The democratic leader of Belarus Svetlana Tsikhanovskaya

addressed its participants .

"I will always defend the interests of the Belarusian people and honest Belarusian businesses, regardless of where they work - in Belarus or abroad.

I am proud of Belarusian business.

And I will do everything possible to make you feel the honor of being Belarusian businessmen all over the world," said Tsikhanovskaya.

"Today you help each other in solving current business problems, protecting your interests and rights, and tomorrow you will become participants in future political and economic reforms in Belarus," said the democratic leader of Belarus.

As the Association of Belarusian Business Abroad (ABBA) notes, "business representatives, top managers, politicians, financiers and active figures of the Belarusian diaspora" discuss at the forum "requests and needs of Belarusian business in the USA and issues of formation of the Belarusian business community abroad."

Entrepreneurs with Belarusian roots abroad, representatives of small and medium-sized businesses, as well as large businessmen and investors are invited to the meeting.

Belarusians from the USA, businessmen from the European Union are taking part.

The forum aims to "expand the geography of Belarusian businesses abroad, exchange experience and create favorable conditions for the further development of the economic sector of Belarus in the future."

Planned "business panels with international experts and representatives of influential US institutions", as well as "speakers' speeches, inspiring success stories of businessmen with Belarusian roots;

networking".

It is reported that the forum "will be attended by more than twenty speakers with successful experience in various areas of business development."

At the meeting, "issues of support for Belarusian businessmen abroad from the United States, building and development of the Belarusian business diaspora will be discussed."