A Night In Indonesia




On January 18, 2017, The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia and Indonesian Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) in Chicago conducted numerous activities in Milwaukee, WI, which included hosting an event called “A Night in Indonesia”, in collaboration with the MMAC World Trade Association and Husch Blackwell firm. The event focused on promoting the Indonesian Batik apparel, organic Sumatran coffee, and the Indonesian culinary.

At the event, Consul General Rosmalawati Chalid, along with the director of ITPC Chicago, Wijayanto, presented a 2016 Primaduta Award to Kohl's Department Store and a 2017 Prima Niaga Award to Colectivo Coffee, who has shown commitment to maintain good business with Indonesian companies.

Attended by various business associations, investors, and entrepreneurs, "A Night in Indonesia" featured Indonesian music and dance performances, fresh brewed Sumatran coffee from Colectivo, and a fashion show from Pria Tampan Batik, based in Solo, Java. In addition, guests are also invited to attend the upcoming event “Trade Expo Indonesia 2017” held on October in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Prior to the event, the Consulate of Indonesia and ITPC Chicago conducted a courtesy call to the Mayor of Milwaukee to discuss future collaboration in regards to economy, investment, and tourism, following the sister city program between Medan and Milwaukee.