Africa Business Forum: Maintaining The Momentum Of The Trade Winds Africa Program | April 22

Africa Business Forum: Maintaining The Momentum Of The Trade Winds Africa Program | April 22

The Pan African Network, U.S. Commercial Service, and GW-CIBER have partnered to bring you a follow-up event for the 2015 Trade Winds Africa program. The event will showcase progress made by Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, and Tanzania.

Friday, April 22nd, 2016, you are invited to hear about the organizers testimonies including the participating U.S. companies and industry experts doing business in the market. This event will also present growth opportunities for U.S. companies looking for growth in the following sectors; Agribusiness, Consumer Products, and Healthcare among others.

Key Topics at the Trade Winds Africa follow-up

Lessons learned and the next course of action by the participating U.S. companies.

The current and emerging business growth opportunities and the challenges in the respective countries.

The competitive environment in as far as China, India, and indigenous African companies are concerned.

How to leverage on the diaspora communities.

Speakers expected at the Trade Winds Africa follow-up event

Liesi Riddle: She is an Associate Professor of International Business and International Affairs at the George Washington University School of Business. Dr. Riddle has numerous publications on matters diaspora and development, international entrepreneurship, and trade and investment promotion.

Antwaun Griffin: He was appointed by U.S. President Obama to serve at the Deputy Assistant Secretary of U.S. Operations at the International Trade Administration in May 2012. Thus, he oversees the daily operation of the U.S. Commercial Service’s network of 108 U.S. Export Assistance Centers, whose trade specialists work closely with U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide to help American businesses develop their global growth strategies.

Bill Fanjoy: He is the Director of the Department of Commerce’s Virginia and Washington, DC U.S. Export Assistance Centers (USEACs). He is a regional expert in sub-Saharan Africa market, where he has successfully led many U.S. export clients and NGOs.

To register for the event, click here.

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