Israeli Chamber President To Appear At Aug. 22 QC Business Event PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Glenn Kass   
Tuesday, 30 July 2013 10:48
Uriel Lynn will discuss local export opportunities to Israel at August 22nd business event

ROCK ISLAND, IL – The Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities announces that Uriel (urr-ee-ull) Lynn, President of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce, will appear in the Quad Cities Thursday, August 22nd – 9:00 AM to Noon. He will lead a presentation and networking event on export opportunities for local small and medium size businesses to the State of Israel.

Scheduled for the QC Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State Street, Bettendorf, IA, the event is free and open to the business community, but RSVP’s are required by Monday, August 19th. Recommended attendees include CEO’s and Sales Managers for companies in manufacturing, technology, production of raw materials and pharmaceuticals. For questions and to RSVP, contact the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities at (309) 793-1300 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Lynn boasts an extensive career as an attorney, business executive and political leader in Knesset, the Israeli parliament (see attached bio). Regularly contributing to trade and news publications on a variety of subjects, he has served on a number of corporate boards and governmental agencies in Israel. Lynn’s opening keynote presentation entitled, “Israel as a Market” will provide background on export opportunities with his country.

Also attending is Dan Carmely (Car-muh-lee), Vice President of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce, and representatives from the Consul for Economic Affairs with the Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest in Chicago, IL and the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce-Chicago. They will join with Iowa and Illinois economic development specialists for an introduction to making export to Israel simple for small and medium size businesses.

“Israel is a world leader in agritech, computer science, alternative energy, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, communications and revolutionary high technology innovations,” said Allan Ross, Executive Director, Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities. “However, they still rely heavily on imports to sustain growth. This opportunity for small and medium size Quad City businesses to connect with Israeli companies and identify export partnerships could result in job growth for our local economy. That would be a win-win situation for all.”

The Jewish Federation of the Quad Cites ( is a non-profit, 501 c (3) Illinois corporation founded in 1980. With other local organizations, JFQC addresses a broad range of needs to include cultural, religious, educational, family welfare, care of the elderly and interfaith relations. The Federation combats hate and anti-Semitism by supporting religious liberty and civil rights for everyone.

A core mission of JFQC is to preserve, protect, enrich and enhance Jewish communal life and the well-being of Jews locally, in Israel and throughout the world. It is a proud member of the Jewish Federations of North America ( The Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities is also on Facebook at

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