Guiding your global business in the United States

Join us and find out everything you need to know about doing business in the USA, covering valuable information about the country's business culture, economy and more.

​The forum is designed for small-medium businesses, women-owned businesses and corporates ready to sign contracts and /or partner with Diaspora SMEs to bid on US Government contracts through authorized joint ventures.

The Key Main Objectives for the Summit Include:-Promoting Joint 

  • Understanding  Prosper Africa - America's "new" Africa engagement policy 

  • Discussing  opportunities of the America-Africa Trade Centre 

  • Learn more about new American Trade/Business Policies including Prosper Africa

  • Learn about U.S-African exports/imports, marketing, and distribution, how to win U.S Government tenders and other collaborations with American successful business moguls. 

  •  Understand   the Role of Small Business Administration -on export credit insurance to guarantee payments to exporters and importers; 

  • To increase awareness on how to export duty-free from Kenya to the US under the African Growth Opportunity Act,

  • Learn on how to bid on US Government Contracts and much more


The Summit will be held on the Thursday 12th Sept 2019 at the US Embassy’s ACN  (American Centre Nairobi) 8:30am-1: 30 pm  


Awep Kenya Chapter

African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) is an outreach, education, and engagement initiative that targets African women entrepreneurs to promote business growth, increase trade both regionally and to U.S. markets through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), create better business environments, and empower African women entrepreneurs to become voices of change in their communities.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers opening remarks at the 2012 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum to mark Global Economic Statecraft Day at the U.S. Department if State in Washington, D.C. on June 14, 2012.

Through the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), approximately 30 African women entrepreneurs arrive in the United States each year to attend professional development meetings and network with U.S. policy makers, companies, industry associations, nonprofit groups, and multilateral development organizations. 

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