Following a successful inaugural event in Bentonville, Arkansas; home to world’s largest retailer and Fortune #1; Walmart, global business leaders, trade experts and policy representatives of African countries will convene for the 2nd edition in Chicago

This event positions the Chicago metropolitan area and the state of Illinois as a favorable destination for Africa’s business & political leaders looking to create new trade partnerships in the U.S. Africa offers new markets for U.S. made products. Similarly, U.S. serves as an untapped market for authentic African products (raw and manufactured). Trade with Africa Business Summit 2019 helps fast-track such discussions and provides business leaders a front-row seat to engage with stakeholders from the world’s next economic frontier; Africa

Topics to be covered include but not limited to African Growth & Opportunity Act (AGOA), African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)Trade FinancingSustainable AgricultureExport & ImportBlockchain in Africa, Technology InnovationE-commerceManufacturingHealthcare and Women Empowerment.

The 2nd edition of the Trade with Africa Business Summit will take place in Chicagoland August 1 & 2, 2019. This event convenes global leaders, investors, exporters, trade experts and innovators transforming the African continent. The first edition of this event was held in Bentonville, Arkansas; home headquarters of the world largest retailer: Walmart and was met with resounding success.

The theme for the 2019 event is: Growing U.S. – Africa Trade, Trade Financing & Developing Africa’s Supply Chain.

“Africa offers new markets for U.S. made products. Similarly, U.S. serves as an untapped market for authentic African products (raw and manufactured). Trade with Africa Business Summit 2019 is an effective platform to fast-track discussions with key stakeholders and service providers across the value chain” says Toyin Umesiri

Topics to be covered includes but not limited to: African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Market Entry Strategy, Export & Import, Investing in Africa, Trade Financing, Supply Chain and Logistics, Sustainable Agriculture, Block-chain Technology, E-Commerce, Access to Sustainable Health Care, Infrastructure and Youth & Women Empowerment.

Want to be a part of this awesome program? Then join them and register to attend! Date: August 1 & 2 (Exclusive by-invitation-only welcome reception July 31st) Website: www.twasummit.com

 

 

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