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Discover Global Markets: Sub-Saharan Africa

November 5, 2014 - November 6, 2014

Join the U.S. Commercial Service, the export promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, and the Georgia District Export Council for DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA.

This premier business conference will help you to transform market potential to market success. The two-day business conference has been designed for U.S. executives who want to explore new export market development strategies, innovative tools to promote competitiveness and success, and the dynamic and emerging markets of Sub-Saharan Africa.

DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA will feature high-ranking U.S. government officials, visiting U.S. commercial diplomats posted at U.S. Embassies throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, and international business leaders from the private sector. Experts on trade finance, market entry strategies, risk mitigation, and a broad array of industry sectors, including oil and gas, agribusiness, healthcare, information technology, franchising, and consumer goods, will alert attendees to recent and anticipated developments that will impact where—and how—to develop new business opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa.

DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA also provides ample networking opportunities with U.S. trade officials and diplomats, industry leaders and other U.S. exporters.


At this conference participants will:

•Meet one-on-one with U.S. Commercial Service and State Department diplomats visiting from Africa

•Engage in panel discussions on the latest industry trends in Africa

•Identify new and emerging markets in Africa

•Learn about U.S. export programs designed to cut time to market

•Network with U.S. trade officials, leading private sector experts and like-minded U.S. businesses active in overseas markets

In addition to the U.S. Commercial Service’s leading worldwide network of U.S. trade promotion officials, experts from the public and private sector will also be gathered to give you the practical information to develop an international business plan.

Who Should Attend:

•Company presidents, CEOs, COOs, CFOs

•International sales and marketing executives

•International business development executives

•Global logistics and trade compliance executives

For more information regarding the program, speakers, and to register click here.

This conference follows the conference hosted by the Atlanta International Arbitration Society (AtlAS)Enhancing Business Opportunities in Africa: The Role, Reality and Future of Africa-Related Arbitration on November 3-4, 2014.


November 5, 2014
November 6, 2014
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U.S. Commercial Service


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