Building Economic Bridges

Photo courtesy of Arab American Chamber of Commerce

The Arab American Chamber of Commerce held its 19th annual Building Economic Bridges banquet at The Henry hotel Oct. 24. The chamber partnered with Ford Motor Co., DTE Energy and Comerica Bank for the event, which was attended by about 1,000 community and business leaders. Chamber Chairman Ahmad Chebbani (left) and Chamber Executive Director Fay Baydoun (right) stand with (from left) Tech Town General Manager Leslie Smith, Overseas Private Investment Corporation Managing Director John Moran and Michigan Economic Development Corporation Export Office Manager Deanna Richardson as they receive Bridge Builder of the Year Awards, given to officials who demonstrate leadership in the community.