Monthly News

July 2014 EDI News

EDI Hosts Delegation of Italian Rectors

In mid-June, a group of visiting rectors from Italian universities visited Israel under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  EDI, in its role as a certified vendor of program services to the Ministry, handled the crafting of the program for the visit as well as accompanied the group while they were in the country.  During the visit they visited with academic institutions in Israel to explore cooperative activities.

Pennsylvania International Week (Investment) Held June 15-29.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania hosted all of its international investment representatives on a two week tour of the state during the last two weeks of June.  EDI, which represents the state’s investment promotion interests in the Middle East, was represented at the event by Jonathan Sternberg, who is the account executive on most of the company’s foreign direct investment promotion activities.  The group spent time in each of the 10 economic development regions of the state so as to learn more about the benefits of locating operations in Pennsylvania. 

EDI Hosts Delegation of Korean Students

In late June, a group of visiting students from Korea visited Israel under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  These young people were the winners of a tech contest sponsored by Israel’s Embassy in Seoul whose prize was a week-long visit to Israel.   EDI, in its role as a certified vendor of program services to the Ministry, handled the crafting of the program for the visit as well as accompanied the group while they were in the country.