White and Williams Hosts “Access Asia”
On December 2, 2019, White and Williams hosted “Access Asia,” a breakfast roundtable organized by the U.S. Commercial Services – Philadelphia. During the roundtable, Commercial Officers from key markets in the Indo-Pacific region – Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and Hong Kong – provided country-specific briefings for the more than fifty attendees who represented businesses and institutions from the Greater Philadelphia region. The forum continued throughout the day and attendees were given the opportunity to meet with the Commercial Officers for a one-on-one market assessment, specifically geared toward companies interested in pursuing business opportunities in the Indo-Pacific region. White and Williams Partner Gary Biehn, who Chairs the firm’s International Practice Group and also serves as a member of the Mid-Atlantic District Export Council, provided opening remarks.
White and Williams Partner Gary Biehn (at podium) delivers the opening remarks, introducing Tony Ceballos, Director of the U.S. Commercial Services – Philadelphia
Partner Gary Biehn (far right) with Commercial Officers (L-R: Molly Costa, Director, Office of Asia; John Breidenstine, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs and ASEAN Regional Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Thailand; Doug Jacobson, Principal Commercial Officer, U.S. Consulate Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Arlene Mayeda, Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Tokyo, Japan; and Richard Pearson, Commercial Officer, Office of Asia)
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