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AFRICA: Why? Where? How? presented by

The Small Business Partnerships Program at the 2011 U.S.-Africa Business Summit October 4, 2011 │ Grand Hyatt Washington │ Washington, D.C. About the Small Business Partnerships Program... ... other companies, industry associations, multi-lateral development The Small Business Partnerships (SBP) Program is offered by CCA’s U.S.-Africa Business Center (USABC). The program is designed to encourage U.S. SMEs to explore Africa as a new market and to engage in successful partnerships. The program also engages African SMEs in exporting regionally as well as internationally. SBP participants learn how to venture into new markets as well as what it takes to succeed in those markets. The program includes business representatives from the U.S. and Africa as well as public sector and policy makers.......................

organizations, African businesses, and government officials from the U.S. and Africa. .................

The SBP package includes:  Pre-Event videoconferences with U.S. Ambassadors to

Ethiopia and Ghana to address business opportunities incountry for U.S. companies  Full day pre- Summit orientation seminar for American and African SMEs, including matchmaking/networking reception .................  Full access to the country-specific forums showcasing potential partners and opportunities in Ethiopia, Ghana, About the 2011 U.S.-Africa Business Summit The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA)’s 2011 U.S. – Africa Nigeria, and others Business Summit takes place at the Marriott Wardman Park in  Full access to the U.S.-Africa Business Summit plenaries, Washington, D.C., October 5-7, 2011. The Summit has a stellar workshop sessions, networking sessions, receptions, dinners, track record of hosting key decision makers and featuring highexhibition, and many more powered workshop and plenary sessions. Business leaders, U.S.  Full access to the U.S.-Africa Business Summit B2B and African heads of state and their cabinet ministers, along with matchmaking heads of international organizations, have participated in past ◊ Total cost for SBP participant (Summit & Pre-Summit SBP summits. The Summit week this year includes more than 32 program): $ 1,350.00 (Savings of $ 650) industry-specific sessions and workshops, six major plenaries, a ◊ Total cost to attend SBP session only: $350.00 ................. matchmaking service and a trade expo. Focusing on Africa’s most promising economic sectors, including agribusiness, energy, goods Empowering Business Leaders and services, health, infrastructure, and power, the Summit also SBP empowers U.S. and African business leaders to become part features in-depth country focused seminars on Ethiopia, Ghana, of their global business network by: Zimbabwe and Nigeria. For more information on the 2011 U.S. – Africa Business Summit, visit ► Increasing opportunities for partnerships between businesses ................. from the United States and Africa through meeting facilitation Opportunities for the participants....................................... ► Exposing businesses to procurement opportunities USABC is facilitating the participation of select U.S. and African ► Expanding opportunities for U.S. exports and U.S. investment SMEs by offering reduced registration fees for the 2011 U.S.- in sub-Saharan Africa Africa Business Summit. USABC provides SBP participants ► Expanding opportunities for companies in sub-Saharan Africa information through a day –long intensive orientation session on to export to the U.S. October 4, on how to best take advantage of the Summit. SBP will ► Instituting a follow-up program through which businesses include meetings and networking opportunities with American and can continue to develop and strengthen partnerships



The U.S.-Africa Business Center is made possible by the support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and by The Corporate Council on Africa. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of The Corporate Council on Africa and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.

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