Celebrating Diversity with Drinks from Around the World

Ambassador Stuart Holliday (Meridian International Center) and Debra Crew (Diageo). (Photo by Jessica Latos)

On May 18, 2022, in partnership with Diageo, Meridian hosted a reception highlighting diversity and sustainability with cocktails from around the world.  Spirits from Canada, Japan, Guatemala, Ireland, Mexico, Northern Ireland, and Scotland were featured during the evening networking reception.

Attendees of the reception included foreign Ambassadors, U.S. government representatives, foreign diplomats, business, and cultural leaders. Remarks from Debra Crew, President of North America and Global Supply of Diageo were a highlight of the night. More than 12 countries were represented.

Project summary

Celebrating Diversity with Drinks from Around the World | May 2022
Number of Attendees: 114
Regions: Europe and Eurasia, East Asia and Pacific, Western Hemisphere
Countries: Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Guatemala, Japan, Mexico, Ireland, United Kingdom, Netherlands, South Africa, Switzerland, Sri Lanka
Impact Areas: Business and Trade, Cultural Diplomacy
Program Areas: Culture, Diplomatic Engagement
Partners: Private Sector