Gov. Bob McDonnell, several cabinet secretaries and a team of Virginia economic development officials will embark Wednesday, April 10 on a 16-day job creation and economic development marketing mission to Los Angeles, San Francisco, China and Japan before concluding on April 26.
In California, the governor will partner with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert
in California to co-market Virginia and Utah to companies that might be
looking to expand in the U.S. Both states have similar assets and target
industries, and are ranked the top two Best States for Business
according to Forbes.com. This partnership allows Virginia and Utah to
jointly offer companies options in their growth strategy, which could
include an East Coast or Mountain West location depending on their
specific needs. More here.