Who: Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks, New York State Senator Joseph Robach, Greater Rochester Enterprise officials, and top business and university leaders
What: County Executive Maggie Brooks and State Senator Joseph Robach will join Greater Rochester Enterprise and top business leaders to officially kick off a weeklong mission trip to Israel, Nov. 6-13. During their visit, these leaders will meet with dozens of Israeli companies, encouraging them to consider Rochester as they seek to locate or expand operations in the United States.
Participants will also visit Rochester's Sister City of Rehovot; tour the world-renowned Weitzmann Institute; attend biotechnology and telecommunications industry conferences; and meet with University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology alumni living and working in Israel.
Where: International Arrivals Hall, Greater Rochester International Airport. The hall is located on the first floor, at the far west end of the main terminal.
When: 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004
Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) is a public-private partnership established to professionally market the Rochester metropolitan region as a competitive, high-profile place for business location and growth. GRE will collaborate with business, academia, not-for-profit organizations and government to ensure a unified approach to regional economic development efforts.