PAST EVENT • PAST EVENT  PAST EVENT

Welcome Reception for our  French Youth Linguistic & Cultural Trip
June 11, 2022
prefered pic.jpg

They have arrived!

Our French students have landed in Phoenix and have enjoyed a wonderful welcome reception/luncheon thanks to our partners Arizona State University - Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Klett World Languages.

This event has been a way to say thank you to our generous host families, and to enjoy getting to know each other.
To open your heart to new friends and a new culture is a life-changing experience, and we encourage you to try it! Please contact us if you want to be involved in the future.

 
TERRE DES LANGUES and FCT Strategies LLC are grateful to our volunteers, partners, and sponsors.

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom

PAST EVENT • PAST EVENT  PAST EVENT

2022 Arizona Sustainability Leadership Awards
April 22, 2022
Earth Day event copy.jpg

Thrilled to have served as the event coordinator for the 2022 Arizona Sustainability Leadership Awards event sponsored by the Desert Humanities Initiative at Arizona State University, on the occasion of International Earth Day. 


We are so grateful to the amazing Karen Bradshaw for her trust. Karen: you are an inspiration!


Wonderful to work with so many talented participants who are all experts in their field.
Special kudos to Tara Denzin, Chef Jared LupinKim Haasarud, and the inspirational artists and speakers.

Lastly, congratulations to the awardees, including our founder Flora, who was recognized for her work as former Chief of Protocol to the U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco, a role in which she facilitated meetings between the French and American Secretary of Energy and Environment during the Paris Climate Agreement (COP21)!

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom

PAST EVENT • PAST EVENT  PAST EVENT

March 8 - invitation for social media - Flora email.png

Art Exhibit hosted by Molina Fine Jewelers
featuring artist Tere Derbez B.
on the occasion of International Women's Day
March 8, 2022

 

Artist Tere Derbez B. and FCT Strategies were delighted to see so many friends on March 8, and we could not have dreamt of a better company to celebrate International Women’s Day!

 

We are very grateful to all those who came to express their support and commitment to promoting art and woman empowerment.

 

We also thank everyone in advance for their help in raising awareness around the nonprofit Teen Lifeline and their meaningful mission to prevent teen suicide. We encourage you to donate directly to the organization here.

 

Lastly, please allow us to express our appreciation to Mr. Molina and his amazing team at Molina Fine Jewelers for hosting us.

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom

PAST EVENT • PAST EVENT  PAST EVENT

Dining for Diplomacy featuring France
Phoenix, AZ, February 10, 2022

On February 10, Global Ties Arizona hosted a Dining for Diplomacy Valentin's Day dinner featuring France at the French restaurant Vincent’s On Camelback in Phoenix, AZ.
The main program was led by Flora Tromelin, former Chief of Protocol of the U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco, and Founder and CEO of FCT Strategies, LLC.

Flora talked about proper dining etiquette, the history behind Valentine’s Day, important cultural differences between the celebration of the holiday in France and the United States, and the importance of meals in diplomacy.

Many thanks to all those who attended and participated in making this event a lovely evening, particularly Kristin Allen, Executive Director of Global Ties Arizona, Sonal Lal, Program Coordinator, Global Ties Arizona, Nathan Fidel, Honorary Consul of the French Republic in Arizona, and Chef Vincent and his team, Vincent's on Camelback, for the amazing food and wines.

More pictures are available here.

 

Dining for Diplomacy Flyer - Feb 10 2022.jpg

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom

PAST EVENT • PAST EVENT  PAST EVENT

Last January 22 we celebrated the
French Presidency of the Council of the European Union & the 1st French-German Friendship Day in Arizona! 

Thank you for celebrating with the Alliance Française of Greater Phoenix and the Treffpunkt! It was a fantastic event with great networking opportunities, good French and German food, wines, and music. 

PAST EVENT • PAST EVENT  PAST EVENT

Protocol/Etiquette Webinar
Online - January 18, 2022

January 18 invitation Protocol event.jfif

FCT Strategies, LLC, was delighted to participate in the webinar organized by the Protocol and Diplomacy International - Protocol Officers Association (PDI-POA) last January 18. 

Our founder Flora Tromelin was one of the featured panelists, along with:

- Mr. Robert Hickey, Author, Honor & Respect: The Official Guide to Name, Titles & Forms of Address, and Trainer, The Protocol School of Washington®

- Ms. LaDonna L. Myers, Director, Mission Support Office, Headquarters, United States Space Force

- Mr. David W. Nelson, Deputy Social Secretary, Office of the Vice President, The White House

Special thanks to Ms. Melissa Werner, President, PDI-POA; Executive Director of the Office of University Events & Protocol and the Office of University Ceremonies at A.S.U., who moderated the panel.

 


This event was sponsored by The Protocol School of Washington®

PAST EVENT • PAST EVENT  PAST EVENT

Webinaire communication interculturelle 12 janvier.png

Cross-Cultural Communication Webinar
France - United States of America
Online - January 12, 2022

FCT Strategies LLC is an American business owned by a French native. Christina Rebuffet-Broadus is American and founded Business English with Christina in France.

It has been a delight to participate in this webinar hosted by the FACC FLORIDA - TAMPA (FRAMCO) and FRENCH AMERICAN BUSINESS COUNCIL OF ORLANDO - FABCO. We discussed in French the France-USA cultural differences and how to overcome them to do better business.
We could not have dreamed of a better way to kick off 2022 events!

Please watch the recording here.

PAST EVENT • PAST EVENT  PAST EVENT