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The Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Navarre Chamber of Commerce and Industry to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell




The Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber of Commerce of Navarra and a delegation of representatives from the Navarra region will visit the NASDAQ Market Site in New York City's Times Square to celebrate the seventh edition of Navarra's promotion week in the U.S. which disseminates the regional development obtained in the field of renewable energy and promotes the high quality food products of Navarra.

In such a special occasion, Bisila Bokoko, Executive Director of The Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Javier Taberna, President of the Navarra Chamber of Commerce and Industry, will ring the Opening Bell.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET      


Sandra Martin Vilanova


Professional Exchange Program & Events Department

The Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

(212) 967 2170 ext. 34

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Robert Madden

(646) 441-5045

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C22, 87 degrees West, downlink frequency 4140 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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About The Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce:

Representing some of the most influential companies in the Spanish-American business community, the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce promotes trade, investment and competitiveness.

Founded in 1959, the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Inc., is the premier forum fostering business and commerce between Spain and the United States. Headquartered in New York City, the Chamber is a private nonprofit membership organization dedicated to serving American and Spanish businesses.

The mission of the Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce is to provide the highest quality services and most efficient strategic tools to increase the competitiveness of your business.

We offer a wide array of services including dynamic networking, expert business intelligence, legal assistance, trade missions, market research projects, educational forums, national and international trade events, sponsor opportunities, periodical publications, and visas and exchanges.

From young entrepreneurs to well-established big corporations, our members receive tailored services in an extensive variety of business fields, specialized advice by our team of professionals, and innovative initiatives to meet the particular needs of each industry.

As an independent organization, the Chamber preserves the business interests of its members while facilitating productive relationships with a full network of institutions and organizations including bilateral government agencies, professional and trade associations, business leaders associations, sister chambers, civic officials, and prominent dignitaries.

About Navarra's Chamber of Commerce:

The Navarra Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a public corporation whose main goal is the representation, defense and promotion of the general interests of commerce, industry and services of Navarra, performing a social contribution to the Navarra's economic development.

The Chamber is formed by all the companies or self-employed workers who perform an industrial or economic activity in the Region; excluding specific activities. According to the latest available data (2008), there are over 45,475 companies registered in the Chamber.

The Chamber's mission is to complete several public-administrative tasks, such as:

  • Advise the Public Administration
  • Develop activities aimed to support and to stimulate the internationalization of Navarra's companies
  • Collaborate with the Education Administration of the Comunidad Foral de Navarra to manage the practical training at the workplace
  • Manage public grants for companies associated to the Public Administration
  • Perform arbitration
  • Report official and normative projects when affected by the industrial and economic affairs
  • Any other tasks defending and promoting the economic and industrial general interest of the Region of Navarra.

The Chamber is managed by all the companies and self-employed workers that form the commerce, industry and service sectors of Navarra through their representatives at the three different government organizations. All the members of the Chamber have the right of electing their representatives every four years.


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