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Texas EU Business Summit 2016-2017-2018 - Panel Moderator on EU Market Access Market Challenges and Opportunities

In its 7th year, the Texas-EU Business Summit is the premier event for Texas businesses, entrepreneurs and economic development professionals seeking to expand their footprint in Europe. The summit provides Texas businesses, entrepreneurs, policymakers and
target businesses with an overview of trade and expansion business opportunities in Europe as well as information and connections to make the most of those opportunities.

Texas is already the largest exporting state to the EU. The summit builds on that footprint, focusing on promoting the international trade capacity of Texas businesses and economic development organizations while creating greater awareness regarding the benefits of exporting.

Texas-European Union quick facts:

  1. Offers business access to a diverse market of 500 million people with a GDP of $18.5 trillion.

  2. Texas exports to the European Union in 2015 exceeded $27 billion.

  3. In 2015,  the Top Five Texas exports to Europe by sector were: petroleum and coal products – 22.7%, chemicals – 22.7%, computers and electronics – 15.0%, transportation equipment – 10.0%, and machinery 8.1%

  4. The UK, Germany, France, Netherlands, and Spain are leading sources of FDI in Texas.

The Texas-EU Business Summit sessions are led by business leaders, trade and investment officials from EU countries, trade policy experts and political officials.


Cisco Global Manufacturing Advisory Board 2014, 2015, 2016

Founder and  senior executive leader of The Global Manufacturing Advisory Board (GMAB) is an exclusive group of Senior Manufacturing Executives who are engaging in industry conversations on manufacturing innovation, trends and business challenges and are willing to share insights and feedback to Cisco and each other in a confidential environment. 

Executive Leaderhip Summit 2012

Built For the Assembly Line

Introducing the assembly line that fixes itself. With the help of the Cisco Intelligent Network, manufacturers everywhere are building innovation throughout their operations. I'd say more than just routers and switches... True Cisco manufacturing business value!


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