U.S. companies are finding substantial trade and business opportunities in Africa. U.S. exports to Africa have been on the rise and the region is growing at 5-6% annually. This session will discuss how Minnesota companies can best understand these markets, find opportunities, and manage the challenges of doing business there.
At this seminar, we will be joined by the Honorary Consul of South Africa in Minnesota, Judge LaJune Lange, and Richard Weiner of Fredrikson & Byron. We will also be joined by Zoë Munro, Program Manager for the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers, to talk about their upcoming trade mission.
Are you interested in exploring the markets in South Africa and Tanzania in person? The Minnesota Trade Office is working with the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers who are planning on a trade mission to South Africa and Tanzania from June 1-9, 2018. This session will provide more information on participating in an official trade mission led by senior government officials from different states, meet with South African and Tanzanian distributors, government and industry officials as well as potential customers.
South Africa has one of the most developed infrastructures in Africa and a logistics network linking businesses to global markets while Tanzania’s economy is growing at nearly 7% per year, so don’t miss this opportunity to learn more to benefit your business!
• Registration & Networking from 8:00am - 8:30am
• Program & Open Discussion from 8:30am - 12:00pm
• $25 if registered by end of business February 9, 2018 (includes light breakfast and materials)
• $35 for late/walk-in
Abdiwahab Mohamed, Regional Trade Manager, Minnesota Trade Office
651-259-7484 or firstname.lastname@example.org