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Thanksgiving is right around the corner and it's never to soon to start giving!
Give a little and save a little with Rightsize Facility Performance's Annual Toys for Tots Campaign!
Bring a toy donation to their Showroom and save 10% off your order (up to $250) OR have Office Furniture Center donate 10% of your total order to Chicago Toys for Tots!
For those interested in dropping off toys at the Office Furniture Showroom, weekday hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Office Furniture Center Showroom
5000 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60644
WTI Care Initiative
World Trade Illinois / Global Trade Center invites you to help people affected by natural causes and disasters, such as the typhoons, recent floods, tornadoes and other natural disasters, as well as countless other crises at home and around the world, by making a donation to support the WTI Cares® initiative. All donations are given to charitable organizations to help those who need our help. World Trade Illinois is a 501-(c)(3) and all donations to charity are tax deductible expenses.
WTI accepts all types of donations. Please click on the picture below and see how you can help the less fortunate.
How To Enter Global Markets
With the internet as your most powerful tool, entering global markets is easier nowadays than ever before. The internet can be used to promote your business as well as to look for reliable business partners in other countries.
The first step is to conduct research. With more research done, less of a risk will be taken. You must research the products you want to sell, as well as the businesses you are signing agreement with.
Contacting the consulate general of the country you want to conduct business in is also incredibly useful. While embassies are often located in the capital of a country, consulates are usually located in areas with more economic potential. When contacting a given consulate, be mindful of the communication itself. Provide adequate information about your business and the import/export plans.
Trade commissioners are available to facilitate trading between their country and yours. By contacting consulates and speaking to trade commissioners you may find valuable information and serious prospective business partners.
With his 90 day electronic program, Mike Roach has successfully launched multiple businesses into the Chinese market. For more information on his program and strategies contact email@example.com.
Are You Ready For A Trade Mission?
Take our pre-trade mission survey here and see how ready you are to explore international markets. Click Here.
We Have Virtual Office Solutions to Suit All Budgets, Sizes and Situations
Are you an owner of a home-based, start-up or rapidly growing business? Do you need all the amenities of a full-time office without the cost or overhead?
With a WTI Virtual Office, you can have:
- Professional Chicagoland business address to use as your own
- A dedicated local phone number and receptionist to answer in your company name
- Mail collection and handling
- Two days of private office access each month in your home center
- Twelve hand picked local provider experts to serve your needs
- Cultural Integration
- Real Estate Services
- Tradeshow Marketing
- Business to Business Marketing
- Public Relations
- Event and Meeting Planning
- Lead Management and Literature Fulfillment
- Staffing and human Resources
- Translation Services
- Legal Services
- Technical Support Services
- Computer Animation, Website Design, & Product Campaign
Talk to one of our advisors. They'll review your requirements and work with you to find the best possible solution. Please call 920-912-7407.
Let Us Advertise Your Company
World Trade Illinois is offering to develop an individually personalized website for your business with a link that will be visible on our website. Each website can provide background information, services provided, a brief history, recent company news, contact information, etc. Following an initial $100 start-up fee, we can maintain your website for $35 a month. If interested contact firstname.lastname@example.org.