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Governor Corbett To Lead PA Delegation To Brazil And Chile To Develop New Opportunities For Investment And Job Growth

Additionally, nine economic development and tourism groups and chambers of commerce will be a part of the delegation. They will join the governor at Pennsylvania investment seminars, and have one-on-one meetings arranged with potential investment prospects. To promote Pennsylvania as a top tourism destination, meetings are scheduled with travel agency officials to discuss conventions and group visitor potential, and to discuss cultural exchanges.

Drexel University will also join the delegation and will meet with potential university partners to discuss international student recruitment opportunities, and various joint partnerships that may be undertaken in the areas of degree-granting, research and exchanges.

First Lady Susan Corbett, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker, Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Julia Hearthway and Public Utilities Commission Chairman Rob Powelson will be joining the governor on the mission.

On the mission, Corbett will meet with high-level Brazilian and Chilean government officials including the governor of Sao Paulo, the governor of Rio de Janeiro, and Chilean President, Sebastian Pinera. The governor will also participate in transportation, oil and gas, and mining roundtables and host Invest in PA seminars.

Additionally, the governor will have one-on-one meetings with companies that have a presence in Pennsylvania and companies that are considering investing in the state. Corbett will also participate in events to promote tourism and will host alumni of Pennsylvania colleges and universities who now live in Brazil and Chile.

For more information about the governor's Jobs First Mission to Brazil and Chile, visit  

Media contacts: Kelli Roberts, Governor's Office; 717-783-1116 Steve Kratz, DCED; 717-783-1132

Editors Note: Below is a list of participants in the delegation:

Businesses Braskem America, Marcus Hook   Brookville Equipment, Brookville Dancing Dots, Valley Forge Dbi Services, Hazleton Fluortek, Easton GasBraker, Malvern * Chile only Greenville Neuromodulation Services, Greenville  Green Filter USA, Mt. Braddock Holt Logistics, Philadelphia ITSI BioSciences, Johnstown  Logistics Plus, Erie New Pig Corporation, Tipton  NovaTech LLC, Quakertown Rajant Corporation, Malvern  Regenex Corporation, West Middlesex  Urban Translations, Jamison - * Brazil only Walmart, Statewide Wharton Research Data Services, Philadelphia  XTL, Inc., Philadelphia

Economic Development Groups Allegheny Conference * Brazil only Chilean & American Chamber of Commerce * Chile only  Franklin County Economic Development Corporation * Brazil only PA Chamber of Business and Industry  Philadelphia Regional Port Authority  Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area Hispanic Chamber * Chile only  Select Greater Philadelphia * Brazil only Team Pennsylvania Foundation

Tourism Philadelphia Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Philadelphia

Postsecondary Education Drexel University, Philadelphia

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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