St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay | Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Slay, trade delegation pitch St. Louis to Europe



Photo Courtesy of Creative Commons
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay | Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is traveling in Europe this week as part of a trade mission that aims to enhance the area’s reputation overseas.

Slay said the St. Louis region’s landlocked location keeps it from gaining some of the notoriety of larger coastal cities. The trade mission, he said, aims to keep St. Louis on the minds of European business leaders — particularly those whose companies already have a presence in the area.

The delegation has been highlighting St. Louis’ Cortex Innovation Community, the Arch Grants program and the BioSTL program.

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