Only one week away, members of the East Africa Chamber of Commerce (EACC) gear up for 3 days of insightful discussions and enterprise negotiations through a hybrid summit. The convention will probably be held October seventh via October ninth on the Marriott Las Colinas Lodge in Irving, the place contributors will focus on commerce and funding in Africa, monetary companies, healthcare, actual property, know-how, and schooling and youth empowerment.
Metropolis of Irving Mayor, Rick Stopfer, will welcome attendees on Day 2 through the notable and anticipated Energy Breakfast, beginning at 8:00am.
Excessive-level authorities and enterprise leaders will fastidiously think about what the convention touts as the one manner to answer the COVID-19 pandemic—a “new begin” with “new guidelines” for “new commerce.” In-person and digital attendees will uncover new methods of navigating enterprise in a “publish” COVID world. Shows will embody insights from industries the EACC has highlighted at their earlier conferences however via the lens of restoration.
EACC is devoted to economically empowering and sustaining its member communities via entrepreneurship, consulting, and selling commerce alternatives in each North America and the East African Group (EAC) through interplay with every area’s companies and governmental sectors. With the energy of the EAC member nations who characterize quickly rising markets, totaling 170 million individuals and $440B USD regional GDP, this convention is certain to learn an already maturing financial area. The EACC’s nation companions embody the embassies of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, and Rwanda, in addition to the US Division of Commerce and US-based traders.
Main sponsors of the convention embody Google, ADP, Prosper Africa, World Remit, Almond Property Firm LTD, Licensed Properties, Metropolis of Irving, Avista, Skilled Dwelling Well being, AJ & Companions Consortium, and Idea Enterprises.
Moreover, this 12 months, the convention will host particular classes on schooling and youth empowerment, in addition to the well-respected Ladies Connecting Ladies, happening its fifth 12 months. The earlier successes of this panel inspired a return from ladies among the many Large 4 Agenda!
“COVID-19 shook the globe, however I’m proud to work in collaboration with so many resilient companions within the East African area and the US who’ve put group first,” mentioned Elsa Juko-McDowell, Chairwoman of the EACC. “We’re within the enterprise of cultivating chance regardless of the chances,” she completed. This hybrid summit is just not one it would be best to miss. All enterprise organizations and establishments are invited to attend. Register at www.eachamber.org.
In regards to the EACC
The East Africa Chamber of Commerce was fashioned with the imaginative and prescient to advance the social and financial improvement relationship between companies and governmental businesses of East Africa and the U.S. With the endorsement of the governments of East Africa, via their Washington embassies, the Chamber is looking for membership, partnership and affiliations that will allow it to satisfy its targets of: (1) representing the rising markets of its member nations, and (2) offering entry to networking and session alternatives required for the success of enterprise improvement and enhancement.