ISI will be organizing this international trade event and training opportunity, hosted by the Charles County Economic Development Department for small businesses and entrepreneurs interested in doing business with Africa.
7:30 to 8 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Program
$20 Fee includes continental breakfast and lunch
Exporting can offer your company major growth opportunities in markets outside the United States. Today it’s easier than ever for a company, regardless of size, to sell goods and services across the globe. Africa is home to dozens of diverse markets and a favorable trading climate for U.S. products and services.
Businesses and entrepreneurs who are currently exporting or are considering selling their products and services to African markets will learn from experts in international trade and Africa successful strategies, top industries and markets, and best practices.
Hear from companies successfully exporting products and services to Africa
Meet with representatives from U.S. government trade agencies
Network with like-minded small businesses and entrepreneurs active in or considering African markets
TOPICS TO BE COVERED
Africa’s top markets and industries
How to focus business development efforts
Accelerating growth with minimal risk
Successful business development
Most common risks and how to avoid them
Useful Africa-specific resources
Effective international marketing
Leveraging local and federal trade resources
Tracking the latest opportunities