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Doing Business Across Africa
May 20, 2019 @ 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. Stewart, Panelist
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.