On March 9th, the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Washington, DC hosted a meeting of Lithuanian business organizations and professionals for a one-day event. Participants flew in from all across the country including: Boston, Connecticut New York, Pennsylvania, Chicago and Los Angeles. The Ambassador of Lithuania to the United States, H.E. Mr. Rolandas Krisciunas kicked off the meeting with opening remarks. Lithanian Trade Council founder & CEO Bernard Gagnon introduced the trade council to the assembled group, along with its activities to increase Lithuanian trade in America. Currently, the Lithuanian Trade Council represents several Lithuanian companies having more than $1 billion in annual revenues.