"The Middle Eastern Countries"
October 29, 1998
International Trade Resource Center
Anka Vermeij-Jacobs, International Training Manager, NH SBDC/ International Trade Resource Center
|9:15-9:45||Introduction to the Middle East
Thomas D. Mullins, Associate Director,
Harvard University's Center For Middle Eastern Studies
|9:45-10:15||Doing Business in the Middle East
Shakir Farsakh, International Trade Specialist,U.S. Department of Commerce
|10:30-11:15||New Hampshire and The Middle East Companies' Perspective
Dennis Heymans, COO, Micro Communications, Inc., Manchester, NH
Douglas Pearson, President, NSS Corporation, Bedford, NH
William O'Brien, Account Executive, Intertek Services
|11:45-12:00||Word from our Sponsors
Public Service of New Hampshire & The U.S. Postal Service
Denise Speechley, Export Specialist, OIC/International Trade Resource Center
|2:00-3:00||The Rules of Business Etiquette & Cross-Cultural Issues
Mark Friedman, President, Third-Culture
College Stores of New England and College Stores Association of New York State
October 26-28, 1998
This session begins with a multicultural "ice breaker" exercise then develops an overview of key cultural categories in multicultural marketing.
Presenter: Mark Friedman
*Presenters at the conference included mystery authors Kate Flora, Bill Eidson, and Robert B. Parker. Educators included Professors Albert Jacobbe and Stephen L. Priest.