Open for Business: Checking in with Economies around the Globe

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Save-the-date for the 29th Annual International Business Forum & Networking Evening which will take place in person at Suffolk University Law School at Suffolk University Law School in Boston. Under the topic “Open For Business: Checking In With Economies Around The Globe”, international diplomats will be making the case for their respective countries and briefly describe the current economic and political climate.

This Annual International Business Forum & Networking Evening moderated conversation will be preceded by an international economic update and followed by a networking reception.

This event is free for full-time students.


Date: Wednesday, April 5th, 2023
Time: 5:30PM to 8PM
Location: Suffolk University Law School ⎮ 120 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02108


5:30PM             Check-in and Early Networking
6:00PM             Welcome and Introductions
6:15PM             Economic Update
6:30PM             “Open For Business” International Panel Discussion
- DOUG BANKS (Moderator) - Executive Editor, Boston Business Journal
- MUSTAFA SOYKURT - Consul General of France
- RODGER CUZNER - Consul General of Canada
- MICHAEL JÜRGENS - Deputy Consul General of Germany
- DR. PETER ABBOTT, OBE - Consul General of UK
- ALBERTO FIERRO GARZA - Consul General of Mexico
- KORATO SUZUKI - Consul General of Japan

followed by Networking Reception


Event Sponsor:
Vacovec, Mayotte & Singer – International Tax Law

Founded in 1978 as a tax law firm, Vacovec, Mayotte & Singer, LLP is built on a foundation of providing quality service to our clients. The focus of our firm is sophisticated tax planning, tax compliance, and related legal services for individuals, families, estates, and closely held companies. We advise our clients on both domestic and international tax matters, areas in which we have developed extensive experience. Our approach is to develop tax-effective strategies to meet our clients’ needs and to advise and assist clients with the resulting tax compliance requirements.

VMS represents clients before federal and state tax authorities, guiding clients through audits, disputes, and other complex proceedings before these government agencies. As a result of our unique experience, the firm frequently acts as special tax and legal counsel to other professional advisors working on behalf of their


About GBANE:
The Global Business Alliance of New England (GBANE) is a collaborative effort of more than 20 International business associations & government agencies. The aim is to facilitate regular interaction between these entities to promote business, trade relations and understanding with countries worldwide. More details:


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