A visit from a world away. Today the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce President Uriel Lynn makes a special stop in the Quad Cities.
Working with the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities, Lynn comes to the area looking for small and medium sized businesses that could possibly export goods to Israel.
Lynn will lead a presentation and networking session Thursday morning with local business leaders. He will talk about export opportunities to Israel.
They're especially interested in manufacturing, technology, pharmaceuticals and raw materials, and organizers say the QCA has plenty to offer.
They say while it's a new concept to our area establishing a business relationship with this country overseas could be a win–win; Israel is in need of imports, and it could help our local businesses too.
"It's gonna generate more sales and if there's more sales perhaps there's more manufacturing that needs to be done. If there's more manufacturing that needs to be done then certainly there's going to be more jobs involved in that," said Program Manager for the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities Glenn Kass.
The presentation is this morning at 9:00AM but you did have to pre–register to attend.
We'll take you there tonight on CBS 4 News to find out if any businesses jump on–board.
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