The Premier Accreditation assigns highest standards of trade infrastructure and services

World Trade CenterMumbaiis awarded the PREMIER ACCREDITATION by the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA)— a global network of more than 300 highly-connected, mutually supportive businesses and organizations across nearly 100 countries. This achievement demonstrates that World Trade Center Mumbai meets the highest standards of accreditation with specializations in Trade Development, Commercial Real Estate and Services, Business and Member Services, and Conference and Exhibition Services.WTC Mumbai is India’s first World Trade Center to receive this certification.

“On behalf of the WTCA, I wish to congratulate World Trade Center Mumbai on this great achievement,” stated Mr. John E. Drew, WTCA Chair, Board of Directors. “We crafted this accreditation programme . to recognize our member World Trade Centers who meet the WTCA standard for exceptional facilities and services that significantly enrich their local communities. The requirements for this program are quite rigorous and we could not be more proud of our members who demonstrate this level of excellence.”

Established in 2021, the WTCA Accreditation isthe official process that provides formal validation of a World Trade Center location’s commitment to excellence in facilities and services. The program has two accreditation levels — Accredited Member and Premier Accredited Member, for those who provide the highest levels of facilities and services. A member World Trade Center can get extra recognition for areas it specializes in, which may be any or all of the following categories:

• Trade Development
• Commercial Real Estate and Services
• Business and Member Services
• Conference and Exhibition Services

Dr. Vijay Kalantri, Chairman, World Trade Center Mumbai acknowledged this accomplishment to WTC Mumbai’s pioneering efforts in creating trade infrastructure to support international trade promotion activities. “WTCA Premier Accreditation is the testimony of our continuous efforts to provide all facets of trade infrastructure and business services to members of trade and industry.With the completion of 50 years, this accreditation has come at the most opportune time. With the state-of-the-art trade infrastructure including multi-specialty conference and exhibition areas supported by business and membership services to help MSMEs and women entrepreneurs to support their business growth internationally, WTC Mumbai has created a unique distinction to become an acclaimed international trade promoting organization in India.”

Dr. Kalantri further added, “As the Government of India has set to achieve USD 2 trillion export target by 2030, the role of international trade promotion organisations assumes great significance in providing enabling trade infrastructure and services. WTC Mumbai with the Premier Accreditation with specializations in Trade Development, Business and Member Services, and Conference and Exhibition Services and worldwide business connections in more than 90 countries is continuously providing trade research / education and trade promotion with the supporting infrastructure to help Indian companies realize this ambitious target.”

World Trade CenterMumbai will receive a special accreditation plaque and digital logo from WTCA, New York to showcase that its facilities and services have met or exceeded industry standards on a global scale.


World Trade Center Mumbai
Rupa Naik, Executive Director

Phone: +91 22 66387272

World Trade Centers Association
Chanelle Kasik
Phone: +1-212-432-2644

About World Trade Center Mumbai

MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai is the realization of the vision of India's statesman Bharat Ratna Sir (Dr.) M. Visvesvaraya, who dreamt of an international trade promotion and industrial research centre in the commercial capital of India.

With a legacy of more than five decades in advancing his vision, WTC Mumbai continues its pursuit of excellence in trade infrastructure and support services through four pillars of trade research, trade promotion, trade education and trade infrastructure management. The Center supports MSMEs, women entrepreneurs and start-up enterprises to make global strategic alliances, find new partners and markets through its unparalleled global network of WTCs and trade partners across more than 90 countries.For more information, visit

About the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA)

The World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) is a network of more than 300 highly connected, mutually supporting businesses and organizations in 91 countries. As the owner of the “World Trade Center” and “WTC” trademarks, the WTCA licenses exclusive rights to these brands for Members to use in conjunction with their independently-owned, iconic properties, facilities and trade services offerings. Through a robust portfolio of events, programming and resources that it offers its Members, the goal of the WTCA is to help local economies thrive by encouraging and facilitating trade and investment across the globe through Member engagement. To learn more, visit