Saturday, Oct.22: The Danish American Chamber of Commerce presents the 11th Annual Scandinavian Festival, which celebrates the cultures of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The festival will feature a wide range of activities for the entire family and will take place at Oglethorpe University from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. The cost to attend is $5 for adults and free for children under 16. For more information, contact (678) 315-4997 or Or visit

Saturday, Oct. 22: Marianne Brunkhorst, Atlanta-based Dutch artist, will host an exhibition featuring more than 20 artists that will take place in her home at 2700 Evans Dale Circle, Atlanta, Ga., 30340. Food and door prizes will be provided. And guests are invited Saturday, from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 23, from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. Free admission and open to the public. For more information, contact Myriam Lipson at (352) 613-2644 or

Saturday, Oct. 22: World Trade Center of Atlanta will host a “Windows to the World” Black Tie Gala, where guests will be presented with food and entertainment from around the world. Entertainment will also be available. 7 -11 p.m., and the cost to attend is $125 for WTCA members and $150 for non-members. For more information, contact (404) 880-1562 or

Sunday, Oct. 23: The U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Association is co-sponsoring an educational forum with Kennesaw State University in conjunction with the KSU “Year of China 2005-2006” program. The forum is to address intellectual property issues, negotiation of contracts and the role of the internet in China’s legal system. Scheduled speakers include Wei Hu, lawyer with Troutman Sanders, Guanming Fang, lawyer with Arnall, Golden Gregory and Nikhil Moro, professor of communications at KSU. The event is free and open to the public and will take place from 4-6 p.m. at the KSU Student Center, University Room, 1000 Chastain Rd. For more information contact Peggy Roney at (404) 292-0714 or

Monday, Oct. 24: Global Exec Women Group is organizing a series of seminars to help women executives become more assertive in the workplace. The first part of the series is entitled, “Firming Up Your Ask,” and topics to be addressed include creating a global vision for one’s company, securing capital for expansion and finding strategic partners. The discussion will be held at the South Terrace- Matrix, 115 Perimeter Center Place NE, Atlanta, and the price is $10 for members and $30 for non-members. Register by visiting And for more information, contact Virginia Bradley at (404) 48809700 or

Monday, Oct. 24: The consulate General of Nigeria in Atlanta is hosting a conference to introduce visiting members of the Nigeria-America Chamber of Commerce to the U.S. business community. The conference will address Nigerian business opportunities available for US companies and will be held at the consulate, 8060 Roswell Road, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Contact Jade Adesuyi at jade or (770) 394-6261 ext. 226., for more information.

Monday, Oct. 24: Home Depot Inc. and the High Museum of Art have teamed up to offer a European Heritage program with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and David Brenneman, chief curator of European art at the museum. The program is scheduled from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Home Depot Support Center in Vinings. It is free and open to the public. RSVP to Lyn Wong at or (770) 433-8211 ext. 85119.

Tuesday, Oct. 25: The Indus Entrepreneurs are hosting a panel discussion entitled “Accelerating Technology Ventures,” with Dan Meyers, founder and CEO of Online Banking Solutions, Greg Nicholson, chairman and CEO of EGT and Radhicka Subramanian, CEO and Chairman of Emcien Inc. The discussion will be held from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Centergy Building on 5th Street. No charge for TiE members, and $10 for guests who register online. $20 at the door. For more information, visit

Tuesday, Oct. 25: The Travel Industry Association of Georgia is hosting a seminar on “The Psychology of Communicating with the Luxury Traveler,” with Randell Johnson, vice president of administration at Platinum Seminars. The seminar will be held at Six Lounge, 3167 Roswell Rd. RSVP to (770) 992-1301. $25 for members and $30 for non-members

Tuesday, Oct. 25: The Irish Chamber of Commerce USA is holding a discussion with Fintan Mullan, president of the Ulster Historical Society, and his guest, William Roulston, author of the recent book, “Research in Scots-Irish Ancestors: The Essential Genealogical Guide to Early Modern Ulster 1600 to 1800.” The discussion is to be held from 5-7p.m. at Fado’s Irish Pub at 3035 Peachtree St. in Buckhead. For more information, contact Kevin Conboy at (404) 815 2211 or (404) 992 4619 or

Wednesday, Oct. 26: The Atlanta Maritime Association is hosting a networking cocktail for importers, exporters ocean transportation service providers. There is also space for 25 exhibitors to promote their businesses during the event. Appetizers and a full bar will be served from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Georgia Freight Depot, 65 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. The cost to attend is $15 for AMA members and $25 for non-members. RSVP to Jeanette Johns at or (770) 437-1993. Companies interested in exhibiting should contact Cheyenne Miranda at (404) 559-8860.

Wednesday, Oct. 26: The Georgia Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa, in collaboration with the Discovery Communications, presents the Atlanta premiere of the documentary “The Presidential Tour of Ghana,” at Atlanta City Hall from 6:30-8:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but attendees are encouraged to RSVP to or (404) 215-9267.

Wednesday, Oct. 26: The Italian Trade Commission, in partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Architecture will be holding a seminar on Tuscan terracotta and new ways the product can be used in tile pavement and ventilated façade. Maria Chiara Torricelli, professor of architecture at the University of Florence will be the keynote speaker, offering techniques and new applications for Tuscan terracotta. The event will take place at 5 p.m. at the College of Architecture Auditorium, 247 4th St. NW, and there will be a reception to follow.

Wednesday, Oct. 26: A briefing on Atlanta’s activities in Argentina will be hosted by the Southern Center for International Studies. Local Argentine business leaders are expected to lead the discussion. 6:30-8 p.m. at 320 West Paces Ferry Rd. $10 for SCIS young professionals and $15 for SCIS members. Reservations are required. Call (404) 261-5763 for more information.

Wednesday, Oct. 26: The Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is having its quarterly membership meeting at the Terraces Restaurant at the Georgia World Congress Center from 6-8p.m. For directions, visit, and for questions, email Vanessa Olcese at

Thursday, Oct. 27: The Board of Directors of the International Family Center is inviting the public to its first anniversary celebration from 6-8 p.m. at the offices of Powell Goldstein, LLP, 1 Atlantic Center, 14th floor, 1201 W. Peachtree St. N.W. RSVP to Maite Hernandez at (404) 355-2199 or

Friday, Oct. 28: Georgia State University and the Rialto Center for the Performing Arts are hosting Alicia Sánchez y Compañía’s “Theatre of Movement” at 8 p.m. at 80 Forsyth St. The event is the beginning of a contemporary dance initiative sponsored by American Express and the Woodruff Arts Center entitled, “Celebrate Diversity Through the Arts.” For more information, visit RSVP to (404) 733-5279.

Saturday, Oct. 29: The Georgia Hispanic Network will hold its fourth annual celebration at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia on Ashford Dunwoody Road from 7p.m.-1a.m. Annual community service awards will be presented and dinner will be served, with live music and dance to follow. $75 for members, $95 for nonmembers, and $65 per person for members with parties of 5 or more. For more information, contact, and RSVP to

Saturday, Oct. 29: The Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce will host its Fifth Annual Banquet Diwali Celebration, “The Festival of Lights.” Attire is black tie or Indian formal, and guests are welcomed from 6 p.m.- 12 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. Cost is $95 for members and $125 for non-members. For more information visit

Saturday, Oct. 29: The Asian-American Resource Center presents the Rice Festival: “Bridging Asian Communities within the Atlanta Community” that will be held all day at the Korean Television Network Conference Center, 4675 River Green Pkwy., in Duluth. The festival is expected to bring together more than 700 attendees. Sponsorship opportunities are available. All proceeds will go to the Asian-American Resource Center. For more information, contact Karen Kim at (770) 270-0663 or e-mail