Noteworthy remarks and comments from Diplomats, Staff Representatives and Business Partners:

"The Diplomatic Connections event at the German Embassy was a great success! We were seeking to connect with the Embassy market, and we certainly accomplished our goal. Dawn went out of her way to personally introduce us to key people at the event. Thanks again, and looking forward to the next one!"

Jean Chidiac
IMF - The Concordia, ARAMARK Harrison Lodging, Washington, D.C.

"The Diplomatic Connections publication has proven to be our direct line of vital advertising for the Diplomatic and International community in Washington, D.C. and New York City. Diplomatic Connections and its publication hold the key to a group of individuals we were never able to reach before this great tool was around!"

Bridget Guetle
Vaughan Place at McLean Gardens, Washington, D.C.

"It has truly been a pleasure to be able to work with Diplomatic Connections and their team of experts. Their venues have been able to provide AKA with invaluable exposure to a market that is critical to Washington, D.C. and New York City. It would be hard to imagine not having Diplomatic Connections to work with within the Embassy market!"

Shannon Haney
AKA Arlington, Virginia/AKA White House, D.C., Corporate Sales Manager, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York

"Working with the Diplomatic Connections team, we were impressed with the progress they made, as each event was well attended. Diplomatic Connections has done a great job of uniting those of us that support the International / Diplomatic community."

United Nations Federal Credit Union/Financial Advisors
New York, NY and Washington, D.C.

"I have recently attended the "Diplomatic Conections" Event at the German Embassy, which was wonderful, organized, and very exciting to be part of. I have attended other professional events in the past, but none of them equal the Diplomatic Connections events. This is a very valuable opportunity for any field of business-to-business networking, but also to the Real Estate field. In today's market, the best way to connect with businesses is face-to-face.  Diplomatic Connections has opened a window for the business-to-business Diplomatic/International community that will be very valuable. Thank you, Diplomatic Connections."

Leslie Woods-Hulse, MIRM,
Prudential Carruthers Realtors, Washington, D.C.

"It was our pleasure to have taken part in such well organized and well attended events, both at the United Nations in New York and the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. Many thanks to Diplomatic Connections' team for their personal touch in making us feel so welcome and for the perfect opportunity and setting to meet with the Diplomatic community. We are looking forward to an ongoing relationship with Diplomatic Connections."

Randy Kelly
Barbara Garretson
Liberty Transportation/Unigroup Worldwide

"The Diplomatic Connections Reception held at the German Embassy on the 27 Sep was an excellent event to see what services and facilities are available to diplomats in the Washington, D.C. area. It also allowed us to mingle with diplomats and staff from other embassies and to share ideas about living in a foreign country. Thank you, Diplomatic Connections, for organizing such an event."

Major H.E. (Heather) Raney
Embassy of Canada

"I very much enjoyed attending the Diplomatic Connections event at the German Embassy in September. It is an excellent opportunity, not only to meet our counterparts in the Diplomatic Community, but to assess and compare the latest updated facilities and amenities that are being made available to the Community as a whole. I know I speak for many who rely on this very vital service."

Lisette Felix
Trade Section European Union
Delegation of the Union Commission, Washington, D.C.

"I advise my clients to advertise in the Diplomatic Connections publication/events because it is an effective way to create a presence in the Diplomatic / International community which can be a tight market to get into. Exhibiting in the trade show allows us the opportunity to speak face-to-face and make the contacts necessary to continue marketing our business to the Diplomatic / International community!"

Traci Allen
Traci Allen Public Relations/Marketing & Events, Washington, D.C. and New York City

"I had the pleasure of attending a function organized by 'Diplomatic Connections,' in the Spring of 2006. Many diplomats attended this event, which was held in The United Nations Delegates' Dining Room. What a grand affair! I was in awe how Diplomatic Connections conducted and organized this event. The atmosphere was warm and friendly and when it was time to leave, folks lingered until the doors closed. My colleagues and I are still talking about our invitation to the 'grandest affair' in New York City."

Margaret Dugan
Co-owner of Amber Tours

"Our listing in the Diplomatic Connections publication and participation at the diplomatic event held at the German Embassy provide our pathway to supporting the Diplomatic community. The publication is a valuable resource and the event is elegant. Our investment with the Diplomatic Connections is money well spent."

Mark J. Deyle
Vice President - Federal Systems, Ronco Communications & Electronics, Inc., Washington, D.C.

"We at The Kennedy-Warren are extremely grateful for our relationship with Diplomatic Connections, as we see it is a precious and essential marketing tool within Washington, D.C. The events provide an extraordinary spotlight on our luxury apartment building within the International and Diplomatic community."

Emily Glasgow
The Kennedy-Warren Luxury Apartments, Washington, D.C.

"Diplomatic Connections has provided an excellent opportunity for Amtrak to promote rail travel in the US to the International and Diplomatic community. Working with Diplomatic Connections is a delight. They get things done quickly and professionally."

Marilyn Greenspan
Amtrak Travel Agency Sales Center

"We were delighted with the Diplomatic Connections events at the German Embassy and the United Nations. The elegance and professionalism of your organization is most impressive. Diplomatic Connections provides a depth of exposure for our services to the Embassies and Missions to the United Nations which we cannot ordinarily experience."

Arnold Wollman
Vice-President, Admiral Leasing, Washington, D.C. and New York

"Last month I attended the Diplomatic Connections Reception which the German Embassy kindly hosted. It was a well visited event, obviously also very well organized. I hadn't realized that so many organisations and companies are engaged in the Diplomatic community. I really enjoyed the conversations I had with several representatives of these organisations and companies as well as with fellow diplomats.

It is never easy living in a foreign country. Events like this help you to find your way around and to know who to approach for certain things. Last but not least, the food and service of the staff was great!"

Michiel B. Hijmans
Rear Admiral (LH), The Royal Netherlands Embassy

"Diplomatic Connections Event ~ This recent event, held at the Germany Embassy, was indeed a great success: a valuable service to all Diplomatic corps and to other International servants as well. It is a very useful resource tool to introduce all of us to a variety of services and other resources. Keep up the good work."

Manuel Rodrigues
World Bank

"The Diplomatic Connections event at the Embassy of Germany was the most recent link in a successful chain of events promoted professionally by the Diplomatic Connections team in New York and Washington, D.C. The business and hospitality community have an interest in building relationships with the diplomatic community, while the embassies and their diplomats need to meet representatives of the business community on a first-name basis. Diplomats in Washington, D.C. appreciate the benefits of networking and Diplomatic Connections provides the appropriate infrastructure."

Alfred A. Farrugia
former Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Malta and
former President of the Consular Corps of Washington D.C.

"I also agree that The Diplomatic Connections Reception held at the German Embassy was an excellent event to see what services and facilities are available not only to diplomats in the Washington, DC area but to other foreign staff. It allows the International Community to mingle with diplomats from other Embassies as well as other Internationals to share ideas about living in this country and the opportunities there are.

Thank you and your staff for organizing such an event and for inviting us."

Sara Bullon
World Bank
Training Officer, Language and Culture Program - (HRSLO)

"Diplomatic Connections has enabled us to meet and serve the key contacts within the Diplomatic community in both New York City and Washington DC. The unique service concept, stellar reputation, presentation and knowledge of the specific requirements of Diplomatic personnel have enabled IHG hotels to serve the community globally! From the well-orchestrated events to the incredible advertisement resources, Diplomatic Connections is an "A-list" event opportunity for our company!"

Carla Cannonito
Global Key Account Director, InterContinental Hotels Group

"What a kickoff for the expansion of my company! The connections that I made at the Embassy of Germany during your September Diplomatic Connections event were invaluable. Placing my Business Listing on your website is the best marketing tool ever. I have received numerous calls already and it is only October. Thank you so much for introducing me to the diplomatic community."

Susan Miller, Ph.D.
Voice and Communication Consultant, Voicetrainer, LLC

"Thanks to Diplomatic Connections for organizing the event, which my wife and I attended for the first time. It was very interesting and informative for us to learn various businesses available for making our life more enjoyable in Washington, D.C. It also helps the embassies to learn more resources they can use to better serve their works."

Counselor (Police Liaison), Embassy of the People's Republic of China

"The Taj Boston flag was hung over the landmark 1927 building in January 2007, and using Diplomatic Connections and its resources as our liaison, the hotel was launched into the diplomatic community. Through our presence in the magazine and at the events sponsored at the United Nations New York and the German Embassy in D.C., our hotel is known by the foreign missions. We consider Diplomatic Connections a valuable and ongoing partner."

Katherine Quick
Taj Boston ~ Hotels, Resorts and Palaces, Boston MA.

"Whether you work in or want to do business in the Diplomatic world, Diplomatic Connections is an excellent resource to help navigate you through an ever-changing landscape. Diplomatic Connections has put many people together that normally would not have had the pleasure to do so. Thank you, Diplomatic Connections for all you have done for us."

Charles Muldoon
Director of Development, Grooming Lounge

"On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff at Counterpart International, it is my distinct pleasure to be associated with Diplomatic Connections. As an International Development Organization, Counterpart is grateful for the positive attention it receives at the superior events in both New York and D.C. -- and of course from the magazine. We have made new friends and gained supporters as a result of our involvement and look forward to meeting many more in the future. We are also always looking to further serve our colleagues and friends and as an NGO.  We welcome and seek continuous feedback and direct participation from the International/Diplomatic Community."

Margaret Hayward
Fund Development Manager

"Diplomatic Connections events are a wonderful way for service providers to interact with Diplomatic and International organizations to discuss solutions to their needs. RCI Sound Systems looks forward to their next event in the DC area, and to meeting other prospective clients who are in need of our installation and event production specialties. Thank you very much to Diplomatic Connections for organizing the event at the German Embassy, and we eagerly await your event in April 2008."

Jeff Fawcett
RCI Sound Systems, Washington, DC

"Diplomatic Connections is a key resource and a must-go-to resource to learn about the Diplomatic and International community. This resource should be in all the international players' bookshelfs."

Fabian Koss
Founder, Many Hats Institute

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