Friday, September 24, 2021
8:30am-3:00pm (CST), 9:30am-4:00pm (EST), 3:30pm-9:50pm (GMT+2)
Join Minnesota African’s United, in partnership with Prosper Africa and Global Minnesota, for the Global Trade Virtual Conference 2021 on The U.S.-African Trade Partnership. The theme for this conference is "Light up Ahead – Burgeoning Opportunities of Trade in Africa." Our focus for the conference is to provide opportunity between the US and Africa to engage and learn more about trade in the areas of agriculture and healthcare. The conference will highlight discussions on trade, exports, and investments between both continents. The conference will also provide opportunities for networking with senior executives of healthcare and agriculture companies in the US and Africa.
Important members of our healthcare audience will include: healthcare professionals, non-profit healthcare organizations, healthcare academic institutions, healthcare technology businesses, tele-medicine companies, mental health professionals, healthcare equipment companies, and health insurance companies.
Important members of our agriculture audience will include: agriculture professionals, non-profit agriculture organizations, agriculture academic institutions, agriculture technology businesses, food and agriculture organizations and farmers.
Other audience members include senior government officials in Africa and the US, members of the diplomatic corps, local foundations and donors, executive professionals, and education leaders.
This conference will be limited to 500 attendees; therefore, we are seeking registration for the event.
Participation will be free.
RESOURCES FROM THE CONFERENCE
Prosper Africa Website
Prosper Africa Toolkit
Prosper Africa Virtual Deal Room
Small Business Administration
SBA’s Export Financing Products: SBA export products
SBA’s Export Finance Managers: SBA Export Finance Managers
SBA’s Trade Tools website: www.sba.gov/tradetools
SBA’s International Trade Hotline: call toll-free 855-722-4877 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SBA Local Assistance: Get Local Assistance (sba.gov)
State Trade Expansion Program (STEP): SBA STEP grant
Minnesota STEP: Minnesota Trade Office STEP
USTDA Work WIth Us
US Commercial Service Minneapolis
Contact the US Commercial Service (USEAC) in Minneapolis