Charlotte, October 24, 2018—The N.C. Zeitgeist Foundation co-hosted, together with the American Council on Germany, a dinner reception for John Emerson who served as United States Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany from 2013 to 2017.
The event at the Charlotte City Club was attended by selected representatives of the city administration and the business community, especially leaders of larger German corporations and German ‘Mittelstand’ companies. Mayor pro tem Julie Eiselt represented the city of Charlotte.
Ambassador Emerson talked about his time as America’s highest ranking diplomat in Berlin under the chancellorship of Angela Merkel, provided his view on the current political climate between the two countries and engaged in an animated conversation on how the civic relations could further be strengthened and reinforced.
The dinner was generously sponsored by American Emo Trans.