Each year, the Northern California World Trade Center and Global Ties San Francisco host more than 1,000 international visitors through international exchanges. Many of these visitors are leaders and emerging leaders invited to the United States at the auspices of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. Here are some of the upcoming international delegations:
Performing Arts Centers in the U.S.
- July 10-14: This programs will host a group from China. The project hopes to learn more about how performing arts centers in the U.S. are organized, operated, and obtain funding support as well as learn more about how performing arts centers work to identify their communities’ needs (Sacramento).
The United States’ Trade Policy
- July 24-27: A regional project from Latin America, this project works towards exploring the role of the U.S. in international trade agreements as well as examining current local, state, and federal initiatives in international trade and export promotion (Sacramento).
Education in the Digital Age
- August 7-13: This program hosts a group from Morocco. The group is coming to meet with the CA State Government and UC Davis to explore how technology is changing the education processes of the United States and study current technological trends in education (Sacramento).
Global Economic Cooperation
- August 24-28: This is a multi-regional project with people coming together from many backgrounds and regions to examine international economic cooperation in the context of the growth and integration of emerging markets into the world economy (Sacramento).