Toyin Umesiri, Nazaru CEO, Reappointed by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to Serve as IATF2021 Active Ambassador
By: Nazaru LLC.
Mrs. Toyin will lead a delegation of U.S. exporters and Diaspora Leaders to the IATF2021 engagement which will take place September 7 - 12th with theme "Building Bridges for a Successful AfCFTA". The IATF2021 Advisory Council, which oversees the event's governance, is led by H.E. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria, as Chair and includes Mr. Jean-Louis EKRA, former President of Afreximbank, and H.E. Ambassador Albert Muchanga, African Union Commissioner for Economy, Trade, Industry and Mines.
IATF2021 provides a unique and valuable platform for businesses to explore an integrated African market of over 1.2 billion people with a combined GDP of over US$2.5 trillion created under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The inaugural edition of IATF in 2018 attracted over 2,500 conference delegates, thousands more as buyers and visitors and over 1,000 exhibitors from 45 countries resulting in over $32 billion worth of trade and investment deals that were signed at the event.
The 2021 event is expected to attract over 10,000 visitors and buyers and more than 5,000 conference participants from all 55 African countries and over 1,000 exhibitors. IATF2021 is expected to also generate up to US$40 billion in trade and investment deals and will include B2B/B2G engagements and additional platforms such as:
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