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July 21, 2015

The Coalition of Services Industries Opens Registration for 2015 Global Services Summit

The Coalition of Services Industries, a founding member of Team TiSA, will be hosting the annual Global Services Summit October 21, 2015 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

Registration is now open for general admission tickets. 


July 18, 2015

Team TiSA Celebrates the House of Representative's Passage of the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act (TPA)

Team TiSA released a press statement celebrating the passage of the TPA in the House of Representatives and urges the swift passage in the U.S. Senate.


 July 1, 2014

The Coalition of Services Industries Opens Registration for 2014 Global Services Summit

The Coalition of Services Industries, a founding member of Team TiSA, will be hosting the annual Global Services Summit September 30th, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Registration is now open for general admission tickets.  

 

June 19th, 2014

USTR Michael Froman, House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, members of Congress, and Japanese Ambassador Sasae address Team TiSA Launch Event

The Team TiSA business coalition officially launched earlier this week on Capitol Hill, drawing a large audience to the Cannon Office Building.  Peter Allgeier, president of the Coalition for Services Industries, introduced the coalition and served as master of ceremonies while prominent speakers addressed the importance of trade in services and offered support to Team TiSA.

In addition to Ambassador Froman and Congressman Camp, the audience also heard from Rep. Sandy Levin, Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee; Congressmen Dave Reichert and Gregory Meeks, two prominent members of the Congressional Services Caucus; Sen. Ron Wyden, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee; and Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae of Japan.  

Representatives from the Team TiSA coalition and the six co-chairing companies also attended to lend their support to the event.  (Read the joint statement issued by the co-chairs here.)

 

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Michael Froman addresses the crowd at Team TiSA's official launch event. (Courtesy @USTradeRep)

Pointing out the need for concerted effort to help support the negotiations, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman stated: "We need to move forward together with a Trade in Services Agreement that unlocks opportunity for Americans, and with Team TiSA behind us, I’m confident that we are on the right track."

Ambassador Froman's speech is available here.

  

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Rep. Dave Camp speaks to the audience.

House Ways and Means Committe Chairman Rep. Dave Camp attended the event as well, offering his support for the ongoing TiSA negotiations.  He stated, "The world-leading U.S. services sector facilitates our agricultural and manufacturing competitiveness and is key to our economic growth. I look forward to working with all of you for a successful, high-standard TiSA."  Rep. Camp's full remarks are available here.

 

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Rep. Dave Reichert spoke on the opportunities of trade in services                       Rep. Greg Meeks: "I’m thrilled by the creation of a “Team TiSA Coalition"

The launch event was also supported by remarks from two prominent members of the Congressional Services Caucus, Rep. David Reichert and Rep. Gregory Meeks, who touted the successes of trade in services for Americans and the potential for more opportunities ahead.

 

 

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The TiSA Business Coalition, or “Team TiSA”, is dedicated to promoting and advocating for an ambitious agreement which eliminates barriers to global services trade, to the benefit of services providers, manufacturers and farmers, and consumers globally.

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