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August Edition of ATIGS Partner Monthly Newsletter

ATIGS AUGUST NEWSLETTER 

We are pleased to announce the August edition of ATIGS Partner Monthly Newsletter covering important latest developments & headlines about ATIGS 2018. https://goo.gl/dUXUpa

ATIGS MONTHLY UPDATE | AUGUST 2017
Keeping you up-to-date on the latest developments & headlines, regarding the 2018 Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS): Conference & Trade Show scheduled to be held on June 24-26, 2018, in Washington, D.C with attendance projection of over 2,000 participants from more than 70 countries.

ATIGS NEW SPONSOR
Welcome Lovoco as ATIGS 2018 New Sponsor

Lovoco innovates speech and translation AI for accessibility, communication, and educational solutions.
www.lovoco.co | Official Bilingual Partner of ATIGS 2018 

ATIGS NEW RESEARCH PARTNER 
Welcome Oxford Business Group as ATIGS 2018 Official Research Partner

Founded as a research publishing firm in 1994, OBG is today a British company with world-wide reach, employing more than 200 staff. The Group publishes authoritative reports and online economic briefings covering 34 countries around the world from its offices in Istanbul, Berlin, Dubai and London.
www.oxfordbusinessgroup.com | Official Research Partner of ATIGS

ATIGS NEW ORGANIZING PARTNER  
Welcome iKapaMedia East Africa as ATIGS 2018 Organizing Partner

A Kenya-based company that provide marketing facilitation services to International Trade Fairs, Exhibitions, Conferences, Trade Missions and Delegations, Business Tours Travels, Corporate Events by liaising with relevant stakeholders in the East Africa Public Sector Institutions.
www.ikapamediaeastafrica.com |  ATIGS Organizing & Strategic Partner
iKapaMedia East Africa will lead delegation to ATIGS 2018

ATIGS KICKS OFF PLANS FOR EUROPE & ASIA REPRESENTATIVES
With over 40 Country Representatives in 39 African countries, ATIGS kicks off plans to have representatives in Europe & Asia.
Welcome ATIGS Representative in The Netherlands 
Eng. Paulo J. Marques Morgado MBA
CEO, MorGroup, The Netherlands

Eng. Paulois is the CEO of MorGroup, an initiative of international business experts with strong academic background born out of entrepreneurial spirit, and the desire to help companies across the world to thrive and grow in a sustainable manner. He is teaching at the University of Groningen, in the Faculty of Economics and Business, International Business and Management courses. Developed Learning Community themes involving cross discipline students and professionals towards solving real world challenges. He was Financial Director for Nalco Angola, a Joint Venture of Nalco Energy Services (an Ecolab Company) in Angola, to support the Oil and Gas industry.

ATIGS NEW AMBASSADOR 
Welcome Charles Botse Bennin as ATIGS 2018 Ambassador & Advisory Board Member   

Charles Botse Bennin
CEO, Triple Grace Consultancy and Logistics Ltd                                                                         
An astute insurance executive with very enviable feats in his field spanning 18 years. Chief Executive Officer of Triple Grace Consultancy and Logistics Limited and the Managing Director of Ideal Insurance Brokers Limited in Accra, Ghana. Has held senior level positions at KEK Insurance Brokers Sierra Leone Limited, Donewell Insurance Company, Wapic Insurance Ghana Limited, Hippo Transport Limited. Presently sits on the board of several Well connected to several very influential personalities in industry, government and the Christendom both locally and internationally.

ATIGS TO FEATURE AGRICULTURE MARKETPLACE – PAVILION  
Welcome Franchise Africa as ATIGS Strategic Partner

An international trade & development agency specializing in Bilateral Trade Between U.S. & Sub-Saharan Africa, facilitating African companies, their products and services, entry into United States markets and vice versa with United States companies seeking market entry into Sub-Saharan African markets.
www.franchiseafrica.net | ATIGS Strategic Partner 
Franchise Africa to host Agriculture Marketplace at ATIGS 2018 and represent suppliers from Africa. 

AFRICA MARKET STUDY 
Welcome AMENA Trade & Investment Consulting GmbH as ATIGS Strategic Partner

Specialized in consulting government agencies and private companies in foreign direct investment and trade. The company has a global reputation and serves clients from North America, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
www.amena-invest.de | ATIGS Strategic Partner

AMENA will create a Market Study about Trade & Investment in Africa highlighting ATIGS 2018 as a platform to access African Markets at a One-Stop Shop, and Connecting Global Investors to Africa Market.

CROSSING BOUNDARY 
Welcome PLANETINVEST as ATIGS Strategic Partner

PLANETINVEST, Business Community managed by XP MARKETPLACE – France, is an international business network represented by Partners filling strategic positions in their countries or in their regions of action. Selected based on ethical criteria, their regular effectiveness, their strategic positions and common human values.
www.btobinvest.com  | ATIGS Strategic Partner 

SOUTH AFRICA AT ATIGS 2018
 

South Africa confirmed to host National Pavilion at ATIGS 2018, after a meeting spearheaded by ATIGS Country Representative in South AfricaMs. Hester Mc Kenzie. More detail to come!

ATIGS ORGANIZING COMMITTEE MEMBER
Fernando Dolbeth Assunção Joins ATIGS Organizing Committee as All Portuguese Speaking Countries Coordinator


Mr. Fernando Dolbeth Assunção is the Managing Partner of Pulsar Development International Ltd,  and Managing Director of First African Investment Holding. He is based in Lisbon and Luanda and holds dual citizenships of Portugal and Angola. He has a strong business development background and has spent his entire career in building insurance ventures across Africa and Europe, building an excellent network across the Sub-Saharan region. Having hold senior management positions with European and African insurance companies, Fernando has a strong background in finance industry. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer at GA Angola Seguros S.A. Mr. Assunção began his career in Portugal, in 1998 when he joined Combined Insurance Company of America. In 2006, he started his own insurance broker in Portugal and concentrated on the largest projects in Angola.

CAYE MISSION TO ATIGS 2018
ATIGS Has Appointed Bernard Oduro Takyi, Regional Coordinator of CAYE-West Africa to Lead CAYE Mission to ATIGS 2018

Bernard Oduro Takyi is Regional Coordinator of the Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs-West Africa. Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs is an Umbrella Body of all Youth Entrepreneurial Networks among the 52 Commonwealth Nations. It has blocs in Asia, Caribbean, East Africa, Southern Africa and West Africa. CAYE has a membership in excess of 1Million Individuals and 50 Institutional Membership.

Bernard Oduro Takyi will lead the mission of Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (CAYE) which springs across all the 52 Commonwealth Nations to ATIGS 2018. 
www.cayewestafrica.org  | ATIGS Delegation Leader

ATIGS also Welcomes CAYE-West Africa as an Institutional Partner and will sensitize its members about ATIGS 2018. 

GROWING ATIGS IN EUROPE 
Welcome ATIGS Representative in Portugal 
Elizabeth de Magalhães Serra (Prof. Doutora/Ph.D)
CEO, Double S Company | Vice-President, My Portugal Up  
Executive Board Member, Guizhou Chamber of Commerce 

Elizabeth de Magalhães Serra, Ph.D. serves as Associate Professor and researcher of Marketing Management. Has devoted the last 15 years consulting, researching and publishes in scientific journals about Marketing Research, Innovation & Brand Management, Business Marketing, Consumer Behavior and Sales Force Management.

PLANS FOR ATIGS AGRICULTURE PAVILION UNDERWAY
 

Richelle Speights, Founder & CEO of Franchise Africa, organizer of ATIGS Agriculture Marketplace joins the Nigeria Trade Mission (August 5th-12th, 2017) to begin engagement about ATIGS Agriculture Pavilion. Trade mission organized by Nigeria Initiative for Economic Development (NIED) in collaboration with Nigeria American Chamber of Commerce & US Commercial Services. Trade mission included meeting with the Nigeria Vice President, Nigeria National economic team, Federal ministers, state governors & business executives from private sector among others.

ATIGS IN LOME-TOGO

ATIGS team attended the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Lome, Togo from Aug. 8-10, 2017 in Lome, Togo to engage on ATIGS agenda. The theme of this year’s Forum was “The U.S. and Africa: Partnering for Prosperity through Trade.”  The 2017 Forum will explore how countries can continue to maximize the benefits of AGOA. ATIGS will host the US-Africa Manufacturing Forum, part of ATIGS 2018.

INTRODUCING ATIGS 2018 PARTNER COUNTRY

Every edition, one African country will be spotlighted at the Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) as the Official Partner Country. In 2018, ATIGS will honor one leading trade & investment country as the Official Partner Country, a golden opportunity to showcase companies, products, services, projects and experiences from the Partner Country and will be offered the premium pavilion position in busy exhibition hall at ATIGS 2018.

The Partner Country will be the star attraction on the Africa-global trade & investment stage for an entire duration of ATIGS planning and on-site at ATIGS 2018. In its role as the Partner Country, program will be geared to attract foreign investment and expand export business, and showcase itself as an attractive location for investment and reinforce its reputation in the growing sectors in the country. An announcement will be made when a formal agreement for ATIGS 2018 Partner Country participation has been signed by representatives of ATIGS and the Partner Country government.

ADVANCING THE STAGE FOR AFRICA
Dr. Richmond Annan Appointed to Address ATIGS 2018 
Dr. Richmond Annan
President, iRichie Group Inc 

A Global Advisor and a World Civility Ambassador, Dr. Richmond Annan is recognized as one of the world’s foremost experts on Business Architecture. A broker of Peace, Development, and Strength in countries that seek growth. Has traveled the world engaging with Diplomats, Government officials and business tycoons to facilitate and foster peace and development. His company, iRichie Group, operates at the nexus of US-Africa economic policy, trade and business development. With offices in Texas, and Accra, Ghana, and strategic partners across Europe, the US and Africa.

ATIGS 2018 ORGANIZING PARTNERS (AS OF AUGUST 14, 2017)
Global Attain Advancement – Texas, United States
Trustrade Consulting Group, LLC – Chicago, United States
Uniek Equity & Trust Limited – Nigeria
First African Investment Holding – Angola
iKapaMedia East Africa – Kenya
GAA Events Africa – Pan-Africa
GAA Asia Exhibitions – China

ATIGS NEW HONORABLE ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER 
Welcome Bochong El Hadj Lawan, C.O.M as ATIGS Honorable Advisory Board Member 
Bochong El Hadj Lawan, C.O.M
Member of Board of Directors, Société Nationale d’Hydrocarbures (SNH)
Chairman, United Democratic Party (UDP)

Cameroon venerated political leader, business man and a philanthropist. Participated in the historic first Cameroon Trade & Investment Mission to the United States & France in 1985. He negotiated the construction of the first and only Hilton Hotel in Yaoundé – Cameroon. Appointed in 2013 by the president of Cameroon to sit on the Board of Directors of Société Nationale d’Hydrocarbures (SNH), the national oil and gas company of Cameroon, established in 1980. He is also the National Chairman of United Democratic Party (UDP), a Cameroon people’s alternative political party founded in 1990 with significant party agenda for development. Holds a Knight of Cameroon Order of Merit (COM), for his developments service & medal of Honor recipient as one of Cameroon meritorious men. Bestowed upon the Bochong title in 2016, as the highest respected title in Boyo Division.

MORE RECENTLY APPOINTED ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS 
Sabina Zunguze, CEO & Co-Founder, A Gift To Africa – United States
Jabulani Dhliwayo, Founder, ICT Africa – United States
Babawole Akin-Aina, Managing Partner, AO Advisors – United States
Anietie “Nate” Udofia, CEO & President, Grid Development Partners – United States  
Reverend Peter Odijie, Director, International Christian Association of Ministers – Ghana
Dr.Chomi Makina, Chairman, IPHC Group & CEO, Moonlight Holdings – Zimbabwe


NEW DELEGATION LEADER
ATIGS Appoints 
Uniek Equity & Trust Limited to Lead Delegation to ATIGS 2018 

ATIGS has authorized Uniek Equity & Trust Limited to organize, co-ordinate and lead business delegations from Nigeria to ATIGS 2018. Dennis Obi Ekunie, Managing Director of Uniek Equity & Trust now sits on the organizing committee of ATIGS 2018.

Uniek Equity & Trust Limited is a limited liability organization that promotes increase in commercial engagements, trade and investments activities between International Business Community and Nigeria, and ensures that entrepreneurs and business communities in Nigeria have access to the oversea trade and investment, training, and support they need to build better businesses in Nigeria.

NEW DELEGATION LEADER 
ATIGS Appoints Jennifer Ceres as ATIGS Ambassador & Delegation Leader

ATIGS has appointed Jennifer Ceres, CEO of A.V.A as ATIGS Ambassador & Delegation Leader in Cote d’Ivoire.
Jennifer Ceres, CEO, A.V.A (Agence pour la Valorisation de l’Agriculture)
Global Vice-President, WCFO (World Cocoa Farmers Organization)

ATIGS Appoints Affiong Williams as ATIGS Ambassador & Country Representative in Nigeria

Affiong Williams is the CEO and Founder of ReelFruit a fruit processing, packaging and marketing company focused on being the ‘leading fruit agribusiness in Nigeria’. ReelFruit retails through a variety of channels including over 250 Supermarkets, Airlines, Schools, Hotels, and concluding export sales. ReelFruit is an award-winning brand, winning both an international Women In Business Competition in the Netherlands, as well as an SME exhibition (Creative Focus Africa) in Nigeria.

ATIGS 2018 COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE PARTNERS (AS OF AUGUST 14, 2017)
Amega Yawo, Managing Director, Trustrade Consulting Group, SARL – Togo/Global
Ketema Kebede, CEO, Adamant Investment Group – Dubai, UAE/Ethiopia
Fernando Dolbeth Assunção, Managing Director, First African Investment Holding – Angola
Olive Dol-Somse, CEO, Agence Bekilita – Central African Republic
Daouda Hamadou, CEO, Novatech – Niger
Hester Mc Kenzie, CEO, Affluent Resources Ltd – South Africa
George. W. Bakka, CEO, Angels Initiatives – Uganda
Younouss Keita, CEO, YouCorporation Sarl – Mali
Wisdom King, CEO, Tiwala Markt Co. Ltd – Ghana
Chizoba Ezenwata, CEO, Rural Urban Solar Energy – Nigeria
Dagadou K. Agbeko, Founder & CEO, Kodaga Group – Togo
Affiong Williams, Founder & CEO, Reel Fruit – Nigeria
Kyeng Mercy Tetuh, Founder & CEO, Value Health Africa – Cameroon
Ndansi Elvis NUKAM, President & CEO, Cameroon Trading Corporation – Cameroon
Sylvester A. Sede, MD & CEO, Sylverflame Media Ltd – Nigeria 
Bahnan Omar Loula, Founder & CEO, Techsoft – Djibouti
Alagie Busso, Founder & CEO, FutureTech – Gambia
Eng. Paulo J. Marques Morgado MBA,MPhill, CEO, MorGroup – The Netherlands
Mamadou Dio Diallo, Managing Director, Galerie General Bureautique – Republic of Guinea
Tchakoute.K. Henri Blaise, Operations Manager, Satch Inter Sarl – Benin
Sebulon David, Senior Managing Partner, Glowdom – Namibia
Jennifer Uchendu, Founder, SustyVibes – Nigeria
Okpara Ikenna Goodyear, M.SC., Chairman, Green Remedy International Limited – Nigeria
Pascal Kerong’a Urwinyo, Chairman, Kerong’a Urwinyo Investment – Congo DRC
Alfred Loua, Founder, Africa Growth SME Executive Network – Cote D’Ivoire
Ylanga Blinker, ATIGS Organizing Committee & Alliance Partner – Suriname
James Barh Barlee, Executive Director, LIBSEIB Consultants Group – Liberia
Alain Yapi, Directeur des Opérations, ABAGTHA – Morocco
Mohamadou Aminou, Government Admin Officer – Ministry of Public Contracts – Cameroon
Willi-Fryd Magnima, Director, Agence Diel Creative’s Business (Agence DIELCB) – Gabon
Abdoulaye Sambou, ATIGS Organizing Partner – Washington, D.C, United States
Ouedraogo Wendegoudi Jacqueline – Burkina Faso
Ms. Lucretia Mbogba, Development Planning Officer – Bo District Council – Sierra Leone
Junaid Udhin , General Manager, Harel Mallac Global Services Ltd – Mauritius
Latjor G.Gatwich Chuol, Entrepreneur – South Sudan
Mr. Ojok Simon, Managing Director/ Co-Founder, HIVE Uganda – Uganda
Gahimbare Arnaud – Burundi
George. W. Bakka, CEO, Angels Initiatives – Uganda
Jules Gervais, Chief Executive Officer, Jules Gervais Group – Canada
Duma Ndumiso Mnisi, Founding Director, D.Special Needs Investments (Pty) Ltd – Swaziland
Gadzanani Makopola, CEO, Far The Best – Botswana
Dagadou K. Agbeko, Founder & CEO, Shenzhen Kodaga Consulting Co.;Ltd – China
Amon Rupiya, AGM Operations, Diamond Seguros – Mozambique

AUTHORIZED DELEGATION LEADERS IN AFRICA (AS OF AUGUST 14, 2017)
Dennis Obi Ekunie, Managing Director, Uniek Equity & Trust Limited – Nigeria 
Camille Epembia, Founder & Manager, YORHA Consulting – Gabon
Nurhassen Mensur Mudesir – Ethiopia
Lionel Mudandi Simbizi, General Manager, Konectors Limited – Rwanda
Jennifer Ceres, CEO, AVA, and Global Vice-President, WCFO – Cote d’Ivoire
Bernard Oduro Takyi, Regional Coordinator, CAYE-West Africa
Florence Sugut, Managing Director, ikapamedia East Africa – Kenya

ATIGS 2018 SPONSORING & SUPPORTING PARTNERS (AS OF AUGUST 14. 2017)
Air France/KLM Meetings – France 
Lovoco – USA
Global Innovation Exchange – United States
EEP Africa – The Energy and Environment Partnership – South Africa
Private Jet Services – United States
SkyTeam Airline Alliance – The Netherlands
Elite Private Yachts – United States
Hertz – United States
Labacorp Group – Cameroon

ATIGS 2018 STRATEGIC & INDUSTRY PARTNERS (AS OF AUGUST 14, 2017)
AMENA Trade & Investment Consulting GmbH – Berlin, Germany
Agence Diel Creative’s Business (Agence DIELCB) – Libreville, Gabon
International Ventures and Trade, Inc – Los Angeles, California
Relief – New Jersey, United States
DJOUMAN – Paris, France
PLANETINVEST – France
Evvnt – United Kingdom
Greater Construction Alliance – Japan
Eventbrite – United States
World Business Events Limited – United Arab Emirates
GAA Asia Exhibitions – China
GAA Events Africa – Nigeria
Elance Softech – India
Hidden Wisdom Investments – Botswana
Franchise Africa – North Carolina – United States
iKapaMedia East Africa – Kenya

ATIGS 2018 EXCLUSIVE NEWSWIRE PARTNER
APO Group – France

ATIGS 2018 RESEARCH PARTNER
Oxford Business Group – London, England 

ATIGS 2018 INSTITUTIONAL PARTNER 
Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (CAYE) – West Africa

ATIGS 2018 MEDIA PARTNERS (AS OF AUGUST 14, 2017)
Africa Global Funds                                                   Dubai Exporters
Africa on The Rise                                                     Export Canada
Renewables in Africa                                               AfricaBusiness.com
Gobiz Korea                                                               Pan African Visions
BB0A News                                                                Industrialize Africa Review
USPA News                                                                Export Poland
Africa Stop Over                                                        Africa Infrastructure Development Review
Allactiontrade                                                            Asian Products
Africa Trace & Investment Yearbook                   B2B.TheTradePost.com
China and Taiwan Manufacturers                        Electrify Africa Review
ECVV.com                                                                 Exporters.SG
Find Exporters                                                         GAA Monthly Update
Global Wood Trade Network                                 InterMeding.com
iSources.com                                                             Kimsha
Opportunities in Africa                                           TradeBoss.com
BusyTrade.com                                                         Market.GE
Minmetalsjs-cn.com                                                Miriads
Rude66.com                                                              PV Guangzhou
Rusbiz.com                                                               Trade & Investment World News
Trade Holding Partner                                          World Hardware
Tender Tiger                                                            African Business Central
Ecplaza                                                                      JCTrans
International Business Directory                        Africans Building Africa

                                                                         

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