March 16, 2020 To the World Trade Center Delaware Community, Given that Delaware Governor John Carney has declared a State of Emergency due to the emerging COVID-19 outbreaks, and after consultation with our Federal partners, the World Trade Center® Delaware has decided to take precautions to minimize exposure to risk by working virtually. We have postponed any "in person" events for the next two weeks and will reschedule them when receive guidance from the appropriate experts. We recognize that the services that the World Trade Centers® Association and its over 325 member Centers in almost 100 countries across the globe are vital to your operations. We remain committed to serving you, our loyal supporters and friends. During this time, we will continue to provide a full range of World Trade Center® Delaware services to our region's business community, State's elected and appointed officials, the academic community, and our local, US, and international partners, other than travel and in person events. Please feel free to email or call us at any time with your trade and international business questions. And be sure to visit our web page, www.wtcde.com for the latest international trade information and resources and our LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter pages. Best regards, Carla Sydney Stone President The World Trade Center Delaware, a not for profit organization, is Delaware's premier international business resource. We give our members the knowledge and opportunities to develop strong ties with buyers and suppliers around the world. As a member of the World Trade Centers Association, we provide resources in more than 90 countries, supported by 15,000 WTC professionals in over 320 WTCA member centers. The US Government, other countries, and international organizations have recognized World Trade Center Delaware's expertise. We are a member of World Trade Centers Association Member Advisory Council on Agriculture and a signatory to the Agreement. We have an Agreement of Cooperation with the Government of Mexico, and represent the US EXIM Bank in Delaware (REPP), and serve as USTDA's Making Global Local Partner.