September 26, 2019 Thursday,12:00 AM

Liberia Business and Investment Forum 2019 (LBIF 2019)

1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, USA Get Directions

2019 Theme – “Prosperity Through Trade and Development”

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 that you honor this invitation with your presence as we strive to increase the momentum of trade and investment between the United States and Liberia.

 

 

FORUM REGISTRATION - Thursday, 09/26/2019

FORUM - VIP Admission Ticket - $199 

  • VIP Seating in the Forum Plenary

 

FORUM - General Admission Ticket - $75 

  • General Seating in the Forum Plenary

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

We appreciate your anticipated participation and sponsorship, as we look forward to your confirmation and continued partnering with the Liberia. For more information on Forum Sponsorship opportunities, please contact cblandford@globalstrategiesforgood.com or call 678-612-2192.

Or visit this page fro sponsorship details: LBIF 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities.

QUESTIONS?

If you have questions please contact:
Cynthia Blandford, CEO
Global Strategies for Good, LLC
225 Peachtree Street
Peachtree Center South Tower
Suite 515
Atlanta, GA 30303
CALL: 678-612-2192 or 404-565-1154
FAX: 1-855-515-4080
EMAIL: cblandford@globalstrategiesforgood.com