Senate President Leads Delegation to Haiti Business, Investment Expo & Conference, Washington, DC
- Monday, June 25, 2012 12:59 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. (defend.ht/HRA) - Simon Dieuseul Desras, President of the Haitian Senate, will lead a delegation of senators to the 3rd Annual Haiti Business, Investment Expo & Conference next week in Washington, D.C.
The conference is being held by the Haiti Renewal Alliance (HRA), an organization focused on promoting Haiti as an emerging market for new business, investment and tourism.
The expo is scheduled for June 28 & 29, 2012 at the Cafritz Center at George Washington University. Mr. Desras will provide remarks on Thursday morning (6/28) and, along with the five other Haitian senators, will visit the expo pavilion and attend several conference sessions on investment opportunities in various economic development projects in Haiti.
The 2012 Haiti Expo offers a unique opportunity for small, medium and large businesses to showcase and promote their products and services. It is also designed to inform the public of investment opportunities that exist throughout Haiti. Past expos have provided a platform for advancing dialogue and action on critical issues regarding sustainable development in Haiti and offered opportunities for job seekers to meet employers involved in the reconstruction and economic development of the country. With over 1000 participants, including attendees, panelists, exhibitors and/or sponsors, the expo has become a premier business and investment networking event.
This yearâ€™s expo is sponsored by Chemonics, Panexus, Agence Supervision et de Controle, OxFam, Miyamoto International, SciMetrika, Fonkoze, Path to Haiti and CEEPCO.
Among other invited speakers are: Mr. Paul Altidor, Ambassador of Haiti in Washington, DC, Mr. Wilson Laleau, Haitiâ€™s Minister of Commerce and Industries, Mr. Thomas Adams, Special Haiti Coordinator at the US Department of State, Mr. Gustavo Anwasat, US Executive Director of Inter-American Development Bank, Dr. Kit Miyamoto CEO of Miyamoto International, Ms. Frederica Wilson, US Representative, Florida 17th District.
What: Haiti Business, Investment Expo & Conference
When: June 28 & 29, 2012 (8:00 AM â€“ 5:00 PM)
Where: Cafritz Center at George Washington University, 800 21st, NW, Washington DC, Grand Ballroom
Register and learn about Investment in Haiti.
The Haiti Renewal Alliance promotes capacity building and sustainable development in Haiti through business development, investment and job creation. It also works to engage Haitians living abroad and get them involved. Haiti Renewal Allianceâ€™s philosophy does not encourage aid dependency; it promotes social and economic development through capacity building and empowerment of the Haitian people. The Haiti Renewal Alliance is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that relies on volunteer consultants to perform its mission. For more information, please visit http://www.HaitiRenewalAlliance.org/" target="_blank">Haiti Renewal Alliance