Are you a first-generation immigrant or refugee in Colorado hoping to make a difference for your family in Colorado AND in your home country?

Have you dreamt of running your own business or joining a local company and wanting to help them trade WITH your country or region of origin?

If the answer is “YES”, you may be an excellent candidate for the Global Trade Activator Prep program.  Our Global Trade Activator is an accelerated program that immigrants and refugees can go through to bring a product to market in the U.S. or export, increasing their global presence and achieving greater prosperity through international trade.

In 2019 – 2020 our Global Trade Activator Prep program for Immigrants & Refugees included:

Hear how Javion Blake is leveraging his relationship with the World Trade Center Denver to grow his business


* In the United States, immigrants are nearly twice as likely to become entrepreneurs as native-born U.S. citizens

* Immigrant entrepreneurs are 60% more likely to engage in global trade

* Immigrants represent 27.5% of the country’s entrepreneurs but only around 13% of the population



“World Trade Day was so exciting and so educational for me. Being there for my second time was a wonderful chance to learn more about my business options”

John Tinkiano, Certificate of International Trade Recipient, 2019. Originally from Sierra Leone

Several free international business training sessions

Access to research and data to support trading business

Mentor to work with you through your business plan

Network and resource referrals to support your plan

Assistance to find a job in the field

To inquire about applying for the Global Trade Activator Prep program or to be a mentor for the program, please contact

us at or by phone at 303.592.5760