|Luncheon with the Deputy Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Indonesia|
Greater Houston Partnership, 1200 Smith St., Suite 700
Sponsored by the Greater Houston Partnership, Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia and CS Houston, the program will feature a discussion on the tender process for oil and gas blocks in Indonesia. There also will be a panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges of doing business in Indonesia led by Duaine Priestley, director, CS Houston. Cost: free. Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. To rsvp, email Jodi Mahardi at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-785-1691.
US Ambassador to Singapore, The Honorable David Adelman
Federal Reserve Building, 1401 Allen Parkway, Houston
Please join the U.S. Commercial Service and the Houston District Export Council for a breakfast meeting with the U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, the Honorable David Adelman. Ambassador Adelman will discuss the business and investment climate in Singapore. Also featured will be a presentation by the US Commercial Service’s Senior Commercial Officer, Mr. Dan Thompson, who will provide an overview of the best prospects for US exports. Time: 8:00 – 11:30 am. Cost: $35.00 (includes breakfast).
U.S.-Middle East Business and Export Promotion Tour
Marathon Oil Corporation, 5555 San Felipe Road, Houston
A Breakfast Seminar, organized by BCIU and the Bilateral U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce. Featuring:
« The Honorable Gordon Gray, U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia
« The Honorable Deborah K. Jones, U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait
« The Honorable Joseph E. LeBaron, U.S. Ambassador to Qatar
« The Honorable Richard Schmierer, U.S. Ambassador to Oman
« The Honorable Margaret Scobey, U.S. Ambassador to Egypt
This program will showcase growth sectors in the region and provide unique opportunities for companies to develop strategies that increase U.S. exports and expand business in the Middle East. Cost: BCIU & BUACC members $45* / non-members $75. *Additionally, Small to medium enterprises as defined by the Small Business Administration will also qualify for the member discount.
WEBINAR: African Development Bank -- How to Identify, Track and Pursue AfDB Funded Projects
October 27 @ 11:00 PM Central (1 hour)
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people. This webinar will unlock the mystery on how to access procurement opportunities offered by AfDB. Target Sectors: Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC; Agricultural Machinery & Eq.; Airport/Ground Support Eq.; Aviation Services; Building Products; Construction Eq; Electrical Power Systems; Environmental Technologies; Railroad Eq.; Security/Safety Eq. Cost: $45.
Texas-China Business Summit
Houston - October 25-27
Washington, DC - October 28-29
The Texas China Business Summit will be hosted by the International Trade Center (ITC) in collaboration with the Texas Governor's Division of Economic Development & Tourism, the City of Houston, the US Department of Commerce, Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business, the University of Houston Asian American Studies Center and leading American and Chinese business corporations. It will be held from October 25-27, 2010 in Houston and October 28-29, 2010 in Washington, DC. The major theme of the Business Summit is Important Issues in Texas-China Relations: Energy, Finance, Trade Investment, Health, Education and Communication. The Texas China Business Summit will provide Texas companies with critical insights to penetrate or expand in the Chinese market. It will also provide opportunities for Chinese companies to explore investment opportunities in Texas. Participants will have the opportunity to network with key US and Chinese private sector and government leaders, identify specific growth areas and hear detailed information about upcoming projects. For information on registration, sponsorship, advertising and exhibition opportunities please contact Ms. Debra Bann, ITC International Events Coordinator at Email: email@example.com Tel: 832-448-0190/0524 or 713-771-6786.