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Marketplace Focus: Argentina


Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

Marketplace Focus: Argentina

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Admits one person to Marketplace Focus: Argentina on Tuesday, October 29, 6-8:30pm at Glass House Winery.
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Marketplace Focus: ArgentinaLearn from successful business leaders, meet potential customers, and make valuable connections with diverse local professionals!

You Are Invited to Join Forward/Adelante
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
For Our Fall Networking Event

Guests will meet and greet with a delegation from Mendoza, Argentina, and learn about their celebration of the VENDIMIA (World Festival of the Grape). The event will be staged inside the Glass House Winery & Conservatory, a tropical plush green, boutique-style tasting room, tucked away in the rolling hills of Free Union, Virginia.

Mendoza DelegatesMARKETPLACE FOCUS: ARGENTINA is co-hosted by Albemarle County Economic Development. This interactive event introduces the vibrant business communities of Central Virginia to our entrepreneurial neighbors from South America. Our distinguished visitors from Argentina are KEVIN CAILLET-BOIS, Former Director General of Wine Audits, and NORA MEINERI, Ambassador of Tourism & Culture of Mendoza.
Jim Cheng
VIRGINIA SECRETARY OF COMMERCE AND TRADE, JIM CHENG, will deliver the keynote. His keynote address will discuss the current growth of central VA’s Latino population and the business opportunities that can be nurtured between Latin America and Central VA.

Chef Tony Polanco

CHEF TONY POLANCO will provide the evening's refreshments. Tony, owner of Chef Tony Catering Service, will prepare a delightful array of delicious Caribbean treats influenced by his native land of the Dominican Republic. A cash bar will also be available.
Toma Que TomaThe night includes a Cultural Spotlight performance by TOMA QUE TOMA, a professional flamenco fusion ensemble. Toma Que Toma features classically trained musicians and dancers, layering modern jazz and blues flavors with the complex rhythms and mournful melodies of traditional Spanish flamenco.
Admission to MARKETPLACE FOCUS: ARGENTINA is $30 in advance (single), $50 in advance (per couple), or $40 at the door (no couple rates available for door purchases).

Pre-Event Programs Sponsored by Albemarle County Economic Development
Mendoza Vendimia Presentation - Tuesday, October 22. Hosted by Albemarle Cider Works (2545 Rural Ridge Ln., North Garden, Va). The delegation from Mendoza will present consumption statistics, export regarding the U.S. market, the technologies currently being used in the development of their product and above all, the expectation of the wine industry. Local wine makers from TRUMP and GRACE ESTATES wineries will give opening remarks about the wine industry in our region. The presentation launches an exciting week designed to introduce enthusiasts on all levels to an exciting conversation with the makers and doers of the wine industry. A presentation of the Vendimia (World Festival of the Grape) and pairing of the delegation’s own Dante Robino Malbec, will conclude this event. Attendance is limited. Time and cost TBD. 
Tour to Local Vineyards - Wednesday, October 23. The Mendoza delegation, local business leaders, county and city officials will enjoy a half-day tour of select vineyards in Albemarle and other popular attractions. Attendance is limited. Time and cost TBD.

Please contact info@forwardvirginia.com to request an invitation to the pre-event programs.

Many thanks to our sponsors: 
Have questions about Marketplace Focus: Argentina? Contact Forward/Adelante

When & Where

Glass House Winery
5898 Free Union Road
Free Union, VA 22940

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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