02 Jun 2017
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce chief executive Jessica Walker visited Glasgow last week as the latest move in a flourishing partnership with Glasgow Chamber of Commerce.
Last year saw Glasgow Chamber of Commerce president Neil Amner and deputy chief executive Richard Muir travel to Manhattan to sign an MOU with the U.S. Chamber, and followed up by taking Glasgow businesses to New York for the Make it in Manhattan event.
Ms Walker believes the inaugural Delta Airlines Service between JFK and Glasgow, on which she travelled, will be a great asset for tourism and business on both sides of the Atlantic.
She said: “This is a sustained partnership where we are actively trying to facilitate business deals for our members. That can only be good for the economies of both cities.”
A visit to Scotland by Manhattan businesses looking to partner with Glasgow counterparts is planned.at a future date.
In a Herald interview during her visit, Ms Walker discussed uncertainty around Brexit, as well as President Trump’s transition into the White House, and how important it is for Chambers of Commerce to carry on with business as usual. Read the full article here.