Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 7:00PM
Global Goods Partners (GGP): Craft for a Cause!
Etsy Labs - 325 Gold St, Brooklyn, NY, NY 11201 US
Cost: $20 pre-registration, $25 day of
Join Global Goods Partners (GGP) and Etsy for a craft workshop in support of women artisans in the developing world.
Participants will learn the art of African friendship bracelet weaving from The Yarn Tree's Linda LaBelle, and enjoy a presentation on Fair Trade women's artisan cooperatives in Asia, Africa and the Americas.
Proceeds support artisans in low-resource communities, funding much-needed education, health care, gender equality and income-generation projects.
Thursday July 23, 8:00-11:00am
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s 2009 Global Business Country Partner Program: Sri Lanka - “Emerging Peace and Investment Opportunities in Sri Lanka”
Harvard Club, 35 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
Cost: Free. Seating is limited. Send email to register to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-473-7805.
8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30am National Anthems of The United States and Sri Lanka
8:35am Welcome Nancy Ploeger, President, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
8:40am Opening Remarks Hon. Anura Priyadharshana Yapa,
Minister of Enterprise Development, Investment Promotion and Media
8:50 Transatlantic Business Opportunities : Sri Lanka
Mr. Duminda Perea, Executive Director, BOI.
9:20 Questions & Answers
9:45 Speaker from NYC TBA
10:00 Launching of the US-Sri Lankan Chamber of Commerce
NYC's Apartment Building Recycling Initiative
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Next training sessions:
Thursday, July 16, 10am – 12pm
Wednesday, August 5, 12pm – 2pm
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 12pm – 2pm
Off-site trainings can be scheduled for a minimum of ten participants.