​VIP "Worldwide Innovation Cocktail" 2017 | 8th of May | InterContinental David Tel Aviv Hotel



For the fifth year in a row, diplomats, international delegates, the academic community and other entrepreneurial parties will come together to learn and share their best practices.

Join us at the InterContinental David Tel Aviv hotel for an exclusive opportunity to gain access to the exceptional international hi-tech and startup achievements that have been made this year. Receive the unparalleled experience to network with 500 esteemed selected guests including investors,100 diplomats and embassy representatives, industry personnel, international corporate representatives and leading entrepreneurs.

At this year's VIP Innovation event at the InterContinental David Tel Aviv hotel, we are hosting embassy representatives from Australia, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Uruguay. 

 Ambassadors are attending as VIP guests from Argentina, Canada, El Salvador, Finland, Hungary, Japan, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland.

 InterContinental David Tel Aviv

Grand Ballroom, 1st floor

12 Kaufman Street

Tel Aviv

18:30 – 20:00 | Welcome reception and Ambassador's Innovation Panel

                         18:40-18:45 | Tel Aviv University & StarTAU's Greetings - Hila Glick Director of International Affairs at Startau

           18:45-18:50 | USA EMBASSY Greetings 

                          18:50-19:00 | Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining of Uruguay - Ms.Carolina Cosse 

                         19:00-19:20  |  Ambassador's Innovation Panel discussion on "Israel as Global Hub"


The panel will showcase new collaboration and development opportunities within the field of innovation, presented by selected ambassadors from some of the most active countries over the past year. Our embassy panel will spotlight the following ambassadors to Israel:  

H.E Deborah Lyons, Ms Ambassador of Canada.

H.E Koji Tomita, Mr. Ambassador of Japan

HE Gilles Beschoor Plug, Mr Ambassador of Netherlands

H.E Carl Magnus Nesser, Mr. Ambassador of Sweden


19:20 – 22:00  |  Welcome VIP Cocktail & Networking Event


Relax and connect with the international business and startup community and build relationships towards future collaboration. 




The "Ambassador's Innovation Panel" will discuss new collaborations and growth opportunities within the field of innovation and entrepreneurship. It will be presented by select ambassadors whose countries were highly active in these fields over the past year.

Panel Participants:

  1. Her Excellency Deborah Lyons, Ambassador of Canada

  2. His Excellency Koji Tomita, Ambassador of Japan

  3. His Excellency Gilles Beschoor Plug, Ambassador of Netherlands

  4. His Excellency Carl Magnus Nesser, Ambassador of Sweden

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