YP Lyon Rhône Alpes “Investing in Armenia” Conference
Entrepreneurs and Community Partners Discuss Strategies for Economic Development
A recent conference hosted by the AGBU Young Professionals of Lyon Rhône Alpes (YP Lyon Rhône-Alpes) shed light on the opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs seeking to do business in Armenia. The event, sponsored by Manog Pamkodjian, CEO of the consulting firm Fineco, was organized with Only Lyon, the city’s first branding initiative, which began partnering with the YP group this winter.
The evening’s program and guest list were filled with prominent names of government and industry leaders. Among the 70 attendees were Vaner Harutunyan, Vice Consul of Armenia in Lyon; Artak Abedi, director of the Damaris Group, the business management firm; and Assia Suchier-Kirakossian, manager of the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie Franco-Arménienne (CCIFA) in Rhône-Alpes. Narek Arakelian, CCIFA’s former executive director, was the featured speaker.