Ambassador Sherman in Seminar on TTIP

Over 120 business men and women attended.On January 30, Ambassador Sherman was a guest speaker at a Seminar on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and its impact on the textile, apparel and footwear sectors which took place at the AvePark – Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia, in Guimarães. This event was hosted by the Mayor of Guimarães, Domingos Bragança, with participation from the Mayor of Vila Nova de Famalicão, Paulo Cunha.

Also participating were Professor Vital Moreira, from Coimbra University, former EU deputy and former European Parliament rapporteur for TTIP, João Costa, President of ATP (Portuguese Textile Association), Fortunato Frederico, President of APICCAPS (Portuguese Footwear Industries Association) and over 120 business men and women from the region.

From left, Ambassador Sherman, and the Mayors of Guimarães and Famalicão (Photo: US Embassy)
From left, Ambassador Sherman, and the Mayors of Guimarães and Famalicão