Global Cities Initiative

Annnouncements Archive

Greater Louisville and Lexington to Discuss Global Competitiveness (June 2014)(PDF)

Foreign Investment Holds Potential as Critical Tool for Growing State and Local Economies (June 2014)

Mayor Emanuel, WBC, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Choose Chicago Welcome Prominent Mexican Business Delegation (May 2014)

Columbus Region Unveils Assessment, Plan of Action for Increasing Exports (April 2014)

Central Puget Sound Region Selected to Join Global Cities Initiative's New Metro Foreign Direct Investment Pilot (April 2014)

San Diego Releases Metro Export Plan to Boost Region's Economy (February 2014)

Brookings and JPMorgan Chase Launch New Exchange Network (November 2013)

México City and Chicago Announce Innovative Economic Partnership (November 2013)

Brookings Report Remaps North American Economy and Identifies Metro Areas Critical to North American Competitiveness (November 2013)

New Research Identifies Competitive Advantages for London and Other European Cities (October 2013)

Metropolitan Areas Lead U.S. $20 Trillion Trade Market (October 2013)

Exports Continue to Lead the Way Out of the Recession, Accounting for More than Half of Post-Recession Growth in the Largest Metros (Sept 2013)

Global Cities Initiative releases "Ten Traits of Globally Fluent Metro Areas" at Denver forum (June 2013)

Dallas Leaders Convene to Discuss Region's Overseas Business Opportunities at Global Cities Initiative Forum (May 2013)

Houston Leaders Convene to Discuss Overseas Business Opportunities at Global Cities Initiative Forum; Greater Houston Partnership Announces New Regional Initiative (May 2013)

Peter Scher moderates "Creating Smarter Cities" panel at the Milken Institute 2013 Global Conference (April 2013)

U.S. Ex-Im Bank recognizes JPMorgan Chase for its commitment to helping businesses grow (April 2013)

Atlanta leaders convene to boost region's overseas business opportunities (March 2013)

Brookings releases Global Metro Monitor profiling economic performance of world's 300 largest cities (November 2012)

Inaugural international forum of the Global Cities Initiative brings together business, government and civic leaders from Brazil and the U.S. (November 2012)

Global Cities Initiative to Host 2013 Forums in Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Denver and Mexico City , (November 2012)