Consulate General Hosts Picturing America and Economic Speaker Series

Consulate General Surabaya, working collaboratively with the Bank of Indonesia, hosted a Picturing America  Art Exhibit and Economic Speaker Series at the Old Bank of Indonesia (De Javasche Bank) building in downtown Surabaya from April 15-29, 2014.  Consul General Joaquin F. Monserrate and East Java Bank Regional President Dwi Pranoto cut the ribbon to open the 40 picture exhibit and speaker series highlighting historical American art.

two men cutting ribbon

The Economic Speaker Series explored topics of Taxes for the Public Good, U.S. Mission ASEAN Engagement, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Economic Credibility and Policy Implications. The two week event garnered much media attention and was visited by over 600 guests.

group viewing painting