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Autumn 2002

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2002 CALENDAR OF BUSINESS EVENTS

 

WINTER 2002

 

Winter, Spring, Summer & Autumn 2002

GOVERNMENT, DUMA & BUSINESS DELEGATIONS FROM RUSSIA & NIS VISITS

10-15 DELEGATIONS ARE HOSTED BY THE PRBC PERIODICALLY THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

Mid-Atlantic States

January 3-7, 2002

86TH ANNUAL PENNSYLVANIA STATE FARM SHOW

AGRICULTURAL DELEGATION FROM RUSSIA HOSTED BY THE PRBC

Harrisburg, PA

January 23, 2002

JEWISH BUSINESS NETWORK POWER LUNCH SERIES "RUSSIA: THE MOTHER OF ALL EMERGING MARKETS." KEYNOTE SPEAKER: GEORGE ROHR, FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF NCH CAPITAL, INC

ORGANIZED BY JBN AND SPONSORED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA-RUSSIA BUSINESS COUNCIL

Philadelphia, PA

January 28, 2002

5TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS NETWORKING RECEPTION "DISCOVER A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY"

A COLLABORATION OF TWELVE INTERNATIONAL CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION

Philadelphia, PA

January 31, 2002

DINNER WITH MIKHAIL M. KASYANOV, PRIME MINISTER OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

ORGANIZED BY THE USRBC AND SUPPORTED BY THE PRBC

Washington, DC

February 21, 2002

TACKLING INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN 2002
Keynote Speaker: JOHN E. ROBSON, PRESIDENT & CHAIRMAN, EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES

A COLLABORATION OF TWELVE INTERNATIONAL CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION

Philadelphia, PA

February 25, 2002

CONGRESSMAN CURT WELDON TECH FAIR

HOSTED BY THE SMART (STRENGTHENING THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION FOR TOMORROW) CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS AND WIDENER UNIVERSITY, AND SUPPORTED BY THE PRBC

Chester, PA

 

SPRING 2002

 

March - May 2002

SEMINAR: "THE RUSSIAN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SECTOR - CURRENT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES"

SPONSORED BY THE PRBC & U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE (A SERIES OF THE SEMINARS COVERING THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE RUSSIAN HIGH TECHNOLOGY SECTOR)

Washington, DC
Baltimore, MD
New York, NY
Harrisburg, PA
Somerville, NJ
NE Pennsylvania

March 4, 2002

MOISEYEV DANCE COMPANY PERFORMANCE AT THE KIMMEL CENTER

SUPPORTED BY THE PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

March 7, 2002

GREATER PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL ROUNDTABLE "ECONOMIC OUTLOOK 2002 AND BEYOND"

A COLLABORATION OF INTERNATIONAL CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION

Philadelphia, PA

March 14, 2002

6TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE INVESTING IN RUSSIA & CIS

ORGANIZED BY SACHS ASSOCIATES IN ASSOCIATION WITH BLOOMBERG LP AND SUPPORTED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA-RUSSIA BUSINESS COUNCIL

New York, NY

Late March 2002

A DELEGATION FROM THE MINISTRY OF ATOMIC ENERGY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Washington, DC
Philadelphia, PA

March 27-30, 2002

MITT 2002: MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL & TOURISM EXHIBITION

U.S. BUSINESS DELEGATION LEAD BY THE PRBC

Moscow, Russia

March 25-26, 2002

GLOBAL SECURITY AND DISASTER RESPONSE SUMMIT

THE PENNSYLVANIA - RUSSIA BUSINESS COUNCIL AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE ARE ORGANIZING A SEMINAR IN CONJUNCTION WITH SUMMIT

Washington, DC

Late March 2002

EISENHOWER FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAM

ORGANIZED BY EISENHOWER FELLOWSHIPS AND SUPPORTED BY THE PRBC (RUSSIAN FELLOWS WILL BE VISITING PHILADELPHIA)

Philadelphia, PA

April 3-4, 2002

TECH TRENDS 2002 CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION "PROFITING THROUGH TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIPS"

THE PENNSYLVANIA - RUSSIA BUSINESS COUNCIL AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE ARE ORGANIZING A SEMINAR IN CONJUNCTION WITH TECHTRENDS 2002

Baltimore, MD

April 6-7, 2002

HERMES EXPO INTERNATIONAL

SUPPORTED BY THE PRBC

Atlantic City, NJ

April 8-12, 2002

RUSSIAN BUILDING INDUSTRY WEEK - BATIMAT EXPO

U.S. BUSINESS DELEGATION LEAD BY THE PRBC

Moscow, Russia

April - June 2002

SERIES OF SEMINARS ON EURASIA INCLUDING RUSSIA & THE NIS

ORGANIZED JOINTLY BY THE EURASIA GROUP AND THE PRBC

New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA

April 29-30, 2002

WORLD RUSSIAN FORUM: NEW CENTURY, NEW PRESIDENTS, NEW PERSPECTIVES

PRESENTED BY THE KONTINENT USA MEDIA GROUP & RUSSIA HOUSE IN COOPERATION WITH THE PENNSYLVANIA-RUSSIA BUSINESS COUNCIL

Washington, DC

May 22-23, 2002

THE PHARMACEUTICAL AND HEALTHCARE SECTOR IN RUSSIA

ORGANIZED BY THE ADAM SMITH INSTITUTE, SUPPORTED BY THE PRBC

St. Petersburg, Russia

 

SUMMER 2002

 

June 17-18, 2002

EARLY STAGE EAST 2002

SUPPORTED BY THE PRBC

Wilmington, DE

Summer 2002

MORTGAGE DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAM

SUPPORTED BY THE MINISTRY OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, HOSTED BY THE PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

Summer 2002

DEVELOPMENT OF RUSSIAN-AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

MESI DELEGATION HOSTED BY THE PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

Summer 2002

DELEGATION OF LEADING EXECUTIVES IN THE RUSSIAN MANUFACTURING SECTOR

HOSTED BY THE PRBC

Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh, PA

Summer 2002

ISRAEL, UNITED STATES & RUSSIA

SPONSORED BY THE PRBC AND AMERICA-ISRAEL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Philadelphia, PA

June, 2002

GLOBAL TRADE 2002 - OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES

ORGANIZED BY THE CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & EDUCATION, RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND SUPPORTED BY THE PRBC

Somerville, NJ

July 9, 2002

Conference "Investing in Russia & CIS"

Organized by Sachs Associates in association with Bloomberg LP and is supported by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council

London, United Kingdom

 

AUTUM 2002

 

SEMINAR: "DOING BUSINESS IN RUSSIA AND THE NEWLY INDEPENDENT STATES"

ORGANIZED BY THE PRBC

NE Pennsylvania

Autumn 2002

6TH ANNUAL PRBC PRESS CONFERENCE IN MOSCOW, RUSSIA

Moscow, Russia

Autumn 2002

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE GUIDE TO THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA PRESENTATION

ORGANIZED BY THE PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

Autumn 2002

5TH ANNUAL PENNSYLVANIA-RUSSIA BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES SYMPOSIUM

SPONSORED BY THE PRBC (THE ONLY MAJOR ANNUAL EVENT IN THE REGION DEDICATED TO PROMOTING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN RUSSIA AND THE NIS)

Greater Philadelphia Region, PA

September 2002

PHILADELPHIA NATIONAL CANDY GIFTS & GOURMET SHOW

DELEGATION FROM RUSSIA HOSTED BY THE PRBC

Valley Forge, PA

September 2002

RUSSIAN DUMA DELEGATION VISIT

HOSTED BY THE PRBC

Washington, DC
Philadelphia, PA

September 2002

AMBASSADORS EVENT

ORGANIZED BY THE WORLD TRADE CENTER INSTITUTE AND SUPPORTED BY THE PRBC

Baltimore, MD

October 2002

9TH ANNUAL "MEET THE EUROPEAN PRESS" RECEPTION

A COLLABORATION OF ALL EUROPEAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE WITHIN THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA

Philadelphia, PA

October 2002

US-RUSSIA BUSINESS COUNCIL ANNUAL MEETING RUSSIAN-AMERICAN BUSINESS DIALOGUE (RABD) STEERING COMMITTEE

Washington, DC

October 2002

MID-ATLANTIC BUSINESS CONFERENCE FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 2001

SPONSORED BY THE PRBC. TECHNOLOGY DELEGATION FROM RUSSIA HOSTED BY THE PRBC

Lancaster, PA

November 12-14, 2002

RUSSIAN-AMERICAN INNOVATION TECHNOLOGIES TRADE SHOW & CONFERENCE

ORGANIZED BY THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT INCLUDING THE MINISTRY OF ATOMIC ENERGY AND COORDINATED BY THE PRBC (THE FIRST MAJOR RUSSIAN-AMERICAN TECHNOLOGICAL EVENT HELD IN THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION)

Philadelphia, PA

November 2002

DOW JONES RUSSIAN INVESTMENT SYMPOSIUM

SPONSORED BY THE PRBC

Boston, MA

November 2002

RUSSIAN SMALL BUSINESS DELEGATION VISIT

HOSTED BY THE PRBC

New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Washington, DC

November 15-16, 2002

WHARTON GLOBAL BUSINESS FORUM

RUSSIAN AND THE NEWLY INDEPENDENT STATES TOPIC PANELS SPONSORED BY THE PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

December 2002

AMBASSADORS FORUM: "THE NEWLY INDEPENDENT STATES FOR THE NEW MILLENIUM"

SPONSORED BY THE PRBC

Pittsburgh, PA

   

2001 CALENDAR OF BUSINESS EVENTS

 

WINTER 2001

 

Winter, Spring, Summer & Autumn 2001

GOVERNMENT, DUMA & BUSINESS DELEGATIONS FROM RUSSIA & NIS VISITS

10-15 Delegations Are Hosted By The PRBC Periodically Throughout The Year

Mid-Atlantic States

January 4-10, 2001

85TH ANNUAL PENNSYLVANIA STATE FARM SHOW

Agricultural Delegation From Russia Hosted By The PRBC

Harrisburg, PA

January 19, 2001

SEMINAR: "DOING BUSINESS IN RUSSIA AND THE NEWLY INDEPENDENT STATES

Organized By The Center For International Business & Education, Raritan Valley Community College And Supported By The PRBC

Somerville, NJ

January 22, 2001

4TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS NETWORKING RECEPTION "DISCOVER A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY"

A Collaboration Of Twelve International Chambers Of Commerce From The Mid-Atlantic Region

Philadelphia, PA

February 2001

HEARING IN RUSSIAN DUMA CONCERNING MORTGAGE FINANCING LEGISLATION

U.S. Congressional & Business Executive Delegation Participating

Moscow, Russia

February 7 - 10, 2001

THE FIRST MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL SALON OF INNOVATIONS AND INVESTMENTS (INVENTIONS, INVESTMENT-ATTRACTIVE INNOVATIONS, HIGH TECHNOLOGIES)

Organized By The Russian Ministry Of Industry, Science And Technologies; Russian Ministry Of Economic Development; Russian Ministry Of Education; The Russian Academy Of Sciences; The Russian Patent Office; And The All Russia Exhibition Center; And Supported By The PRBC

Moscow, Russia

Late February 2001

SIBINTEK DELEGATION VISIT

Hosted By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

 

SPRING 2001

 

Spring 2001

DEVELOPMENT OF RUSSIAN-AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

MESI Delegation Hosted By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

March 15, 2001

Conference "Investing in Russia & CIS"

Organized by Sachs Associates in association with Bloomberg LP and is supported by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council

New York, NY

March 16, 2001

SEMINAR ON INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN RUSSIA FOR THE AMERICAN AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY

Organized By The PRBC And Supported By The U.S. Department Of Agriculture

Lancaster, PA

March 16, 2001

ILIAC DELEGATION VISIT

Hosted By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

March 28-31, 2001

MITT 2000: MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL & TOURISM EXHIBITION

U.S. Business Delegation Lead By The PRBC

Moscow, Russia

March - November, 2001:

March 12, 2001
June 20, 2001
August 14, 2001
October 11, 2001
November 28, 2001
December 5, 2001

SEMINAR: "THE RUSSIAN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SECTOR – CURRENT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES"

Sponsored By The PRBC & U.S. Department Of State (A Series Of Seminars Covering The Latest Developments In The Russian High Technology Sector)

The Greater Philadelphia region, Lehigh Valley, PA, Southern NJ, Wilmington, DE, Pittsburgh, PA, Lancaster, PA

March – June 2001

SERIES OF SEMINARS ON EURASIA INCLUDING RUSSIA & THE NIS

Organized Jointly By The Eurasia Group And The PRBC

New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA

April 9-13, 2001

RUSSIAN BUILDING INDUSTRY WEEK -- BATIMAT EXPO

U.S. Business Delegation lead By The PRBC

Moscow, Russia

April 17-18, 2001

"TECH TRENDS 2001 CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION," PROFITING THROUGH TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIPS

Technology Delegation From Russia Hosted By The PRBC

Atlantic City, NJ

April 20 - 30, 2001

AGRICULTURAL TRADE MISSION TO RUSSIA

Organized By The U.S. Department Of Agriculture

Moscow, Russia

May 4 - 5, 2001

World Russian Forum: New Century, New Presidents, New Perspectives

Presented by the Kontinent USA Media Group & Russia House in cooperation with the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council along with the Eurasia Group, Business Council for the United Nations, U.S.-Russia Business Council, UBS PaineWebber, Nikoil, Sistema, Tyumen Oil, Logos Group, RosBusinessConsulting, Media Press, and others

New York, NY

Late May - Early June, 2001

DELEGATION OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE RUSSIAN STEEL INDUSTRY

Hosted By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh, PA

Spring – Summer 2001

MORTGAGE DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAM

Supported By The Ministry Of Construction Of The Russian Federation, Hosted By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

 

SUMMER 2001

 

Summer 2001

DELEGATION OF LEADING EXECUTIVES IN THE RUSSIAN MANUFACTURING SECTOR

Hosted By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

June 8, 2001

GLOBAL TRADE 2001 – OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES

Organized by the Center for International Business & Education, Raritan Valley Community College and supported by the PRBC

Somerville, NJ

June 13, 2001

Small Towns of Russia Festival

Event is cosponsored by the Soros Foundation's Open Society Institute, provides an opportunity to interact with the mayors of several Russian small towns, includes panel discussions on municipal development and presentation of business opportunities in Russia

August 2001

6TH ANNUAL PRBC PRESS CONFERENCE IN MOSCOW, RUSSIA

 

Moscow, Russia

 

AUTUMN 2001

 

Autumn 2001

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE GUIDE TO THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA AREA PRESENTATION

Organized By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

September 9-11, 2001

PHILADELPHIA NATIONAL CANDY GIFTS & GOURMET SHOW

Delegation From Russia Hosted By The PRBC

Valley Forge, PA

September 2001

9TH ANNUAL "MEET THE EUROPEAN PRESS" RECEPTION

A Collaboration Of All European Chambers Of Commerce Within The Greater Philadelphia Area

Philadelphia, PA

September 24, 2001

EISENHOWER FELLOWSHIPS SINGLE NATION PROGRAM, RUSSIA 2001 EMERGING LEADERS FELLOWS

Organized by Eisenhower Fellowships and Supported by the PRBC (Russia 2001 Fellows will be visiting Philadelphia)

Philadelphia, PA

Late September 2001

RUSSIAN DUMA DELEGATION VISIT

HOSTED BY THE PRBC

Washington, D.C.
Northern Virginia
Philadelphia, PA

September25-28, 2001

A delegation from the Ministry of Atomic Energy of the Russian Federation will be meeting with members of the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council to finalize arrangements for the upcoming Russian-American Innovation Technologies Trade Show and Conference

Washington, D.C.
Philadelphia, PA

October 5, 2001

Greater Philadelphia International Reception

A COLLABORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION. Supported By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

October 4-5, 2001

US-RUSSIA BUSINESS COUNCIL ANNUAL MEETING

Washington, D.C.

October 6, 2001

RUSSIAN-AMERICAN BUSINESS DIALOGUE (RABD) STEERING COMMITTEE

Washington, D.C

October 14-16, 2001

U.S. DOC SECRETARIAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MISSION TO RUSSIA

Moscow, Russia

October 20-21, 2001

HERMES EXPO INTERNATIONAL

SUPPORTED BY THE PRBC

Atlantic City, N J

November 1-3, 2001

Dow Jones Russian Investment Symposium

Fifth annual symposium is organized by the Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs of John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Dow Jones, and is supported by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council

Boston, MA

November 12, 2001

RUSSIAN SMALL BUSINESS DELEGATION VISIT

HOSTED BY THE PRBC

New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Washington, D.C.

November 29 - December 1, 2001

WHARTON GLOBAL BUSINESS FORUM

Russian And The Newly Independent States Topic Panels Sponsored By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

November 30, 2001

Wharton European Conference "Europe: A Common Vision"

Panel "Expanding the EU" includes Val Kogan, President of the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council

Philadelphia, PA

December 2001

ISRAEL, UNITED STATES & RUSSIA

SPONSORED BY THE PRBC AND AMERICA-ISRAEL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Philadelphia, PA

December 4, 2001

"Armageddon Averted: The Soviet Collapse, 1970-2000"

BookTalk SPONSORED BY THE PRBC & Foreign Policy Research Institute

Philadelphia, PA

December 4-6, 2001

"MID-ATLANTIC BUSINESS CONFERENCE FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 2001"

SPONSORED BY THE PRBC
TECHNOLOGY DELEGATION FROM RUSSIA HOSTED BY THE PRBC

Lancaster, PA

   

2001 CALENDAR OF CULTURAL ARTS EVENTS

September 9, 2000 - February 18, 2001

FABERGE EXHIBITION, A BROUGHTON MASTERPIECE PRESENTATION

Organized By Broughton International Inc. And Supported By The PRBC

Wilmington, DE

January 16 - March 11, 2001

RUSSIAN ÉMIGRÉ ART EXHIBITION: KOMAR & MELAMID'S AMERICAN DREAMS

Philadelphia Art Alliance

Philadelphia, PA

January 26, 2001

MOSCOW CHAMBER ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCE

Organized By The Annenberg Center Of The University Of Pennsylvania And Supported By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

January 29, 2001

PRBC HEADLINE EVENT:

SCREENING OF "HIS WIFE'S DIARY," RUSSIA'S OSCAR FILM NOMINEE

Organized By The PRBC In Partnership With The Film At The Prince -- The Sharon Pinkenson Film Project (With A Keynote Address By The First Deputy Minister Of Culture Of The Russian Federation). See announcement in Russian

Philadelphia, PA

February 2001

RUSSIAN CULTURAL EVENTS PROGRAM

Organized By The Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center, Mercyhurst College And Supported By The PRBC

Erie, PA

February 2001

RUSSIAN NATIONAL ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCE,
VLADIMIR SPIVAKOV, CONDUCTOR

Grand Opera House, Supported By The PRBC.

Wilmington, Delaware

March 13, 2001

PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCE OF STRAVINSKY'S "THE FIREBIRD"

Organized By The Philadelphia Orchestra Association and Supported By The PRBC. More information available.

Philadelphia, PA

March 24, 2001

CHOROVAYA AKADEMIA PERFORMANCE

Organized By The Annenberg Center Of The University Of Pennsylvania And Supported By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

May 2001

PRBC HEADLINE EVENT:

RUSSIAN FILM RETROSPECTIVE ON WORLD WAR II

Organized By The PRBC

Pennsylvania,
Delaware

June 2001

GALA CONCERT PERFORMANCE: "SONGS OF OUR CENTURY" FEATURING WORKS BY THE MOST POPULAR RUSSAN FOLKSINGERS

Organized By The Knizhnik Entertainment Company and Supported By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

July 29, 2001

Russian Doll movie at Ritz 5

A romantic comedy set in Australia about a mail order bride

Philadelphia, PA

June 26, 2001

World War II On Film - Directors' Panel

Directors' Panel & Press Conference in remembrance of the 60th Anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union

Philadelphia, PA

July 29-30 and September 8-9, 2001

World War II On Film

A Festival of Russian Films about the Second World War is presented by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council in association with Mona-Film Company (Moscow), The Russian State Film Archives, Sovexportfilm, The Russian Arts Society, Alliance of Veterans of War & Labor, and Northeast Adult Day Care. Sponsored by the Comcast Cable. See announcement in Russian.

Philadelphia, PA

October 8, 2001

America Salutes St. Petersburg

A Gala Concert In Celebration of the 300th Anniversary of St. Petersburg And Yale University. Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center

New York, NY

Autumn 2001

THEATER PRODUCTION OF "THE LITTLE PRINCE"

Organized By The Creative Collective Arts Center And Theater "Terra Incognita" And Supported By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

November 2001

PRBC HEADLINE EVENT:

2ND ANNUAL PHILADELPHIA FESTIVAL OF RUSSIAN FILMS

Organized By The PRBC

Philadelphia, PA

     

2000 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
January 3, 2000 WYBE TV - "Philly Live": Q & A Session with Val Kogan, President PRBC. Philadelphia, PA
January 7-13, 2000 84th Annual Pennsylvania State Farm Show. Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council will be hosting agricultural delegation from Russia and Ukraine. Harrisburg, PA
January 24, 2000 Third Annual International Business Networking Reception, "Discover a World of Opportunity" - a collaboration of ten International Chambers of Commerce from the Mid-Atlantic region. Philadelphia, PA
February-May 2000 Seminar "The Changing Face Of Russia." Sponsored by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council, supported by the Finnair. This is a series of five Seminars that will cover the latest developments in Russia

February 24, 2000Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
Spring 2000Southern New Jersey
Spring 2000Delaware
Spring 2000Northeastern Pennsylvania
Spring 2000Central Pennsylvania

February 24, 2000 Seminar "Global Economy" - a collaboration of ten International Chambers Of Commerce from the Mid-Atlantic region. Philadelphia, PA
March 15-16, 2000 Roundtable with Moldovan Prime Minister Dumitru Braghis and delegation. Philadelphia, PA
March 22-25, 2000 MITT 2000: Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition. Moscow, Russia
April 18, 2000 Presentation "Nikita Khrushchev and the Creation of a Superpower", featuring the author Dr. Sergei Khrushev and guest appearance by Professor David Eisenhower. Organized by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and supported by the PRBC. Philadelphia, PA
April 20-23, 2000 Visit with business delegation from Russia. Philadelphia, PA
June 2, 2000 Breakfast roundtable "Recent Developments in Azerbaijan's Economy and Finance Sector". Hosted by Eurasia Group and the PRBC. New York, NY
June 9, 2000 "Global Trade 2000 - Opportunities and Challenges" conference. Supported by the PRBC. Sommerville, NJ
June 30 - July 2, 2000 "Spirit of Bethlehem celebrates Russia" Festival. Co-organized by the PRBC. Bethlehem, PA
July 11, 2000 Luncheon with top executive managers of eight Russian manufacturing operations. Hosted by the PRBC, sponsored by the Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP. Philadelphia, PA
July 28, 2000 Meet a delegation of Russian Duma deputies. Event is hosted by Congressman Curt Weldon and the PRBC, sponsored by the Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP. Philadelphia, PA
August 1, 2000 Congressman Curt Weldon will be introducing Russian Unity Party delegation at a luncheon co-organized by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council and Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Marks, LLC on August 1, 2000 in Philadelphia, PA
August 2, 2000 Boris Gryzlov, Chairman, Unity Party of the Russian Duma, Will Address "Russia's Unity Party: Ideology, Policy, and Action" on August 2nd in New York City
August 2000 5th Annual PRBC Press Conference. Moscow, Russia
Fall 2000 Visit with business delegations from Russia and the NIS. Sponsored by the PRBC. Philadelphia, PA
September 10-12, 2000 Philadelphia National Candy Gifts & Gourmet Show. Valley Forge, PA
September 14, 2000 8th Annual "Meet The European Press" Reception. A Collaboration of all European Chambers of Commerce within the Greater Philadelphia area. Philadelphia, PA
September 28, 2000 PRBC to host a delegation of Russian government and business leaders representing construction and banking industry. Philadelphia, PA
Fall 2000 PRBC Hosts Alexander Khoroshilov, Vice President of Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics, and Informatics. Philadelphia, PA
October 2000 Trade Show and Conference "Exporter Matchmaker." Supported by the PRBC. Newark, NJ
October 2000 Forum "Russia and the Newly Independent States for the New Millenium." Sponsored by the PRBC and supported by the office of Congressman Joseph Pitts. Philadelphia, PA
October 2000 Russian language Guide to Greater Philadelphia presentation. Philadelphia, PA
November 1-2, 2000 Russian Film Festival. Presented by the PRBC in conjunction with the New York Festival of Russian Films. Philadelphia, PA
November 15, 2000 A delegation from the Ministry of Atomic Energy of the Russian Federation will be meeting with members of the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council to finalize arrangements for the upcoming Russian-American Innovation Technologies Trade Show and Conference to be held April 2001. This meeting will take place in Philadelphia, PA
November 16-18, 2000 Wharton Global Business Forum with assistance and support of the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council; Russia-related issues to be addressed during the European Conference segment. Philadelphia, PA
December 6, 2000 Eurasia Group and Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council host a breakfast roundtable "Perspectives on Russia's Economy" with representatives of Alfa Bank in New York, NY
TBA Formal Introduction and Presentation of The Russian-American Innovation Technologies Trade Show & Conference by organizing sponsors including Russian Ministry of Atomic Energy, Russian Ministry of Trade, New York office of Russian Trade Representation to The United States, and Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council. Philadelphia, PA
1999 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
January-December 1999 Series of seven seminars entitled "The Changing Face of Russia" will cover the latest developments in Russia. The seminars will be held in various locations in PA, NJ, NY, MD and DE during an six-month period. Sponsored by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council, supported by the Finnair. For dates, times and locations, contact Val Kogan at 215-963-7079

January 12, 1999New York
March 11, 1999Reading, Pennsylvania
April 29, 1999Wilmington, Delaware
May 27, 1999Suburban Philadelphia - Chester County
May 28, 1999Southern New Jersey
June 8, 1999Cumberland Valley
June 18, 1999Central Pennsylvania

January 12, 1999 Seminar sponsored by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council and National World Trade Institute in New York. For more information, contact Val Kogan at 215-963-7079
January 25, 1999 Second Annual International Business Networking Reception, "Discover a World of Opportunity," will take place at the Pyramid Club in Philadelphia. The event is organized by the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce, the British American Business Council of Philadelphia, the Japan America Society of Philadelphia, the Mexican American Business Alliance of Pennsylvania, New Jersey & Delaware, the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council. For more details, contact Val Kogan at 215-963-7079
February 1999 Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council will be hosting Alexander Zamchuk, Director of International Department of "Business in Russia" magazine ("Delovie Liudi"), during his visit to Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council will be assisting Mr. Zamchuk with an article on Pennsylvania's business activities in Russia
February 26, 1999 "Asia's Challenges Ahead", University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Organized by the ICAS, supported by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council
March-April, 1999 President of the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council and the Head of New York office of the Russian Trade Representation to the U.S., Consul Commercial of the Russian Federation to the U.S. will hold meetings across Mid-Atlantic Region with states officials to ensure their support of the initiative of developing regional cooperation between U.S. East Coast and the Western Regions of the Russian Federation, and proposed creation of a Working Group by the U.S.-Russia Business Development Committee under the Joint Commission on Economic and Technological Cooperation. See Joint Statement on Future Activities
April 5-7, 1999 "TechTrends 2000", Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia. Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council will be hosting a delegation from Ministry of Russian Federation for Atomic Energy. For more information, contact Val Kogan, Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council at 215-963-7079. See Thank You Letter
May 1999 Meeting with Regional Russian Chambers of Commerce. Washington, DC
May-July, 1999 "The Fine Art of Faberge" exhibit. West Chester, Pennsylvania. Presented by QVC
May 20, 1999 Kremlin Cup 10th anniversary celebration. New York, NY
June 11, 1999 Conference "Global Trade 2000 - Countdown 99", Central New Jersey. Co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council
July 15-17, 1999 "TechFest" Allentown, Pennsylvania
August 1999 Visit by Delegation from Russian Duma
August 23-29, 1999 "Russian Farmer" World Fair, St.-Petersburg, Russia
September 15, 1999 "Meet the European Press" Eighth Annual Reception, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Supported by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council
September 17, 1999 BISNIS Open House. Washington, DC
September 23, 1999 Lunch with delegation from Russian Regions. Philadelphia. Sponsored by Law Offices of John J. Gallagher
Fall 1999 PRBC will be hosting two business delegations from Russia and the Newly Independent States in Pennsylvania. For more information, contact Val Kogan, Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council at 215-963-7079
October 12, 1999 "Export Matchmaker 99," Newark, NJ. Supported by the PRBC
October 18, 1999 "Russia and the Newly Independent States for the New Millennium" Forum. Coordinated by the Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council, supported by the Office of Congressmen Joseph Pitts, Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry and Chester County International Development Council, and hosted by QVC. West Chester, Pennsylvania
November 1999 Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council Annual Press Conference in Moscow
November 1999 Celebration on the 10th anniversary of Moscow Entrepreneurs Association, oldest private business association in Russia and a long-term partner of Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council. Moscow, Russia. For more information, contact Val Kogan, Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council at 215-963-7079
December 1-2, 1999 Visit by Delegation from the Republic of Moldova lead by Prime-Minister Ion Sturza. For more information, contact Val Kogan, Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council at 215-963-7079
December 10-12, 1999 New York Festival of Russian Films
PAST EVENTS
November 19-22, 1998Conference on Implementation of Mortgage System For Housing Construction in Russian Federation, Moscow.
October 1998 Third Annual Pennsylvania-Russia Business Opportunity Symposium
Russian Section of New Jersey Export Matchmaker Trade Fair and Conference
Russian Regions' Presentations during the Symposium in Philadelphia, PA
April 1998 Press Conference: Pennsylvania and its Major Companies in Russia, Moscow, Russia
January 6-14, 1998 Host for a delegation of executives from Russian agricultural businesses participating in PA State Farm Show
November 1997 Joint Russian-American Technology Development Forum
November 1997 10th Anniversary of Small Business in Russia, Moscow, Russia
October 1997 New Russia Forum, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
September 1997 US-Russia Round Table on Small Business Development, Moscow, Russia
September 1997 Second Annual Meeting of the Small Business Working Group under the Business Development Committee of the Gore-Chernomyrdin Commission, Moscow, Russia
September 1997 Press Conference: Pennsylvania and its Major Companies in Russia, Moscow, Russia
September 1997 Capital Connections, Valdai Novgorod Oblast, Russia
September 1997 Participation in Moscow's 850th Anniversary, Moscow, Russia
Fall 1997Publish Directory of Pennsylvania-Russian Market Oriented Companies & Pennsylvania-Based Russian Enterprises
October 1997Russian Section of New Jersey Export Matchmaker
September/October 19971st Pennsylvania Trade Mission to Russia
April, June, October, & November 1997Host for Russian Delegations of Business Executives and Mayors
June 9, 19972nd Annual Pennsylvania-Russia Business Opportunity Fair, Philadelphia
April 7, 1997Developing Business Opportunities in Russia and Newly Independent States Seminar
December 1996Russian Real Estate, Investment Conference, Washington, D.C.
November 1996Pennsylvania International Trade Conference, King of Prussia
"Developing Business Opportunities in Russia and NIS" Seminar, Lancaster
October 1996Russian Section of 7th Annual New Jersey Export Matchmaker '96 Trade Fair/Conference
May 1996Russia/NIS Trade Conference, Delaware
January 1996World Trade Club of Lehigh Valley Russian Seminar
December 1995Organized The First Annual Pennsylvania-Russia Business Opportunity Fair
October 1995Pennsylvania International Trade Conference, Philadelphia & King of Prussia
Wharton Export Network International Conference, Philadelphia
April 1995Organizer/Sponsor, Russian Business Seminar, Malvern, Pennsylvania


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