RIIC receives award at Go Global 2023


PROVIDENCE – At the Go Global 2023 Awards ceremony Nov. 7, the Rhode Island Israel Collaborative (RIIC) was the recipient of the Bilateral Trade Association of the Year Award. RIIC founder and CEO Avi Nevel received the award on behalf of the organization and its board. The organization was recognized for its unwavering commitment, dedication and outstanding contribution to economic development setting a benchmark for excellence in the global arena. The core focus of the organization is developing relations in business, academia and research between Rhode Island and Israel.

At the conference, Nevel participated as a panelist in a session on building strong international public-private relationships. Two other panelists, from Romania and Turkey, also participated. The focus of the session was on technology, microelectronics and cybersecurity.

RIIC is a not-for-profit organization that fosters and strengthens trade, business, academic exchange and research between Rhode Island and Israel to benefit the economy and community of each location. It does this by building and strengthening the relationships between government organizations, businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, members of academia and the research community in Rhode Island and Israel.

The Go Global Awards program is designed to unite business leaders, government officials and industry organizations to connect and collaborate. The ceremony was attended by 500 people from 83 countries. The three-day event was organized by the International Trade Council and hosted by Rhode Island Commerce.

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