(Jan. 17, 2012) --
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Sichan Siv will be the speaker at the Texas-Asia Business Series Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18 at the Quarry Golf Club. The cost is $15 for Alamo Asian American Chamber of Commerce members and UTSA International Trade Center clients and $20 for non-members and non-clients. Register at the Texas Trade website.
Siv will share his insights on the economic challenges and opportunities in Asia and the Pacific, and what they mean to American companies interested in expanding into this region.
"We are honored to have Mr. Siv as our guest speaker. His insights about the current business climate in Asia and its impact on American companies will be of tremendous value," said Cliff Paredes, director of the UTSA International Trade Center.
The Texas-Asia Business Series consists of monthly breakfast meetings the third Wednesday each month and is organized by the UTSA International Trade Center and the Alamo Asian American Chamber of Commerce. The objective of this series is to provide international business professionals and business owners with high-value information to help them do business with Asian countries.
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