Zarwin Baum, Mayor Nutter, and New York Consul General Hosted a Reception at The Union League
Zarwin Baum co-founder and Honorary Consul General for the Republic of Korea,E. Harris Baum and Consul General Se-joo Son of New York will welcomed local legislators and business leaders to a Korean Night dinner and networking reception at the Union League of Philadelphia. Attendees experienced Korean culture and celebrated the thriving relationship between Korea and the City of Philadelphia.
Business Relations, Philadelphia Union, and Councilman David Oh
an attorney at Zarwin Baum, is currently the leader of the new City
Council Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative
Economy. One of the goals of the Committee is to support international
initiatives for retaining and attracting overseas investments. Due to
him being the first Asian American City Councilman in Philadelphia,
there is a natural interest from Korean and other Asian communities to
develop a closer relationship with his office and the city of
With the recent passing of the U.S.- Korea Free Trade Agreement, there exists new business opportunities for Philadelphia and it’s sister city.
independence to the many companies currently invested in Pennsylvania,
the nation’s relationship with the Keystone state has been vital to
fostering mutual prosperity and ensuring a better future for coming