Launching on April 18 in Washington, D.C., the IGD U.S. roadshow tour, “Africa Investment Rising: Building Momentum for Investing in Africa’s Economic Prosperity” aims to showcase the tremendous trade and investment potential in Africa and build stronger U.S. and African business connections in key growth sectors.
In order to maximize participation with private sector leaders and investors in the energy and power sectors and deliver an action-oriented forum, the dates for the Houston roadshow stop are changing from April 27-28 to April 30 – May 1.
Following the Des Moines roadshow stop, there will be a weekend break and the roadshow tour will resume on Monday, April 30 with a half-day forum and evening reception in Houston, Texas. The on-site tour of industry innovations for the African delegation will be on Tuesday, May 1.
The U.S. roadshow is a multi-city series of site visits, engaging panel discussions, and speed networking and company match among investors and business leaders to spur greater U.S. investment in Africa.
U.S. Roadshow Tour cities include:
April 18-19, Washington, D.C.: U.S. financing opportunities for U.S. and African companies & Private Sector Engagement Forum
April 20-22, Washington, D.C.: World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings
April 23-24, New York City, NY: Finance, Trade, & Banking
April 25-26, Des Moines, IA: Agriculture and Agro-industry
April 27-29: Weekend Break
April 30-May 1, Houston, TX: Energy and Power