Africa Investment Rising U.S. Roadshow Tour Social Media Toolkit

Categories: Africa Investment Rising , Featured

 

 

The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) will embark on a four-city roadshow tour from April 18-May 1, 2018, across the United States aimed at re-shaping perceptions on doing business in Africa to bolster U.S. trade and investment and forge stronger connections between U.S. and African business leaders in key growth sectors.

Launching the U.S. roadshow in Washington, D.C on April 18, the roadshow tour will travel to New York City to highlight banking, financing and investment; Des Moines, IA for agriculture and agro-industry; and Houston, TX for power and energy.

Help spread the word about the U.S. Roadshow Tour!

 

Social Media Guidance

* Post press release on your social media platforms:

Roadshow Launch – http://www.igdleaders.org/u-s-roadshow-tour-spur-action-increasing-u-s-investment-africa/

Sponsor Line up Announcement – http://www.igdleaders.org/release-initiative-for-global-development-announces-sponsorship-line-up-for-u-s-roadshow-tour/

Capitol Hill Reception To Launch U.S. Roadshow Tour – http://www.igdleaders.org/capitol-hill-reception-to-launch-u-s-roadshow-tour-announce-partnership-on-africa-investment-forum/

* Follow IGD on Twitter @IGDleaders, LinkedIn, and Facebook

* Use hashtag: #AIRCampaign

*Insert a roadshow graphic in each social media post (graphic options below)

* Share information about the IGD AIR Campaign U.S. Roadshow Tour on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms as applicable. For your convenience, we have prepared sample posts and tweets.

 

Roadshow Participants’ Twitter Handles

Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, IGD: @mnedelcovych; @igdleaders

Robert Mosbacher, IGD

Carol Pineau, Africa Today TV: @africatodaytvUS

 

Roadshow Stop 1: Washington, DC

Steve Dowd, African Development Bank: @AfDB_Group

Hassatou Diop N’Sele, African Development Bank: @AfDB_Group

Jonathan Nash, MCC: @JonNashMCC; @mccgov

Geoffrey Okamoto, U.S. Department of Treasury: @TheOka; @USTreasury

Edward Burrier, OPIC: @OPIC_EABurrier

Lida Fitts, USTDA: @LidaFitts; @USTDA

Alex Dixon, MCC: @mccgov

Eugene Cornelius Jr., U.S. Small Business Association: @sba

Charles Boamah, African Development Bank: @AfDB_Group

Oren E. Whyche-Shaw, USAID Africa Bureau: @USAIDAfrica

Beth Dunford, USAID Feed The Future: @beth_dunford; @USAID; @FeedtheFuture

Matt Rees, USAID Power Africa: @USAID; @PowerAfrica

Greg Simpkins, USAID Africa Bureau: @USAIDAfrica

C.D. Glin, USADF: @cdglin; @usadf

Zouera Youssoufou, Dangote Foundation: @Zouera; @DangoteFdn

Matt Essieh, EAI Information Systems: @EAI_Infosys

Hon. Ingrid Olga Ghislaine Ebouka-Babackas, Republic of Congo Minister of Planning, Statistic & Regional Integration 

John Groarke, USAID Southern Africa: @USAID_SAfrica

 

Roadshow Stop 2: New York City, New York

Ikenna Emehelu, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP: @NLawGlobal

Wale Adeosun, Kuramo Capital Management: @KuramoCapMgmt

The Honorable Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance, Ghana

Simon Tiemtore, Lilium Capital: @LiliumCapital

Justin DeAngelis, Denham Capital: @DeangelisJustin; @denhamcapital

Samuel Alemayehu, Cambridge Industries Ltd.: @samza 

Dana Reed, The Africa Center: @TheAfricaCenter

 

Roadshow Stop 3: Des Moines, Iowa

Dr. Wendy Wintersteen, Iowa State University: @IASTATE_Pres

Wilma Aguele, Wilbahi Group

Amina Hersi Moghe Osman, Horyal Investments: @AminaHersi

Van Jones, Hello Tractor: @HelloTractor

Geoff Andersen, John Deere Africa: @JohnDeereAfrica

Abe Hughes, Trimble: @PrecisionAbe; @TrimbleCorpNews

Martin Fregene, African Development Bank: @mfregene77; @AfDB_Group

 

Roadshow Stop 4: Houston, Texas

Blake H. Winburne, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP: @Orrick

Sean T. Long, Endeavor Energy: @Endeavorsean; @EndeavorAfrica

Rajen Ranchhoojee, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP: @Orrick

Saurabh Anand, Denham Capital: @denhamcapital

Matt Rees, USAID Power Africa: @USAID; @PowerAfrica

Paula Swain, Export Import Bank: @Houstonpsp; @EximBankUS

Peter Manoogian, Sasol: @SasolSA

Pamela Ward, U.S. Department of Commerce: @CommerceGov

Jason Bauer, MCC: @mccgov

Albert Osueke, Power Africa: @USAID; @PowerAfrica

 

 

LINKEDIN/FACEBOOK POSTS

Post 1:

The countdown to the Initiative for Global Development (IGD)’s first Africa Investment Rising U.S. roadshow tour has officially begun! The roadshow tour will bring together African and U.S. companies to forge meaningful trade and investment opportunities. You can join the roadshow tour in one or all four U.S. cities:

  • Washington, DC – public-private engagement. April 18-19
  • New York – Banking, finance, and investment. April 23-24
  • Des Moines, IA – Agribusiness and agro-industry. April 25-26
  • Houston – Power and energy. April 30-May 1

Register Now! http://www.aircampaign.org #AIRCampaign

 

Post 2:

REGISTER NOW to attend the Initiative for Global Development’s Africa Investment Rising U.S. Roadshow Tour this April! Don’t miss out on the latest trade and investment opportunities and forge stronger business connections between Africa and the U.S. The roadshow stops include:

  • Washington, DC – public-private engagement. April 18-19
  • New York – Banking, finance, and investment. April 23-24
  • Des Moines, IA – Agribusiness and agro-industry. April 25-26
  • Houston – Power and energy. April 30-May 1

Reserve your seat today! http://www.aircampaign.org  #AIRCampaign

 

Post 3:

Join IGD’s U.S. Roadshow Tour from April 18-May 1 to build greater momentum to spur greater U.S. trade and investment in Africa!!

From public-private engagement in Washington, D.C. to finance and investment in New York City, agribusiness in Des Moines, Iowa to energy and power in Houston, Texas, the roadshow tour will stronger connections between U.S. and African business leaders in key growth sectors.

REGISTER NOW! http://www.aircampaign.org #AIRCampaign

 

Post 4:

IGD’s inaugural Africa Investment Rising U.S. Roadshow Tour is quickly approaching! Don’t miss out on an opportunity to do business with your counterparts in key growth sectors!

The roadshow tour will kick off on April 18, in DC with a focus on public-private sector engagement, then travel to NYC for finance and investment, Des Moines, Iowa for agribusiness, and Houston, Texas for energy and power. Join us for one stop or all four! #AIRCampaign

Space is limited. Reserve your seat today! http://www.aircampaign.org 

 

Post 5:

IGD U.S. Roadshow Stop 1. Washington, DC: Public-Private Sector Engagement, April 18-19.

A high-level morning session on April 19 will focus on U.S. financing of SMEs operating in Africa. Afterwards in the afternoon, a Private Sector Engagement Forum will convene USAID officials, African government officials and representatives from the private sector and civil society for an action-oriented discussion on building successful public-private partnerships to promote sustainable development and economic prosperity on the continent.

Register today! http://bit.ly/2BMLjLc

 

Post 6:

IGD U.S. Roadshow Stop 2. New York City, NY: Banking, Finance and Investment, April 23-24

The New York stop will feature an exclusive site visit for African delegates to a world-renowned financial institution, a high-level panel discussion, and speed networking/company matching.

Reserve your seat today!  http://bit.ly/2sTwZxO

 

Post 7:

IGD Roadshow Stop 3. Des Moines, Iowa: Agribusiness and Agro-Industry, April 25-26

The Des Moines roadshow stop will feature an exclusive site visit for African delegates to a leading agribusiness facility, a high-level panel discussion, and speed networking/company matching.

Reserve your seat today! http://bit.ly/2HHoAk8

 

Post 8:

IGD U.S. Roadshow Stop 4: Houston, Texas: Energy and Power, April 30-May 1

The Houston roadshow stop will feature an exclusive site visit for African delegates to a world-class power plant, a high-level panel discussion, and speed networking/company matching.

Reserve your seat today!  http://bit.ly/2sOqYm5

Post 9:

The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) will officially launch its inaugural Africa Investment Rising Roadshow Tour and announce partnership with the AfDB’s Africa Investment Forum at a Special Reception on April 18 at the Senate Dirksen Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. https://bit.ly/2IveC53

Reserve your seat today!  http://bit.ly/2sOqYm5 #AIRCampaign

TWITTER

Click the Twitter icons below to tweet:

Week of March 19

The countdown has begun for @igdleaders inaugural #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour, April 18-May 1! Space is limited; reserve your seat today! http://aircampaign.org

 

A wealth of #investment and #trade opportunities in #Africa await at @igdleaders’ #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour, April 18-May 1! Space is limited; reserve your seat today! http://www.aircampaign.org

 

Join @igdleaders as they take their #Frontier100 network on the road to industry capitals across the country for their inaugural #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour April 18-May 1. Register now!  http://www.aircampaign.org

 

Join @igdleaders #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow tour as they kick off in DC on April 18 for public-private engagement & travel to New York City for banking & finance; Des Moines, IA for agribusiness; & Houston, TX for energy. Reserve your spot today! http://www.aircampaign.org

 

Week of March 26

 

We are three weeks away from @igdleaders’ inaugural #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour, April 18-May 1! Space is limited; reserve your seat today! http://aircampaign.org

 

Want to customize your @igdleaders #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour experience to fit your networking goals You can register to attend one stop or all four! Learn more here: http://www.aircampaign.org

 

Attending the @worldbank & @imfnews spring meetings? Learn more about @igdleaders’ #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour, starting April 18 in DC on Public-Private Sector Engagement in Washington, DC  http://www.aircampaign.org

 

@igdleaders #AIRCampaign Roadshow Stop 1: Public-Private Sector Engagement in Washington, DC, April 18-19 Register today! http://bit.ly/2BMLjLc

 

@igdleaders #AIRCampaign Roadshow Stop 2: #Finance and #Investment in NYC, April 23-24 Register today!  http://bit.ly/2sTwZxO

 

@igdleaders #AIRCampaign Roadshow Stop 3: #Agroindustry & #Agribusiness in Des Moines, Iowa, April 25-26 Register today! http://bit.ly/2HHoAk8

 

@igdleaders #AIRCampaign Roadshow Stop 4: #Energy and #Power in Houston, Texas, April 30-May 1 Register today! http://bit.ly/2sOqYm5

Week of April 2

 

We are only TWO weeks away from @igdleaders’ inaugural #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour, April 18-May 1! Space is limited; reserve your seat today! http://aircampaign.org

 

Read the press release for @igdleaders’ upcoming #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour, taking place April 18-May 1: http://bit.ly/2DGMPh1

 

@igdleaders Prez @mnedelcovych talks to @Panafrican visions about his expectations for IGD’s upcoming #AIRCampaign Roadshow Tour. ow.ly/m54V30iLpTo

 

Attending @igdleaders’ #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour? Book your hotel and travel today! http://bit.ly/2FP1hHl

 

Week of April 9

 

NEXT WEEK: @igdleaders will officially launch their inaugural #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour, April 18-May 1! If you have not registered yet, there’s still time! http://aircampaign.org

 

Four cities. Four major industries. One mission: to strengthen U.S. investment and trade in #Africa. Register for @igdleaders’ #AIRCampaign Roadshow today! http://www.aircampaign.org https://bit.ly/2HqLE7a 

 

#AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Platinum Sponsor @DAIGlobal administers the @USAID_SAfrica and @InvestEAfrica trade hubs. DAI’s Senior Trade and Investment Advisor Jim Winkler weighs in here on global trade’s enormous potential to drive economic development. https://bit.ly/2qtNrRR

 

Attending @igdleaders’ #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour? Book your hotel and travel today! http://bit.ly/2FP1hHl

 

#AIRCampaign Roadshow Tour Panelist: Horyal Investments CEO and Des Moines panelist Amina Moghe Hersi speaks w/ BBC about building the largest sugar factory in East Africa.

 

#AIRCampaign Roadshow Tour Panelist: @LiliumCapital CEO Simon Tiemtore will be featured at the NYC stop. Learn more about Lilium Capital, an @igdleaders #AIRCampaign Roadshow Tour Platinum sponsor: http://www.liliumcapital.com

 

#AIRCampaign Panelist: From @endeavor’s inception, Houston panelist CEO Sean T. Long has been keen on seizing business opportunities in Africa. Endeavor Energy is a Gold sponsor for @igdleaders #AIRCampaign Roadshow Tour. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjnDACazlFU&feature=share

 

  Join @igdleaders for the official launch of the #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow at the Capitol Hill evening reception, where @AfDB_Group exec staff will give special remarks! AfDB is a Premier Sponsor for #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour. https://bit.ly/2IveC53

Week of April 16

 

Countdown to @igdleaders’ inaugural #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour starting this Wednesday, April 18!  http://ow.ly/MfxV308LWQZ 

 

Check out the agenda of @igdleaders #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour! http://bit.ly/2psR1dn

 

We are days away from hitting the road with @igdleaders for their #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour! What stops will you attending?

 

Attending @igdleaders’ #AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour? We want to hear from you! Share your networking goals for the roadshow using the hashtag #AIRCampaign

 

April 18 – May 1

 

Live tweets at the forum using hashtag #AIRCampaign

 

#AIRCampaign U.S. Roadshow Tour starts today! Join the convo @igdleaders

 

Attending the @igdleaders #AIRCampaign Roadshow April 18-May 1? Join the conversation using the #AIRCampaign hashtag! What kinds of opportunities await U.S. #investors in #Africa? http://www.aircampaign.org

 

Event Graphics

 

 

 

If you need further clarification on any part of this guide, contact Omolara Abiona, IGD Communications Assistant, at oabiona@igdleaders.org