Liberia Business and Investment Forum 2019 (LBIF 2019)

June 9, 2019

CHANGE IN DATE:  Thursday, September 26, 2019   VIP SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED The Embassy of the Republic of Liberia in Washington, DC, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Liberia to the United Nations, Consulate General in New York, Consulates in Minnesota and Georgia, and the Union of Liberian Associations in the Americas (ULAA), formally announce the holding of the “Inaugural Liberia Business & Investment Forum, “Prosperity Through Trade and Development.” Due to scheduling conflicts, the date of this event has been changed to Thursday, September 26, 2019, and will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, 10036, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 pm. The purpose of the Liberian Business & Investment Forum is to encourage private sector investment in Liberia, and also increase trade and commerce between Liberia and the United States. The Forum, which will include a Plenary Session and Panel Discussions, B2B, B2G and G2G networking, is in support of the Liberian Government’s Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD). Key Liberian government officials will be in attendance to provide relevant information on important priority projects and sectors for investment. Speakers announced including Honorable Gbehzohngar M. Findley, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Honorable Samuel D. Tweah, Minister of Finance & Development Planning; Honorable Professor Wilson K. Tarpeh, Minister of Commerce; Honorable Mobutu V. Nyepan, Minister of Public Works;  Hon. Alvin C. Wesseh, Assistant Minister for Research & Extension Service, Ministry of Agriculture; Honorable Morris Sackor, Executive Director, National Investment Commission; Atty. Madame Saifuah M. Gray, CEO & President of National Oil Company of Liberia; Mr. John B.S. Davies, President of Liberia Bank for Development & Investment; Mr. Quinton A. Tunis, Director of Investment Promotion, National Investment Commission; and Mr. Wendell Addy, President, Liberia Chamber of Commerce.  The private sector in Liberia and the Liberia Business Association in the Americas will also be represented at the Forum. Other invited guests include some senior U.S. government officials, from the Departments of Agriculture, Health, Education, Trade, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), The United States Chamber of Commerce, H.E. Christine Elder, U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, and a representative of Export-Import Bank of America, among others. A Private VIP reception will be held for would be investors who may wish to meet with H.E. George Manneh Weah, President of the Republic of Liberia, the guest of honour. Special acknowledgements will be made to recognize those instrumental in the extension of  Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberian Nationals. We are pleased to invite you as participant and Sponsor at this year’s event, to facilitate our annual program and give you the deserved, far-reaching publicity in the U.S and Liberian Markets.   For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please see Sponsorship Package attached.  You may also mail a sponsorship check or send us a Wire Transfer.  Kindly advise what form of payment works best for you. Please also visit our Eventbrite event page for the Liberia Business & Investment Forum for further information or call our office at 404-565-1154. You can also reach me directly at 678-612-2192 or by email cblandford@globalstrategiesforgood.com or you you can visit us on our website at http://globalstrategiesforgood.com. We sincerely hope […]

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U.S. – Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit 2019 (USATIGS 2019)

June 1, 2019

The U.S.-Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (USATIGS 2019) is a trade summit and multi-sector expo that will provide African countries a strong platform and excellent opportunity to exhibit and promote their products and services in the United States. The summit will also address the constraints and barriers that exist in identifying export markets for African product lines. It will encourage the establishment of long-term trade partnerships and business linkages between Africa and the Americas. This is more than a business opportunity, it’s a movement for business success stories! USATIGS 2019 is the 3rd in the series of trade summits, scaling out from the successful 2nd Annual U.S.-Nigeria Agribusiness investment Summit (USNAGRIS–www.usnagris.com), and aims to both showcase and stimulate feasible & attractive investment opportunities across the huge U.S.-African Trade axis. The 3-day summit will provide a powerful stage to engage and showcase appropriate technologies, inventions and enormous trade potentials. CONFERENCE REGISTRATION – Thursday, 09/26/2019 – $495 Full Conference and Awards Dinner + Tours (INCLUDES TOURS) – SOLD OUT – $250 Full Conference and Awards Dinner (EXCLUDES TOURS) – $150 Conference 1-Days Pass for Thursday  (EXCLUDES TOURS & AWARDS DINNER) – $30 Students 1-Days Pass for Thursday (EXCLUDES TOURS & AWARDS DINNER) AWARDS DINNER – Saturday, 09/28/2019 (EXCLUDES TOURS & CONFERENCE) – $100 Awards Dinner (Single Ticket) – $800 Awards Dinner (Table of 10) TOUR PACKAGES –  Saturday, 09/28/2019 (EXCLUDES AWARDS DINNER & CONFERENCE) – $150 Saturday Tour on 09/28/2019 – (MLK Center and CNN Center)

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2nd US Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Summit 2018

August 4, 2018

The US-Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Summit is an annual high level expo of agribusiness ecosystem across Nigeria and the United States of America (USA/US) with a focus on agriculture and value addition of the two Countries. The Summit aims to consolidate the gains that have been made in Nigeria’s agriculture environment, and at the same time, to provide solutions to the challenges that bedevil agricultural production, post-harvest management, value addition and market access in the country. It will be a unique opportunity to explore and expand the international presence for our agribusiness products and services, to introduce delegates to unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technologies (drones) that will make farming more cost effective, and productive for Nigeria farming environment. Participants from Nigeria will be exposed to advanced agro-biotechnologies and data-driven, modern, large-scale farming solutions in the USA, and discover global agriculture funding options available in USA to farming projects in Africa. CONFERENCE REGISTRATION $255 Full Conference and Awards Dinner + Tour (INCLUDES TOURS) $150 Conference 1-Days Pass for Thursday  (EXCLUDES TOURS & AWARDS DINNER) $30 Students 1-Days Pass for Thursday  (EXCLUDES TOURS & AWARDS DINNER) AWARDS DINNER -Saturday, 11/10/2018 (EXCLUDES TOURS & CONFERENCE) $55 Awards Dinner (Single Ticket) $500 Awards Dinner (Table of 10) TOUR PACKAGES – (EXCLUDES AWARDS DINNER & CONFERENCE) $180 Friday Tour on 11/09/2018 – (Agriculture Tour) Auburn University Tour – includes transportation, lunch and reception at Auburn University, Tours Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center and Tour of the E.W. Shell Fisheries Research Center

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