Representatives from the largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) including the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank joined forces today with the Advocacy Center, U.S. Commercial Services and Sheladia Associates, Inc., to educate the attending businesses on the magnitude of Global opportunity and how to compete for procurements. The Keynote speaker was Mr. Antwaun Griffin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Domestic Operations, U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. Mr. Griffin emphasized the importance of global trade to strengthen U.S. economic growth. He also presented statistics on the magnitude of international opportunities for U.S. businesses. Mr. Bill Burwell, Director, US Commercial Service, U.S. Export Assistance Center served as Master of Ceremonies.
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Antwaun Griffin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Domestic Operations, U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
Americo A. Tadeu
Advocacy Center, U.S. Commercial Service
Alessandro A. Pio
Resident Director General, North American Regional Office, Asian Development Bank
Advisor & Director of Business Liaison, Office of the U.S. Executive Director, World Bank Group
John P. Ferriter
Lead Communications Specialist, Office of External Relations, InterAmerican Development Bank
President, Sheladia Associates Inc.