A new group has been formed with a set of goals aimed at growing Newburyport’s international business profile. The group’s mission statement is below:
The Newburyport Chamber of Commerce International Subcommittee provides an economic, social, and service mission to help existing area businesses grow internationally, attract new international businesses and facilitate high quality international business services for the community.
Those interrelated pieces of our mission consist of:
To assist local businesses in their international growth.
To attract new international business.
Create an environment of trust, respect, and teamwork through quality service.
To assist and support the Chamber in its international efforts.
Support the creation of a multi-faceted chamber.
Assist in the creation of long-term and sustaining members.
To encourage job creation.
Educate chamber members, city businesses and residents on the global economy.
Build relationships beyond buyers/sellers for international business.
Encourage diversity amongst area businesses.
Create an information exchange on relevant international issues.
The next meeting of the Chamber’s “International Business ” committee will be held at the Chamber’s conference room on January 19th at 8AM.
Our guest round table speaker is Dorothy Zur Muhlen-Tomaszewska, Director of U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Boston Office.
The topic is “Export Assistance and Global Business Solutions”. This topic we be interesting to consultants and professional service providers, as well as the more traditional manufacturing audience.
Please feel free to extend this invitation to any of your colleagues or friends.
Ron Martino is the Co-Chairman of the International Business Committee at the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce.
Ron Martino, Newburyport