World Trade Centre UK
The WTS team developed and managed the UK’s first World Trade Centre, a Multi-Million Pound investment by Yorkshire Forward. An International Business tool for the Yorkshire region to attract inward investment into key sectors and export, promote local businesses products and services. WTS senior staff developed the World Trade Centre’s unique service offer, promoting this internationally to over 93 World Trade Centres.
WTS created a Public/Private partnership that included: UKTI; Chamber of Commerce; Regional Development Agency YF; PwC; KPMG; Barclay’s UK. A highly effective and response Private Sector Advisory Group was also establish to help unify private sector Business leaders across four Local Authority regions. In just over 12months the facility was awarded the World Trade Associations highest accolade accreditation of ‘Outstanding’ placing it amongst the top 8% of performing World Trade Centre’s internationally, surpassing all stakeholder targets.