july, 2021

27jul11:00 am1:00 pmVirtual EventLeveraging Lebanon for Outsourcing - USA 2021

Event Details

Promoting Lebanon as a Sourcing Pool to Clients in the US in IT Development, Call Centers, Contracting, Pharma, Support services, Accounting, Media, Marketing & Graphic Design, and other economic activities

The economic hardship that Lebanon is currently facing along with the rising unemployment and poverty rate offer along with the currency devaluation made Lebanon a very attractive investment destination for outsourcing.  At the same time, outsourcing to Lebanon is a crucial solution to limit the brain drain that our economy is facing. With that in mind, The Embassy of Lebanon in Washington, D.C. is pleased to be promoting Lebanon as an emerging outsourcing hub for US companies. The event will invite a large number of investors in the US along with the Lebanese in the US who can play a pivotal role in helping to retain the talents we have in Lebanon.

Agenda

27 July 2021 – 11AM-1PM (EDT) /6PM-8PM (Beirut Time)
Event Host: Mr Tristan Evans, Director of Government Affairs, International Trade Council
Venue: Virtual-Airmeet

11AM Opening Remarks HE Mr Wael Hashem, Chargé D’Affaires at the Embassy of Lebanon in Washington D.C.
11.05AM Video on Outsourcing Opportunities in Lebanon
11.10AM    Roundtable Discussion What do US companies need and What can Lebanon offer? Mr Jacques Sarraf, Chairman, Global Lebanese Investors and Malia GroupMr George Kadifa, Managing Director, Sumeru Equity Partners Mr Tarek Fadel, CEO, Fadel  (TBC)Mr Majid Khalil, CEO, SmartSource.com Ms Wissam Youssef, General Manager, CME Offshore SAL Mr Elie Akhrass, Asher Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ACIE)  
12.20AM Concluding Remarks Abdallah Nassereddine, Economic attaché, Embassy of Lebanon in Washington
12.25PM Networking in the lobby and booths area The booth area will host Lebanese outsourcing firms of 100+ employees.
01:00PM End of Event

Partners: International Trade Council, Asher Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Global Lebanese Investors, IDAL (TBC), Lebnet (TBC)

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Time

(Tuesday) 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location

Online / Virtual Event

Organizer

International Trade Council, Asher Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Global Lebanese Investors, IDAL (TBC), Lebnet (TBC)

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