Home » Posts tagged with » Washington (Page 2)

Monday: Mission starts with stop at chamber

Comments Off

It was a whirlwind Monday here in Washington, D.C. The defense team started its meetings at the Pentagon at 6:30 am. The business team was not far behind, starting at the U.S Chamber of Commerce at 8:30 a.m. Continue Reading Monday: Mission starts with stop at chamber

Continue reading …

Tuesday: Security, schedule equally tight

Comments Off

On Tuesday, while we were meeting with the Department of Labor, a loud horn sounded and a message was broadcast over a loud speaker telling us to “shelter in place.”

It was only a drill but it really gives you the feel of how tight security is. We have had to go through metal detectors and show full identification before entering every federal building we have visited. Continue Reading Tuesday: Security, schedule equally tight

Continue reading …

Tuesday: International Team Update

Comments Off

The international team visited four embassies on Tuesday in an effort to establish more overseas connections for Colorado Springs business and educational institutions. We began with a meeting with the ambassador of Jordan, who discussed the security situation in his country and also provided suggestions to one of our team members about their specific business needs in Jordan. Continue Reading Tuesday: International Team Update

Continue reading …

Tuesday: Reception, Wednesday: On the Hill

Comments Off

Tuesday night the Colorado Springs delegation was treated to a reception at the Mexico Cultural Institute. Ambassador Gutierrez, Mexico’s ambassador to the United States, addressed the group.

“We are friends, yes,” Gutierrez said, “friends with challenges, but we are friends.” Continue Reading Tuesday: Reception, Wednesday: On the Hill

Continue reading …

A recap of a busy week (8956)

Comments Off

Opinion Continue Reading A recap of a busy week (8956)

Continue reading …

Defense team update

Comments Off

The defense team arrived in Washington, D.C. with 25 members, the largest of the chamber’s five teams. The team included representation from our military bases and installations and community and county leaders. We spent two productive days in the Pentagon discussing issues with the Air Force, Army, Missile Defense Agency, the DoD Office of Economic Adjustment and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. Continue Reading Defense team update

Continue reading …
Page 2 of 212