Registration is open for the USRBC 2018 Annual Meeting "Commercial Priorities in a Time of Complex Bilateral Relations" that will take place in New York on November 15-16. This year's agenda will explore the business community's priorities for investment in Russia in an era of uncertainty and political tensions, the economic agenda for the next six years and how digitalization could become a catalyst for innovative growth, among other topics.
Similar to the 2017 Annual Meeting, the program will start at noon on Thursday, November 15, with an Opening Keynote Luncheon and conclude mid-afternoon on Friday, November 16, after a Closing Luncheon. The Gala Dinner will take place on November 15 at Prince George’s Ballroom (15 East 27th Street, between 5th and Madison Avenues.)
Confirmed Annual Meeting speakers include:
• Anatoly Antonov, RF Ambassador to the United States • Thomas E. Graham, Managing Director, Kissinger Associates • Drew Guff, Managing Director and Founding Partner, Siguler Guff & Company, LP • Richard Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations • Mark von Pentz, President, Agriculture and Turf Division, Europe, CIS, Asia, Africa and Global Tractor Platform, Deere & Company • Alexis Rodzianko, President & CEO, American Chamber of Commerce in Russia • Matthew Rojansky, Director, Kennan Institute • Charles Ryan, Chairman, UFG Asset Management • Mark Sutton, Chairman & CEO, International Paper; Chairman, U.S.-Russia Business Council
VENUES Annual Meeting - November 15-16 Kimpton Hotel Eventi 851 6th Ave, New York, NY
Gala Dinner - November 15 Prince George Ballroom 15 East 27th St, New York, NY
REGISTRATION USRBC Members Annual Meeting and Gala Dinner: US$1,495 Gala Dinner Only: US$500 Non-Members Annual Meeting and Gala Dinner: US$1,995 Gala Dinner Only: US$800
Registration fees are non-refundable after Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Registration is transferable with notification.
ROOM BLOCK The USRBC has reserved a block of rooms for Annual Meeting participants at the Kimpton Hotel Eventi at the discounted rate of $399 per night (plus tax). Our room block is filling up quickly so please take a moment and reserve your room as soon as possible: please click here for the online reservation form. If you have an issue with your room reservation, please contact Anatoly Chaliy at USRBC at email@example.com or 202-739-9186 or Stephanie Lopez, Eventi Conference Service Manager, at 646-794-6835. Please note that the room blockexpires on October 15, 2018and reservations made after that date may be subject to a higher rate. VISAS Given the extended wait times to receive visas to travel from Russia to the United States, we encourage USRBC's 2018 Annual Meeting participants who need a visa to begin the application process as soon as possible. For Council members who need visa assistance, please contact Anna Lutkova at the USRBC Moscow Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or +7 (495) 937-8352.