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Growing Small Businesses Globally
Growing businesses globally is very important to the East Metro and the Oregon economy. With our geographic location, our East Metro small businesses are uniquely position to engage in various international markers. So much so the Delta Air Lines recently added nonstop flights from PDX to London. and we have seen an increase in other international nonstop flights internationally from PDX, a clear sign that our region is growing its international footprint. Great Portland In. is is offering a program to help entrepreneurs in their efforts to export their products and grow their business. Lloyd Purdy, Vice President for Regional Competitiveness at Greater Portland Inc will be the featured speaker on this webinar to speak about the Export Assistance Scholarship and the Growing Small Business Globally Program.
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About Lloyd Purdy
Lloyd Purdy, Vice President for Regional Competitiveness at Greater Portland Inc leads the implementation of Greater Portland 2020, the region’s five-year comprehensive economic development strategy that aligns business, education and civic leaders around regional economic priorities. Purdy was previously the economic development manager for the City of Tigard. There he created and led an economic development program that included securing more than $8 million in federal, state, and developer funding for key infrastructure projects. He was also the founding director of Oregon City’s downtown development program, and is credited with spurring a renaissance in that historic district. During Lloyd’s time at GPI the organization initiated four new programs: the regional tech challenge, a site readiness toolkit, a diversity in leadership program and the Growing Small Businesses Globally scholarship for entrepreneurs interested in international sales.
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