Global Cities Initiative

Video Archive

Phoenix: May 2014

Phoenix Chase's Market Manager for Arizona Curtis Reed, Jr., Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Greater Phoenix Economic Council President & CEO Barry Broome, offer their perspectives on the strengths and opportunities of the metro Phoenix region to bolster competitiveness in the global economy.
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Phoenix Brookings' Amy Liu addresses how Greater Phoenix can better leverage its industry strengths to take advantage of the North American co-production market.
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Phoenix Former Ambassador Carla Hills and Former Commerce Secretary William Daley engage in a dialogue on the direct impact global trade plays in local economic growth with JPMorgan Chase's Head of Corporate Responsibility Peter Scher.
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Phoenix Able Engineering's Lee Benson, Greater Portland, Inc.'s Derrick Olson, and David Graham from the City of San Diego speak with Brookings' Marek Gootman on how leaders can collaborate locally and abroad to expand global trade and enhance the long-term prosperity of the Greater Phoenix region.
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Seattle: April 2014

JPMorgan Chase Pacific Northwest Chairman Phyllis Campbell and King County Executive Dow Constantine discuss Seattle's strengths and opportunities JPMorgan Chase Pacific Northwest Chairman Phyllis Campbell and King County Executive Dow Constantine discuss Seattle's strengths and opportunities.
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Bruce Katz presents Seattle's dashboard as a metro at the vanguard of the metropolitan revolution. Bruce Katz presents Seattle's dashboard as a metro at the vanguard of the metropolitan revolution.
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Executives in a discussion about global engagement and building bi-lateral relationship Executives from the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, Greater Portland, Inc., Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and GM Nameplate join Global Cities' Amy Liu in a discussion about global engagement and building bi-lateral relationships
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Seattle, Tacoma and Everett City Mayors Ed Murray, Marilyn Strickland and Ray Stephanson speak about the future of their cities and region Seattle, Tacoma and Everett City Mayors Ed Murray, Marilyn Strickland and Ray Stephanson speak about the future of their cities and region.
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Mexico City: November 2013

Introducing the Global Cities Exchange Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and México City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera discuss the newly established economic partnership between the two cities with JPMorgan's Peter Scher.
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Introducing the Global Cities Exchange Panelists from both public and private sectors participate in a subnational dialogue on trade, productivity and competitiveness.
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Introducing the Global Cities Exchange Leaders from Mexico, the U.S. and Canada discuss the importance of improving competitiveness across North America and increasing interaction of cities across the continent.
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Introducing the Global Cities Exchange Mexico's Secretary of the Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villareal and JPMorgan's Southeast US and Latin America Chairman Mel Martinez remark on Mexico's transforming economy.
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Global Cities Exchange: November 21, 2013

Introducing the Global Cities Exchange Global Cities Initiative launches a new global exchange network to help metro areas create global trade and engagement strategies.
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London, United Kingdom: October 29,2013

Can Europe's Cities Compete in a Global Economy? Leaders from across the region come together for the 2013 London Conference to discuss new ways to be more globally competitive. Can Europe's cities compete in a global economy? Leaders from across the region come together for the 2013 London Conference to discuss new ways to be more globally competitive.
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Research: October 22, 2013

Metro Freight: The Global Goods Trade that Moves Metro Economies highlights how the trading of goods is the lifeblood of metropolitan economies. Click on link to Watch Video Metro Freight: The Global Goods Trade that Moves Metro Economies highlights how the trading of goods is the lifeblood of metropolitan economies.
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Denver, CO: June 26, 2013

Ten Traits co-author, Greg Clark, says there's more than one way for a city to be global and discusses some of those proven behaviors. Click on link to Watch Video "Ten Traits" co-author, Greg Clark, says there's more than one way for a city to be global and discusses some of those proven behaviors.
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Bruce Katz and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock discuss Denver's position in the global economy and its strengths as a global city. Watch Video
Bruce Katz and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock discuss Denver's position in the global economy and its strengths as a global city.
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Presenters and panelists discuss the importance of international connectivity and looking beyond the borders of a city's own nation in competing in the global market. Watch Video
Presenters and panelists discuss the importance of international connectivity and looking beyond the borders of a city's own nation in competing in the global market.
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Panelists talk about the need for
Panelists talk about the need for "better jobs" and more focused workforce development in Denver's endeavor to be more globally competitive.
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Beijing, China: June 3, 2013

GCI Chairman Richard Daley, Dr. Yukon Huang and Brookings Senior Fellow Dr. Wang Feng discuss the opportunities and challenges of Chinese urbanization, at the 2013 J.P. Morgan China Summit. Click on link to Watch Video GCI Chairman Richard Daley, Dr. Yukon Huang and Brookings Senior Fellow Dr. Wang Feng discuss the opportunities and challenges of Chinese urbanization, at the 2013 J.P. Morgan China Summit.
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Dallas, TX: May 16, 2013

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Dallas Regional Chamber hosts Global Cities forum. Bruce Katz presents opportunities and strengths in Dallas and Jim Landers moderates a panel discussion .
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Houston, TX: May 15, 2013

Mayor Reed and former Chicago Mayor Daley discuss the increasing connectivity of cities and learning from one another. Watch Video
Bruce Katz and Mayor Annise Parker discuss the economic potential of big cities like Houston.
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Mayor Reed and former Chicago Mayor Daley discuss the increasing connectivity of cities and learning from one another. Watch Video
Panelists say energy manufacturing will continue to help drive Houston's economy.
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Mayor Reed and former Chicago Mayor Daley discuss the increasing connectivity of cities and learning from one another. Watch Video
Ambassador Ammon shares best practices from Germany's experience.
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Mayor Reed and former Chicago Mayor Daley discuss the increasing connectivity of cities and learning from one another. Watch Video
Presenters discuss how Houston can better compete in the economy.
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Atlanta, GA: March 20, 2013

Mayor Reed and former Chicago Mayor Daley discuss the increasing connectivity of cities and learning from one another. Watch Video
Mayor Reed and former Chicago Mayor Daley discuss the increasing connectivity of cities and learning from one another.
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Suniva CEO John Baumstark on taking an Atlanta small business global. Watch Video
Suniva CEO John Baumstark on taking an Atlanta small-medium sized enterprise global.
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Brookings' Bruce Katz on cities in metropolitan areas leading the way in the next economy. Watch VideoBrookings' Bruce Katz on cities in metropolitan areas leading the way in the next economy. Watch Video »
 
 

Miami, FL: June 19, 2012

Miami can be the next Silk Road, said panelists at the Miami Global Cities Initiative forum. Watch Video
Miami can be the next Silk Road, said panelists at the Miami Global Cities Initiative forum. Watch Video »
 
 

Columbus, OH: May 9, 2012

Do mid-sized U.S. metros have what it takes to compete globally? Mayors Coleman and Daley think so. Watch Video
Do mid-sized U.S. metros have what it takes to compete globally? Mayors Coleman and Daley think so. Watch Video »
 
The expertise and the skills of the labor force will be a region's most important attributes according to the German Ambassador Peter Ammon and EWI CEO Dr. Henry Cialone. Watch Video The expertise and the skills of the labor force will be a region's most important attributes according to the German Ambassador Peter Ammon and EWI CEO Dr. Henry Cialone. Watch Video »