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CHLI 6th Annual Trade & International Affairs Symposium


WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) will hold its 6th annual Trade & International Affairs Symposium: Exploring New Horizons for Global Trade.

WHO: The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute

WHAT: CHLI's 6th annual Trade & International Affairs Symposium

Keynote Speaker:
U.S. Secretary of Labor, R. Alexander Acosta

Congressional Speakers:
The Honorable Lincoln Diaz-Balart, CHLI Founder & Chairman
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)
Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX)
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL)
Congressman William Hurd (R-TX)

Trade in North America:
José Antonio Zabalgoitia, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Mexico
Marvin Hildebrand, Minister (Economic), Embassy of Canada

Enabling Growth through Innovation:
Maria Luisa Boyce, Director of Global Public Affairs, UPS
Tres Bailey, Senior Director of Federal Government Affairs, Wal-Mart
Peter J. Cazamias, Associate Administrator for the Office of International Trade, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

WHERE: The Embassy of Canada - 501 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

WHEN: October 3, 2017 from 11:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.

WHY: The Symposium will cover the importance of trade and how it impacts the economic engine of the Americas. Conversations will include where the opportunities for growth exist, and how trade impacts business in our hemisphere.

RSVP: WWW.CHLI.ORG [Event RSVP link located on the header of homepage]

PARTNERS & SPONSORS: The Embassy of Canada; JP Morgan Chase; Herbalife; UPS; and Wal-Mart.

About CHLI: The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) is the premier organization founded by Members of Congress and corporate leaders to advance the Hispanic community's economic progress with a focus on social responsibility and global competitiveness. Founded in 2003, CHLI is a 501(c)3 non-profit and non-partisan organization. CHLI is dedicated to fostering a broad awareness of the diversity of thought, heritage, interests, and views of Americans of Hispanic and Portuguese descent. 

Contact: Joanna Harvey
Telephone: 202-642-9530


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SOURCE The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute

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