Khalaf Al Habtoor, Chairman of Al Habtoor Group, United Arab Emirates and Ehab Al Shihabi, CEO of Al Jazeera America, to Address 'The Importance of Bridging the Gap Between the US and Middle East: The Way Forward' at C3 Summit in New York
NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2014
NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 C3 Summit, www.c3business2014.com/agenda, is pleased to announce that Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, United Arab Emirates, will deliver the keynote address, titled: Righting the Wrongs (Democracy and Human Rights). He will also be honored with the C3 Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual C3 Summit. Another C3 honoree will be Prince Abdulaziz Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the grandson of the founder of modern day Saudi Arabia. He will be accepting the C3-NCUSAR Global Leadership Award. Closing remarks to be delivered by Ehab Al Shihabi, CEO of Al Jazeera America.
In collaboration with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the C3 Summit will be held on Monday, October 6, at the Union League Club in New York City. Ransel Potter, Founder and Managing Partner, states that "C3 is an exclusive event dedicated to forging new business relationships, fostering existing partnerships, and exchanging best business practices, by building a cohesive global community with the Arab world through collaboration and international commerce."
With this objective in mind, C3 will address more than 13 timely and critical topics covering: global policies; advancing entrepreneurs (regardless of gender); trade and commerce (including ports, infrastructure and mega projects); water concerns; the impact of global media; technology; education for employment; best practices regarding intellectual property protection; and the importance of knowledge transfer in the healthcare sectors between the U.S. and Arab World.
More than 70 of the most prestigious business leaders, policy makers, educators, and civil society members from across the globe will discuss the tenets of community, collaboration and commerce among a delegation of more than 500 C-Level executives from more than 35 countries, including Saint Lucia, whose Honorable Emma Hippolyte, Minister for Commerce, Business Development, Investment and Consumer Affairs, will be delivering the luncheon speech addressing FDI. Additionally, 350 international corporations and institutions, including the University of Chicago Medicine, will be attending as well.