Since June, 2013, ViMa has been the license holder of World Trade Center Antananarivo, an organization that promotes trade in Madagascar by connecting potential stakeholders together through business conferences, workshops, and meetings. World Trade Center Antananarivo (WTCT) is a part of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) – a global network of more than 300 centers globally. Furthermore, ViMa has also organized numerous events through the World Trade Center Antananarivo such as the annual Marathon international de Tana.
WTCT guides companies both new to Madagascar and already existing, ensuring that they are well integrated and can successfully contribute to the development of Madagascar. Through office leasing, legal and tax advice, visa assistance and more, WTCT supports companies that want to settle in Madagascar. WTCT assists local companies by providing market studies, workshops, networking activities, forums and international events.
One of WTCT’s biggest events is the annual International Marathon of Tana. With the exclusive rights to the marathon since 2015, WTCT provides technical and logistical assistance in cooperation with the Fédération Malagasy d’Athlétisme (FMA).