2008 Trader of the Year


Christine Gregoire, Governor of Washington State

2008 Washington
Governor's Trader of the Year Awards
and International Export Symposium



March 20, 2008, 4:00 - 8:00 pm 
The Tacoma Club - Download directions and parking information

1201 Pacific Avenue, 16th floor
Tacoma, WA   98402 
Tel: 253-272-3218


In partnership with Washington State Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development (CTED) and the World Trade Center of Tacoma,  we invite you to join us on March 20th for an International Export Symposium and the Governor's Trader of the Year Awards Reception.


International Export Symposium
4:00pm - 5:00 pm       


  • Learn about state and local resources to help your business expand internationally
  • Identify trends and opportunities in the global economy
  • Interact with Washington State trade representatives from:
    • China (Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai)
    • The European Union
    • Japan
    • Mexico
    • South Korea
    • Taiwan

Governor’s Trader of the Year Awards Reception

5:00 – 8:00 pm


  • Hear Governor Gregoire’s talk about Washington's global competitiveness
  • Recognize the World Trade Club’s 2008 Governor’s Trader of the Year.
  • Network with Washington trade community from business and government



Cost to Attend: 

Export Symposium: complimentary

  • Please RSVP to attend the export symposium by sending an email to Troy DeFrank.


Reception costs:



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