Rep. Hoyer to Provide Outlook on
Washington DC – The National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) today announced that U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Steny Hoyer will deliver the keynote address during the organization’s annual World Trade Dinner and Award Ceremony, which will take place Tuesday, October 2, 2007, at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C. Representative Hoyer is slated to share his views on the bipartisan way forward on trade-related issues, including pending trade agreements, sanctions and other timely topics relevant to the international diplomatic community.
“We are honored to have Congressman Hoyer deliver this year’s keynote address and we thank him for his leadership in urging fellow Members of Congress to work together in a bipartisan way to make real progress on issues of importance to the
Last November Congressman Hoyer was elected to serve as House Majority Leader in the 110th Congress, following two successive terms as the Democratic Whip. Currently, Rep. Hoyer plays a key role in helping House Democrats determine their legislative agenda and building broad support for the Party’s policy priorities. He represents
“During his tenure in the House, Rep. Hoyer has demonstrated a keen understanding of the importance of an open, rules-based trading system to economic growth and jobs for American manufacturers, farmers, workers and their families,” said Reinsch.
Traditionally, public officials and members of the trade policy and
The National Foreign Trade Council (www.nftc.org) is a leading business organization advocating an open, rules-based global trading system. Founded in 1914 by a broad-based group of American companies, the NFTC now serves hundreds of member companies through its offices in