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Asian Business Conference and Japan Fundraising Dinner

Asian Business Conference and Japan Fundraising Dinner

By Nubielena Medina-Gomez….

Shannon Hori - CBS Channel 4

Florida Delegation, Southeast U.S./Japan (SEUS/Japan), Florida-Korea Economic Cooperation Committee (FLOR/KOR) and Florida-China Association (FCA), in partnership with the City of Doral International Business Advisory Board, will jointly hold their next Annual Asian Business Conference/Networking Reception in Miami at the Marriott Doral Golf Resort & Spa this coming September 7.

City of Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez will open the event with welcoming remarks, and Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll has been invited to deliver keynote remarks on the overall importance of Florida’s business ties with Asia. Three sequential panels addressing current business issues and ties with Japan, Korea and China, will feature outstanding speakers with expertise in these areas.

The conference program will include a networking reception, and will be followed by a Japan earthquake/ tsunami disaster relief fundraiser dinner from 7:15-9:00 p.m. that will include entertainment, and be emceed by Shannon Hori, the local Miami CBS 4 television news anchor. The Consul General of Japan in Miami plans to participate in the program as well.

The City of Doral International Business Development Advisory Board is title sponsor of the event. Supporting organizations include: the Beacon Council; the Doral Business Council; Enterprise Florida; the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO); the Korea Trade-Center Miami (KOTRA); Miami-Dade County Office of Economic Development & International Trade; the Consul General of Japan in Miami; and the World Trade Center Miami. SEUS/Japan, FLOR/KOR and FCA work in partnership with the Florida Governor’s Office, Enterprise Florida and other key economic development organizations and corporations statewide to promote trade and investment with East Asia’s top three economies of Japan, S. Korea and China.

Registration for the conference and reception is $20. Individual tickets for the Japan earthquake/tsunami relief fundraiser dinner will be available for $150.00. The net proceeds from the dinner will be contributed to the Japanese Consulate’s earthquake relief program. More information is available online at: www.fl-seusjapan.org, via e-mail: info@fl-seusjapan.org or by phone at 786-235-8289.

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