EACC Texas Ambassadors Gala & EU Texas Economic Leadership Forum

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EACC Texas Ambassadors Gala & EU Texas Economic Leadership Forum

Thursday, December 1, 2022 (8:30 AM - 9:30 PM) (CST)

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One Day, Two Events

Bringing Europe and the US Together in Texas

Thursday, December 1, 2022


His Excellency Miloslav Stašek

Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United States

Michelangelo Margherita

Head of Trade at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

Heads of Trade - 27 European Union Member States


EU-TEXAS ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP FORUM

Greater Houston Partnership

8:30am – 12:00pm

EACC Texas Members, Consular Corps & Chamber Staff– No Charge (two per company)

Sponsors – please see sponsor outline for number of guests included

Chamber Partner Members - $50    Non-Members - $125

Discount of $25pp for multiple non-member registrations

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EU-TEXAS AMBASSADOR’S GALA

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Magnolia Hotel Houston, Texas

6:30pm EU Cocktail Reception       EACC Members - $175

7:30pm Gala Dinner                      Non-Members - $250

Sponsors – please see sponsor outline for number of guests included

*Discount applied for two or more guests

Special hotel rate for registered attendees $159 per night at Magnolia Hotel Houston



Keynote by:

His Excellency, Miloslav Stašek 

 Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the USA 



Miloslav Stašek was appointed Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the USA earlier this year. Between 2017 and 2022 he held the role of State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs pf the Czech Republic. The previous years, he served as  the MFA’s Director of the Economic Diplomacy Department before being appointed  Deputy Minister of the MFA of the Czech Republic. In the years 2010-2015, he served as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Republic of India, the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka, the Republic of Maldives, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and to the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. 

He was the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Republic of Sudan from 2006 to 2010. He has also held the positions of Director of the Middle East and Africa Department of the Czech MFA, Chargé d´Affaires a.i. at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Kuwait and Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Czech Republic to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  

Miloslav Stašek is married and has three children. In his youth, he was the champion in middle-distance running. Despite his busy schedule, he still finds time every day for a regular workout. He speaks fluent Czech, English and Arabic.




Michelangelo Margherita

Head of the Trade & Agriculture Section Delegation of the European Union to the United States



Michelangelo Margherita is Head of Trade, Agriculture and Digital Economy in the Delegation of the European Union to the U.S. Before moving to Washington, he spent most of his career in the Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission in Brussels. His assignments included legislative files, trade negotiations but also public diplomacy and press relations. 

He was part of the negotiating team for the EU’s FTA with Andean countries, he was posted in Mexico City and subsequently developed the EU legislation on conflict minerals. He holds law and political science degrees from universities in Paris and Montreal. Michelangelo has roots in several European countries and is married with two children.




Please reach out to Erin McKelvey, Executive Director emckelvey@eacctx.com for sponsorship opportunities or go to our registration page

Greater Houston Partnership and Hotel for Gala to be Named

Houston, TX

EU-TEXAS ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP FORUM

Greater Houston Partnership

8:30am – 12pm

EACC Texas Members & Sponsors – No Charge    

Non-Members - $125


AMBASSADOR’S GALA 

Magnolia Houston Hotel

6:30pm EU Cocktail Reception

8pm - 9:30pm Black Tie Gala Dinner

EACC Members - $175   

Non-Members - $250

A discount will apply for 2 or more guests

Special hotel rate for registered attendees $159 per night at Magnolia Hotel Houston

The Ambassador will Keynote

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EACC Texas Communications
(972) 241-0111
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