What's New at EDI - September 2016

What’s New at EDI – September 2016

August 30, 2016

EDI to be Represented at Meeting of Delaware International Representatives

EDI Trade Director Seth Vogelman will be in Delaware the week of September 5th when the state hosts its international trade and investment representatives.  He will join colleagues from Canada, Germany, Korea and Mexico who, during the course of the week, will meet with Delaware exporters interested in exploring market opportunities in these various locations.  EDI has represented the trade and investment interests in the Middle East region of Delaware as well as those of the Delaware Secretary of State for the last 20 years.

Pennsylvania International Week Scheduled for September 12-23.

Pennsylvania will host its international trade and investment representatives over a ten working-day period beginning September 12th.  During those two weeks, the overseas visitors will meet with companies in each of the 10 economic development regions who are interested in looking at new export opportunities for their firms.  Trade Director Seth Vogelman will represent EDI at the event.  EDI has represented the trade and investment interests of Pennsylvania in the Middle East for the last 20 years.

EDI President to Speak at Mega-Church in Idaho

EDI President Sherwin Pomerantz has been invited to speak to the congregation of Deer Flat Church in Caldwell, Idaho on September 13th.  In an address entitled “Behold an Economic Miracle:  How Israel Became the Start-Up Nation,” he will speak about both the history and the challenges that face Israel in maintaining its position as the second largest startup ecosystem in the world after the U.S.  Deer Flat Church expects to draw over 1,000 people to the weeknight event.

Toronto Export Event Scheduled for September 19-20

Ontario’s Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration & International Trade will host a two day event in Toronto on September 19-20 where local companies interested in exploring export opportunities in Israel and the region can get more information about this important topic.  To be held at the Ontario Investment and Trade Center in Toronto, companies will have the opportunity to meet EDI personnel and discuss options for increased business activity.  EDI represents the trade and investment promotion interests of the Province of Ontario in Israel.

EDI to Host Invest Hong Kong Executive in Israel

During the week of September 13th, EDI will host Simon Tsang, Head of the Innovation & Technology Sector Team at Invest Hong Kong.  He will visit Israel to meet with local companies in this sector seriously considering, or in the process of, opening facilities in Hong Kong.  Invest Hong Kong is the foreign direct investment promotion arm for the Special Administrative Region.  EDI has represented the interests of InvestHK in Israel for the last four years.  EDI VP for Strategy & Business Development, Michael Platt, will host Mr. Tsang.