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North American - Lithuanian Business Forum

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The Union League of Philadelphia

140 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Platform for Lithuanian and North American professionals, businesses, and economic development organisations to create meaningful results.

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Join 200 Lithuanian and North American business professionals, representatives of business and economic development organizations for the North American - Lithuanian Business Forum!

Growing business cooperation between North America and Lithuania, as well as among Lithuanian professionals of North America, inspired the idea of a Business Forum to identify existing success stories and set the stage for future development opportunities. Appropriately, the event will be held at the Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival (Šokių Šventė) which is the largest gathering of the Lithuanian diaspora.

GOALS

o Bring together Lithuanian and North American professionals, businesses and economic development organizations — those that have already established ties as well as those looking to launch them

o Facilitate greater cooperation and partnerships between Lithuanians and North Americans in both public and private sectors

o Create a platform for information and knowledge exchange, as well as meaningful networking

o Showcase success stories and best practices

o Present and catalyse mutually beneficial opportunities

AGENDA

8:30am Registration and Light Breakfast

9:00am Welcoming Remarks by official Lithuanian and North American guests and organisers

9:30am Presentation by Ministry of Economy and Innovations | Lithuania at the Frontlines of Economic Development

9:45am Presentation by Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development | Business Relations Between Pennsylvania and Lithuania

10:00am Panel Discussion | Lithuanian Investment Agency INVEST LT, Honorary Consuls, North American companies with investments in Lithuania, and Lithuanian companies operating in the North American market

11:00am Refreshments and Networking

11:30am Panel Discussion | Lithuanian Professional Clubs and Business Associations in North America

12:30pm Luncheon with Laureates of Global Lithuanian Awards

1:45pm Concluding Remarks

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

o The Union League, Venue of the Forum, is very mindful of the dress-code. Find out the Rules >>

o Registration for the event will be closed on June 10, 2020. Space is limited. Registration required. No walk-ins.

o Your contribution to the North American - Lithuanian Business Forum today guarantees your participation in co-creating new opportunities for yourself, your business, and your countries. 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the United States of America

Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuanian in Chicago

Lithuanian American Community

Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Lithuania to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Baltic American Chamber of Commerce

The XVI Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival

Network of diaspora professionals Global Lithuanian Leaders

DABAR = Dalyvaukime ir Aktyviai Balsuokime Ateinančiuose Rinkimuose

LABA.LA | Lithuanian American Business Association in Los Angeles

LCCC | Lithuanian City of Chicago Club

Washington DC Lithuanian professionals

SF Lithuanian-American Community

LPC | Lithuanian Professionals of Canada

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