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Business Networking Reception

  • 27 Mar 2022
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Gulf Hotel - Typhoon Restaurant


AmCham Bahrain, Bahrain India Society (BIS) & Bahrain Businesswomen's Society (BBS) cordially invite you to a Joint Business Networking Reception.  We will also be hosting a small cross sector business delegation from the World Trade Center of Palm Beach Florida who are visiting Bahrain seeking distribution partners and investment opportunities (see delegate bios).  B2B introductions will be available.


Members Free

Non-Members BD10

Complimentary appetizers & soft beverages 

Cash Bar


Gulf Hotel - Typhoon Restaurant - Please notice the venue change to Typhoon Restaurant

Sunday, 27 March 2022


Welcome remarks 5:30pm


Registration Required


We hope to see you there!

Please note a room is available for Maghrib Prayer




5:00pm       Doors Open & Networking


5:30pm       Welcoming Remarks

                 AmCham – Qays Zu’bi, President

                 BIS – Abdulrahman Juma, Chairman

                 BBS - 

                 Bahrain Embassy – Rose Saeger, Trade Representative

                 WTC – Al Zucaro, Founder & CEO World Trade Center Palm Beach Florida


5:40pm      Networking Resumes 



World Trade Center Palm Beach Florida Trade Delegation to Bahrain

27-31 March 2022

Under the auspices of the Bahrain Embassy in Washington DC

Cross Border Business Opportunities

(Let us know if you would like an introduction)

Ms. Rose Saeger

Trade Representative for the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Mr. Alfred Zucaro

Founder & CEO, World Trade Center Palm Beach; representing Alfred Zucaro, Jr, Attorney at Law, the Law Office of Richard Lehman (International Tax) and the Law Office of Anthony Korda (Immigration Law) 

Ms. Yvonne Boice

Chairwoman of the National Endowment of the Humanities Trust in Washington D.C., and Governance Chair - Discover Palm Beaches, representing Palm Beach County Tourism

Ms. Valentina Moretti

Representing health and beauty creams manufactured in Argentina.  Ready to export to Bahraini beauty spas and salons and can provide white labels to serve MENA Region using Bahrain as the Distribution Center
Also representing Martina & Mari 100% Argentinian Leather purses and accessories. Manufactured in Buenos Aires, and sold in the USA, they are seeking to serve the Middle East market via Bahrain

Mr. Patrick J. (PJ) Piper
Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Far UV Technologies, a company founded in 2016 to research, develop and commercialize Krypton Far UV lighting technologies to eradicate the dangerous pathogens that lead to infectious disease. Mr. Piper previously co-founded and exited multiple successful companies including Aspen Aerogels, an advanced aerogel insulation nanotechnology company, was a former investment banker at JP Morgan Chase and CIBC and a board member and investor in several companies.

Far UV Technologies is providing superior air and surface disinfection tools to schools, healthcare facilities, transportation systems, government buildings and more around the globe at lower cost to reduce or eliminate the threats in the air and on the surfaces all around us.  These solutions not only mitigate our risks to COVID-19 but also the many pathogens that have plagued us throughout time; from the cold and flu to foodborne illness, to hospital acquired infections and to the next pandemic.  Seeking a distribution partner.

Mr. James Taylor Bruce

JT served 15 years as a physical oceanographer in the Washington DC area developing new methodologies, technologies and organizing international conferences to accelerate innovations in the field of physical oceanography.  Served on board of Peace For Israel, Board of Trustees  Board of Governors  Presently on the board of advisors Keiser University.  Presently helping develop and launch software platforms in education, entertainment, and healthcare, and representing other businesses interested in expanding into the MENA market.

Ms. Christina Fischer

Ms. Fischer is the founder and president of The Fischer Group, a marketing and business consulting firm. In her many years in the industry, she has established herself as a “go-getter with vision”.   Beginning her career in New York City in 1985, she worked with major international agencies and handled assignments for major international accounts like IBM, Daimler Benz, AT&T, Apple, Coca Cola, Blockbuster.  In 1998 she founded the Fischer Group, focusing on start-ups and repositioning their marketing and business development opportunities. Among them:

• Imatron Corporation – Started with the first angel investor of $50 million until they were sold to GE three years later for $854 million

• Arch Aluminum – Worked on marketing transition before and after Sun Capital Partners Acquisition.

Mr. German Parada

Principal in Semandal Company representing:

1) AGI Industries engineered solutions. Pumps, packages system, electrical & automation for major Oil and Gas projects. Company based in the USA 

2) Marcus Food Co. an international food industry specialized in meat.

Mr. Ric Scheinkman

Founding partner of Brasil Energy Corporation and Harpia Capital.  Experience in mergers and acquisitions and expansion of companies, strategy and direct investment (venture capital and private equity); Founder and Creator of the SP Innovation Summit Series; President of The Confederation of the Brasilian Israeli Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Member of the Board of RIO2C, Member of the board of the Weizmann institute of Science Brasil. 

Mr. Manny Singh

Representing capital funding, waste-to-energy technology and real estate investments. 

The delegation is also representing:

Hon. Randy Avon 

CEO, Asian Pacific Development Corp.

Business Networking Reception


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