November 16, 10:40 a.m. ET
Upcoming Virtual Event
The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. is pleased to invite you to attend a unique and historic Virtual Global Signature Event on Monday, November 16, 2020 from 10:40 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. ET. Two months following the signing of the Abraham Accords Declarations, Club President David Rubenstein will interview:

  • His Excellency Ron Dermer, Ambassador of Israel to the United States
  • His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States
  • His Excellency Abdulla R. Al Khalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States

On September 15th, the groundbreaking Abraham Accords Declarations were signed by the three countries at the White House in Washington, D.C. These agreements built on the progress made previously by establishing diplomatic relations between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain. This Signature Event will mark the first time that the Ambassadors from these countries will share the same stage to discuss the opportunities, challenges, and the way forward to meaningful changes in the region.
Monday, November 16, 2020
Program – 10:40 AM EDT
All media must pre-register. Register via ZOOM HERE.
After registering you will receive a confirmation with information to access the program. The recording will also be posted to the Economic Club Website shortly after the event.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - Alex Gorsky
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Johnson & Johnson
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - Julie Sweet
Chief Executive Officer, Accenture
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The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. Established in 1986 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization created to strengthen ties among the diverse and growing business community based in metropolitan Washington, D.C., and with the diplomatic community, The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. promotes global awareness of the pivotal role Washington plays in the national and world economies. Its goals are twofold: to provide a prominent forum where eminent global leaders can share their insights about major issues of the day; and to promote a robust peer community for the area’s top executives. Today the Economic Club has over 900 members representing businesses and organizations operating all over the United States and abroad. Featured speakers in recent years have included the Presidents of the United States, Colombia, and Panama; the Prime Ministers of Finland, Israel and Singapore; a former Prime Minister of Great Britain; Speakers of the U.S. House of Representatives; heads of the Federal Reserve Board; every Secretary of the Treasury since 1986; other Cabinet members and government officials; and leaders of Fortune Global 100 corporations. David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group, is the current President.