Global Initiatives Council

Date: November 15, 2017Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location:  Show map L.A. Area Chamber
350 S Bixel St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Contact: Jasmin Sakai-GonzalezPhone: 2135807569Email: jgonzalez@lachamber.com
Join the Global Initiatives Council for the last session of the year to receive an update on the Port of Long Beach's performance in 2017 and future initiatives. 
 
Port of Long Beach - Creating New Opportunities 
 
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017
9 a.m. Registration
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Program
 
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L.A. Area Chamber
350 S. Bixel St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
 
The Port of Long Beach is one of America's premier seaports and a trailblazer in goods movement and environmental stewardship. A major economic force, the Port supports more than 30,000 jobs in Long Beach, 316,000 jobs throughout Southern California and 1.4 million jobs throughout the United States. As the second-busiest seaport in the country, the Port is dedicated to continuous improvement in goods movement and air quality. 
      
Join the Council to hear from Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port of Long Beach. Cordero will provide an update on the progress the Port has made in 2017 and discuss how the Port intends to expand exports in the future. Information regarding the future of the Port's clean air program and construction projects will also be provided.
 
The Global Initiatives Council works to create employment opportunities throughout Southern California by increasing exports, imports and foreign investment for companies of all sizes, and for the communities in which they conduct business.

Special Guest:
Mario Cordero
Executive Director
Port of Long Beach
 
Mario Cordero, an international maritime industry leader, Long Beach resident and attorney, is Executive Director of the Port of Long Beach, California, named to the post by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, effective May 15, 2017.

As Executive Director, Mr. Cordero reports to the Board and leads the Port's Harbor Department staff in excess of 500 with an annual budget of $775 million. He is the Port's Representative to the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority Governing Board and the Governing Board of the Intermodal Container Transfer Facility-Joint Powers Authority.
Thank you to the 
2017 Global Initiatives Council sponsor: 
  
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For more information, contact the director for the Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment: 
213.580.7569. 
 
 
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