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Networking Reception: International Roundtable - Hong Kong | 2011-Jan-27

WNG Networking Reception

"WNG International Roundtable - Hong Kong Reception"

News Release: January 27, 2011

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On Thursday, January 27, 2011, the Washington Network Group convened its monthly networking reception for WNG Members and non-member guests.

This special event was convened under the auspices of the WNG International Roundtable, which supports leaders in the international arena, including the private, public, and independent sectors. The reception presented a networking opportunity for professionals working on international development, international trade policy, and international business initiatives. To see our original invitation, click here.

Our host was Mr. Bassanio So, Director-General of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (HKETO) in Washington, D.C. and his staff. As Director-General, Mr. So is responsible for U.S.-Hong Kong bilateral trade relations, relations with the U.S. administration and Congress, prominent think-tanks and U.S. industries.

Mr. So's remarks addressed Hong Kong as a center of the knowledge-based economy; Additionally, he commented on the responsibilities of the HKETO in Washington and its efforts to strengthen the unique Hong Kong-U.S. bilateral relationship. Mr. So took questions following his remarks.

Special thanks to Daniel McAtee for making this event possible!


This event was attended by approximately 65 Members and guests. Our annotated list of registrants includes:

Arent Fox LLP • Arlington Economic Development • Arpin Group, Inc • Attache Property Management • BNA, Inc • BP • Contracts Unlimited Inc • CSIS • Deloitte • FCC • Gary L. Shaffer ESq. LLC • Global Healing Institute • GolinHarris • Grant Thornton LLP • Harris Commerce, LLC • HSBC Bank • IFAS • INREX, LLC • Inside U.S.-China Trade • Interstate Worldwide Relocation Systems • L&A • Langston Global Enterprises, LLC • Law Office of Thomas Gentile • Links Media • Lucas Group • MAB Sales Group, LLC • NHPCO • Ogilvy Public Relaions Worldwide • OMNITRU Technologies, LLC • Overseas Private Investment Corporation • Peabody Energy • PNC Bank • Progressive Commercial Finance • Satellite, Media, & Technology Consulting • SMC Consulting • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) • StrategiConneX International, LLC • Strategies for Advanced Technologies • Stratos & Associates, PLLC • The Avascent Group • The Winslow Group • The World Bank • Transglobal Business Council • Transition Success Consulting • U.S. Department of State • U.S. Election Assistance Commission • US GAO • US-China Business & Culture Exchange Center • USAID • Washington Dulles World Trade Group Inc • Willis of Maryland • World Trade Center Wisconsin • and many more!

Event Management:

WNG events are professionally managed by
Sonia Harris of Harris Commerce, LLC.

Questions: Contact the WNG Office

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