Arab World Leaders converge in Detroit for US-Arab Economic Forum
Over 150 world leaders and top business executives will convene in Detroit, US later this month to set the framework for a positive relationship between the United States and the Arab World at the first ever US - Arab Economic Forum. Themed "One World. Two Cultures. Endless Possibilities," the purpose of the Forum is to nurture growth, development and trade between the US and the Arab World.
The forum will be held at the Detroit Marriott from September 28-30, where more than 1,000 attendees are expected for three days of workshops, networking meetings and roundtables. The speaker list is an impressive collection of leaders from around the globe, including US Secretary of State Colin Powell, US Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham, Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Prince Saud Al-Faisal, and OPEC Chairman Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah.
"This forum brings together private sector individuals, academics, government representatives, and non-governmental organizations to discuss ways to encourage cooperation, promote business investment, and improve US - Arab relations as a whole," Spencer Abraham said.
The US - Arab Economic Forum is planned and executed by Global Leadership Team and hosted by the American Arab Chamber of Commerce and the Detroit Regional Chamber. Sponsors include the Kingdoms of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, State of Qatar, ConocoPhillips, PepsiCo, General Motors, ExxonMobil, Comerica and Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing. — (menareport.com)
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