Sagar Kadam August 8th, 2019

Dear Member,

Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) in association with the U.S. Consulate is pleased invite you to an Interactive Session onPublic-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Tourismto be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2018  between 10.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. at IACC Conference Hall, No 38/4 Venkatakrishna Road, 1st Floor, Mandaveli, Chennai – 600 028.

Speaker Profile

The session will be addressed by Ms. Kathleen Pessolano, Destinations Program Director Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), USA one of the world’s leading standard-setting body for tourism sustainability. She conducts stakeholder-driven destination assessments worldwide, applying the GSTC Criteria for Destinations, and recommending policies and practices for destinations to achieve greater economic benefits from tourism while minimizing negative impacts on natural and cultural resources.

Ms. Pessolano also serves as a consultant to government and private sector clients on a range of economic development matters. She especially enjoys building public-private partnerships merging complementary resources to improve investment and business operational climates in emerging economies, while creating shared value.  Ms. Pessolano previously practiced law for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and O’Melveny & Myers LLP, focused on antitrust, consumer protection, and energy issues. Before law school, she worked for the Center for International Private Enterprise, supporting private sector development projects in Latin America & the Caribbean.


There is no fee to participate. However, you are requested to complete the following details and submit by email  to to process your registration. We request you to nominate suitable representatives from your company who can attend and benefit from the deliberations.

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We look forward to receiving your registrations soon,

Thanking you,

Yours Sincerely,

Sujatha Ravishanker