On November 8 in Washington, the US Department of Commerce offered master classes on strategic public-private partnerships from top consulting agencies Ellen Harpel, president of BDA Business Development Advisors and Dr. David Maurrasse, president of Marga Incorporated (New York) to participants in the international training. The key points were made on incentives for business development, the development of value and long-term projects, new working methods in special regions and at the international level, and cross-sectoral coordination of activities.
As part of the development of Ukrainian-American relations at the regional level, the CEO of socially responsible business «Techno-Image», the Coordinator of the working team for the development of social entrepreneurship and social responsibility of business in the Dnepropetrovsk region Oleg Velichko held a meeting in the head office of Washington with the USUF leadership United States Ukraine Foundation. The main task of the Ukrainian-American Foundation is to strengthen the relations between the two countries. Velichko Oleg presented results and achievements in the Dnepropetrovsk region regarding regional economic development, SME development, CSR business and social entrepreneurship, public-private partnership, public and social projects in the region. The parties discussed the possibility of cooperation in medical support programs, development of SMEs and CSR business, exchange programs, development of regional tourism and other areas. USUF Vice President John A. Kun, as well as the coordinator of strategic relations and development in USUF Adrian Karmazyn, expressed their readiness to develop relations with the Dnepropetrovsk region.