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Gregoire will speak at Oct. 23 annual World Trade Center Tacoma event

Post by C.R. Roberts / The News Tribune on Oct. 3, 2008 at 12:32 pm |
October 3, 2008 12:32 pm

Gov. Chris Gregoire will address the 4rd annual Washington State International Trade Update Luncheon on October 23. The gathering, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., will be held at Tacoma’s Hotel Murano.

Gregoire will speak on the latest trade performance and the importance of international trade to the state economy, according to a release from the World Trade Center Tacoma, the event sponsor. A panel discussion on exports will follow.

Union Bank of California is hosting the event, supported by Washington Realtors, the Port of Tacoma, Pierce County and City of Tacoma.

The luncheon is geared toward community and business leaders and international officials as well as the general public.

The cost to attend the luncheon is $40 for students and WTCTA members, $50 for non-WTCTA members and walk-in guests and $400 for corporate table. For more information, visit

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