World Trade Week in Kansas begins at World Trade Center of Wichita

On Thursday, May 11, Usha Haley, W. Frank Barton Distinguished Chair in International Business at the Barton School and the board of the World Trade Council of Wichita (WTCouncil) invite the community to its final dinner program of the academic year.

Mexico is the focal country of this event, and the Consul General of Mexico is the featured speaker.  Mexico is Kansas’s largest trading partner and in December, overtook Canada to become the U.S.’s largest trading partner. WTCouncil will open World Trade Week as has been traditional with an announcement through the governor’s and mayor’s proclamations. It will also announce this year’s recipients of the Dharma de Silva Study Abroad Scholarship, sponsored by the de Silva family and the WTCouncil for WSU students. WTCouncil annually sponsors about 11 students for study abroad.

  • Social, dinner and presentation: Members-$45, Non-members-$55, WSU Student-$25 (non-WSU students by prior arrangement)
  • Seating for presentation only: No charge

Contact Sherryl Hubble for reservations and other information at or 316-978-3176.