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Trade Insights and Networking: America’s Policies and Priorities

July 16, 2018 @ 5:30 pm CST

/ $40

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Want to meet globally-focused business leaders and enjoy some of Minnesota’s best locally-brewed beer? Then join us for an evening of international trade insights, networking, and socializing at Surly Brewing Co.

In addition to good beer and great networking, James M. Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Services at the U.S. Department of Commerce, will share insights into the Trump administration’s international trade policies and priorities.

About the Speaker

In his role, Mr. Sullivan directs the U.S. Department of Commerce’s efforts to strengthen the global competitiveness of U.S. services firms, which account for 80 percent of the nation’s private sector economy. His primary areas of focus include the financial, digital and internet, supply chain, and professional and business services industries. Prior to joining Commerce, Mr. Sullivan was co-founder and president of TKOUT, a SaaS provider of on-demand ordering solutions to ICT and digital media companies. Before that, he served as managing director and general counsel of Clover Investment Group, a private equity firm focused on hospitality and technology businesses. Previously, he practiced law in Washington, D.C., as a member of the white-collar defense teams at Morrison & Foerster and DLA Piper.

Registration includes one drink ticket and heavy hors d’oeuvres from Surly’s award-winning menu.

Presented in partnership with GREATER MSP, Midwest Global Trade Association, the Minnesota District Export Council, the Minnesota Trade Office, and U.S. Commercial Service.


July 16, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Surly Brewing Co.
520 Malcolm Ave. SE
Minneapolis, 55414
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