WTC Genoa is a specialized body of the Genoa Chamber of Commerce and is dedicated to the internationalization of SMEs. The special undertaking provides customised support to companies wishing to internationalize their business activities and enter foreign markets.
Thanks to the organization of promotional initiatives, days dedicated to various countries, business missions abroad, business-to-business meetings, participation to international professional trade fairs, and the arrival of new foreign economic operators, WTC Genoa is the reference body for those companies wishing to extend their reference markets and take the opportunities from foreign markets to improve their business.
WTC Genoa provides technical support to analyse the internationalization possibilities of companies, select markets and their peculiarities and opportunities, promote marketing strategies and business development, search for possible clients and suppliers, monitor and coordinate services, analyse and assess results and define the consequent actions and strategies to be implemented. WTC Genoa supports those companies wishing to move their offices to Genoa or to establish their representative office in town.
WTC supports them by contributing to the analysis of business opportunities in the area and the development of business relationships and by helping them through the needed administrative, legal, operational and logistical steps . WTC is the ideal reference partner for those companies that choose Genoa as the business location for their activities.
WTC Genoa is the ideal partner for those companies wishing to enter international markets. Thanks to our integrated programme of services, initiatives and strategic instruments, WTC Genoa is your real partner that helps you take any opportunity from international markets.
WTC Genoa is especially supporting small and medium enterprises - 90% of Italian businesses are SMEs - since they often cannot fully exploit the opportunities offered by international markets. Thanks to an in-depth knowledge of the main local product markets and the specific needs of companies, WTC Genoa is able to develop shared and customised projects to allow companies to enter foreign markets.
WTC Genoa supports entrepreneurial development processes focused on foreign markets by organizing seminar on specific target markets, entrepreneurial missions abroad, and b2b meetings; it also contributes to the management of trade fairs in Italy and abroad, ad hoc market research and partner research services.
Trade missions abroad. Operational support to foreign delegations. Organization of B2B meetings. Identification of import/export companies and trade networks abroad. Management of national and international trade fairs and conferences and seminars.
Market research abroad. Research of potential customers/suppliers. Marketing strategies and trade development. Communication strategies. Sector-based ad hoc projects.
International taxation. Funding needed to operate abroad and credit insurance. Contracts. Sector study and analysis. Support to consortia.
The partner research service is provided by the WTCA - World Trade Center Association and other international bodies and allows companies to have a list of foreign companies/bodies/associations working in specific sectors all over the world, which may be interested in the products or services offered by Italian companies.
Genoa and its port have been an important crossroad for global trade for centuries. Different cultures met here and learned to work together. Its business opportunities and its strategic position, its history and art, its mild climate and the strong links tying it to its sea are but a few characteristics that make Genoa the ideal location for your company or to establish your head offices or representation office in Northern Italy.
WTC Genoa is your support partner to start your business in Genoa. We can help you decide to move by providing useful information on this territory and the business network related to your activity and supporting you over all steps.
WTC Genoa will support you in establishing and launching your activity by providing a strong and experienced network of selected and certified professionals and consultants; it will accompany you during the establishment process and the operational move and will be your reference partner in Genoa for any need you might have after the establishment and launching of your business.
Before deciding, you need to consider pros and cons. WTC Genoa will provide the necessary information on the reference market, the business structures and what you need to do to move to Genoa.
WTC Genoa is able to support you during the launching phase of your business in Genoa. It will provide a list of experienced and certified professionals and will support you during the establishing phase of your activity.
As far as the operational move of your business is concerned, WTC Genoa will support you during the various steps of your move: establishment of your offices, personnel recruitment, preparation of contracts and development of useful relationships for your business network.
After establishing and launching your business in Genoa, WTC Genoa will be your stable and reliable point of reference for all your needs.
The WTC Genoa premises at the WTC building in San Benigno, Genoa, are at your disposal: they are located close to the city centre and they can be your temporary office for your business activities.
The WTC building is strategically located, since it is close to the port, the international airport “Cristoforo Colombo” and the Genova Ovest motorway entrance, the city centre and the Genova Piazza Principe railways station are just 15 minutes away. The WTC offices are modern, well-organised and very bright and are characterized by different dimensions.
We offer a number of services to the companies that rent our offices: