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Diversity Conference to Discuss Foreign Investment in NH

The New Hampshire Cultural Diversity Awareness Council will be hosting its 7th annual Diversity Conference, Dinner and Expo for Business and Education on Tuesday May 24th at 4 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel Manchester Downtown. The theme is “Foreign Investment= Job$ and Diversity”.   The focus for the dinner and conference will be on bringing foreign investment to New Hampshire and how it can create economic development, jobs and enrich New Hampshire’s ethnic diversity.

Consul General of India- NY, Ambassador Prabhu Dayal

Consul General of India- NY, Ambassador Prabhu Dayal

The keynote speaker is the Consul General of India-NY, Ambassador Prabhu Dayal.  Ambassador Dayal will talk about India’s rich history of being an ally and trade partner with the U.S. He will also talk about how Indian business interests and venture capitalists are looking for opportunities to invest in America. Why not here in New Hampshire?  Ambassador Dayal will also be accompanied by a delegation of approximately 20 Indian CEOs and venture capitalists. There will be a two hour “match up/ networking session”  where attendees can meet with Indian venture capitalists, potential investors and business buyers.
 
Matthew J. Slaughter, Associate Dean of the MBA Program and the Signal Companies’ Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, will be a special guest speaker. He will talk about why states such as New Hampshire need foreign investment and how it can benefit from the ethnic diversity that may accompany the investment.  Mr. Slaughter is currently a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research; a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; a member of the academic advisory board of the International Tax Policy Forum; an academic advisor to the Deloitte Center on Cross-Border Investment; and a member of the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Tax Policy Forum.

Governor Lynch has been invited to speak about how foreign investment can have a positive impact on our state and make New Hampshire’s economy stronger.  The moderator and master of ceremonies is Gordon J. MacDonald, Esq. Attorney MacDonald is a partner at the law firm of Nixon Peabody LLP.
 
Conference/dinner tickets are sold in advance.  Table sponsorships are available. For tickets and table sponsorship information, please visit our web site at nhcdac.org. For further information call 603-494-4723, email- nhcdac@aol.com The proceeds from the conference/dinner go toward funding the NHCDAC “Keeping the Dream Alive” ® youth diversity workshop and other diversity programs.

NHCDAC’s mission is to increase awareness of the need for communication, understanding and respect among people of ethnically and racially diverse backgrounds. Through community events, educational programs and alliances with corporations, educational institutions, government agencies and non-profit organizations, NHCDAC addresses the important issues of multiculturalism facing our nation today.

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