In order to promote increased economic cooperation between Armenia and the diaspora–Armenia will hold the Second Armenia-Diaspora Economic Forum in Yerevan on September 20–2006. Marking the 15th anniversary of Armenia’s independence–the third Armenia-Diaspora economic conference will be held later that week–from September 18-19–also in Yerevan–followed by the "Pan-Armenian EXPO-2006" exhibit on September 22.
The First Economic Forum–which was held in 2003–resulted in increased investment from the diaspora–better export quality–and sustainable economic development.
The Second Forum will build on these achievemen’s–strengthening the economic development of Armenia and cooperation between Armenia and the diaspora. It also reflects increased interest from diasporan Armenia’s in investing in Armenia.
To participate in the conference or for more information–call (310) 657-6102 or visit the Consulate General of Armenia at 50 N. La Cienega Blvd.–#210–Beverly Hills–CA 90211.