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2015 Washington Trade Conference

11/09/2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm


With the multi-nation TPP negotiations concluded on October 5, 2015, this year’s Washington Trade Conference provides an ideal opportunity to explore the agreement’s potential benefits and opportunities for Washington state industries.

Through a half day of panel discussions and keynote lectures, we will delve into the details of this momentous trade agreement that holds so much promise for our state.

Join 300 business, community and government leaders to learn more about how the TPP will impact your business and identify advocacy strategies to ensure its successful passage.

The topic of this year’s conference will be devoted entirely to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), with panel discussions and speakers breaking down how the proposed agreement will benefit Washington’s trade economy in multiple ways.

Confirmed Speakers:

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Ambassador Darci Vetter,
Chief U.S. Agriculture Negotiator, U.S. Trade Representative
U.S. Representative
Adam Smith
U.S. Representative
Derek Kilmer
U.S. Representative
Rick Larsen
Denny Heck Marilyn-Strickland laura Kanji Japan
U.S. Representative
Denny Heck
The Honorable Marilyn Strickland, Mayor of Tacoma Laura Lane,
President, Global Public Affairs, UPS
Kanji Yamanouchi,
Minister of Economic Affairs, Embassy of Japan
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Chris Schlect, President, Northwest Horticultural Council Dorothy Dwoskin, Microsoft Mike Gilmartin,
Commercial Creamery
New Zealand Ambassador to the United States, Carl Worker (Invited)

Where and When: 

Date: Monday, November 9th, 2015
Location: Westin Hotel Seattle
Time: 8:00am to 1:30pm

To attend the 2015 Washington Trade Conference,PLEASE REGISTER HERE.

For inquiries or for sponsorship opportunities please contact Erik Adair at eadair@wcit.org

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8:00 am - 1:30 pm