Day 2 at Mobile World Congress features nearly non-stop networking meetings

Day 2 at Mobile World Congress features nearly non-stop networking meetings

Mobile World Congress is in full swing in Barcelona. Executives from Bank of America, FedEx, Amazon, Telefonica, accueweather, Microsoft, Sky and Barclays Bank were among those visiting our companies at the Choose Washington stand in the Hanse-Aerospace Pavilion today. Members of our delegation also had a full slate of meetings and networking events, including a government-sponsored panel with companies and investors from Spain. We’re excited for another day of creating

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King of Spain receives our delegation at Mobile World Congress

King of Spain receives our delegation at Mobile World Congress

By Robert Fiddick, Commerce International Trade Team The highlight of Day One for the Choose Washington trade show delegation at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain was the chance to greet King Felipe VI. The invitation reflects the strong relationship between Spain and Washington State.  We were the first delegation to meet with the king at the show. James Costos, the U.S. Ambassador to Spain, visited our exhibit in the

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Washington State partners with DNV GL on a mission for sustainable maritime sector growth

Washington State partners with DNV GL on a mission for sustainable maritime sector growth

Washington State has the vision to be the United States’ most sustainable maritime cluster by 2050. DNV GL will support the state to develop it’s “Washington Maritime Blue” strategy for the sustainable development of the state’s $38 billion maritime industry. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee’s Maritime Innovation Advisory Council launched an effort called “Washington Maritime Blue”  in December 2017 to develop a comprehensive strategy for leading the nation in “blue”

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Millions of dollars in Earned Income Tax Credits go unclaimed each year – is some of it yours?

Millions of dollars in Earned Income Tax Credits go unclaimed each year – is some of it yours?

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a benefit for working people with low to moderate incomes. OLYMPIA, WA – Workers earning up to $53,930 may be eligible to receive the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). A tax return must be filed to get the credit, even if no tax is owed or filing a tax return is not required. Many people are eligible for this tax benefit, but

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Workshops announced for new rural broadband loan program

Workshops announced for new rural broadband loan program

Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) offers workshops for local governments, tribes on funding for broadband projects in underserved communities OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) announced five workshop dates in June for rural communities interested in funding for infrastructure to bring broadband services to underserved areas around the state. The board approved policies to implement the new Rural Broadband Program at their May

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