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Join us, and learn about the evolving relationships between the business and educational communities of Palm Beach U.S.A. and the Kingdom of Bahrain.


Bahrain — an open, tolerant, cosmopolitan country, recognized as one of the most liberal business environments in the world.


Bahrain's economy is the most diversified in the region, with particular strengths in the financial and technology sectors. As the Gateway to the Gulf, its strategic location provides a perfect hub and easy access to the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the broader Middle East and North Africa regions.

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Participating Organizations From Bahrain:

  • American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain

  • American University of Bahrain (AUBH)

  • Bahrain Businesswomen's Society

  • Bahrain Economic Development Board

  • Bahrain India Society

  • FinMark Communications

  • Bahrain Tourism & Exhibition Authority (Invited)

  • Gulf Insider 

  • Emeritus of MMGY Global

  • Zu'bi & Partners, Attorneys & Legal Consultants

  • Embassy from the Kingdom of Bahrain, Washington D.C.

  • United States Embassy in Bahrain

Participating Organizations From Palm Beach Florida:

  • Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

  • Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce

  • Discover Palm Beach and Tourist Development Council

  • Enterprise Florida, Inc. International Trade and Development Unit

  • Florida Atlantic University

  • The Korda Law Firm - Immigration

  • Lehman Tax Law - International Taxation

  • Lynn University

  • Avison Young Commercial Real Estate Consultants

  • Samandhel Corp. - Trading Company


Areas of discussion will be cross border business, finance and investment, cross cultural higher education interaction, and the legal implications of such activities in immigration, tax, and general relocation law concerns.

Learn about best practices and significant government procurements and business opportunities between both countries.

  1. Taking advantage of the demand for joint ventures in Bahrain for American companies.

  2. Information on best practices for international trade between the two countries.

  3. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) favorable treatment for U.S. Bahrain exports.

  4. An overview of best practices utilizing the Free Trade Agreement between the two nations.

Gulf-Insider Interview with Alfred Zucaro:


Welcoming Remarks:


His Excellency Shaikh Abdulla R. Al Khalifa


Robert Weinroth

Palm Beach County Mayor

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States



Alfred Zucaro Jr.

President/Founder of WTCPB,
International Business Consultant
& Immigration Attorney


Rose Sager

Trade Representative from
the Kingdom of Bahrain

Participating Organizations

Participating Speakers

V. K Thomas

V. K Thomas

Managing Partner, THOMAS & ASSOCIATES Corporate Consultants

Maggie Nardi

Maggie Nardi

Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Bahrain

Abdulrahman Juma

Abdulrahman Juma

Bahrain India Society

Kelly Smallridge

Kelly Smallridge

Palm Beach Economic Development Board, President & CEO

TJ Villamil

TJ Villamil

Senior Vice President, International Trade & Development (ITD) at Enterprise Florida, Inc.

Ahlam Janahi

Ahlam Janahi

Co-Founder Businesswomen’s Society

Redha Karim

Redha Karim

Business Development Manager - Bahrain Economic Development Board

Mary McGinnis

Mary McGinnis

American Chamber of Commerce - Bahrain, Executive Director Business Development

Jorge Pesquera

Jorge Pesquera

Discover The Palm Beaches

Mubarak Buti, PhD

Mubarak Buti, PhD

Cultural and Educational Counselor / Cultural Office Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain

Valentina Moretti, JD, MA

Valentina Moretti, JD, MA

Samandhel Corp. International trade market

Peter Ricci, EdD

Peter Ricci, EdD

Director, Hospitality & Tourism Management Florida Atlantic University

Zahraa Taher

Zahraa Taher

Managing Director, FINMARK Communications

Dr Kevin Ross

Dr Kevin Ross

President of Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL

Renata Urban

Renata Urban

Certified and experienced language teacher, intercultural coach, and communication skills trainer.

Anthony Korda

Anthony Korda

Owner The Korda Law Firm; Naples, Florida, Beverly Hills, London

Richard S. Lehman Esq.

Richard S. Lehman Esq.

Tax Attorney

Keith O’Donnell

Keith O’Donnell

Commercial Real Estate Specialists, Southeastern United States

Troy M. McLellan

Troy M. McLellan

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce


Travel Delegation to The Kingdom of Bahrain


March 26- April 1, 2022

Hotel Choices:

  1. The Hilton Bahrain 

  2. The Swiss-Belhotel Seef Bahrain

  • 6- night accommodations

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Private return airport transfers

  • Currently NO PCR test upon arrival

For further information and to reserve your space, please contact Alfred Zucaro: 

Space is limited.  VIEW UPDATED DETAILS


Unique and knowledgeable, Best of Bahrain is a Destination Management Company (DMC) that gives travellers the opportunity to experience the Kingdom of Bahrain’s hidden gems, heritage, culture and tourist hotspots.

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