Hungary's Ambassador at El Centro College on Business Opportunities

Posted by: Wade Hyde - Dallas Country Community College District on Friday, November 22, 2019

The U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, Dr. László Szabó spoke this week on business opportunities with regional business leaders and El Centro College students in downtown Dallas. 

Ambassador László Szabó met with El Centro students, faculty, administrators, and local business leaders for a multimedia presentation, Q&A session, and networking reception. Prezi was used... invented of course in Hungary!

Helping celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, Dr. Szabó’s talk on Hungary was part of Success!, a new pop-up lecture series that features talks between leading industry experts and students studying marketing and entrepreneurship. Forbes recently described the Hungarian capital city of Budapest as “the ‘go to’ city for entrepreneurs.”

The visit was arranged in partnership with the Global Chamber®, the Hungarian American Institute, the Dallas County Community College District’s Office of Global Economic Development and El Centro College.

Thanks also to Global Chamber® member Interlink Capital Strategies for the collaboration.

Dr. Szabó was appointed Ambassador of Hungary to the United States in 2017. Ambassador Szabó previously served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade from 2014 to 2017. Prior to public service, Ambassador Szabo worked for the pharmaceutical company Teva Hungary, Ltd. In Budapest, Dr. Szabo also worked for the U.S. pharmaceutical company, Eli Lilly and Company for 16 years. In 1990, Ambassador Szabo graduated from Debrecent Medical University, Hungary with a doctorate in medicine.

Waymon D. “Wade” Hyde

Professor, Sales and Marketing, El Centro College

Dallas County Community College District

ps... The Office of Global Economic Development at the Dallas County Community College District bridges workforce and educational partnerships between Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and international business communities. The office works closely with local and international players to facilitate trade, foreign direct investment and workforce development. El Centro College marketing and entrepreneurship programs provide flexible, stackable credentials and critical skills specifically designed to help students succeed in a wide variety of areas and specializations within numerous industries including technology, food and hospitality, fashion, and general business.

pps... For more on opportunities in Hungary, see this earlier visit by the Ambassador HERE or view the Prezi deck HERE.





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