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Pune Branch
IACC and U.S. Commercial Service jointly inaugurated ‘American Business Corner’ on October 20, 2014 at
Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA).
Indo-American Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Commercial Service are working together through ‘American Business
Corner’, which was successfully inaugurated on October 20, 2014 at Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries and
Agriculture (MCCIA). The inauguration of newoffice premises atMCCIAwere done by the hands of the honorable Thomas
L. Vajda, Consul General, U. S. Consulate, Mumbai.
The U.S. Commercial Service wants to reach out to the need of the business community in the 2nd and 3rd tier cities of
India, and facilitate trade between Indian importers &exporters and their American counterparts. The ‘American Business
Corner’, will offer opportunities to Indian importers in thesecities to learn about the services and programs offered by the
ABC and connect with American businesses through booklets, brochures, newsletters, magazines and CDs; and upcoming
business opportunities.
The event was well attended by 60+ industry veterans andwas followed by Breakfast. The ABC launch has been very well
received by Pune stakeholders.
Thomas L. Vajda, U.S. Consul General inaugurates American Business Corner.
(L-R) Ms. Cami l le Richardson, Principal Commerc ial officer, Mr. Di l lon Banerjee, Counselor for Commercial Affai rs, Ms. Rajyalakshmi
Rao, Regional President , IACC – WIC& Mr. Prashant Pansare, Chai rman, IACC Pune look on.