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French Consul General Named Co-Chairman of the World Chamber of Commerce

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - ATLANTA, GA - Tuesday, March 11, 2014

(Atlanta, GA.) April 22, 2014 - The World Chamber of Commerce (WCC) last week named French Consul General Denis Barbet co-chairman of its Board of Directors. Barbet will serve a two-year term.
With this nomination, Barbet joins fellow co-chairs U.S. Ambassador Charles Shapiro and Solange Warner, WCC Founder.
"It is such an honor to welcome Consul General of France, Denis Barbet, as a Co-Chairman for the World Chamber of Commerce, replacing the previous Consul General of the United Kingdom, Annabelle Malins for the WCC role. Consul General Barbet is a proven global leader with an excellent vision and skills to bring different cultures together. His experience will benefit the World Chamber of Commerce and the local community as well," said Solange Warner, World Chamber of Commerce Founder and Co-Chairman.
Barbet took up his appointment as Consul General of France in Atlanta in August 2012, serving Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. In this capacity, one of his many endeavours is to co-present, along with the Georgia Institute of Technology, an annual series of multidisciplinary events known as France-Atlanta, designed to foster French-American cooperation centered on innovation in the fields of science, business, culture, and humanitarian work.
"I am honored by this nomination, and I look forward to working with the World Chamber of Commerce and the other members of the Board to help fulfil its mission of promoting global commerce, cultural and humanitarian exchange," stated Barbet.
Specialist in Middle Eastern affairs, Denis Barbet has served in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1986 and has held diplomatic posts in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Prior to his arrival in the U.S. Southeast, he served as consul general of France in Naples, Italy, and director of the Institut Français de Napoli from 2009-2012. He received a bachelor's degree in law and a master degree in political science from Paris I University as well as a diploma in Literary Arabic from Paris III.
The World Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote international trade and foster cultural and humanitarian exchange to develop economic opportunity worldwide. Founded in 2008, the World Chamber of Commerce organizes and supports initiatives and events promoting global trade, cultural/educational, and humanitarian goals.
Atlanta Business Chronicle Article:  

The World Chamber of Commerce International Cultural and Economic Symposium, introducing the Olympics in the U.K.

International Dignitaries, Economic and Cultural Leaders to discuss benefits and opportunities with Global Cultural, Economic and Humanitarian Initiatives, including Consul General of the U.K. discussing the Summer Olympics.

ATLANTA, GA - (May 19, 2012) - World Chamber of Commerce is proud to introduce its first International Cultural and Economic Symposium and Networking Event Series-2012, Leaders from around the globe will be discussing benefits and opportunities of Global Cultural, Economic and Humanitarian exchange, with such prestigious dignitaries as Dean of the Consular Corps of Georgia and Consul General of Germany, Dr. Lutz Gorgens, Consul General of the United Kingdom, Annabelle Malins, WCC Co-Chairman, Consul General, Pascal Le Deunff, and Consul of Lithuania, Roma Klicius, President of the WCC. The London 2012 Olympics will be one of the highlights discussed during the Symposium.

Companies and individuals interested in advancing their business to the next level of success through cultural, educational, and international economic opportunities should attend, as well as those who wish to network with leaders and experts in international cultural and economic exchange. This prestigious WCC event will take place on June 14, 2012, at The Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta , 75 14th Street Northeast Atlanta, GA 30309. Register soon, seating is limited.

According to Solange Warner, Founder of the World Chamber Of Commerce,
" The WCC International Cultural and Economic Symposium is an important opportunity to promote international dialogue with leaders and leverage introductions for a new global cultural and business platform"

This WCC event promotes the humanitarian campaign, "Human Trafficking Awareness to Keep Our Children Safe".

Furthermore, the WCC will be recognizing Consul General of France, Pascal Le Deunff, for the remarkable accomplishments with France-Atlanta for two consecutive years, along with other recognitions. Felipe Barral, CNN Senior Producer and Artist, will be the opening performance for the WCC Networking event after the Symposium.

Registration begins at 5:00 p.m.. The WCC Symposium will begin at 5:30 p.m., and at 6 p.m., the networking with International leaders, dignitaries and experts. Wine and appetizers will be served. Special valet parking rate for WCC Event attendees.

The World Chamber of Commerce to bring
The International Trade Seminar Series to Atlanta, Georgia

Leaders and Experts from several countries of the World will discuss international trade opportunities and strategies, This Event will be well attended by large, medium, small businesses, and entrepreneurs.

ATLANTA, GA – (March 19, 2012) – World Chamber of Commerce will roll out the first round of its International Trade Seminar Series for 2012, with two Panels presenting, the panel of The Leaders and the Panel of The Experts. Featured on the Panel of The Leaders are such prestigious names as Consul General of Switzerland, Claudio Leoncavallo; Consul General of India, Ajit Kumar and Consul of the Republic of Botswana Jennifer C. Jenkins, MA, MSFS.   Presenting on the Panel of The Experts will be Louis Miller, General Manger of the Atlanta International Airport, Dina Molaison, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce and Rick Martin, Director of International Trade Center, The University of Georgia SBDC.

Companies interested in advancing their business to the next level of success through International trade opportunities should come out and meet the Panel of Leaders and the Panel of Experts. This prestigious event will take place on April 19, 2012 at the 200 Peachtree Street Special Events and Conference Center, Atlanta, Ga. Come early, seating is limited.

According to Solange Warner, Founder of the World Chamber Of Commerce, “At our International Trade Seminar Series, companies and individuals are given an opportunity to learn about international markets and network with powerful leaders, nationally and internationally. WCC assists you move your business idea from vision to global vision.”

Carlton Reed, A WCC Board Member will host this renowned event and president of the WCC, Consul of Lithuania, Roma Klicius will provide welcoming remarks.

Panels will begin presenting promptly at 5:30p.m. Networking with International leaders and experts will begin at 6:00p.m.  Wine and Appetizers will be served. You must RSVP and Register for this Event and tickets are non-refundable.

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