OKGIT Celebrates International Student Recognition Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol

What looked unlikely a few months ago came to fruition on April 3 as international students from universities across Oklahoma joined Governor Kevin Stitt, Secretary for Native American Affairs Lisa Billy and more than a dozen state legislators for International Student Recognition Day at the Capitol. Former State Legislator Travis Dunlap was the point person in organizing the event at the capitol in prior years. With his departure coinciding with…

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OKGIT March 2019 Meeting Summary

The below is a general summary of the events and discussion at the March 2019 OKGIT meeting. It does not represent the official minutes, which will be distributed at a later date. The meeting opened with an introduction by Shalon Simmons, who will be the featured speaker at the May 2019 OKGIT meeting. Her program at that meeting will discuss the EU General Data Protection Regulation and how it could…

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20th & 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium held in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City played host to the 36th annual 20th & 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium on March 14-16, 2019, with organizing efforts from staff and students at three Oklahoma universities assisting in its production. The University of Central Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma and University of Tulsa helped prepare and organize the event, which brought academics, Francophone artists and diplomats and other experts from around the globe to…

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CPN seeks trade boost with Iron Horse industrial park

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation is battling a nationwide problem with a global solution. Loss of manufacturing has affected cities, states and tribal nations across the United States. Younger people are leaving their homes to look for better work or settling for jobs with lower wages. As a result, economies in those regions have lagged. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation and the surrounding area are no different. James Collard, the nation’s tribal…

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Hardware+Tools Middle East Exhibition in Dubai: This April!

Hardware+Tools Middle East Exhibition Hardware+Tools Middle East will be showcasing over 180 exhibitors including 3 Country Pavilions of Thailand, Taiwan and China where you can find the best cost-effective solutions to improve your projects’ profitability. If you are looking for competitive business deals, then don’t miss the opportunity to meet the source, the manufacturers themselves, at the show. 2 – 4 April, 2018 10am – 6pm l Hall 8 Dubai International Convention and Exhibition…

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U.S. Department of Commerce presents DISCOVER Global Markets

Join the U.S. Commercial Service and the Mid-America District Export Council for DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: Design + Construct, April 30- May 2, 2018. Learn about 21st century infrastructure projects—and how to build the strong partnerships needed to win business while hearing about regional trends and opportunities in various sub-sectors such as aviation, water, energy, cultural construction and housing. New speakers just added to discuss Global Trends and Regional Hot Spots! Enzo de…

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U.S. Commercial Service Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region: May 2018

  Mission Overview The Caribbean Region as a whole represents a market of about 43 million people who collectively imported over $20.9 billion of U.S. goods in 2016. The Trade Americas program offers U.S. companies the opportunity to explore six markets in the Caribbean region. Hosted in Miami, FL, the U.S. Commercial Service‘s Trade Americas Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference will focus on regional specific sessions, market access, trade financing resources, and pre-arranged…

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Oklahoma World Trade Conference 2017

OKGIT members and partners from across Oklahoma’s manufacturing and commercial sectors filled the room at Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business in mid-April for the Oklahoma World Trade Conference. Congratulations to those in attendance and those who were honored for the work in furthering Oklahoma’s trade ties.

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Oklahoma Consular Summit Reception

State and local officials, business leaders and partners of the Oklahoma Governor’s Intentional Team kicked off the 2016 Oklahoma Consular Summit with an October 5 evening reception at the Petroleum Club in Oklahoma City before meeting early the next morning at the Skirvin Hotel for a breakfast briefing on Oklahoma’s international trade and education ties.

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