"Connecting Economic Giants – U.S.A. & Nigeria"

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Connecting Economic Giants – U.S.A. & Nigeria

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DATE:  Wednesday, July 17, 2019
TIME:  11am Eastern (US) | 10am Central (US) | 8am Pacific (US) | 5pm Central Africa Time
COST: $100 (included in memberships and special offers)
The On-Demand copy will be available in 48-72 hours after the live date and will be shared to all registrants.

Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy and market. The United States represents a great source of potential markets, trade partners and investors. This webinar will focus on how to effectively enable engagement.

Florizelle Liser

Brent Omdahl

Commercial Counselor | U.S. Department of Commerce – Nigeria
He is an international business development executive with deep experience in Southeast Asian and African markets. He is the primary advisor to US firms entering the Nigeria market. Brent was chief operations officer for a high volume customer service delivery organization with extensive project management success.

“U.S. Resources For Enhancing Business Engagement In Nigeria”


Florizelle Liser

Joyce (Madaki) Akpata

Director General | Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce
Joyce is the Director General at the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce. She is a dynamic corporate lawyer and administrator who has distinguished herself in a number of challenging jobs from publishing, training and management and has successfully managed business turnaround of membership organizations. The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce has locations in 10 Nigerian cities and over 800 members.

“The Role Of Bilateral Chambers In Reducing Trade And Investment Challenges In Nigeria”


Florizelle Liser

Muda Yusuf

Director General | Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)

Muda Yusuf is the Director General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). He has participated in various high level public policy advocacy dialogues at both the federal and state levels with the aim of fostering private sector participation in the Nigerian economic development. He is an economist and a leading advocate of an enabling environment for the Nigerian private sector and has a vast knowledge and exposure on Business Research and Economic Policy issues affecting business.

“The Role Of Nigerian Chambers Of Commerce In Enhancing U.S. – Nigeria Trade And Investment”


Florizelle Liser

Martin Ezemma

Director of International Business Development | Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation

Martin is currently the Director of International Business Development at the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation. He has the responsibility to promote international business in goods and services to help Prince George’s County companies create jobs, lease commercial space, and increase the County’s commercial tax base. Martin was the Africa expert for the U.S. Department of Commerce-Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) as a Business Development Specialist where he focused on assisting Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) increase export to emerging markets.

“The Role Of Economic Development Agencies In Nigeria Trade And Investment”


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