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Celebration of the long lasting sister city relationship between Hamburg and Chicago

With a German delegation, headed by Dr. Peter Tschentscher, First Mayor and President of the Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, coming to Chicago, the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg in cooperation with GACC Midwest would like to invite you to an exclusive Networking Reception in Chicago, IL on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is one of the most dynamic economic regions in Northern Europe and can look back on a relationship thriving for more than 20 years with its sister city Chicago and the US. Hamburg is not only an international hub for several industries such as aviation, renewable energies or logistics and but also a renowned center of the arts, with outstanding cultural institutions and a thriving cultural scene.

Attend this Networking Reception and learn about the long lasting sister city relationship between Hamburg and Chicago.

We invite you to be a part of the opportunity to connect with high-ranking members of the delegation as well as the German-American business community in Chicago.

Agenda

7:00pm

 

Registration, Welcome drinks, Hors d'oeuvres

7:30pm

Words of Welcome

  • Consul General Herbert Quelle, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Deputy Governor Leslie Munger
  • Dr. Peter Tschentscher, First Mayor and President of the Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

7:45pm

Networking Reception
Drinks and dinner buffet, networking

9:00pm

End of the Event


The event will be moderated by Mark Tomkins, President & CEO, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest, Inc.

Date, Venue & Registration

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Union League Club
Wigwam Restaurant (3rd floor)
65 W. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604

Please note that the dress code for the Union League Club is business casual.

Registration is now closed. Please contact Nadine Schieban if you have any questions.

Picture Credits: Hamburg Cruise Days 2017 Blue Port: Foto: www.mediaserver.hamburg.de / Thomas Panzau; Luftaufnahme Elbphilharmonie im Sonnenaufgang: Foto: www.mediaserver.hamburg.de / Cooper Copter GmbH; Luftaufnahme Binnenalster im Sonnenuntergang: Foto: www.mediaserver.hamburg.de / DoubleVision - doublevision.me

Kontakt

Nadine Schieban
Senior Manager, Market Entry Programs, Delegations & Events
Tel.: +1 (312) 494-2180
E-Mail: schieban(at)gaccmidwest.org