BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:GVSU Events Calendar BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20130411T083000 DTEND:20130411T120000 LOCATION:Bike Factory DESCRIPTION: \;\n\nThe GDP of the Middle East and North Africa is expected to grow 3.7 percent in 2013\, and the region is home to some of the fastest growing economies in the world. The Middle East is a region of significant wealth\, and has served as a dynamic trade hub since ancient times. A clear understanding of their age-old customs and practices can go a long way in building trust and increasing the likelihood of successful sales opportunities and necessary negotiations.\n\nAt this briefing\, gain key information about Middle Eastern business culture and etiquette to help you successfully navigate and increase business opportunities in the region.\n\n \;$ 225 per registration\, $100 VAGTC Members SUMMARY:VAGTC Presents":" Culture Briefing":" Middle East PRIORITY:3 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR