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JOHNSON CITY, TN – Al Hamman of Hamman Marketing Associates participated in a seminar on ‘Emerging Markets Credit Fundamentals’ at the George Washington University in Washington, DC October 9-11.  The intensive three-day workshop was run  by Moody’s Analytics, a unit of Moody’s Corporation, and covered business and financial risk grid analysis, equity investment assessment, analysis of cash flow statements, sources of collateral and the realities of risk mitigation in area of development finance. Download article as PDF >

HMA Brings Egyptian Olives and Olive Oil to the US Table During Summer 2012 Fancy Food Show
Washngton, DC—One highlight of this year’s Summer Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC was a tasting event held at the Commercial and Economic Bureau of the Egyptian Embassy on Massachusetts Avenue. More than 170 guests attended the “Taste of Egypt” event Monday, June 18, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The event, sponsored by CNFA, a Washington, DC-based NGO dedicated to stimulating economic growth around the world, was promoted and organized by Hamman Marketing Associates (HMA), an international marketing consulting firm with headquarters in Johnson City, Tennessee. Download article as PDF >

HMA/Mena Attends State Department
Forum to Promote Tunisia's Economic Growth

Washington, DC—Al Hamman and Rym Bedoui Ayari attended the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) November 15 as part of the first-ever Tunisia Partnerships Forum, a public-private initiative to encourage economic growth and job creation in the Republic of Tunisia. Organized by the U.S. Department of State, the day-long meeting focused on three areas of particular promise in Tunisia -- tourism, trade, and information and communications technologies (ICT). Download article as PDF >

Whole Foods Mid-Atlantic Pours Customers a
‘River of Gold’ with 100% Tunisian Olive Oil from Rivière d’Or
Johnson City, TN—Whole Foods Mid-Atlantic stores are pouring a ‘river of gold’ for their customers by offering premium 100% Tunisian extra virgin olive oil from Rivière d’Or. Download article as PDF >

US Chamber of Commerce Rolls Out Red Carpet
for Tunisian Embassy and Fancy Food Show Participants

Johnson City, TN—The US Chamber of Commerce is hosting a reception to honor
Tunisia’s embassy and celebrate its olive oil producers during the Fancy Food Show on
Monday evening, July 11 at 6PM at the US Chamber of Commerce offices. Download article as PDF >

Chef Roy Breiman Cooks Tunisian At
100% Tunisian Olive Oil Pavilion at Fancy Food Show

Johnson City, TN—Tunisia: the birthplace of the Arab Spring will put Chef Roy Breiman and his culinary skills on display using 100% Tunisian Olive Oil at the Summer Fancy Food Show in Washington, DC. Breiman’s demonstrations will take place at the 100% Tunisian pavilion—booth #4137—on Sunday and Monday July 10 and 11.
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‘100% Tunisian’ Olive Oil at the Fancy Food Show in Washington DC
Johnson City, TN—Tunisia—birthplace of the ‘Arab Spring’—is bringing its courage, determination, charm, and ‘100% Tunisian’ olive oil to the Summer Fancy Food Show in Washington DC July 10-12. The Tunisian Pavilion begins on the main International Aisle at Booth #4137. Download article as PDF >

HMA Gains New Partner and Office in North Africa
Johnson City, TN—International marketing communications company Hamman Marketing Associates (HMA) announces a new partnership and office in North Africa to develop and maintain business in the Middle East North Africa region. The new office, based in Tunis, Tunisia, will be managed by long time business associate and
HMA-MENA partner Rym Bedoui Ayari. Download article as PDF >

100% Tunisian Olive Oil on the Shelves at Cost Plus World Market
Johnson City, TN—Finding 100% Tunisian olive oil on specialty retailers’ shelves just got over 200 times easier with the introduction of Terra Delyssa at Cost Plus World Markets. Download article as PDF >