U.S. Embassy Hosts 7th Annual Made in the USA Exhibition

August 12, 2008 at 3:42 pm Leave a comment

August 11, 2008

U.S. Embassy Hosts 7th Annual Made in the USA Exhibition

The United States Embassy in Belize is pleased to announce its seventh annual Made in the USA Exhibition taking place at the Radisson Fort George Hotel and Marina on Friday, August 15 and Saturday, August 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The two-day event will feature a variety of American products, services, and investments in Belize.  The opening ceremony will commence at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 15.

10:00 – 10:30:  Opening Ceremony – Ambassador Robert Dieter will officially open the event.  Keynote speakers are CEO of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Ambassador Alexis Rosado and President of the American Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Bill Mackenzie.

1:30 – 2:00:  Belize’s Trademarks Act – Ms. Koreen Flowers, Senior Assistant Registrar of the Belize Intellectual Property Office (BELIPO) will give a brief overview of trademark law in Belize.

2:00 – 3:30:  Intellectual Property Rights – Mr. Mario Loaiza of Mario Loaiza & Associates, Inc. from Davie, Florida will conduct a presentation including an overview of IPR infringement in the region and will specifically focus on the current counterfeiting trends affecting Belize.

3:30 – 4:30:  Tourism Opportunities – Mr. Mike Singh, CEO of the Ministry of Tourism will discuss tourism opportunities in Belize.

All media houses are invited to attend the official opening ceremonies of the Made in the USA Exhibition 2008 on Friday, August 15, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. in the Cahal Pech Room of the Radisson Fort George Hotel and Marina.

Denise Nisbet
Public Affairs/ Protocol Assistant
U.S. Embassy Belmopan
Tel:  (501) 822-4011 ext. 4370
Fax: (501) 822-4012
http://belize.usembassy.gov

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