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August 6th, 2008
Monclova, Mexico Mission 2008: Forging New Partnerships

A civic, commercial and academic mission to Monclova is planned September 24-26, 2008 to strengthen relationships and business ties between Central Texas and Monclova, Mexico, according to Dr. Jack Mogab, Center for Latin American Commerce, McCoy College of Business Administration, Texas State University-San Marcos.The mission is partially funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Business and International Education Program. Participants will include public officials, chamber executives, and Texas State faculty. Eight positions remain for business representatives interested in expanding their trade in Monclova. The city of Monclova has specific interest in developing relationships with manufacturers, suppliers, agents or distributors in the medical, steel, solar, retail, electronic, and agriculture industries.

Cost of the program is approximately $250 per person. An extensive program is planned to bring the Central Texas representatives together with their counterparts in Monclova. Deadline for submitting an application is August 8.  For more information, contact Michael C. Maher @ 512-736-0057 or

From San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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