Dear friends, partners, and everybody else who have been part of the AADF journey for the first ten years, please let’s enjoy together the Corporate Video prepared on this occasion. Nothing would be possible without your help, contribution and partnership. All of us at AADF are truly grateful!
The AADF Chairman Michael Granoff handed over to the Mayor of Tirana Erion Veliaj, the Pyramid Project Design supported by AADF, in the presence of the AADF Board and Co-CEOs Martin Mata and Aleksander Sarapuli. During this meeting, was signed the Cooperation Agreement for the Establishment and Operation of the “PYRAMID” Center. The Pyramid center will house TUMO Center for Creative Technologies which will act as an after-school program for the children in digital literacy including filmmaking, web design, music, writing, 3D modeling, programming, robotics etc., and equip teenagers with practical tools & teach youth how to embrace technology as a solution.
The AADF has been in Albania for 10 years! At the Palace of Congresses in the presence of 1,000 guests, all the collaborators or beneficiaries of the Foundation programs, the speeches and remarks of the Chairman of the AADF Board of Directors Mr. Michael Granoff, special guest Mrs. Victoria Nuland, Tirana Mayor Mr. Erion Veliaj, the Charge D’ Affairs of the US Embassy in Tirana Ms. Leyla Moses Ones, Leader of the Opposition Mr. Lulzim Basha, and especially the personal messages from the four US Presidents, Mr. Clinton, Mr. Bush, Mr. Obama and Mr. Trump, gave the work, the efforts and the projects of the AADF an unprecedented dimension and extraordinary meaning. They motivated and touched everyone in the great hall and even more so, each member of the most dedicated and talented staff in the country.
With more than 60 million Dollars committed, more than 100 million dollars generated and with an economic impact of more than 250 million Dollars, the AADF along with its more than 100 national and international partners, convincedly ushered in the second decade of its efforts with clear understanding of the responsibilities it has undertaken, the high expectations of the public for its projects and the performance at the highest international standards required.
Now is the time, and we are ready!
Future is today!
The AADF in collaboration with BID Shkodra organized in the beautiful city of Shkodra the first meeting of 2019 of the national BID/TID network, from 5th till 7th of May.
The meeting was attended by local consultants and administrators from the associations of BID Shkodra, BID Korça, BID Berati, TID Kruja, TID Tirana, TID Gjirokastra, TID Vlora and representatives of the AADF.
During these three days, the analyze was focused on the achievements of the second semester of 2018 and on the challenges of the first sixth months of 2019. The AADF team presented a scheme on indicators’ measurements and the participants took advantage of this opportunity to exchange their experiences. A customized training on Social Media Management was organized for the BIDs and TIDs representatives.
Part of the event were also the visits to BID Shkodra area businesses and to the Photography Museum Marubi, Museum of Witness and Memory and to the Venice Art showroom.