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Upcoming Programs and Events

The Americas Executive Forum Luncheon
Date:  Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time:  12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Title:   "Facts versus Alternative Facts...Can You Handle the Truth!"

Make your reservations now! You don't want to miss this insightful media Town Hall conversation!

   Welcome – Gilberto (Gil) Cisneros, Chairman and CEO, Chamber of the Americas

Mr. Cisneros is committed to economic empowerment and justice and is the driving force of the Chamber of the Americas (COTA) in its mission to build and cultivate strong relationships among member and nonmember individuals and organizations throughout the Americas. COTA seeks to facilitate trade and investments that strengthen local economies and foster a spirit of harmony, social and economic justice, and cohesiveness in the Western Hemisphere.

   Keynote Speaker – Brandon Rittiman, 9NEWS

Since joining 9NEWS in November 2011, Brandon Rittiman has led the newsroom's political coverage to five national Walter Cronkite Awards for excellence in political journalism and fact checking. Rittiman leads the station's debates and its Truth Test series, nationally recognized as "the best fact checking segments on local TV" and "a model for others." He hosts and produces Balance of Power, a weekly politics and public affairs program which airs Sunday morning at 8:45 a.m., just before NBC's Meet the Press and also anchors newscasts on 9NEWS. In 2016, both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton gave interviews on the show. His broadcast journalism career also includes reporting and anchoring for KTVN (CBS) in Reno, Nevada, and KGNS-TV (NBC) in Laredo, Texas, where he regularly reported on the ongoing drug war on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.

   Moderator – Dr. David Conde, President of North America, COTA

Dr. Conde is a senior consultant to COTA bringing 32 years of experience in developing and conducting international programs in Europe, Mexico, Central and South America in the public and private sectors. In addition, he currently serves as President of the Board of Directors of East Migrant Head Start Project with 40 education centers for migrant children in 14 states along the east coast and the south.

   Moderator & Closing Statement – Tony Bottagaro, COO, COTA

Tony is special advisor to COTA on national and international affairs. He is also a seasoned executive, acclaimed speaker, bestselling author, award-winning film producer and narrator, playwright and stage performer as "Mario the Peddler." For over 35 years, he has taken his message of "a world more human and more divine" across diverse ideologies, including the United Nations and an audience with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican.

Location:  The Palm Restaurant at the Westin Tabor Center, 1672 Lawrence Street, Denver, Colorado 80202
Parking:  Complimentary valet parking
Participation fee:  $35.00
                        Pay at the door: $50.00; no-shows will be billed.
Questions:  Call 303.462.1275.
Cancellation Policy:  24 hours before the event. Advanced payment is appreciated.
Hosted by:  Chamber of the Americas, Chamber of the Americas Foundation, El Pomar Foundation,
Global Chamber of Denver, Grupo Cisneros Internacional, United Airlines, Wells Fargo

Hosting opportunities available.


COTA's 25th Anniversary Celebration

                  Chamber of the Americas Foundation
               International Community Awards Festival

"Celebrating Diversity in Trade and Commerce"
Date:  Friday, October 20, 2017

Time:  Cocktails & Mariachi Music 6 p.m.; Dinner & Awards Ceremony 7 p.m.

■ The 25th Anniversary Celebration of Chamber of the Americas Foundation provides an opportunity to recognize and award members and other participants who have contributed to Chamber of the Americas' progress and success in its commitment to economic empowerment and justice.

■ The 25th Anniversary Celebration generates a greater awareness of Chamber of the Americas vision and mission and the effective results of its international work – to facilitate trade and investment that strengthens local economies and fosters a spirit of harmony, social and economic justice in the international community – throughout 41 states and 34 countries, and we continue to grow.

Meet and Greet:  Michael Saunders, Major-League Baseball All-Star

Guest Speaker:  Gregg Moss, former anchor/reporter for more than two decades at 9NEWS

Attire:  Business/Cocktail

Early Registration Deadline:  September 1, 2017

Tickets:  Individual tickets $100; Couples $175. Each table seats 8 people.
Make your reservations now!

Reserve your Priority Tickets/Tables Now and/or become an Event Sponsor & Enjoy the Benefits!

Sponsorship Level Opportunities & Benefits:

Platinum - $5,000 SOLD (Thank you, Garritz!)
■ Prominent display of your Company banner at the Celebration.
■ Prominent sponsor acknowledgment in the Celebration Program.
■ Your Logo on all Celebration print material with logos (flyers, etc.) and website.
■ Two complimentary tables (each table seats 8) at the Celebration.

Gold - $2,500
■ Acknowledgment in the Celebration Program.
■ Your Logo on all show print material with logos (flyers, etc.), and website.
■ Two complimentary tables (each table seats 8) at the Celebration.

Silver - $1,000
■ Acknowledgment in the Celebration Program.
■ One complimentary table (seats 8) at the Celebration.

Location:  The Palm Restaurant at the Westin Tabor Center, 1672 Lawrence Street, Denver, Colorado 80202

Parking:  Complimentary parking

Questions:  Call 303.462.1275.