Holcomb to Lead Delegation to Europe

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INDIANAPOLIS -

Governor Eric Holcomb will Friday lead a delegation on his sixth international economic development trip. The delegation will meet with government, business and academic officials in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland, Austria, Germany and France.

The Indiana Economic Development Corp. says Indiana is home to more than 450 European businesses that employ nearly 114,000 Hoosiers. You can learn more about Indiana's European connections in the document below.

"We’ll travel anywhere in the world to develop mutually beneficial relationships, open markets for Hoosier companies and to bring back jobs and investments to Indiana," Holcomb said in a news release. "This will be a whirlwind schedule in Central Europe as we visit with government, military and business leaders from six countries in seven days."

Joining the governor on the trip are First Lady Janet Holcomb, Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger, House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-88) and Cheryl Bosma, and Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-16) and Melissa Long. Major General Courtney Carr, Adjunct General of Indiana, will join the delegation in Slovakia, and Martin Baier, president and chief executive officer of The International Center, will join the delegation in Germany and France.

The trip will culminate with the governor flying back to Indianapolis on the inaugural Delta Air lines (NYSE: DAL) nonstop flight between Paris and Indy. Holcomb will then deliver the Indy 500 green flag to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

You can view the full schedule of the trip by clicking here

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