FirmGreen One of Nine U.S. Firms Selected for Trade Mission to Egypt
FirmGreen to Visit Cairo with U.S. Department of Commerce Official
"FirmGreen is honored to represent America as a leader in the renewable energy sector," said FirmGreen CEO Steve Wilburn
NEWPORT BEACH, CA----April 8, 2013 — FirmGreen Inc. (FirmGreen), a renewable-energy company based in Newport Beach, Calif., announces that it was selected to participate in a trade mission to Egypt, April 13-15, led by Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Ken Hyatt. FirmGreen is one of nine U.S. companies that will send a delegate on the multi-sector trade mission, intended to further develop the long trade relationship between the U.S. and Egypt.
“This trade mission reiterates the United States’ commitment to deepening our long trade relationship with Egypt and to growing the already strong connections between our respective business communities,” stated Ken Hyatt. “The participating U.S. companies are eager to better understand the challenges and opportunities to doing business in Egypt, and we hope this mission helps pave the way for mutually beneficial partnerships for these companies in the future.”
"FirmGreen is honored to represent America as a leader in the renewable energy sector," said FirmGreen CEO Steve Wilburn. "As we expand our operations from the domestic market to a global market with the export of equipment and services, this trip could not be more timely. We look forward to exploring the opportunities for developing clean, renewable energy projects in Egypt."
The U.S. delegation includes representatives from a diverse group of industries, with companies that offer a broad range of products and services, including information technology, construction, renewable energy, and security.
This trade mission advances President Obama’s National Export Initiative which aims to double U.S. exports by the end of 2014, supporting economic and job growth. Participating firms will gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects with the goal of increasing U.S. exports to Egypt. Please visit www.export.gov/trademissions for more information.
For interviews requests with FirmGreen’s CEO Steve Wilburn, please contact Corporate Office Manager, Margaret von Tiesenhausen, at 949.270.2941,
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