What is USAfrica Business Expo?
'Helping businesses navigate & expand into international markets'
On September 20, the eve of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74), the Pacetas Agency will host the USAfrica Business Expo — a B2B trade show, conference & networking event aimed at helping African businesses expand into international markets and to equally connect business owners to resources needed to be successful
The expo, therefore, has been created as an effective platform to help increase the exports of developing countries. by aiding African businesses, exporters and government agencies maximize initiatives such as AGOA, Prosper Africa and AcfTA, and to help find new international markets for export-ready products
The Expo help African businesses find US markets for its export ready products and Vis versa through the maximization of U.S trade policies such as AGOA and Prosper Africa. It brings the opportunities in Africa and the U.S together to enable any business to find the people, funding, and market it needs to be successful. It also provide a marketplace platform for businesses servicing Africans in the Diaspora and those in Africa.
Confirmed speakers include:
Her Excellency Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao - African Union Ambassador to the U.S.A.
His Excellency Benaoyagha Okoyen - Consul General, Nigerian Consulate New York
His Excellency Prof. Samuel Amoako - Consul General, Ghanaian Consulate New York
Gregg Bishop - Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services
Dr. Cheryl Hill - Special Advisor on Bilateral Trade & Investment
Madam Afua Asare - CEO, Ghana Export Promotion Council
Fred Oladehinde - Chairman, AGOA Civil Society Network
Gbenga Omotayo - Founder, Pacetas Agency & USAfricaHUB
Mr. Lawrence Schaefer - Global Consultant on Agribusiness
Mary Olushoga - Founder, AWP Network
Expo Highlights Include:
International brand, products, and services exposure.
B2B matchmaking, networking, and new business relationships.
Leverage on international media campaigns and promotional efforts.
Access to AGOA resources to aid increased trade between Africa and the USA
Showcase and promote your product, service, and offering to relevant stakeholders
Meet in person with Investors looking for new opportunities and willing buyers
Visa support services for international attendees needing visas
B2B business matchmaking with a potential investor, Franchisor and Partners
Gain insight from Experts on Global expansion & Market intelligence Strategies
Find new markets and opportunities; follow the latest trends and innovations for growth.
Topics to Be Covered Include:
Facilitating U.S & Africa Trade with Prosper Africa
Importing from Africa Under AGOA
How to Locate Buyers & Distributors in the United States
Securing Capital to Finance Your Export Plan
Opportunities in the African Continental Free Trade Area's $1.3B Market
USAfrica Business Expo is the place to get exposed to business opportunities, Pursue international trade, meet directly with investors, franchisors, entrepreneurs, government officials, and other thought leaders to encourage more business opportunities between the United States and Africa.
CLICK HERE to register for the TOUR OF THE U.N Headquarters
USAfrica Business Expo Highlights among others:
Simultaneously taking place with the UN General Assembly.
Seminars presented by relevant Government & Industry Experts.
Business & Trade Workshops to kick start partnerships.
B2B Matchmaking with a potential investor, Franchisor or Partner
Product display and demonstration at the exhibit hall.
Speed-Networking Sessions that create new opportunities.
Enabling environment (High-Energy & Collaborative) that promotes connections with relevant vendors for resources, tools, products, and services that can help facilitate increased business and bilateral relations between the USA and Africa
Who Will You Meet at the USAfrica Business Expo?
African IN THE Diaspora & African Americans Professionals and Investors with its $1.7 trillion in spending power eager to Invest in Africa
Potential investors and stakeholders actively seeking opportunities in Africa
Government officials from who can discuss the latest policy and opportunities.
Dept. of State/ Dept. of Commerce/ EXIM Bank/ AGOA resource/ Prosper Africa Resource/ From Startups in Africa to fortune 500 companies/ Community of Small Business Owners/ SMEs, Public & Private Sector CEO’s, Investors, and Entrepreneurs with innovative products and services connecting and engaging towards an increase in trade and partnerships.
Organizations in the U.S. seeking to expand their horizon to Africa;
Entrepreneurs seeking investments in Africa.
91% of visitors expect to get ideas and inspiration from Exhibitors; it is up to YOU to make sure they are not disappointed.
75% of visitors are CEO’s and Government Agencies representatives who make the final decision when choosing products or services.
75% of visitors are there to NETWORK, find new resources or services.
60% of visitors are entrepreneurs and investors looking to invest and partner with an innovative and relevant business proposition.
70% of all attendees are looking for new markets and opportunities;
Average of 200+ Delegates and Stakeholders from Africa and the US will attend
81 % of Owners & C-Level Executives will attend the Expo.
Sept. 20, 2019, noon to Sept. 21, 2019, 11 p.m.
Location: 481 8th Ave, New York, NY 10001, New York, NY 10001