WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA) received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award from The Eurasia Center and The Eurasia Business Coalition last Wednesday, February 10th, at a special reception held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC).
During the reception, Dr. Janco, president of the Eurasia Center offered high praise for the work and management efforts of TCMA and their operation of the RRB/ITC. He noted "TCMA offers a central and premier platform which promotes trade, culture and diplomacy." Former Ambassador Evans added that "the people that work, interact and use the RRB/ITC are the essential 'software' of the operation that makes the Center come alive. The TCMA team connects the DC community with the world." Notable attendees included ambassadors, diplomats and members of the business community.
"We are so honored to be selected to receive this award," said John P. Drew, president and CEO of TCMA. "By hosting over 300 trade-related events at the building every year, we all recognize the importance of promoting trade, investment and global commerce and pride ourselves on being the bridge to the international business sphere for the local community."
TCMA has transformed the RRB/ITC into a hub for high-level diplomatic, government, business, commerce, and community engagements. The premier management company was recently awarded the Global Business Award from the Dulles Chamber of Commerce and the Community Leadership Award from Dialogue on Diversity. The RRB/ITC is DC's leading venue which also serves as the World Trade Center Washington, DC, offering a dynamic forum for trade promotion in the heart of the nation's capital and global access through a robust network of contacts.
The TCMA team provides a central platform for building connections, fostering diplomacy and advancing international commerce by offering a rich mix of signature events such as high-profile economic summits, conferences, cultural programs and business matching-making seminars. The Lifetime Achievement Award honors TCMA's commitment to trade promotion and global business development.
Former recipients for this award include Priscilla Roosevelt, author and art historian, James Billington, former librarian of Congress, Susan Eisenhower, president of the Eisenhower Group and Susan Carmel Lehrman, international philanthropist and businesswoman to name a few.
About Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC)
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is the largest structure (3.1 million square feet) in Washington, DC and is owned by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and exclusively managed by Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA). As the first and only federal building dedicated to both government and private use, it is mandated by Congress to bring together the country's best public and private resources to create a national forum for the advancement of trade. The Reagan Building is the official World Trade Center in Washington, DC, and a premier conference and event venue with executive office space, attractions, dining, retail, parking, and community activities.
About Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA)
Trade Center Management Associates is the exclusive manager of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC). TCMA's team specializes in International Trade Services, Real-Estate Management and Hospitality.
About the Eurasia Center
The Eurasia Center and its Eurasian Business Coalition has been an important hub of activity and a meeting place for networking, scholarship, publishing, and idea exchange among diplomats, government, business, investment, economic development, education, health care, and environmental sustainable development leaders engaged to promote the ideals of peace, democracy, economic cooperation, environmental quality, and homeland security since 1988. The Eurasia Center is a 501(c)(3) federally recognized non-profit organization promoting positive relations between America and the 59 nations of Eurasia through progressive programs, activities, grants, and internships. Sustaining sponsorships, memberships, and program participation welcomed!
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