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June 24, 2016 St. Louis Post-Dispatch EXPORT PLAN • The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership and its World Trade Center St. Louis team celebrate the launch of the region’s first integrated export plan, the Global Cities Initiative. • 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Frick Forum, Knight Hall, Washington University, Throop Drive and Snow Way. • Free. Register: […]

America’s Central Port and St. Louis’ freight district: Economic boons you didn’t realize were there

December 2, 2015 By Kelly Moffitt St. Louis Public Radio The forecast for 2016 in Madison County and the St. Louis region’s newly-created freight district includes 9,600 feet of rail track, 1 million cubic yards of dirt and 8,000 cubic yards of concrete — and the sound of barge horns. The South Harbor at America’s […]

Sláinte! The U.S. Ambassador to Ireland is back in his native St. Louis and we had a chance to talk

September 24, 2015 By Kelly Moffitt St. Louis Public Radio If you’ve been to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dogtown, or even stepped foot in John D. McGurk’s in Soulard, you probably understand how a town with such Irish heritage as St. Louis could shape a future U.S. Ambassador to Ireland. Kevin O’Malley, the […]

SBA, City agree to boost immigrant entrepreneurship

May 1, 2015 By Wayne Pratt St. Louis Public Radio A new partnership will focus on training and business development in the St. Louis region’s immigrant entrepreneurship community. Mayor Francis Slay and U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet have formed a strategic alliance to boost area businesses launched by people born in other countries. […]

Missouri needs the Export-Import Bank

September 17, 2016 By Tim Nowak St. Louis Post-Dispatch Missouri’s economy is recovering, but there is room for improvement. One way to boost recovery is to increase exports — overseas sales can make up the shortfall in local demand, putting foreign dollars to work creating jobs we need. Yet just when exports matter most, Congress […]

The Scottish Invasion Of St. Louis

September 30, 2014 By Mark Sutherland TECHLI St. Louis One week prior to the historic Independence Referendum in Scotland, the senior diplomat of the Scottish Government in the US will make the first Scottish diplomatic visit to St. Louis. Donnie Jack, the Scottish Affairs Counsellor to the Americas, will visit St. Louis from Sept. 11-13. […]

Scottish emissary visiting STL next week

September 4, 2014 By Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch Next week, Scotland’s senior diplomat in the U.S. will visit STL, beginning Sept. 11. Donnie Jack, officially the Scottish Affairs Counsellor to the Americas, will go to a Cardinals’ ballgame, attend the World Trade Center St. Louis’ annual meeting and speak publicly at 5 p.m. Sept. […]