European General Consul Heads to Tulsa

Mayor Kathy Taylor welcomes nine European General Consul Officers from Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia and the United Kingdom on Wednesday.
The nine European consuls are here for part of an International Economic Forum that will be held in Tulsa on June 24 and 25, 2009. The International Economic Forum is a continuation of the Governor’s International Team initiative to communicate with international diplomatic leaders in an effort to broaden international trade relations.
While the European General Consuls are in Tulsa, they will attend the International Economic Forum events, as well as visit the Tulsa Port of Catoosa, University of Tulsa, Gilcrease Museum, TD Williamson, Paragon films and other various businesses in the metro area.
Activities include:
– “Doing Business with Europe” Breakfast and International Business Seminar
7:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Thursday, June 25 at the Helmerich Hall, University of Tulsa.
Presentations by Mike Neal, President and CEO of the Tulsa Metro Chamber, and Mike Troilo, Wellspring Assistant Professor of International Business at the University of Tulsa; Presentations and Q&A with Panel of Consular Officers representing Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Russian and the UK.
– Tulsa Economic Leaders Luncheon 11:45 a.m. – 2 p.m. Thursday at the Summit Club, 30th Floor Dining Room. Registration can be made by calling Tulsa Global Alliance at 591-4750
Welcoming remarks by Taylor and Lt. Gov. Jari Askins. Presentation by David Page, Chairman of the Tulsa Metro Chamber.

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