Loading Events

  • This event has passed.

Doing Business Across Africa

May 20 @ 8:00 am CDT

/ Free

According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic development, Africa is the fastest growing regional market for exports from Minnesota companies. While a quickly growing market, many companies are just starting the journey to understand how to navigate Africa’s unique business environment.

Please join us for a lively and candid discussion of opportunities and challenges facing Minnesota companies doing business across Africa, with insights from Albright Stonebridge Group, U.S. Commercial Service, African Development Center, Dorsey & Whitney, and KPMG.

Topics will include:

    • Public policy issues
    • Operational insights on doing business across Africa
    • Legal, tax, and accounting issues

Speakers and Panelists

Desirée M. Cormier, Keynote Speaker
Senior Director, Albright Stonebridge Group’s Africa Practice

Fred L. E. StewartPanelist
Director, Office of Africa, U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration

Nasibu Sareva, Panelist
Executive Director, African Development Center

Steve Nelson, Panelist
Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Anne Bardopoulos, Panelist
Senior Manager, International Indirect Taxes Group, KPMG LLP

Jessica Libby, Panelist
Managing Director, Trade & Customs, KPMG LLP

Complimentary parking available. Details here.

Produced in partnership with Dorsey & Whitney LLPKPMG LLP, and the Minnesota Trade Office.

Details

Date:
May 20
Time:
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Global Minnesota
Phone:
612.625.1662
Email:
info@globalminnesota.org
Website:
globalminnesota.org

Venue

Dorsey & Whitney LLP
50 South Sixth St., Suite 1500
Minneapolis, 55402
+ Google Map
Website:
https://www.dorsey.com/locations/minneapolis