North-Far North Global Trade Summit

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Hosted by the:
Northern California Center for International Trade Development
Los Rios Community College District Workforce & Economic Development

Topics: The role of Global Trade and Investment to regional economic development strategies.

Conversations about the U.S. Government’s role in supporting export activities for U.S. businesses and the resultant growth in business incomes, jobs, and local economies.

A discussion about President Obama’s National Export Initiative and his new “Made in Rural America” export initiative.

The need for education to “globalize” components of existing curriculum and develop new courses within high priority industry sectors and core clusters that embrace global trade and the world market.


Keynote Speaker:
 Bob Burris, Senior Vice President
Sacramento Area Commerce and Trade Organization (SACTO)

Tom McGinty, National DirectorU.S. Operations, U.S. Commercial Service
Department of Commerce, Washington D.C.


 Location: Los Rios Community College District Office
Chancellor’s Board Room
1919 Spanos Court
Sacramento, CA 95825


 RSVP: E-mail:
Phone: (916) 563-3224
Deadline: Friday, April 25, 2014


 Agenda: 11:00 a.m. – Registration/Sign-in
11:30 a.m. – Lunch Served
11:45 a.m. – Speakers and Q&A
12:55 p.m. – USDOC Export Achievement Certificate


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