44th Annual World Trade Day

  • 16 May 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202


  • Attend the House of Genius Session and Reception only. From 3:30pm-6:30pm

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World Trade Day is right around the corner! 

Held on May 16, 2017 at the Colorado Convention Center, this year's theme, Containers to the Cloud: Trade as Goods, Services and Knowledge will focus on the diverse nature of international trade around the movement of products, services, and knowledge across borders.  Learn about our region's prominence in global trade and identify ways to jump-start your global business, mitigate risk and protect your innovations. 

Highlights Include:

Breakfast Keynote

Derek Gianino, Director of Trade Policy, US Chamber of Commerce, "Is Trade Under Attack?  A View from Washington" is the title of our breakfast keynote presentation.  Come learn if trade is under attack!

Luncheon Keynote

Dubai Future Foundation CEO to Keynote World Trade Day 2017. Dr. Noah Raford, Chief Operating Officer of the Dubai Future Foundation and adviser on "futures, foresight and innovation" to Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, will be keynote speaker for the 2017 World Trade Day on May 16 at the Colorado Convention Center.

Breakout Sessions

Our content will be broken into three tracks that address the breadth of international business concerns of our state, our nation and our world.

I.  Global Entry Track

The State of Manufacturing

Buildings of the Future

Born Global Startups

II.  Risk Mitigation

Managing Political Risk

Cyber Security

Risky Business

III.  Advancement in a Changing World

What Makes a Smart City?

Colorado as a Research Hub

View event agenda here.

View bios of moderators and panelists here.

See the full list of Expo Vendors here.

Take a sneak peek of attending companies here.

Join us for the afternoon House of Genius activity followed by the Trimble Reception!

Thank you to the following generous sponsors for supporting this year's event:

Presenting Sponsors


Reception Sponsors

Media Sponsor

Premier Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors