Trade Mission Series:
Qatar, Bahrain, Oman & UAE
October 14 - 21, 2011
Unprecedented public sector spending, large-scale industrial expansion and growing consumer demand make the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region one of the most import-intensive markets in the world. American products and services are highly valued in this region and in spite of the economic downturn the following sectors continue to enjoy growth opportunities: Oil & Gas Services, Equipment, Infrastructure, Transportation, Healthcare, Power Generation, and Water.
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Hala Al-Abdulwahed at email@example.com
The Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce will be leading a US Energy Delegation of high-level executives to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to introduce them to leadership and critical decision-makers in the oil, gas & petrochemical sectors. Delegates will also have unparalleled access to private sector decision-makers and government officials, prospective agents, and one-on-one networking opportunities. The Bilateral US-Arab Chamber marks its 16th year leading successful US Trade Delegations to the Middle East and North Africa. The Bilateral works hand-in-hand with US Departments of Commerce, State, Energy and the Administration, and each of their Ministerial counterparts in the Middle East and North Africa. Leveraging these unique relationships built over time, Bilateral Chamber's success ratio for delegates doing business AFTER a Trade Mission to the countries they visit exceeds 82% to date.
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Vranae Pavlich at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Hala Al-Abdulwahed at email@example.com
The Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce an exclusive briefing with Ambassador Samir Sumaidaie, The Iraq Ambassador to the United States.
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The Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the USTDA-led delegation from the Iraq Ministry of Oil (MOO) and State Company for Oil Projects (SCOP). This high-level delegation is seeking to explore U.S. oil & gas technology and companies in Houston and Washington, DC. In an effort to promote economic growth within the energy sector, the aim of this inbound delegation will be to encourage business between the private and public energy sectors in the United States and Iraq.
Contact: Vranae Pavlich at Vranae@bilateralchamber.org
Aida Araissi, President of the Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce, along with Khudairi Group and other sponsors, will co-chair a private benefit for the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Program (IRAP) on October 18th in Houston. IRAP's network of over 300 attorneys and law students provide families with pro-bono legal representation to navigate the Refugee Admissions Process and settle safely in the west. To carry on its work, IRAP seeks financial support from individual donors and grant-makers. Join us to help people forced to see their homes by the war and its violent aftermath. It is the right thing to do for our country, as well as for Iraqi families driven from their homes by circumstances beyond their control.
For information on the event, IRAP, or to make a tax deductible donation please email Becca Heller at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.iraqirefugee.us.
The ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program provides select student leaders with a fully-funded scholarship towards the completion of a Master's degree. The scholarship provides placement at a leading university in the United States and covers the cost of travel, tuition, medical insurance, housing and books. Additionally, a monthly living stipend is provided for the duration of the scholarship program. Enrichment events and summer internships with ExxonMobil are also possible. This scholarship is funded by ExxonMobil and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).
The deadline to submit online applications for 2012 scholarships is October 30, 2011. Finalists will be invited to a selection event in December. Selected scholars will receive placement assistance for a university program in the United States.
Applicants must be a citizen of one of the program countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, UAE, and they must be native Arabic speakers that have lived the majority of their lives in the region.
Eligible majors include:
- MBA (must have an engineering or science background)
For more information and to apply online go to www.iie.org/exxonmobilscholars
For additional information about the program, contact:
Institute of International Education - Houston
Tel: +713-621-6300 ext. 23
Institute of International Education - Cairo
Tel: +202-25242172 ext. 115
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