NDTO News Article

U.S. Chamber of Commerce official to discuss the effects of trade in North Dakota

The public is invited to attend a Trade Talk presentation focused on the effects of free trade in North Dakota.  The Trade Talk presentation will be held in Fargo on Wednesday, Sept. 27,  and in Bismarck on Thursday, Sept. 28. Both events will be held 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served.

Leslie Schweitzer, a senior trade officer with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will discuss the impact of global trade on North Dakota. Schweitzer is the creator of the TradeRoots Initiative, a U.S. Chamber of Commerce education program designed to educate the public about international trade issues.

Schweitzer’s presentation will be held at Fargo’s Radisson Hotel, 201 5th St. N. It is free to Trade Office members and $15 for non-members. To attend in Fargo, please RSVP no later than Monday, Sept. 25 by contacting North Dakota Trade Office Export Assistant Brook Plestad at: (701) 777-3653 or by e- mail at: brook@ndto.com

In Bismarck, Schweitzer’s presentation will be held at the Kelly Inn, 1800 N. 12th St. The presentation is sponsored by the North Dakota Trade Office and the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce.
The fee is $10 for members of the Trade Office and Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce. Non-members will be charged $18
To attend the Bismarck event, please RSVP no later than Tuesday, Sept. 26 by contacting Carlee McLeod at: (701) 223-5660 or by e-mail at: carlee@bismarckmandan.com