New Sister Chamber Formed in Rohde Island

New sister chamber formed in Rhode Island to promote business relations between Israel and the State of Rhode Island. “Together we have achieved significant results, but I believe the time has come to formalize these activities so that we can take our impact to the next level and maximize the benefits for both Rhode Island and Israel” said Avi Nevel, CEO & President of the RIIC and CEO of Nevel International.
For more information please visit:  https://www.theriic.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Chamber, together with the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce, co-hosted a unique seminar with Marietta Robinson, Commissioner of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). 

Commissioner Robinson presented the organization's activities and areas of responsibility relating to mandatory and voluntary safety standards in consumer products, enforcement and recall.  Click on each report to download :
one issued by Elliot F. Kaye, former Chairperson of the CPSC in 2015 which calls for creative and innovative solutions to a list of safety problems in various fields (chemical, electrical, mechanical and more); The second, a technology report issued by CPSC staff this year, that provides insight into the challenges advanced technology presents for those concerned with consumer product safety. Companies interested in federal product safety requirements as they apply to their products can find the information at the CPSC’s Regulatory Robot.

  

 

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds

The Honorable Governor of Iowa, Kim Reynolds was our special guest of honor at a breakfast seminar where dozens of companies interested in expanding to Iowa participated.


Chamber Board members hosted former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman for an intimate breakfast meeting and discussion of current political affairs in Washington. 
Senator Lieberman, now senior counsel at Chamber member
Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP delighted the Chamber executives with anecdotes and a fresh perspective on the Trump administration and current bi-lateral relations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ziva Eger head of the Foreign Investment and Industrial Cooperation Authority, will meet Chamber members for a discussion of new programs to promote invesment in Israel and the new procedures implemented by the Authority.

October 15, 2017, 09:30 - 12:00  @ Herzog Fox & Ne'eman’s Offices

the uniserssty of Arizona

Chamber member, The Global Advantage team of Tech Parks Arizona will be presenting two workshops in Israel to discuss opportunities for Israeli companies to enter the North American market.  The workshops will each focus on one sector:  intelligent transportation systems and smart vehicles and advanced energy, which will include updates on our Solar Zone expansion. 

information and invitations:

For a workshop on Intelligent Transportation Systems and Smart Vehicles “Opportunities for the North American Market” - Click here

For a workshop on Advanced Energy “Opportunities for the North American Market” - Click here

Pharma Seminar on New Reimbursment and Regulatory Environment Under the Trump Administration

The well-attended seminar was held at Chamber member offices Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co  and led by Chamber member Holland & Knight’s partners Mike Werner and Meital Stavinsky.
For the presentation click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Led by Chamber Chairperson, Ms. Ofra Strauss, and its Board of Directors the Chamber launches activities to strengthen its members' important work in corporate social responsibility in the fields of minority employment, education and the environment. The theme of our 2017 Annual Award event is "Giving Thanks" to highlight our corporate responsibility in giving back to the community. 

The Chamber together with the US Embassy's Commercial Service co-led a delegation of 20 Israeli companies to the annual Select USA Summit.  
The Summit, the largest to date, was attended by over 2,800 delegates from 64 countries with senior representatives of federal and all 50 U.S. States economic development agencies. 

 

 

 

The Chamber Annual Award Event “Giving Thanks” will take place at Ronit Farm (Havat Ronit), December 6, 2017. The Chamber will award companies and individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the trade and economic relations between Israel and the United States in a festive event celebrating the strong relationship between our two countries.