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Greater Richmond Partnership to collaborate with AUCC on Ambassadorial Business Roundtable in Richmond, VA: Register Today

11 December 2015

Update:  AUCC is pleased to have Greater Richmond Partnership Inc. to help promote the Ambassadorial Business Roundtable in Richmond, VA.  

AUCC is honored to have the World Affairs Council of Richmond and Greater Richmond Partnership Inc. as event partners.  Their reputation and extensive connections increase the meeting's visibility among businesses in Virginia and improve their awareness of Uzbekistan and its economic potential.  

Please refer to the updated agenda for details.  


Organized by: 


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Uzbek Embassy 











Hosted by:


Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services



10.00 AM - 11.30 AM 

Tuesday, December 15, 2015



Board Room

Room 220

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

102 Governor Street

Richmond, VA 23219








Friday, December 11, 2015


Roundtable Meeting with UzbekAmbassador Bakhtiyar Gulyamov 


This event offers excellent opportunity for US companies  to develop new foreign market.  Located in Central Asia, Uzbekistan is home to almost 30 million people, has rich natural resources base, and enjoys annual GDP growth of 8%. The country's established infrastructure and well-skilled workforce are an attraction to AUCC members, including The Boeing Company, CNH Industrial, The Coca-Cola Company, FMN International, General Electric, General Motors, Honeywell, Indsur Stelcor, Inc., Lockheed Martin, Nukem Inc. (a subsidiary of Cameco Corporation), Rio Tinto, Solar Turbines, Sustainment Solutions, Inc., White & Case LLP and Zeppelin International AG (authorized Caterpillar's distributor), and many others. 


Please join our discussion with the Uzbek Ambassador on commercial opportunities and how to make the first step towards doing business in Uzbekistan.     


10:00 am


Networking and Registration


10:30 am


Welcome Remarks by Keith Long, Director, Office of International Marketing, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services


10.35 am


Remarks by Charles Donato, Director of Economic Development, Dominion (Fortune 500 Company)


10.40 am


Remarks by Olga Molnar, Business Information Manager, Greater Richmond Partnership Inc.


10.45 am


Introduction by Elena V. Son, Executive Director, The American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce


10.50 am 


Overview of Uzbekistan's Economic and Business Potential by the Diplomatic Delegation


11.00 am 




11.30 am