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Doing Business in Africa Series 2013

In order to maximize our Return on Investment (ROI) and engage EDC business partners for the 2013 Trade Mission, the Africa Trade Office (ATO) has launched a series on “Doing Business in Africa”to benefit local businesses prospecting to join the State of Maryland, Prince George’s County Government and Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in its 2013 Trade Mission to Africa.

Diplomats from selected African countries, the State Department’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, the Office of U.S. Senator Benjamin Cardin, the Office of Congressman StenyHoyer, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), EDC’sInternational Business Strategy Advisory Council (IBSAC), EDC’sContinental African Business Committee, African Business Owners’Forum, U.S. Export Assistance Center, Maryland; U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service; U.S. Department of Commerce, and various stakeholders will discuss investment and trade opportunities in the following countries during this business conference.

  • Conference Focus

Countries: Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa

  • Trade and investment opportunities in each county.
  • Discussions on sectors and products in each country.
  • In‐country contracts and bid opportunities for U.S. companies.
  • 2013 Trade Mission pre‐registration discussions.
  • Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)Discussion on Newly Selected Compact andThreshold Countries: Liberia, Morocco, Nigeria, Sierra Leone,Tanzania and Guatemala



Date: Friday March 22, 2013 Time10 AM -3PM

Location: Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation

Cost: $20 (cash or check only payable to PGCEDC)

Register: www.pgcedc.com (click on Calendar) Or Walk-in registration

Contact: blee@co.pg.md.us