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Consulate General Events 2012

Ambassador Corbin Participated in an Entrepreneurship-Focused Webinar and Tweet-Up on November 19, 2012

Ambassador Corbin participated in an entrepreneurship-focused webinar and tweet-up on November 19, 2012.

Leading up to the December 11-12 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Dubai, on November 19, the U.S. Mission to the United Arab Emirates hosted a webinar and tweet-up on the current state of entrepreneurship in the Middle East. Chris Schroeder, an angle investor, entrepreneur, and author presented reasons why the region is ripe for innovation. The event coupled a live audience at the U.S. Consulate in Dubai, including Ambassador Corbin, with a virtual audience through the Twitter hashtag #GES_EVA. Based on online comments during the webinar, more than 350,000 Twitter followers had access to the discussion.