The International team at Williams & Jensen is planning a busy year abroad and in DC in 2018. See what we have coming up below and keep your eyes out for new opportunities in Guatemala and Iraq in future newsletters.

To learn more about any of the events, please contact Luke Myers.
2018 Business Missions
We have years of demonstrated success in leading business-to-government delegations in Europe & Eurasia. The trips enable your companies to interface with top leaders in our partner countries.

Each mission follows a basic model:
  • Group meetings with the President, Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, and Economy Minister
  • Individual company meetings with Ministers of your choosing
  • Engagement with the U.S. Ambassador and Embassy staff
Feb. 28 - Mar. 1
The American-Lithuanian Business Council will lead its 5th Annual Business Mission to Vilnius. The trip will be paired with the 2nd Annual American-Lithuanian Defense Forum.
April 25-26
The US-Poland Business Council will lead its 7th mission to Warsaw in the spring. The trip will include a summit on US-Polish economic relations and coincide with a senior-level delegation from the U.S. government.
Czech Republic
May 23-24
The American-Central European Business Association will lead its first-ever mission to Prague. The trip will likely also be paired with the first ever US-Czech Defense Forum.
September 10-11
The American-Romanian Business Council will lead its 6th annual mission to Bucharest on the margins of the 3 Seas Initiative Summit, an annual gathering of 12 Presidents from Central Europe.
October 17-18
The US-Hungary Business Council will lead its 3rd annual mission to Budapest. The trip will follow spring parliamentary elections and offer an early chance to meet the new Hungarian Government.
December 12-13
The US-Turkmenistan Business Council will lead its 10th mission to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. The trip will also coincide with the 9th US-Turkmenistan Business Forum.
Additional Upcoming Events:
Briefing with Trump's Pollster
February 1
The Embassy Guild's first Politics and Campaigns Working Group meeting! President Trump's pollster Brett Loyd will provide a preview of the 2018 U.S. elections for the diplomatic community in Washington.

Washington, DC
Farewell Reception
February 6
The American-Romanian Business Council will bid farewell to Bogdan Vaduva, Head of the Romanian Embassy's Trade and Economic office. Bogdan assisted American companies with their trade and investments in Romania for 5 years in Washington.

Washington, DC
FMS Briefing for Embassies
February 8
The Embassy Guild will host a briefing on foreign military sales for embassy officials in the Defense Working Group.

Washington, DC
Olympic Games Kick Off
February 9
Join the Embassy Guild and its diplomatic community members in hitting the ice rink and watching the Olympic opening ceremonies.

Washington, DC
Polish American Leadership Summit
February 9-11
The US-Poland Business Council is proud to sponsor #PALS. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and other senior leaders will attend to highlight US-Polish business cooperation.

Miami, FL
Czech Elections Readout
Ambassador Hynek Kmonicek will provide ACEBA members with insight into the new Czech government and its priorities.

Washington, DC
Romanian Political Update
Ambassador George Maior will update AMRO members on the developing political situation in Romania following his return to Washington from Bucharest.

Washington, DC
Polish Ambassador
The USPBC will meet for a roundtable discussion with Ambassador Piotr Vilczek on the latest events in Warsaw and the bilateral relationship

Washington, DC
Diplomats' Guide to the US Gov't
March 2
The  Embassy Guild holds an all-day training course on U.S. Government from "insiders'" perspective for invited members of the Washington, D.C. Diplomatic Corps.

Washington, DC
Lithuania's 100th Year Celebration
March 7
The American-Lithuanian Business Council will join the Embassy of Lithuania in celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Restoration of the Lithuanian State.

Washington, DC
Mexico Agricultural Trade Talk
The US-Mexico Business Coalition will meet with USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney. Companies will share their views on agricultural trade and how NAFTA impacts their business with Mexico.

Washington, DC
U.S.-Romanian Defense Forum
March 21
AMRO will host the first-ever American-Romanian Defense Forum. The forum will bring together top Romanian Ministry of Defense officials and American and Romanian defense companies.

Bucharest, Romania
To learn more about any of these events, please contact Luke Myers.