Presented by Forward/Adelante & Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO). Tuesday, April 23rd, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm
Join us for a dynamic networking event attracting a broad spectrum of professionals, community leaders and innovative ideas at CHO's upper terrace, 100 Bowen Loop, Charlottesville, Va. 22911.
Guests will meet in CHO's sprawling upper terrace to welcome the airport's new executive director, Melinda Crawford, who has recently transitioned to Charlottesville from Pensacola, Florida, where she was the executive director of the Pensacola International Airport. Under her leadership, Pensacola International was awarded Florida's Commercial Airport of the Year in 2013. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about CHO's latest projects in the works, how they affect our community, and how you can be involved.
Peter Rodriguez will offer the keynote address on the economy and contemporary challenges. He is Senior Associate Dean for Degree Programs and Chief Diversity Officer at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. He teaches classes on GlobalMacroeconomics and International Business. Peter is an economist and specializes in the study of international business and economic development. Peter is an active researcher whose research interests include the interaction of globalization, economic development, and social institutions, the consequences of corruption for multinationals and seed-stage finance in emerging markets.
In keeping with the importance of recognizing the success of local businesses and their contribution to our economy, F/A will present the Excellence in Local Business Award to a surprise guest.
Experience an exquisite assortment of creative edibles catered by Chef Alex Montiel - offering gourmet Mexican delights and an assortment of wine. Plus, the program's Cultural Spotlight features the exciting choreography of performance group Fuego Dance.
This event benefits the Community Investment Collaborative Micro-Lending Scholarship Fund.
Forward / Adelante hosts three Chapter 6 Networking events annually, bridging communities via networking and social opportunities among diverse, influential business persons, Hispanic professionals and entrepreneurs.
Many thanks to our event sponsors!
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