CERBA annual general meeting and a joint event with ABIE
On August 27 a CERBA Moscow chapter held an Annual General Meeting which took place at the Marriott Grand hotel. The event was also a joint networking reception with the Australian Business In Europe (ABIE) association. This event was generously sponsored by BHP Billiton, the world’s largest HYPERLINK “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mining” \o “Mining” mining company as a main sponsor and a Canadian natural gas company Rabaska as a co-sponsor. The Australian Ambassador to Russia Margaret Twomey and the Canadian Ambassador to Russia Ralph Lysyshyn both attended the event and delivered speeches about a Canadian – Australian – Russian cooperation and friendship. The event was very well attended, we had over 150 guests.