EDI Hosts SelectUSA Event in Tel Aviv
In its role as the chair of the American State Offices Association in Israel, EDI is organizing a one day SelectUSA event in Tel Aviv to give local companies interested in opening facilities in the US an opportunity to meet with US state representatives operating in Israel. The event, which is designed strictly as a one-on-one meeting event, will be held at the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce and is expected to attract over 50 Israeli company representatives. The event is being organized in cooperation with the American Israel Chamber of Commerce, US Commercial Service and SelectUSA.
Morehouse College Representatives to Visit Israel
In early July, senior faculty and staff members from Atlanta’s Morehouse College will be in Israel under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign affairs. The purpose of the visit is to meet colleagues at Israeli colleges and universities and to explore avenues of potential cooperation. Morehouse is a private, all male, historically black liberal arts college which has an impressive list of well-known alumni including the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr, actor Samuel Jackson and producer Spike Lee. EDI, as a certified vendor to the Ministry, is planning the visit including meetings with their academic counterparts and others throughout the country.
Italian Academics, Rectors and the like to Visit Israel
In mid-July, Italian academics, rectors and senior university personnel will be in Israel under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign affairs. The purpose of the visit is to meet colleagues at Israeli colleges and universities and to explore avenues of potential cooperation. EDI, as a certified vendor to the Ministry, is planning the visit and will accompany the group while here, as they met with their counterparts throughout the country.
Hungarian Senior University Officials Visit Israel
In mid-June, a group of Hungarian senior university officials (rectors and deans) visited Israel under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. EDI, as a certified vendor to the Ministry, planned the visit and accompanied the group while here, as they met with their counterparts throughout the country.
US Law Firm Wiggin and Dana to Present in Israel
Wiggin and Dana, a US law firm headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut with offices as well in Stamford, Hartford, Greenwich (all in Connecticut) as well as New York and Philadelphia, are sending two of their senior partners to Israel in early July. The purpose of the visit will be to bring the local legal community up to date on the topic of “Navigating the complex web of risk posed by the long arm of United States export/technology transfer controls and economic sanctions.” The firm has developed a professional specialty in this area. EDI will be handling the planning for the two seminars, with one in Herzliya and the other in Tel Aviv.
Illinois to Exhibit at WATEC 2015 in Israel
The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity has reserved booth space at Israel’s bi-annual international water technology exhibition and conference, scheduled for October 13-15 in Tel Aviv. It is anticipated that at least six Illinois-based companies will exhibit at this event, which draws some 40,000 visitors from Israel and the world. EDI represents the trade and investment promotion initiative throughout the region on behalf of the state.
New Mexico to Bring Business Mission to Israel
New Mexico will be bringing a business mission to Israel in October, to coincide with the WATEC 2015 event. The mission is being organized by the New Mexico Israel Business Exchange in cooperation with the New Mexico Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Association of Commerce & Industry. The Israel Economic Mission in Houston is supporting the mission as well. EDI represents the trade and investment promotion initiative throughout the region on behalf of the state.