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Portland in the Global Economy

Events | Young Professionals
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For the second event of this three-part series hosted by the Young Professionals, we will hear from Noah Siegel, Director of International Affairs for the City of Portland.  Working out of the Mayor’s Office, Noah plays a pivotal role in the implementation of the Metropolitan Export Initiative, a collaborative strategy developed in cooperation with the Brookings Institution that seeks to double regional exports in the next five years.  Noah will discuss Portland’s role in a global economy and our region’s strategy for growing exports.

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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