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Events | Young Professionals

For the first event of this three-part series hosted by the Young Professionals, we will hear from local expert Derrick Olsen who recently joined Greater Portland, where he will lead the region’s implementation of the Greater Portland Export Initiative, bringing with him 17 years of global economic development experience.

About the Series
International Trade in Oregon: A Summer Series
According to the Brookings Institution, the Portland region is the second-fastest growing export market in the U.S.  How does one “break in” to the field?  What are the initiatives currently being developed?  Where does all the action take place? Join the Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Oregon for this summer series on international trade and hear from experts and insiders on our future as a global center.



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