CHICAGO (June 19, 2014) — Held Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the Standard Club in downtown Chicago, the Polish American Chamber of Commerce (PACC) luncheon briefing and conference highlighted the presence of a delegation from Poland’s Ministry of Economy, which included Mariusz Haladyj, Deputy Minister and Undersecretary of State at the Ministry;Grzegorz Lang, Director and Legal Adviser of the Ministry’s Economic Regulation Improvement Department; and Krzysztof Partyka, Counsellor at the Ministry.

Mr. Haladyj’s remarks focused on lessons from Poland related to regulating economic growth and business development through sound regulatory policy-making. His address concluded with a presentation of a special congratulatory letter from Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Janusz Piechocinski on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the PACC’s organizational life.

In addition to Undersecretary of State Haladyj’s keynote remarks, the program of the event featured an engaging discussion by a panel of Polish and American experts on the subject of the relationship between government regulations and economic growth and enterprise development. Moderated by Miller Canfield’s principal and PACC member Michael Traison, the panel included Lucas Fuksa, founding partner at Fuksa Khorshid LLC and president of PAL-PAC; Grzegorz Lang of Poland’s Ministry of Economy; Rom Poplawski, president of US Global Energy LLC; and Richard Walawender, Miller Canfield’s senior principal. Discussion topics that dominated included the regulatory environment and competitiveness of enterprises, effective strategies of corporate-government interaction, and methods of conflict resolution based on the panelists experience in both Poland and the US.

The June 17 program was sponsored by the law firm of Miller Canfield and supported by Poland’s Consulate General in Chicago.

PACC president Anna Morzy, who welcomed session participants on behalf of the PACC, stated that, “The subject and the high caliber of insights and remarks we heard today helped the PACC make another significant contribution to promoting the development of economic relations between the US and Poland and to helping identify new markets and new opportunities for our members companies.”

Many luncheon participants had an excellent opportunity to reconnect and continue their discussion later the same day during the Chamber’s networking event hosted by Start-Tech Glass, Inc.

Please visit PACC FB profile and QwickGuide for superb galleries of photos from the PACC June 17 programs.

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About Polish American Chamber Of Commerce

The PACC ( is at the forefront in encouraging and promoting domestic and foreign trade to benefit its members and future business associates. The Chamber is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the State of Illinois as a business association. As the voice of Polish American business men and women, the Chamber is dedicated to serving their best interests through education on current trends and facilitating commercial contacts.