“The C3 Summit was quite a worthwhile, valuable event, which thoroughly defined the new paradigm in U.S.-Arab Relations. Not only did I learn from the various speakers’ topics, but also too was the networking opportunity a success – especially with so many important people from the global community present and available to each other at the same place and time.”
Arnold Ceglia, Attendee, Cargo Trans, Inc.
“Congrats on a wonderful event! I had a really great time, met some wonderful contacts and learned a lot during the sessions. Job well done!”
Samantha Gouy, Sponsor, Communication Coordinator, AECOM
“A most impressive, timely event. The speakers and panel participants were all first-rate, providing attendees with an exceptional professional experience and engagement opportunity.”
Bill Keppler, Attendee, Former U.S. Department of State, Diplomat/Trade Advisor
“Thank you for a wonderful conference last week. It was extremely helpful to those of us looking to work overseas in the not too distant future!”
Lisa A. Boyd, Attendee, Co-Founder & CEO, Partnership for Sustainab
“The participants at C3 Summit are such that I would find much interest to continue the dialogue beyond the conference itself. When you listen to the speakers, the message is clear, technology and innovation are going to change the face of the Middle East. The best thing to do in the Middle East today is to invest in the internet space and the youth.”
Chemi Peres, Speaker, Managing General Partner & Co-Founder, Pitango Venture Capital
“This is a great effort by C3 Summit to bring people together. I’ve talked to people from Israel, Egypt, the UAE, Pakistan and have made significant relationships. I would love to see it come to other countries and other cities, especially Chicago.”
Mohammad Adil Khan, Attendee, President, US Halal Association, Inc.
“Truly, one of the best events I’ve attended in quite some time for Middle East networking.”
Roberta Becker, Attendee
“The event was impressive and I look forward to next year!”
Neil Cohen, Attendee, Director Business Development, Defense Group Inc.
“We had a very favorable response with potential clients and made lasting connections.”
Ryan Van Amburgh, Sponsor, Director of Corporate Services, Migrate America
“The venue was classic and the participants were insightful world leaders in their fields. Your conference has certainly put the MENA region of the world on the Kansas radar.”
Thad Geiger, Speaker/Sponsor, Kansas Department of Agriculture
“Thank you for the excellent C3 Summit. It was informative and inspirational. Bravo!”
Joaquin Trujillo, PhD, Attendee, Hellas Investment Group LLC
“I’m here at C3 Summit and can’t think of a better place for networking and learning what other businesses are doing and hearing from others that are as interested in the region as we are. I am looking forward to many more C3 events like this. The whole notions of community, of collaboration and of commerce—what could be better, it’s really a terrific opportunity!”
Jane Garvey, Speaker, North American Chairman, Meridiam Infrastructure
C3 US-Arab Business Summit 2016:
Creating Entrepreneurs, Business Partners, and Corporate Social Responsibility
- Identifying profitable investment and economic growth factors, including infrastructure and strategic construction projects.
- Providing the knowledge of how to navigate MENA’s ample commercial and sustainable investment opportunities.
- Promoting bilateral business and civil society private- public partnerships.
C3 Summit is co-organizing with i-Strategic the 2016 C3 U.S. – Arab Business Summit. This Summit will highlight investment, infrastructure and construction projects in MENA and the U.S., and the most suitable pathways to partnerships, FDI and joint ventures. The various panels will introduce economic initiatives, investment opportunities and business projects, while highlighting the importance of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship drive in the Arab world and the United States. Panels will discuss the various ways business partnerships can be established and how to mitigate the various challenges which prevent partnerships from reaching their full potential. This summit will also discuss how the private sector in the United States and the MENA region has a role in furthering bilateral business relations by contributing to social and environmental good.
U.S. and Arab relations rooted in commerce and enterprise are historic and grounded in tradition and mutual interest. These unique relations across the Atlantic have influenced and shaped strategic partnerships, strengthened alliances, supported B2B and private-public partnerships.
The U.S. – Arab Business Summit 2016 will assemble business leaders, policy makers, educators and industry professionals from the Arab world and the United States to bolster and promote U.S. and Arab world initiatives that are focused on strengthening commerce and business relations. U.S. – Arab Business Summit 2016 will identify profitable investment and economic growth factors in the Arab world and the United States, provide the knowledge of how best to navigate MENA region ample commercial opportunities, and promote business and civil society partnerships.
The three tenets of C3 Summits revolve around our vision to build, foster and strengthen relationships between the U.S. and Arab businesses, policy makers and civil society:
Community: create a global platform for exchanging “best practices”
Collaboration: promote dialogue and grow existing relationships
Commerce: facilitate new ventures and opportunities
The time is now to establish and grow your business in the U.S. and Arab World—the C3 US-Arab Business Summit will provide the knowledge “how best” to navigate and reap the benefits of each region’s ample commercial opportunities.