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Think local and act global with Congressman Sam Farr

Category: Luncheons
Date(s) and Time(s): Monday, Oct 24, 2005, 11:30 AM - Monday, Oct 24, 2005, 01:30 PM
Venue: The Crazy Horse Restaurant above the Bay Park Hotel
Address: 1425 Munras Ave.
City / State / Country: Monterey / CA / US
Organizer / Promoter: MBITA / Sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank
Phone: 831-335-4780
Fax:
Email: cristina@mbita.org
URL: http://www.mbita.org/events/home.php
Description: MBITA Monterey Chapter Luncheon
Sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank

Think local and act global with Congressman Sam Farr

The Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA) (www.mbita.org), the Monterey Export Assistance Center (EAC) of the U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC) (www.export.gov) and Wells Fargo Bank (www.wellsfargo.com) cordially invite you to attend a special luncheon meeting in Monterey with Congressman Sam Farr.

Congressman Sam Farr will be speaking on U.S. Congress business pertaining to global trade and the local Monterey Bay business community. The Congressman is also a member of the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Agriculture, and will give a report on its latest developments.

Wells Fargo (www.wellsfargo.com), sponsor of this event, will give a short presentation about their international banking services.

At the luncheon, the Monterey Bay U.S. Export Assistance Center of the U.S. Department of Commerce will award the U.S. Department Export Achievement Certificate to a local Monterey Bay exporter.

A special presentation will be made by MBITA on TradePortís (tradeport.org) new statewide initiative called TradePort Collaborator. This new online community is funded through a grant from Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management and is designed to provide the California Trade Partners (CTP) (http://tradeport.org/assistance_centers/index.html) with a statewide intranet to leverage resources when providing trade promotion services.

Also, Jim Faith, Project Manager of GlobalCalifornia.org, will give a brief presentation on the GlobalCalifornia.org regional model for a statewide intranet. GlobalCalifornia.org is funded by a grant from the Economic WorkForce Development Agency (EWDA) in the State of California.

Date Monday, October 24th, 2005
Place The Crazy Horse Restaurant above the Bay Park Hotel
Address 1425 Munras Ave., Monterey, CA, 93940
Time Noon lunch to 1:30 pm, 11:30am registration

Attendance fee:

Online registration: $25 members; $30 non-members (until Fri. October 21 @ 5:00pm)
Pay at the door: $30 members ; $35 non-members

Reservations required

Contact the MBITA office at 831-335-4780 cristina@mbita.org

Online registration at
http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=96327

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