Business Networking Event, Chicago IL
The USRCC re-energized the Midwest program on February 7th with a Business Networking Event hosted in the lobby restaurant of Google’s new downtown Chicago headquarters. We would like to thank the attendees, volunteers, and our guest speaker Elena Mossina, Partner with the national consulting firm Sikich LLP who discussed the benefits of the USRCC as well as the importance of trade between the US and Russia. Participants from a balanced mix of industry professionals active in trade between the US and Russia, the professional Russian speaking community of greater Chicago, as well as several representatives from trade organizations attended the event. Attendees included individuals from Honeywell, Baker McKenzie, UPS, SAP, and Chicago based global IT companies. Additionally, a cross section of trade representatives from several countries including, Hungary, Bulgaria, Netherlands, South Africa, and the US Department of State were in attendance.