Tuesday, May 10: Luncheon with British Ambassador to the United Nations. The British American Business Group will present the British Ambassador to the UN, Sir Emyr Jones Parry, at the Capital City Club downtown at 12 noon. Cost: $35 members, $40 guests. For more information, contact Margo Engel at (404) 681-2224.
Tuesday, May 10: European and American Perspectives on Global Security. Hosted by the Southern Center for International Studies at the Atlanta History Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m., this event will feature ambassadors to the United Nations from Germany, France, Great Britain and the U.S. Cost: $20 SCIS members, $30 non-members. RSVP at (404) 261-5763 or info@SCIS.org.
Wednesday, May 11: 2005 Saudi Trade Commission. The Saudi Trade Commission will be at the Ritz Carlton downtown, 8:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. to offer information about business opportunities in Saudi Arabia. Anyone interested in arranging a one-on-one meeting with a Saudi delegation officer or a U.S. commercial service officer is welcome to do so. For appointments contact Dina Molaison at (404) 897-6087. Cost: $45. Certain business groups are exempt of fees. For more information, visit www.sauditrademission.com
Thursday, May 12: Georgia World Trade Association international trade seminar. The GTWA presents a seminar on antidumping, export controls, foreign trade zones and textile trade. 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., at the offices of Alston & Bird LLP in Midtown, with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. There is no charge to attend. For more information, contact Monica Starks at (404) 881-4071 or by e-mail at email@example.com
Thursday, May 12: Mexican American Business Chamber Golf Tournament. The chamber’s annual fundraiser held this year at Heritage Golf Club, 1 p.m. Registration begins at 10 a.m., practice contest at 10:30 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m., followed by the tournament. Dinner at 6 p.m. and Mexican party at 7 p.m. RSVP with Beatriz Gasiba at (770) 441-7581 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, May 12: Asian/Pacific American Day. Gov. Sonny Perdue and the Asian American Commission for a New Georgia are to host a ceremony at the Georgia State Capitol at 10:45 a.m. (sharp). Please arrive at 10:15 a.m.
Thursday, May 12: Emerging Economies Seminar at Georgia Perimeter College. The seminar will focus on four key emerging economies: Brazil, Russia, India and China. Speakers at this seminar will come from each of these four countries. Held at the Jim Cherry Learning Resource Center at the Georgia Perimeter College Clarkston location. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (404) 298-4852.
Thursday, May 12: Asian American Heritage Month Gala Dinner. The Asian American Foundation hosts a Gala Dinner to celebrate Asian Heritage Month. 6:30 p.m. reception, 7:30 p.m. dinner and program. Black tie or national dress. Members $50, Non-members $75, Tables of 10 $1000. RSVP to Soon Hee Paik at (770) 414-0140 x105.