WASHINGTON, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rapidly shifting global trade winds are drastically impacting global brands, small businesses, and entrepreneurs alike. On Friday, June 16, in Washington D.C., the Global Entrepreneurship Export Exchange (E3) will convene top U.S. policy, trade, and corporate communications experts to discussthe global expansion of small businesses, reorienting the trade debate and increasing opportunities for entrepreneurs in the U.S. and across the globe. Currently, small and medium-sized businesses represent 98% of American companies exporting, yet make up only 5% of the total exports.
Acting U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce, Israel Hernandez, will join the Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Nina Vaca; former U.S. Department of Homeland Assistant Secretary and EVP of Porter Novelli, Sean Smith; and more than 40 embassies.
What countries have gained and lost influence under President Trump? Porter Novelli's new national survey will reveal what most Americans think. As NAFTA negotiations start to take shape, new data shows 53% of American's believe a final deal will be approved by Congress before 2018 midterms. The polls also look at which other free trade deals may be vulnerable to renegotiation. These surveys were conducted nationally, as well as a before a panel of DC influencers known as PN View Policy. Finally, Porter Novelli's Radar study analyzed the reaction on social media to the decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Accord and how it may impact America's clean tech sector.
When: Friday, June 16, 2017 9:00am to 4:30pm
What: Global Entrepreneurship Export Exchange (E3)
Who: Global Situation Room, Reagan International Trade Center, George Mason University, District Export Council, and Porter Novelli
Where: Ronald Reagan Building, Pavilion Room
More info: e3conferences.com/washington-dc/
Facebook Live Stream: facebook.com/PorterNovelliPR/
2:45pm on Friday, June 6, 2017
Fmr. DHS Assistant Secretary and corporate reputation expert at Porter Novelli, Sean Smith, will interview a series of Embassy leaders in a Facebook Live session. Includes these embassies, among others:
Embassy of Chile – Rodrigo Contreras, Head of the Economic Department, Trade Commissioner for ProChile
Embassy of Spain – Quelia Delgado, Director, Canary Islands Office, Washington, DC
Embassy of Georgia – Giorgi Tsikolia, Deputy Chief of Mission
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