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During the Covid-19 outbreak, the Chamber is offering a range of digital events and webinars to support business.

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Virtual outward mission to the USA Pacific Northwest region

Virtual outward mission to the USA Pacific Northwest region

@ Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Delivered Online Edinburgh Midlothian EH2 2LE

1st December, 2020 16:00-20:00 Event 100.00-100.00
1st - 8th December 2020
16:00 – 20:00 UK time / 08:00 – 12:00 USA time


Why a trade mission to the USA Pacific Northwest area?
  • The states of Washington and Oregon represent key clusters that include high tech/technology: Redmond is home to Microsoft, and branches of Genie and Nintendo of America to name a couple.
  • The Greater Seattle region’s economy sizzled in 2018, growing faster than any other major U.S. metropolitan area.
  • Greater Portland is an international and maritime gateway to many of the world's largest markets.
Key sectors in Greater Seattle (Washington) and in Greater Portland (Oregon)
  • Clean energy
  • Biotechnology
  • Composite and advanced technology manufacturing 
  • Food and drink 
  • Creative industry 
  • Software and IT
  • Health sciences and technology
  • Software and Media and emerging industries 
As part of the mission you will take part in a market awareness session in collaboration Scottish National American Business Council as well as two B2B meetings based on your requirements and with the support from our partner in-market.

If you are a Scottish company within the sectors mentioned above and you are interested in joining our trade mission to USA Pacific Northwest, please email Lola and tell us a little more about your business by completing the form availiable to download here.
 
The application deadline is the 7th of August 2020.

Please note that there will be a restriction on the number of spaces available; if you are shortlisted for this mission then a booking fee of £100 will be applicable.

Please note that due to the time zone difference with the USA Pacific Northwest region (8 hours behind us), events may begin earlier than usual in order to accommodate our American colleagues.

If you would like to learn more about the opportunities for you in the Pacific North West we look forward to hearing from you .



 

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