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February 2016

The U.S. – E.U. Economic Relationship – The Future of TTIP

02/03/2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
$15

The United States and the European Union economies together account for 45 percent of the world’s GDP, and for nearly a third of global trade. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) looks to strengthen the trade relationship even further…

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Reception with Export Import Bank Chairman, Fred Hochberg

02/16/2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thanks to the hard work of many business, government and community leaders – in Washington state and around the country – the Export Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) was reauthorized by Congress as of December 4, 2015.…

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Keep Trade Moving: The Future of Freight Mobility in the Inland Northwest

02/18/2016 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
$20

Join WCIT and Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI) on February 18th for a event discussion on the importance of multi modal freight policy provisions to the inland Pacific Northwest. Eric Schinfeld, WCIT President and Ashley Probart, Executive Director of the Washington…

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May 2016

Register Now for the 2016 WCIT D.C. Fly In, May 10-12!

05/10/2016 - 05/12/2016

Join WCIT for our annual DC Fly In May 10-12, 2016 in Washington DC! This is a great opportunity for WCIT members to connect with the Washington state congressional delegation and Obama administration officials to talk about trade policy issues…

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July 2016

WCIT 2016 Summer Luncheon: Leading on Trade – SOLD OUT

07/18/2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The WCIT Summer Luncheon provides an opportunity for more than 150 Washington business leaders to gather for a discussion of key trade policy issues impacting our state's international competitiveness. This year, WCIT is honored to announce that U.S. Secretary of…

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September 2016

Keep Trade Moving – WCIT 2016 Freight Policy & Investment Luncheon

09/22/2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

In an increasingly interconnected economy, the ability to move goods reliably and quickly is essential for both consumers and businesses. Unfortunately, freight bottlenecks and other forms of congestion cost U.S. businesses about $200 billion a year due to the increased…

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January 2017

2016 Washington Trade Conference: the Outlook for the 2017 Trade Agenda

January 13 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Each fall 300 Washington business and community leaders gather at the Washington Trade Conference to learn about key issues in international trade policy and to identify actions to support upcoming priorities. Speakers include elected officials such as members of the…

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March 2017

2017 Washington Trade Conference

March 13 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Westin Hotel, 1900 Fifth Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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The Washington Trade Conference is WCIT’s premier event, attracting more than 300 of the state’s business, government and community leaders to learn about key issues in international trade policy and to identify actions to support upcoming priorities. This year’s conference…

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November 2017

Pathway to Tax Reform

November 8 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Free

Washington state businesses understand that trade policy and tax policy are inextricably linked. As the Trump Administration and Congress prepare to rewrite the tax code, local leaders are invited to learn about proposed policies that could dramatically impact our state's…

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China IP Road Show: What Washington Companies Need to Know

November 16 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

The USPTO’s China Intellectual Property (IP) Road Show comes to Seattle, Washington, bringing together policy makers and thought leaders on China IP issues from the U.S. government, academia, and practitioners—including local businesses, experts, and resources—to share insights that will benefit…

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