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GSI advocates for importance of international trade and diplomacy

Earlier this month GSI joined the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) and other community leaders to discuss with Rep. McMorris Rodgers the importance of diplomacy and international trade. The USGLC advocates for a healthy International Affairs Budget. Representing the business … Read more

Foreign exchange and the value of IC-DISC

GSI recently hosted a seminar on foreign exchange and IC-DISC. In a global economy, foreign exchange is a major component in doing business, and it’s important to hedge risk in order to: ·         Secure profit margins from international sales ·         … Read more

Hotstart succeeds in international markets

For the past 75 years, Hotstart has helped businesses heat engines throughout the U.S. working with companies like Caterpillar and Cummins. Today, Hotstart is taking on additional business by expanding into target markets overseas, which, along with increased sales opportunities, has brought … Read more

GSI Staff Taking Business Development on the Road

Welcome to Summer 2017!  Our business development staff is on the road, bringing our Advantage Spokane message to two different trade shows and conventions. If you or your clients are interested in Life and Health Sciences, visit with us at … Read more

World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit

On March 29th Greater Spokane Incorporated welcomed outstanding exporters from across the country to Spokane for World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit. The event, in partnership with NASBITE International, provided attendees with best practices and lessons learned … Read more

World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit

Export Success Start Here Wednesday March 29, 2017 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Spokane Convention Center, 334 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane NASBITE International and Greater Spokane Incorporated are partnering on Spokane’s second annual World Trade Day, geared towards executives and … Read more

Sister City Visit Facilitates International Trade

Spokane’s newest sister city is Cagli, Italy. When Mayor Alberto Alessandri and his assistant Marco Valeri of Cagli visited Spokane for the signing ceremony, GSI hosted them for a “lunch & learn” with elected officials and local business leaders before touring manufacturer, HOTSTART. … Read more