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    Her Excellency Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile meets with BCIU corporate members.
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    H.E. Dr. Moncef Marzouki, President of Tunisia addresses BCIU membership.
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    Past award winners Ratan N. Tata, Carlos Slim, and Sergio Marchionne at annual BCIU Eisenhower Awards Gala.

What We Do and Who We Serve

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Upcoming Events

SEPTEMBER

Breakfast Discussion in NYC with Mr. Md. Shameem Ahsan, Consul General of Bangladesh and a Delegation from the Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA)

  • Bangladesh, SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIA
  • 9:00am - 10:30am

Luncheon Discussion with His Excellency Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Transport and Shipping

  • India, SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIA
  • 11:30am - 1:30pm

Roundtable Discussion with the Honorable Jennifer Z. Galt, (new) US Ambassador to Mongolia

  • Mongolia, EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Welcome Reception for the 4th Annual Meeting of the Mexico-U.S. Entrepreneurship and Innovation Council (MUSEIC)

  • Mexico, WESTERN HEMISPHERE
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Luncheon Discussion with the Honorable William A. Heidt, (new) U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia

  • Cambodia, EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  • 8:30am - 10:00am

Luncheon Discussion with Mr. Brian C. Brisson, (New) Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy Mexico City

  • Mexico, WESTERN HEMISPHERE
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Breakfast Briefing in DC with the Honorable Hans Klemm, Ambassador of the United States to Romania, U.S. Embassy Bucharest

  • Romania, EUROPE AND EURASIA
  • 9:00am - 11:00am

Breakfast Discussion with Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator & U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, U.S. Department of State

  • 9:00am - 11:00am

Teleconference with Ambassador Charles A. Ford and the BCIU Defense and Security Working Group

  • 10:00am - 11:00am

Dinner in Chicago with H.E. David O’Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States

  • EUROPE AND EURASIA
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Luncheon Discussion in DC with the Honorable Paul Jones, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Poland, U.S. Embassy Warsaw

  • Poland, EUROPE AND EURASIA
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Private meetings in D.C. with The Honorable Perry L. Holloway, (new) Ambassador-Designate of the United States to the Republic of Guyana

  • Guyana, WESTERN HEMISPHERE
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Luncheon Discussion in DC with The Honorable Noah B. Mamet, Ambassador of the United States to the Argentine Republic, and Senior Argentine Business Leaders

  • Argentina, WESTERN HEMISPHERE
  • 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Roundtable Discussion with The Honorable Peter F. Mulrean, (New) U.S. Ambassador to Haiti

  • Haiti, WESTERN HEMISPHERE
  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Roundtable Discussion with The Honorable Arsenio Balisacan, Secretary of Economic Planning of the Republic of the Philippines

  • Philippines, EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner Reception with His Excellency Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

  • Namibia, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Breakfast Discussion with His Excellency Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine

  • Ukraine, EUROPE AND EURASIA
  • 8:00am - 9:30am

BCIU joint strategy session in Brussels with the Senior Commercial Officers serving in Europe & Eurasia

  • EUROPE AND EURASIA
  • 9:00am - 9:00pm

Dinner with His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

  • Afghanistan, SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIA
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Luncheon Discussion with His Excellency President John Mahama

  • Ghana, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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