What's New at EDI - March 2018

What’s New at EDI – March 2018

March 7, 2018

Pennsylvania Export Webinar Series

On February 20th, the Pennsylvania’s Northwest Commission hosted its second webinar in the Export Webinar Series.  EDI’s Trade Director, Seth Vogelman, presented on the potential in the markets of Israel and Jordan, along with making observations on Morocco.  The webinar was part of a series aimed at providing an overview of the markets Pennsylvania’s Authorized Trade Representatives serve throughout the world from the perspective of the representatives themselves.  EDI represents the trade and investment interests of Pennsylvania in the Middle East.

New Mexico-Israel Business Summit Scheduled

The New Mexico’s Economic Development Department will host a New Mexico-Israel Business Summit in Albuquerque on Monday, April 23rd.  Six Israeli tech companies will present their technologies via video conference to an audience of 35-40 business people in Albuquerque with the intent to generate some business collaborations as a result.  EDI represents the trade and investment interests of New Mexico in the Middle East.

Indiana Governor Holcomb to Visit Israel

Eric Holcomb, the Governor of Indiana, will visit Israel in early May to participate in the Agritech Israel 2018 Conference & Exhibition.  During the visit, he will meet with Israeli government officials as well as Israeli businesses considering locating a facility in the U.S.  He will be accompanied by Bruce Kettler, Director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, as well as other state officials.  EDI represents the investment interests of Indiana in Israel.

Invest Hong Kong Director General to Visit Israel

Stephen Phillips, the Director General of Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) plans to visit Israel in mid-May.  This will be Phillips’ first visit to Israel since assuming the DG position earlier in 2017.  EDI, as the Israel representative of InvestHK, will organize meetings and other activities for him during the visit.

Ontario to Exhibit at MIXiii Biomed Israel 2018

The Ontario Ministry of International Trade will, once again, host a booth at the MIXiii Biomed Israel 2018 Conference and Exhibition in mid-May in Tel Aviv.  A number of Ontario life science companies will exhibit at the booth and have meetings organized by EDI.  EDI represents the trade and investment interests of Ontario in Israel.