Last Chance to Register: 26th Annual Export Alaska Celebration Luncheon, June 7 (Friday)
2013 Export Alaska Celebration Luncheon
Friday June 7 the Export Council of Alaska and World Trade Center Alaska will conduct the 26th Annual Export Alaska Celebration Luncheon. This is the major international trade event of the year and for this reason we are very pleased to welcome Under Secretary Francisco Sanchez as the keynote speaker. The title of his presentation will be "EXPORTING BEYOND THE FRONTIER". Sanchez is the lead official for implementation of the Administration's international trade and travel and tourism advocacy programs. It is Under Secretary's first visit to Alaska and Senator Mark Begich will introduce the Under Secretary at the event.
Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell will use the occasion to announce winners of the Governor's Exporter of the Year Awards that recognize outstanding achievement by Alaska-based companies in sales to markets abroad. Also, World Trade Center Alaska is set to honor a highly regarded Alaskan who has made a significant contribution to the Center, as well as, Alaska's international trade economy. And finally, the Export Council of Alaska will award scholarships to student achievers pursuing a career in the international arena.
Friday, June 7, 2013 - Egan Convention Center
Friday, June 7, 2013
12 Noon - 1:30 PM
(Doors open at 11:30)
Egan Convention Center
555 West Fifth Avenue
Under Secretary Francisco Sanchez
Francisco J. Sánchez serves as Under Secretary for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce, a post he was nominated to by President Barack Obama in 2009.
As Under Secretary, Sánchez leads the International Trade Administration, an organization of 2400 employees with offices throughout the United States and in more than 70 countries. Sánchez leads the efforts to improve the global business environment by helping U.S. businesses compete abroad.
As one of the architects of President Obama's National Export Initiative (NEI), with the ambitious goal of doubling U.S. exports by the end of 2014, Sánchez directs programs and policies that promote and protect the competitiveness of American businesses. Under his leadership, working with partners in government, ITA has helped reach significant export milestones. In 2011 and 2012, U.S. exports reached all-time highs. Last year alone, U.S. exports were a record $2.2 trillion in total value supporting nearly 10 million jobs, an increase of 1.3 million since 2009. For Full Biography Click Here
$55.00 per seat or $600.00 per sponsored table (8 seats). WTCAK and Export Council members: $45.00 per seat.
There are a number of benefits associated with table sponsorship:
- Premium Placement - sponsored tables will be placed in the best positions to view the head table and screens
- Guaranteed Seating - regardless of what time you and your guests arrive at the luncheon, you will sit together at the same table
- Corporate Recognition - your company or organization name will be visible from a sign on your table
- Also, your table sponsorship helps to support the mission and activities of the Export Council of Alaska and World Trade Center Alaska.
For more information please contact us at 907-27-TRADE or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Posted: June 6, 2013