The Chamber's Annual World Trade Week Forum and Reception
L to R: Carmela Mammas,
Chris Hwang, Mark Jaffe, Dr Lucio Caputo, Philip Kessler, Shan Thever, Peter Fehnel,, & Greg Hayden
The Chamber's Annual World Trade Week Forum and Reception hosted at the SUNY Global Center in NYC on May 18th 2017 allowed us to feature trusted partners who help our members succeed in international trade. In additional to honoring our trusted partners with the Chamber's International Trade Award , we heard discussion on timely topics including: 1) business opportunities due to BREXIT and 2) comments from our friends at the Korean American Chamber about North Korea & the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement.. Honorees and trusted trade partners in attendance included: : Carmela Mammas, Director of NY Export Assistance Center for U.S. Dept. of Commerce;Chris Hwang, Executive VP of Korean American Chamber; Mark Jaffe, President of Greater NY Chamber; Dr Lucio Caputo, President of Italian Wine & Food Institute & GEI; Philip Kessler, Partner at Honigman Law Firm; Shan Thever, Director of the Small Business Law Center at NYC Bar Association; Peter Fehnel, Long Island Branch Manager of US Small Business Administration & Greg Hayden, Director of NYC Regional Center EB5 Program.
A packed Global Classroom at SUNY Global Center featured lectures on the effects of BREXIT and the status of US ?Korea Free Trade