African Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest 16th Annual Africa Day Business Forum

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Join the African Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest for our 16th Annual Africa Day Business Forum, an informative and entertaining all-day event to learn about the different business, investment, and trade opportunities between Africa and the Pacific Northwest!

The Africa Day Business Forum is an all-day event. This year’s theme is “Wake Up to the New Africa: business and investment opportunities” and will include Business Forums, Panel Discussions, Lunch, Dinner, and an Auction with local African entertainment. There will also be opportunities to hear and network with over 200 attendees from businesses, government representatives, and Africa dignitaries.

Business Forum topics include:
– Overview of US – Africa trade relations past, present and future
– Trade and investment opportunities in Africa
– Initiating bilateral trade relationships with Africa from the Pacific Northwest
– Ways to finance exporting ventures to Africa
– Regulations and restrictions of doing business in Africa
– The usefulness of the private sector in development in Africa
– Role of the transportation sector in the development of Africa
– Pacific Northwest business success stories
– Empowering women in business in Africa
– The role of information technology in Africa
– The importance of agriculture in African development

When:
Saturday, November 8, 2014
8:00am 10:00pm

Where:
The Motif Hotel (former Red Lion Hotel)
1415 5th Avenue
Seattle WA 98101
http://www.motifseattle.com/

Please contact us with any questions at:
african.chamberofcommerce@commerce.wa.gov
(206) 256-6139
http://www.accpnw.com

Registration Closes October 15, 2014

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