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Border and Best Practices: Trade of Ideas


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Your registration includes both the reception, baseball game and the conference.

Program overview

Please join us for the “Border and Best Practices: Trade of Ideas” conference from May 3 – 5 in El Paso, Texas. On May 3, start the conference out with a reception and watch the El Paso Chihuahuas baseball team battle it out against the Reno Aces. On May 4, the conference starts with a continental style breakfast and a lunch buffet provided by L & J Café.

Wrapping up the conference on May 5, will be a chance to grab your golf clubs and head over to the Butterflied Trail Golf Course in honor of Cinco De Mayo. Registration is separate for this event. Please register here for the GOLF TOURNAMENT.

Agenda Topics

o Public Safety – Panelists will discuss how the Department of Public Health through the El Paso Fire Department has improved uninsured access to critical disease prevention services by using Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel as providers of core health screening/vaccination services at neighborhood Fire Stations.

o Collaboration with Local Government: Leadership from Chambers of Commerce will share experiences of working with local governments in realizing positive impacts for their membership and the greater community.

o Beyond Procurement: Innovating How We Provide Business Support – This highly interactive workshop provide participants with true life case studies that resulted in actionable strategies that leveraged technology, improved the customer experience and resulted in process efficiencies.

o Trade & Global Competitiveness: Regional Impact – Fellow subject matter experts will come together to discuss the role the border plays in trade, global competitiveness and economic development. Border communities are often associated with negative stereotypes instead of the economic opportunities and successes that exists due to their proximity to Mexico.