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79th Annual Meeting and William J. Clothier II Memorial Award Luncheon

Wednesday October 23, 2019 11:45AM - 1:30PM

The Union League of Philadelphia
140 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19102
http://www.unionleague.org/

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The Pan American Association of Philadelphia is excited to announce that it will hold its 79th Annual Meeting and William J. Clothier II Memorial Award Luncheon at the Union League of Philadelphia on October 23, 2019.

We are pleased to announce that His Excellency Juan De Dianous, Ambassador of the Republic of Panama to the United States, will be our keynote speaker.

Since its founding in 1940, the Association has been dedicated to promoting cultural, educational and economic activities to increase understanding and cooperation among the peoples of the Americas. The Association is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to advancing Pan-Americanism in the Greater Philadelphia region. Today, the region is home to more than 500,000 residents who trace their roots to Latin America, and the need for greater cultural understanding expressed by our founders has become even more relevant.

We expect an audience of more than 200 policymakers and leaders from business, cultural and academic institutions in the Greater Philadelphia region with an interest in Pan-Americanism. The event will begin at 11:45 AM with a networking reception followed by lunch at 12:15 PM.

 

 

Keynote Speaker

His Excellency Juan De Dianous
Ambassador of Panama to the United States

H.E. Juan Ricardo De Dianous was nominated to serve as Ambassador of Panama to the United States of America on August 28th, 2019 and presented his credentials to the President of the United Stated on September 16, 2019.  Ambassador De Dianous has
had a long and distinguished career in the business and banking sectors in Panama and throughout Latin America. 

Ambassador De Dianous most recently served as the CEO and Executive Vice President of Banvivienda Bank in Panama. In 2004, he mas nominated by former President Martin Torrijos to hold the position of General Manager of the National Bank of Panama for a tenure of 5 years. Prior to that position, the Ambassador was integral part of the international expansion of the Elektra Group in Mexico, where he held the position of VP and Advisor and Financial Consultant to the group. In 2001 he served as General Manager for Banco Santander. The Ambassador also held various prominent roles with Citibank, including VP of Corporate Banking in Guadalajara, Mexico, VP of Corporate Banking and the Public Sector in Mexico City as well as leadership positions in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Venezuela.

Throughout his career, Ambassador De Dianous actively participated in different non-governmental and trade organizations, including the Mexican Institute of Finance Executives, the Dominican Association of Foreign Investment Companies, the Dominican-Panamanian Chamber of Commerce, the Directory of Commercial Banks in the Dominican Republic, the Venezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce in Caracas, Venezuela, the 20-30 Club of Panama and the Panamanian Banking Association. 

In 2014 Ambassador De Dianous received the keys to the City of Panama and was declared Meritious Son of the City of Panama. He is also the recipient of the 2013
Executive of the Year of the Panamanian Association of Business Executives award and of the 2010 Meritious Son award of the District of Boquete, Chiriqui, Republic of
Panama. Ambassador De Dianous was born in the City of David, Chiriqui, in the Republic of Panama. He completed his high school education in the United States of America at St. Stanislaus College in Mississippi and finished his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with Minors in Finance and Marketing at the University of Southwestern
in Louisiana. Ambassador De Dianous has been married for 45 years to his wife Maria Eugenia Rodriguez and together they have two children.

 

 

Recipient of the William J. Clothier II Award

Peter Strawbridge Longstreth
President of the Consular Corps of Philadelphia
Honorary Consul of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay in Philadelphia

Peter S. Longstreth, President, has served as Honorary Consul of Uruguay in Philadelphia since 2014. He is also an independent real estate consultant whose forty year career includes diverse experiences in the public and private sectors. Mr. Longstreth is a native Philadelphian and a graduate of Princeton University. He and his wife were Peace Corps volunteers in rural Colombia, South America in the 1960s. He started his business career as a banker in Latin America and in 1980 founded a regional real estate company which he managed for over twenty years. In 2001, Mr. Longstreth was appointed President and CEO of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), the city’s economic development agency. During his eleven years at PIDC, Mr. Longstreth was broadly engaged with Philadelphia’s business, non-profit and political communities. He is married with three grown children and nine grandchildren.

 

 

Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Exelon

 

Bronze Sponsor

 

 

 

Sponsorship

Gold Sponsor
$6,000
Reserved luncheon table (10 seats) and prominent mention in all advertising of the event, including the Luncheon Program. Poster with logo to be displayed at the podium. Logo to be included in the invitation to the event if received before deadline. Logo to be posted on Pan American website advertising the event. Opportunity to make remarks and to distribute appropriate materials.

Silver Sponsor
$3,500
Reserved luncheon table (10 seats) and mention in all advertising of the event including the Luncheon Program. Logo to be included in the invitation to the event if received before the deadline. Logo to be posted on Pan American website advertising the event.

Bronze Sponsor
$1,750
Reserved luncheon table (10 seats) and mention in all advertising of the event including the Luncheon Program. Logo to be posted on Pan American website advertising the event.

Table Sponsor
$ 800
Reserved luncheon table for ten - Sponsors are requested to consider seating a student honoree and a faculty mentor at their tables.

Sponsors will be mentioned in all advertising of the event including the Luncheon Program.

For more sponsorship opportunities please contact contact Denise Kuczweski at denise.kuczewski@exeloncorp.com or 215-841-6844 

 

 
 

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