No region is more international than the Puget Sound region. This includes Snohomish County, where its port, companies, and institutions are involved with exports, imports, international students, tourists, foreign direct investments, and all the other components connecting our region to the world.
With the fastest population growth in the state since 2010, Snohomish is a large player in our region’s growth. Discover how businesses are positioning Snohomish County to become a global leader in traditional industries as well as in new efforts like EB-5. You’ll also witness how different sectors are handling the challenge of growing business internationally. Snohomish County offers us a chance to bring home additional insights and lessons for competing in a global economy.
A panel of Snohomish international business leaders will take us through the state of their business, the hurdles and how they are succeeding anyway. We will also take a tour of EB-5 sites in Everett to see how foreign Direct Investment is impacting growth. The tour will end at the annual EASC Public Official reception that evening where you will get a chance to meet many of your public officials.
Gain new insights into how regional companies and institutions are driving the economy by maintaining a competitive global edge. Strengthen your connections with other executives, government and civic leaders while also broadening your understanding of our region’s assets.
This is a draft agenda of what you can expect on the tour:
10:15 DOWNTOWN SEATTLE
pick up at 1301 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
pick up at 3105 Pine St, Everett, WA 98201
11:15-1:30 Working LUNCH at Port of Everett
Boxed lunches provided
Panel: during lunch featuring 3 sectors discussing export process
Topics: What do you do internationally?
What do you need to succeed?
Checksum – Electronic circuit testing equipment
HaloSource – Clean water technologies
WaterTectonics – Water treatment systems
1:30-3:00 ELECTROIMPACT Facilities Tour – Provider of factory automation and tooling solutions.
3:30-5:00 CITY OF EVERETT – EB-5 Tour/Discussion
5:30-7:30 EASC PUBLIC OFFICIALS RECEPTION
Location:3105 Pine St, Everett, WA 98201
Free admission to all attendees of the tour
7:00 Back to SEATTLE on bus
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
We will have two pick-up locations one in Seattle and one in Everett.
Details will be sent out with finalized agenda.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle
The mission of the Trade Alliance is to promote the Greater Seattle region in international markets, connect the region—its businesses and organizations--to those markets, bring the region together to be more successful internationally and to educate our region on the importance of international business broadly defined. To this end, the Trade Alliance enhances the identity of Greater Seattle in world markets by convening regional stakeholders, executing outbound missions, hosting inbound delegations, producing marketing publications, organizing educational programming, and other activities.