German Delegation Business Meetings

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 9:30am - 3:30pm
Various locations
United States

Series of business meetings with representatives from Germany led by Lord Mayor Peter Feldmann of Frankfurt, Germany, and hosted by the FrankfurtRheinMain Corp.

The focus of these discussions is on enhancing business opportunities between companies based in our Greater Philadelphia region and those based in the greater Frankfurt region. In addition to general business topics, specific industry sectors include Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Finance, Logistics, and Information Technology.

Select Greater Philadelphia is pleased to collaborate with the City of Philadelphia, the German American Chamber of Commerce, our Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Citizen Diplomacy International, and FrankfurtRheinMain Corp to organize a series of meetings between business and civic leaders from across Greater Philadelphia with Lord Mayor Feldmann, his leadership team, and German business leaders.

You are welcome and encouraged to attend one, two, or all three sessions, depending on what your schedule may allow. In addition, you can have different members of your team attend different portions of the day. This invitation is transferable, so please share this opportunity with others in your organization who may see value in being part of these meetings.

Here are details, next steps, and background:

Session Details:

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Session 1: 9:30-11:00am - Chemical / Pharmaceutical Industry Focus
Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

Session 2: 12:00-1:30 – Business Luncheon; Open discussion across industries
Law office of Morgan Lewis, 1701 Market Street, Philadelphia
(Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is expected to join this session.)

Session 3: 2:00-3:30 – Technology / IT Focus
Innovation Lab @ Municipal Services Building, 1400 JFK Blvd., Philadelphia

Next Steps:

1. Please RSVP as soon as possible and no later than November 6 for one or more of these complimentary gatherings by emailing Alan Hatfield [email protected].

2. Please be sure to indicate which of the three sessions you will attend so we have an accurate count of expected guests for each gathering.

3. Please include your name and organization, the name of any guests you’d like to have join you along with their organization name, and your mobile phone number.

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Lord Mayor Peter Feldmann signed the first half of a Sister Cities agreement to uphold and implement cooperative activities and exchanges in cultural, educational, municipal, technical, business, and humanitarian fields. During this visit to our City of Brotherly Love, Mayor Nutter and Lord Mayor Feldmann will complete the formal signing of this unique Sister Cities agreement between Frankfurt and Philadelphia.

This day of meetings is intended to help welcome Lord Mayor Feldmann and his leadership team to our Greater Philadelphia region, and provide a dynamic forum for conversation and idea sharing, offering you and other regional business leaders the opportunity to connect with business leaders from the Frankfurt region of Germany.

If you have questions, please contact Meghan Kelly at [email protected] or 215.790.3889; Mari Juarez at [email protected] or 215.790.3653

Event Type: 
GlobalPhilly 2017 events
GlobalPhilly™ 2015
Business and Commerce
Chambers of Commerce
Community Development
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