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NaviGroup Incorporated, the leading provider of international trade networking is excited to announce the 2nd U.S. Export-Import Opportunities for African Consumable Products 2015 Trade Show which is scheduled to be held at the Hilton Baltimore Hotels in Baltimore, Maryland United States of America on September 8-9, 2015. As attendees of this exclusive event designed to promote business between Africa and the Americas through the AGOA, U.S. Department of Commerce policies and to attract Foreign Direct Investors through Bureau of the African Affairs policy.

During the 2103 U.S. Export-Import Opportunities for African Consumable Products Trade Show at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore Maryland, the Maryland governor, Martin O Malley maintained that doing business with Nigeria and entire Africa was very important to the United States-Africa community and the United States-Africa trade, which he said had grown to $21 billion in the last decade. Therefore we want to keep up the pace of that by providing a platform for small and medium scale businesses, government trade agencies and important Small Medium Enterprises to participate in the 2nd U.S. Export-Import Opportunities for African Consumable Products 2015 event.

2nd U.S. Export-Import Opportunities for African Consumable Products 2015 Trade Show will provide you with up-to-date market intelligence, Project Finance & Investment Opportunities and assist you to develop international trading practice strategies for exporting your products and services into new markets around the globe. You will also have the opportunity to meeting directly with buyers and sellers from Central America, Canada, South America, Europe and the Middle East.

The event will feature international business leaders from private sectors, African countries commercial services diplomats posted at their embassies in the United States and high ranking government officials from both continents.

Professional and well-experienced Trade Finance, Banks, African Union member countries, Trade Promotion organizations, buyers and sellers, equipment manufacturers, customs, agricultural and food products processors, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, agricultural and products Quality Assurance organizations will keep you informed on latest and future developments that will impact where-and how-to develop new business opportunities and export strategies abroad. This event will also provide unlimited opportunities to network with industry experts in international business, government officials and other international buyers and sellers.

Exhibiting at the 2nd U.S. Export-Import Opportunities for African Consumable Products 2015 event will help your company gain recognition and earn profitable investments. This event will give you priority booth locations and hotel reservations based on timely registration for the 2nd U.S. Export-Import Opportunities for African Consumable Products expo marketplace.

By bringing on international investors who have forged successful partnerships in NaviGroup and showcasing their personal experiences and accomplishments, we are confident and able to offer the 2nd U.S. Export-Import Opportunities for African Consumable Products 2015 attendees excellent and thorough understanding of the opportunities available to develop their business in the global marketplace.

Endorsement
The Nigerian Embassy in Washington, DC has given its backing to the US Export-Import Opportunities for African Consumable Products 2013 Trade Show scheduled for the first half of 2013.

The event which is expected to expose the economic opportunities in Africa at a global marketplace will take place between the June 12 and 15, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States of America.

IIn its letter of endorsement, signed by the Economic Minister, Mrs. Adedeji, the embassy says "I am directed to acknowledge the receipt of your letter on the above sublect matter abd hereby convey the mission's support for your loudable objective which is aimed at shocasing the preponderant economic opportunities in Africa at a global marketplace forum".

The event which will connect buyers and sellers from across the world will provide modern marketing intelligence and international trading practice strategies for participants.

Expected to attend the trade show are government agencies and parastatals of all African countries, professional and well experienced trade financiers, bankers and other experts.

Expected Attendees:
  • US Citizens
  • Canadian Citizens
  • South Americans
  • Federal Government of Nigeria
  • Government of South Africa
  • Government of Senegal
  • Government of Ghana
  • Government of Mali
  • Government of Ethiopia
  • Government of Kenya
  • Government of Tanzania
  • Government of Botswana
  • Government of Guinea
  • Government of Rwanda
  • awaiting other African countries endorsement.

8/28/2012
"Hope you have very successful trade show, thus our advertisement can benefit from it"
- Harris Zhang - Halsun International Limited, China.



8/28/2012
"Our individual appointments have been good and we have been able to guide the buyers to different areas of Africa, America, Vietnam and Europe depending on needs and experiences. The exhibition, buyers & sellers forum and Group meetings plan also look great and we'd be attending the event in order to create awareness for our products and services"
- Candy Le, Vinacacao, Vietnam.  
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
 

Event Schedule

Hilton Baltimore Hotel,
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A
Tel. No: 1-410-649-7127

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Event Schedule

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Location
7:00 PM Reception/Registration Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore
Day 1 – Wednesday, June 12, 2013
8:00AM – 8:50AM Check-In Exhibit Hall A
8:55AM – 9:15AM Welcome & Remarks and Cultural Dance from Africa
9:15AM-10:00AM Keynote Address – HE Governor Martin O’Malley (TBC)
10:00AM-11:00AM Presentation of Goodwill Message from the President of Nigeria, HE President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCON, C-In-C Special President Assistant on Job Creation, Ms. Josephine Mwuese Washima 301
11:00AM- 12:00PM Break & Networking Exhibit Hall A
1:00 PM-2:00PM Importance of Africa in the Global MarketRoom 301
Moderator Jessica Reynolds Regional Manager – Office of International Investment and Trade Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development
Panelists Ambassadors of Angola, Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal to the United States.
Day 1 – Wednesday, June 12, 2013
2:00 PM-3:00PM Doing Business in Africa Room 301 Dr. Frank Forka, Director – Africa Trade Office Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation Room 301
2:00 PM-3:00 PM Export: Source of Foreign Currency Earnings Aisha Jones – Sr. International Trade Specialist U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Export Assistance Center Room 301
3:00 PM-4:00 PM Poverty Alleviation through Job Creation Room 301
4:00PM-5:00PM Strengthening Africa Economies through Export Room 301
5:00PM-6:0PM Exportable Products Foreign Earnings Room 301
10:00AM-6:00AM Buyers-Sellers Meeting Room 303
Day 2 – Thursday, June 13, 2013
8:00AM-9:0AM Keynote Address & Remark Room 301
9:00AM-10:0AM Exporting to Africa and Support to U.S. Companies Room 301
10:00AM-11:00AM Foreign Direct Investment into Africa Room 301
Moderator Panelists Jessica Reynolds – Regional Manager, India & Africa Maryland Department of Business & Economic DevelopmentAisha Jones, Sr. International Trade Specialist U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Export Assistance Center,Andrew Kreinik, Sr. Business Consultant Maryland Small Business & Technology Development CenterVivian Okeke, Minister Economic Embassy of NigeriaAna Beatriz Ceita Da Costa, Commercial Representative Embassy of AngolaPadi Adjirackor, Minister Commercial Embassy of Ghana
11:00AM-12:00PM Break & Networking
12:00PM-1:0PM “Enhancing our Trade Collaboration -Time is Now”Ronald Eriksen CEO & Founder Crown Holdings Business DevelopmentDoing Business in Ghana Room 301
1:00PM-2:00PM Promoting Small & Medium size Business Natalia Urtencho Regional Administrator Small Business Administration Room 301
2:00 PM-3:00 PM Export: Source of Foreign Currency Earnings Aisha Jones – Sr. International Trade Specialist U.S. Department of Commerce U.S. Export Assistance Center Room 301
2:00AM-3:00PM Export Finance Insurance Guarantee Room 301
3:00AM-4:00PM Trade & Investment Opportunities in Nigeria Honorable Minister of State, Chief, Smauel I. Ortom, Ph.D. Nigerian Ministry of Trade & Investment Room 301
4:00AM-5:00PM Infrastructure Development & Improvement in Africa Room 301
5:00AM-6:00PM Africa’s Export Trend and Challenges in the American Marketplace Room 301
Moderator Jan Oliver President, Meeting & More
10:00AM-6:00AM Buyers-Sellers Meeting Room 303
Day 3 – Friday, June 14, 2013
8:00AM-9:00AM 9:00AM Welcome & Remarks Room 301
9:00AM-10:00AM “Breakthrough Thinking for Exhibitors” Fred Fox Room 301
10:00AM-11:00AM Creating Opportunities for Small & MediumBusiness in International Project FinanceChristopher Cowan, Director OPIC Room 301
11:00AM-12:00PM Break & Networking
12:00PM-1:00PM Penetrating the American marketplacewith African products Room 301
1:00PM-2:00PM Meeting AGOA Standards Room 301
2:00PM-3:00PM Meeting American Quality StandardFood Drug Administration Room 301
3:00PM-4:00PM Packaging and Handling of Export produce Room 301
4:00PM-5:00PM Risk in International Trade Finance andStrategy in Successive Export in the Global Market Room 301
5:00PM-6:00PM Cross boarder Investment SecurityGuarantee Room 301
Moderator Sharon Benson
Day 1 – Wednesday, June 12, 2013
8:00AM-9:00AM Welcome & Remarks Room 302
9:00AM-10:00AM Investment Opportunities in Angola Dr. Barnarda Gonalves Martin Henriques Minister of Trade Angola Room 302
10:00AM-11:00AM International Projects and Infrastructure Finance Room 302
11:00AM-12:00PM Break & Networking Room 302
1:00PM-2:00PM Exporting to Africa Aisha Jones – Sr. International Trade Specialist U.S. Department of Commerce U.S. Export Assistance Center Room 302
12:00PM-1:00PM Finding your Business partner in Africa Room 302
1:00PM-2:00PM Investing in Africa Room 302
2:00PM-3:00PM Africa Infrastructure Development and Projects Finance Room 302
3:00PM-4:00PM Financing Export U.S. Export-Import Bank Room 302
4:00PM-5:00PM Infrastructure Project Opportunities for Foreign & Direct Investors in Africa Room 302
5:00PM-6:00PM Doing Business in Nigeria Hon. Minister, Chief, Samuel I. Ortom Ph.D Honorable Minister of State, Nigerian Ministry of Trade & Investment Room 302
Day 2 – Thursday, June 13, 2013
8:00AM-9:00AM Welcome & Remarks Room 302
9:00AM-10:00AM Angola: Investment Opportunities in Mining Industry Honorable Minister of Geology & Mining Dr. Manuel Francisco Queiros Room 302
10:00AM-11:00AM Small Business Finance and Export-Import Bank Assistance Room 302
11:00AM-12:00PM Break & Networking
12:00PM-1:00PM Engaging in International Trade for new Beginners. Andrew Kreinik, CGBP Maryland Small Business Development Center Room 302
1:00PM-2:00PM Developing and Improving Export Opportunities in Africa EX-IM Bank Room 302
2:00PM-3:00PM Ex-Im Bank Policy -Effect on Small Busniess Room 302
3:00PM-4:00PM African Export Challenges in American Marketplace Room 302
7:00PM-11:00PM Confirmed Attendee Awards Dinnerwith Maryland State GovernorHE Governor Martin O’Malley,Baltimore City MayorHon. Mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake,African Ministers, U.S Congress andAfrican AmbassadorsHon. Minister of State, Ministry ofTrade & Investment,Chief, Samuel I. Ortom, Ph.D,Special President Assistant onJob Creation,Ms. Josephine W. Washima,Executive Director – NEPC,Barrister Davis Adulugba,HE Ambassador, Prof. Ade Adefuye,Embassy of NigeriaKeynote & Remarks Hilton Baltimore

Don’t miss out this great opportunity!We thank you for your participation and look forward to seeing you in Baltimore.Sincerely,U.S. EXIM Africa 2nd U.S. EXPORT-IMPORT OPPORTUNITIES FOR AFRICAN CONSUMABLE PRODUCTS 2013 TRADE SHOW

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