Trade & Economic Development Seminar
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 8:00 AM to
Friday, September 18, 2009 5:00 PM
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Location: Walla Walla, WA
The Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA) is holding a Trade & Economic Development seminar at the Marcus Whitman Hotel in Walla Walla, Wash., September 17-18.
This year's seminar will discuss how to create jobs and prosperity in Washington's New Innovation Economy. The event opens Wednesday afternoon with a tour of the Port of Walla Walla's economic development projects followed by a reception that evening.
The seminar runs Thursday morning until noon Friday, jam-packed with experts. The WPPA has invited State Economic Development Commission Executive Director Egils Milbergs, Washington State Dept. of Commerce Director Rogers Weed as well as many other speakers that can talk about everything from emerging industries to how to get the necessary infrastructure in place to move the economy forward.