By Marcin Grzegory, Deputy Director at Invest in Pomerania During my meeting with you last year I promised to keep Austin’s international
FOSTERING ECONOMIC TIES
The World Affairs Council of Austin’s Center for Global Trade (CGT) supports Texas businesses which seek opportunities outside of the United States. CGT representatives work closely with corporate decision-makers from abroad who wish to have a presence, develop strategic alliances, and access the Texas market. CGT representatives establish high-level meetings between business executives, local, and state government representatives to identify opportunities for collaboration; Promote expansion of Texas products and services to other countries; and Actively cultivate working relationships between Texas and non-Texas companies in a targeted effort to develop markets for products and services.
The CGT has established strategic partnerships with local, national and international organizations. If your organization would like to explore a similar partnership with the Center for Global Trade at the World Affairs Council of Austin, please contact Ben Ramirez
Examples of Center for Global Trade programming:
Japan – Texas BizMatch
The World Affairs Council of Austin has established an MOU with the Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation – Japan. This relationship is an effort to assist Texas companies in making crucial business connections with companies in Japan.
For more information about this initiative, visit the Japan-Texas BizMatch page.
Japan – USA Business Opportunities Dinner Panel & Discussion
In collaboration with the Office of the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, the World Affairs Council of Austin presented “Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan: A Japan – USA Business Opportunities Dinner Panel & Discussion.”
Participants learned about the state of Japan’s economy, its current business climate and specific trade opportunities available to local businesses.
The details of this event are available here.
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