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Exclusive business conferences to directly discuss the EU-US economic, financial and geopolitical landscape

The International Business Exchange

Newest Business organizes an exclusive conference in New York every year to directly discuss the economic, financial and geopolitical landscape. This is a space for global leaders to talk face to face about trends, innovations and the latest releases in the business world, defining relations between the USA and Europe.

XTH International Business Exchange New York

Date to Be Announced

NeWest proudly presents the 10th annual International Business Exchange Conference. The event has been postponed due to COVID-19, AGENDA TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

IX edition New York - 2019

Theme: Transatlantic Commerce in a Post-Brexit Reality: Leveraging the European-American Connection

This year’s conversation focused on a wide range of topics related to U.S.-European business relations, including the role of business in addressing the political and economic landscape in Europe, opportunities for private equity investment, the future of work, and the upcoming European Parliament elections.


Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, opened the event.


Moderators: Pimm Fox, Bloomberg Media New York; Jere Sullivan, Vice Chairman Edelman; Adam Klein, Founder Media Leader.


Venue: Harold Pratt House, New York

  • Gideon Maltz, Executive Director, Tent Partnership for Refugees

  • Jere Sullivan, Vice Chairman, International Affairs, Edelman

  • Sharyn O’Halloran, Professor of Political Economics, Columbia University

  • Michael Nowlis, Associate Dean, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell, University

  • Donna Rapaccioli, Dean Fordham Gabelli School of Business

  • Ketty Pucci- Sisti Maisonrouge, Founder, KM & Co.

  • Tony Shorris, Former Deputy Mayor of NYC

  • Fernando Napolitano, President and Chief Executive Officer, Newest Business;

  • Giuseppe Castagna, CEO, Banco BPM

  • Dick Cashin, President, One Equity Partners

  • Francesco Cardinali, Senior Country Officer, Italy, JP Morgan

  • Paolo Vicinelli, Portfolio Manager, Gabelli

  • Jeffrey Hedberg, CEO, Wind-Tre

  • James Patchett, President & CEO, New York City Economic Development Corporation

  • William Mayer, Chairman Emeritus, Aspen Institute

VI edition New York 2017

Theme: “Italy meets the USA”

V edition Florence 2016

Theme: “Influence, Relevance, Growth Italy’s opportunity and new paradigm”

IV edition New York 2016

Theme: “Influence, Relevance, Growth. Italy’s opportunity and new paradigm”

III edition New York 2015

Theme: “Italy: We are open for Business”

II edition New York 2014

Theme: “Europe & USA economic future, the TTIP – Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – implications, the opportunity for investments in Italy”

I edition New York 2013

Theme: “Italy Meets United States of America Inaugural Summit. Italy: Opportunity amid the Eurozone Crisis”