Transatlantic Economic Relations Stronger Than Ever - First German American Economic Forum a Total Success


W. David Braun, Partner Quarles & Brady LLP; Dr. Benno Bunse, Chairman & CEO GTAI; Dr. Dierk Mueller, GM AmCham Germany; Caroll H.Neubauer, Chairman & CEO B.Braun Medical Inc.; Dr. Michael Blank, Acting President GACC NY (from left to right)

Some 250 companies from both sides of the Atlantic participated in the 1st German American Economic Forum in the Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany. With a new B2B concept, the German American Chambers of Commerce, Inc. (AHK USA), in cooperation with the Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) in Washington, DC, Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI), the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce as well as AmCham Germany, presented a transatlantic information event focusing on US market entry. Industry experts from areas such as energy, transportation and logistics, medical technology, industry and manufacturing, IT and new media, provided insight into the opportunities as well as the risks of the North American market.

W. David Braun, Chairman of the German American Chambers of Commerce, said, "The transatlantic economic relations are now stronger than ever – lately, we have noticed an increase in inquiries about our services and knowledge of local conditions. Full Press Release (PDF)