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3rd Edition Conference

GEORGIA AFRICA CONNECTION WEEK

24 - 29 Feb 2020  New Date Reminder
Blackburn Conference Center, Atlanta, USA

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"Connecting Georgia & Africa Through Business & Culture"
The inaugural Georgia Africa Connection Week will occur during Black History Month of February. The series of events will give guests the opportunity to meet African government officials, view the rich culture of Africa through exhibits and vendors, discuss business opportunity with Georgia and the African continent and celebrate the vast possibilities that Georgia can provide to the continent of Africa.

Highlights

  • Connection for Africa and Georgia businesses
  • Promotes African Culture in Georgia through Exhibition and Cultural Display & Performance
  • Awarding of deserving Africans during the Global Black History Honours

Timings

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Feb 24 - Feb 28) (Business)
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM (Feb 29) (Business)

Entry Fees

Paid Ticket Starts from 749 USD
Exhibit Booth Cost Starts from 1150 USD View Details

Participants

2000
Delegates

500 Exhibitors Estimated Count

Category & Type

Conference
Business Services

Editions

24 - 29 Feb 2020 3rd Edition


Frequency Annual
Next edition likely in Feb 2021

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African Regional Publications Ghana

Top Rated 5 Total Events / 3 Upcoming Events

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VisitedM. I. Bartlett-Vanderpuye

M. I. Bartlett-Vanderpuye

Group Chairman at M&C Group Global

Accra, Ghana
Davisha L. Johnson

Davisha L. Johnson

CEO at DL Johnson Consulting Agency,LLC

Stone Mountain, United States
Yvonne Gamble

Yvonne Gamble

CEO at SanPete Financial Group

Atlanta, United States
Rossette Aliu

Rossette Aliu

EVENTS ORGANISERS at D.L. Johnson Consulting Agency

Accra, Ghana
Getahun Kebede Embaye

Getahun Kebede Embaye

Public Health Emergency Managment Officer/Field Epidemiologist at Endamehoni District health office, Ethiopia

Mek'ele, Ethiopia
Nguz

Nguz

President at Nguz Investments llc

Duluth, United States
Maladho Kaba

Maladho Kaba

Project Manager at Humanisme

Windham, United States

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Speakers

Speaker
Akindele Akinyemi

Akindele Akinyemi

President of Global Africa Business Association
Speaker
Tonya Hicks

Tonya Hicks

President, Solutions International
Speaker
Jennell Taylor

Jennell Taylor

Economic Development Specialist on International Trade
Speaker
Olivia Wintz

Olivia Wintz

Career Advisor Programme Specialist
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Dr Arikana Chambiori-Quao

Dr Arikana Chambiori-Quao

Former African Union Ambassador to the US
Speaker
Lataunya Darden

Lataunya Darden

Business Development Analyst for Exim Bank US
Speaker
Johanna Leblanc

Johanna Leblanc

Political and National Security Analyst

Schedule & Agenda

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Mon, 24 Feb 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Opening Ceremony
Welcome to Georgia Global Reception
#Gwinnett County

The welcome to Georgia Global Reception will kick off the week of events with our hosts, sponsors and partners gathering  30 African countries  that are represented in Georgia Africa Connection network, as well as all of the African American candidates that are running for local, state and federal offices to welcome our guests and start off the week of events with an evening reception in the most diverse county in the State of Georgia.

Tue, 25 Feb 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Keynote
Black Lawmakers and African Sister Cities
#Georgia State Capitol Building

Representative Sandra G. Scott of the Georgia General Assembly former Vice Chair of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus will host our guests at the Georgia State Capitol.  Here our participants will get to experience the inside of the Georgia State Capitol Building to hear from policy makers, advocates and business owners on the connection that Georgia has to the African continent and the Next Generation the work that they continue to do to unite the Diaspora in creating Sister Cities.

Wed, 26 Feb 09:00 AM - 12:00 AM Networking
Georgia Africa Business Summit
#Allen Entrepreneurial Institute

The Georgia Africa Business Summit is two days of education and engagement in bi-lateral trade and investment opportunities within Georgia and Africa. With presentation, workshops and networking with US and African government officials, business owners, non-profits and business organisations to develop the global opportunities in Georgia and Africa

Wed, 26 Feb 09:00 AM - 12:00 AM Networking
Georgia Civil Rights and Connecting with Africa
#Allen Entrepreneurial Institute

Honourable Dr. Arkana Chiambiori-Quao, Former African Ambassador to the United States will be joined by Georgia's black elected officials, civil rights leaders, faith leaders, activists, organizers, business owners and the Georgia State Capital Building to hear from policy makers, advocates and business owners on connections Georgia has to offer the African continent and the Next Generation, and the work they continue to do to unite the Diaspora in creating Sister Cities.

Thu, 27 Feb 09:00 AM - 12:00 AM Networking
Georgia Africa Business Summit II
#Allen Entrepreneurial Institute

The Georgia Africa Business Summit is two days of education and engagement in bi-lateral trade and investment opportunities within Georgia and Africa. With presentation, workshops and networking with US and African government officials, business owners, non-profits and business organisations to develop the global opportunities in Georgia and Africa

Fri, 28 Feb 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
African Art and Culture Exhibit
#Safari Event Center

The African Art and Culture Exhibit event will feature education on African art and culture through exhibits, vendors, businesses, with products and services and more to showcase and educate participants on the possibilities of what Georgia and Africa have to offer each other.

Sat, 29 Feb 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Award Ceremony
Global Black History Honours
#Allen Entrepreneurial Institute

The 3rd Annual Global Black History Honours is a celebration of the achievements and accomplishments of black people globally.  Celebrated during black history month every year, this event bring together global impact leaders in ten different industries to show the connectivity of black people in the global marketplace.  This event will be the final conclusion of the Inaugural Georgia Africa Connection Week and feature red carpet reception, awards gala, live performances and special guests.

Visitor Ticket Price

1150 USDVendor All inclusive Vendor Registration for the entire week. Plus Booth, excluding conference entrance fee
1500 USDExhibitor Exhibition for African Art and Culture Exhibit Day Only
749 USDVisitor/General 2 Days Business Summit
5500 USDParticipants & Exhibitors Return Ticket (African countries), Accommodation for 6 Days, Ticket to Week long event and more.

Exhibit Space Cost

All inclusive vendor registration for the entire week, but does not include conference fee.Fee include 1 table, 2 chairs,and 5ftx5ft booth space, (6 sq.ft.)

USD 1150

Exhibitor package for African Art and Culture Exhibition Day Only.y.All fees for vendor registration, a 20x20 space. First come, first serve. (6 sq.ft.)

USD 1500

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1405 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
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