Dhaka’s potential in trade, investment to be showcased


Four-day event in USA in Oct 2011                                                                               Dhaka’s potential in trade, investment to be showcased
Staff Correspondent

Bangladesh Brand Forum is going to organise an exclusive four-day event in the USA titled “Meet Bangladesh: Asia’s Next Big Opportunity” in a bid to showcase the success and potentials of Bangladesh in the field of trade and business.

The event will be held in two separate cities—in New York from October 6 to 7 and in Washington DC from 11 to 12 of the same month, said Shariful Islam, founder of the organisation, at a press conference held at a city hotel yesterday.

He said the aim of the event is to showcase the success and potentials of Bangladesh in the field of trade, business and other achievements to USA businessmen, investors, think tank and the government.

The event will also showcase the richness of art and culture through organising exposition of contemporary art in New York and Washington DC.

The organiser informed they will ogranise a contemporary art exhibition and opening reception in New Work at the first day of the show. In the second day, a conference will be organised to showcase the business and investment opportunity in Bangladesh in energy, power and infrastructure, manufacturing, ICT and business services, financial institutions and investment. A special plenary session will take place on the topic “Role of Diaspora in Bangladesh Development”.

In the third and fourth day programme in Washington DC, two more seminars will be organised at JohnsHopkins University and US Chamber of Commerce.

Peter Dindial, CEO of Grameen Phone IT, Nazia Andaleeb Preema, advisor of Bangladesh Brand Forum and Prof Syed FerhatcAnwar, among others, spoke at the pr4ess conference.


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