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The U.S. Government Pavilion at the SelectUSA Investment Summit – Federal Investment Resources at Your Fingertips

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The following is a cross-post from Tradeology, the official blog of the International Trade Administration (ITA) By Andrew Owusu, Intern, SelectUSA The 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit provides a platform to communicate economic priorities and affirm the United States as the number one destination in the world for foreign direct investment. Looking for U.S. economic data and analysis? The U.S....

Spotlight on Commerce: Melvin Tabilas Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of current and past members of the Department of Commerce during Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Guest blog post by Melvin Tabilas Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) As a Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs...

Spotlight on Commerce: George Mui, Senior Business Development Specialist, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of current and past members of the Department of Commerce during Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Guest blog post by George Mui, Senior Business Development Specialist, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) As a Senior Business Development specialist and global strategist...

Spotlight on Commerce: Angela Nguyen, Primary Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of current and past members of the Department of Commerce during Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Guest blog post by Angela Nguyen, Primary Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office As a Primary Patent Examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), I am...

U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency Hosts 2017 National AAPI Business Summit

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Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and the National Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (National ACE) hosted the National Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Business Summit at the Department of Commerce. The event recognized Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, an annual...

FirstNet Honors Law Enforcement During Police Week

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The following is a cross-post from the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) blog By Mike Bostic, FirstNet Senior Law Enforcement Advisor May 12th is the kickoff of a special week for law enforcement officers and their families. National Police Week is the time we set aside every year to honor those who put their lives on the line each day to keep us safe. We give special recognition during...

Celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week

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The following is a cross-post from Tradeology, the official blog of the International Trade Administration (ITA) National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) , now in its 34th year, is the annual salute to travel and tourism in America. During the first full week in May, communities across our nation unite to showcase the impact of travel to policymakers, business leaders and local media with rallies,...

2017 Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees Honored at the National Building Museum

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On May 4th, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) inducted fifteen of America’s greatest innovators into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Held at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., CBS News correspondent and television personality Mo Rocca moderated the event, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee gave...