Global South Metro Exchange Draws 250 to the UpstateJuly 25, 2016
International trade and investment is a common interest for partner regions and the 250 business and community leaders who attended. The event originated during conversations among regions participating in the Global Cities Initiative, a four-year learning and action network to help metropolitan leaders develop and implement regional strategies to boost global trade and investment.
The event’s presenting sponsor was JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Metro Atlanta Chamber, Charlotte Regional Collaborative for a Global Economy, and the Charleston Regional Development Alliance partnered in planning.
In a series of blogs, we’ll recap event highlights such as:
Globalization: A Mayoral Take, with insights from Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and Greenville Mayor Knox White
Free Trade Agreements: Vital for American Businesses, featuring takeaways from representatives of small and large businesses
Southeastern High Speed Rail Would Foster Connectivity, a presentation from the Georgia Department of Transportation
We’re in the 7th Inning: A “Realist” Take on America’s Economy, with economic insights from Jim Glassman, Managing Director and Head Economist with JPMorgan Chase & Co.