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ON THE HORIZON
Friday, September 24, 2021
10:00AM - 3:30PM EST/9:00AM - 2:30PM CST

Join Minnesota African’s United, in partnership with the US Department of Commerce, for our International Virtual Conference 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 2000 attendees; therefore, we are seeking registration for the event.

Participation will be free. 

SPEAKERS:

  • TBD

AGENDA:

  • Friday, September 24, 2021

  • 8:30am-9:00am: Coffee chat/professional networking

  • 9:00am-9:15am: Welcome

  • 9:15am-9:20am: Healthcare Keynote Speaker introduction

  • 9:20am-9:30am: Healthcare Keynote Speaker

  • 9:30am-9:35am: Break

  • 9:35am-9:40am: Introduction of African panel

  • 9:40am-10:10am: African Healthcare Panel

  • 10:10am-10:25am: Q&A African Healthcare Panel

  • Transition of panelists

  • 10:27am-10:31am: Introduction of Healthcare Resources Panel

  • 10:31am-10:50am: Healthcare Resources Panel

  • 10:50am-11:05am: Q&A Healthcare Resources Panel

  • 11:05am-11:10am: Success story video hosted by MAU around healthcare in the community

  • 11:10am-11:15am: Break

  • 11:15am-11:20am: Agriculture Keynote Speaker introduction

  • 11:20am-11:30am: Agriculture Keynote Speaker

  • 11:30am-11:35am: Introduction of US Agriculture Panel

  • 11:35am-11:55am: US Agriculture Panel

  • 11:55am-12:10pm: Q&A Agriculture Panel

  • 12:10pm-12:30pm: Lunch Break

  • 12:30pm-12:35pm: Success story video hosted by MAU around agriculture

  • 12:35pm-12:40pm: Introduction of African Agriculture Panel

  • 12:40pm-1:00pm: African Agriculture Panel

  • 1:00pm-1:15pm: Q&A Agriculture Panel

  • 1:15pm-1:45pm: Networking

  • 1:45pm-2:15pm: Signing with Identified Embassies and MAU

  • 2:15pm-2:30pm: Closing remarks 
     

Sponsorship Opportunities:

By becoming an official sponsor, you will receive the benefits listed under the chosen sponsorship category. Minnesota Africans United greatly appreciates your contribution to our 2021 conference.

PLATINUM SPONSOR: $10,000

  • Event will be promoted as your organization being a sponsor (logo included)

  • Special recognition as a Platinum Sponsor for all MAU’s social media channels when marketing the conference

  • Full page for advertisement in MAU’s September 2021 newsletter

  • Five-minute company presentation during conference

  • Opportunity to have on-on-one consultation with African ambassadors

  • Opportunity to engage in all events MAU hosts in 2022, including list of attendees

  • Logo on Conference Program, E-Mail Promotions, Websites and Virtual Banners

  • List of Conference Attendees

GOLD SPONSOR: $5,000

  • Special recognition as a Gold Sponsor for all MAU’s social media channels when marketing the conference

  • Half page for advertisement in MAU’s September 2021 newsletter

  • Opportunity to engage in all events MAU hosts in 2022, including list of attendees

  • Logo on Conference Program, E-Mail Promotions, Websites and Virtual Banners

SILVER SPONSOR: $2,500

  • Logo on Conference Program, E-Mail Promotions, Websites and Virtual Banners

  • One-quarter page for advertisement in MAU’s September 2021 newsletter

  • Special recognition as a Silver Sponsor for all MAU’s social media channels when marketing the conference

  • Opportunity to engage in all events MAU hosts in 2022

CONTRIBUTOR: $1,000

  • Opportunity to engage in all events MAU hosts in 2022

  • Logo on Conference Program, E-Mail Promotions, Websites and Virtual Banners

DONORS: (bank transfer, Venmo, PayPal, etc.) 

Contact Us

Basil Ajuo

Chief Executive Officer

505-204-5927

bajuo@mnafricansunited.org

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