THE 2016 AFRICA DAY BUSINESS CONFERENCE: GROW WITH AFRICA – “Doing Business and Doing Good in both Africa and Utah.”

Conference to Identify and Enhance Investment Opportunities to Promote Business Growth Between Utah and African Businesses

SALT LAKE CITY—August 2016—The African Chamber of Commerce of Utah (ACCU) is a trade and investment promotion organization whose mission is to enhance mutual partnership, trade and investment with Africa. This year’s conference will take place in the Founders Room at Zion’s Bank on August 26, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Networking is opened till 4:00 p.m.

As part of this year’s African Day Business Conference, successful business leaders in Africa have been invited to share their experiences as well as their perspectives on how foreign nationals can grow their business in Africa. Among other speakers are former US ambassadors of the various African countries who have and who are currently doing business in Africa in the fields of energy, health, education, manufacturing, agricultural and commerce. Speakers include Congressman Jason Chaffetz, Val Hale, Executive Director of the GOED, Derek Miller, President and CEO of the World Trade Center of Utah, Justine Harding Governor’s Chief of Staff, Kirk L. Jowers VP of Corporate Relations at doTERRA, and among others.

Participants will receive expert business counseling, referrals, resources for information on various trade missions in Africa. They will also participate in learning opportunities, business development and networking prospect through the Chamber’s events. The cost of attendance vary.

  • Free for Members of the Chamber
  • $45 for ACCU membership and General Admission
  • $35 for non members General Admission
  • $15 for students General Admission (Student ID Required)

Friday, August 26, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM (MDT)
Zions Bank

Founders Room – One South Main Street 18th Floor, Salt Lake City Utah,  84133, United States