
  • Reciprocal access to Global Network of 300 World Trade Centers and 200 Private Clubs Worldwide
  • (20) Individual Memberships

*requires multi-year committment

All Standard Benefits of WTC Membership Included

How to Join

Please complete your membership application below or call (504) 529-1601 to speak with a representative in our Membership Department.

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