Northam leads trade, marketing mission to Europe

ralph northamGovernor Ralph Northam will lead a five-day international trade and marketing mission to Europe from July 15–20.

The Governor will be accompanied by First Lady Pamela Northam, Secretary of Commerce and Trade Brian Ball, and Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Bettina Ring, as well as representatives from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and Virginia Tourism Corporation.

The Governor and his delegation will visit the United Kingdom, Italy, and Germany, and participate in more than 30 meetings over the course of the mission.

“Trade and marketing missions like this one are outstanding opportunities to bring the Virginia story to job creators, trade partners and tourists around the globe,” said Governor Northam. “I look forward to the many meetings we will conduct over the course of this trip as we work every day make our economy work better for every Virginian, no matter who they are or where they live.”

On July 16, the Governor and his delegation will travel to London, England to attend the Farnborough International Airshow and a number of business development events related to the airshow. Governor Northam will also host a Virginia reception for senior corporate executives from the greater London area and those attending the Farnborough Airshow, and promote the Commonwealth’s desirable business location advantages, tourism assets, and increased opportunities for Virginia agricultural products.

The Governor will meet with Consul General Elizabeth Lee Martinez and Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs Todd Avery in Rome, and host a dinner reception with the U.S. Consul General in Milan. The Governor and his team will also meet with senior business executives in Italy and Germany.

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.


The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
 
augusta free press

Related Content

Shop Google


Comments

%d bloggers like this: