The NFL Touches Down in Germany and Mexico City

Ambassador Stuart Holliday gives welcoming remarks during the NFL reception on Wednesday November 10, 2022. Photo by Jess Latos.

After hugely successful matches in both the United Kingdom and Mexico, the sport we love dearly in the United States continues to take flight to growing crowds of fans.

On November 16, 2022, the Meridian Corporate Council partnered with the National Football League for a reception celebrating the NFL's historic first American football game in Germany and the 5th official time the NFL has hosted a regular season game in Mexico. The reception opened with welcome remarks from   Ambassador Stuart Holliday, CEO, Meridian International Center. Following him were special remarks from Brendon Plack, Senior Vice President, NFL and Stacey White, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of State. 

Project summary

The NFL Touches Down in Germany and Mexico City | November 2022
Number of Attendees: 75
Countries: Mexico, Germany
Impact Areas: Sports and Recreations, Cultural Diplomacy, Public Diplomacy
Program Areas: Diplomatic Engagement
Partners: Diplomatic Corps, Private Sector