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Podcast Dr. Ayyash Discusses the World Trade Center Kentucky

Episode 1:  Welcome to the launch of our new podcast!  Today, Dr. Omar Ayyash introduces our audience to the World Trade Center Kentucky.  Connecting businesses to global trade is an important step in helping them to grow and succeed.  The World Trade Center Kentucky provides resources to businesses of all sizes, enabling them to succeed in the global market.

Dr. Ayyash explains we are a non-profit organization that provides training and trade advisory services to businesses in Kentucky and beyond.  It’s been in operation for more than 30 years and is part of a network of 300+ World Trade Centers in 90 countries.  This network helps to plant the flag in cities around the world, signaling that they are open for trade.

The World Trade Center Kentucky (WTCKY) helps to connect businesses to the global market.  Through their training programs, businesses can learn about the international trade arena and understand how to best navigate it.  The WTCKY also offers trade missions to help businesses get the most out of their international trade activities.

Dr. Ayyash Discusses the World Trade Center Kentucky

We Are an Aggregator

Serving as a hub for businesses, the World Trade Center Kentucky offers various programs, such as training programs.  These assist businesses to learn about the international trade environment and to locate contacts who can help them with a variety of issues.  The WTCKY is a great resource for businesses looking to expand their reach into the global market.

Partner with WTCKY for Success

By partnering with the WTCKY, businesses can increase their knowledge of international trade laws, regulations and trends, as well as gain access to new markets and potential customers.  Additionally, we can provide assistance with trade negotiations, dispute resolution and access to resources such as financing and insurance contacts.

The World Trade Center Kentucky is focused on helping business professionals to form important relationships.  Through a powerful network or contacts, we can refer businesses to other professionals and businesses, both domestic and global.  This can be invaluable when it comes to finding the right partners and resources to help them succeed.

Diversify Your Market Base

One of the most important aspects of international trade is the opportunity to diversify your market base in terms of customers and suppliers.  By operating in multiple markets, a company can hedge against uncertainties in any one particular market.  This is especially important in the current global economy, where uncertainty is the only constant.  With the help of the World Trade Center Kentucky, businesses can access the resources, services and customers they need to protect themselves against market volatility.

One of the most important services offered by the WTCKY is an International Trade Certification program.  This program provides businesses with a comprehensive understanding of the international trade process, including market access, logistics, payment and legal.  Additionally, business professionals can take advantage of the World Trade Center Kentucky’s inbound and outbound trade missions, which provide the opportunity to network with high-level contacts and gain valuable insight into the world of international trade.

Services Provide Valuable Insights

The World Trade Center Kentucky offers a number of services in a variety of formats.  Trade Chats and our Global Executive Forums enable business professionals to connect with other professionals in the field and to gain valuable insight into the latest trends in international trade.  Additional topics include e-commerce, supply-chain management and more.  The WTCKY also provides its members with VIP access to trade shows and other events, giving them an edge over their competitors.

Podcast Episodes - Our Most Recent Resource

Our new podcast, This Global Trade Adventure provides listeners with another way to benefit from the information and interviews provided by the World Trade Center Kentucky.  You can stay up to date on some of the latest developments in international trade.  The podcast is available on multiple platforms including Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio and YouTube Podcasts.

Hosted by Jim Ray, MBA and Dr. Omar Ayyash, a renowned expert on global trade, the episodes are packed with information.  They and their guests share perspectives on the global market while providing helpful tips and advice for businesses seeking to expand their operations overseas.  They’ll also discuss challenges and opportunities for those ready to take on this exciting adventure.

Listeners will gain a better understanding of the complexities of global trade and strategies they can use to maximize their success.


The next episode of our podcast will launch on 7/12/23.  Thank you for listening.  Be sure to follow This Global Trade Adventure on your favorite podcast platform, or at

We hope you enjoyed Episode 1.  We'll launch a new episode next month.  Our schedule is to publish a new episode on the 2nd Monday of each month.

Please consider sharing this with your colleagues.  Until next time, thank you for listening and welcome to This Global Trade Adventure.