East Africa Chamber of Commerce 2014 Annual Trade Conference
The East Africa Chamber of Commerce represents the five member countries of the East Africa Community (Republic of Burundi, Republic of Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda). The purpose of the conference is to facilitate business to business linkage as well as showcase opportunities for investments, highlight market analysis, as well as underscore vital government trade policies in the two regions. High-level government and business leaders as well as top-level subject specialists will make presentations on their respective fields of expertise. There will be sector presentations in various fields such as international trade and commerce, energy and mining, financial services, tourism, agriculture, infrastructure, health and pharmaceuticals, and real estate, among others.
Event Date: Oct. 2 - 4
Location: Hyatt Regency North Dallas
701 East Campbell Road
Richardson, Texas 75081
Macedonia Business Forum
Keynote speaker: H.E. Nikola Gruevski, prime minister, Republic of Macedonia
As part of the efforts of the Macedonian Government to promote its extensive reforms for which it has been recognized by the World Bank as No. 3 reforming country in the world, Invest Macedonia is organizing business forums in more than 40 U.S. cities. Sponsored by the World Affairs Council of DFW, this event will be hosted in the DFW area on Oct. 10
Event Date: Oct. 10
Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Intercontinental Dallas Hotel (Crystal Ballroom on 2nd floor)
TiECon South 2014
TiECon South 2014 is a premier event that will bring together business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals from a wide spectrum of industries to discuss real-world success stories about how to create transformative changes that result in successful organizations.
Event Date: Oct. 11
Time: 9:00 - 5:30 p.m. for conference
5:30 - 8:00 p.m. for networking
Location: Westin Dallas Park Central
12720 Merit Drive
Dallas, Texas 75251
African Chamber of Commerce DFW 16th Annual African Economic Forum
The African Chamber of Commerce DFW and the Office of the African Union are holding their 16th Annual African Economic Forum with the goal to provide economic stimulus through the promotion of trade opportunities between Africa and the U.S. Africa is home to 7 of the 10 fastest-growing economies in the world and helping U.S. business expand their presence in these African markets is a top priority of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The focus of this year's forum is to address formulating immediate bilateral trade diplomacy with the goal of moving the content to an industrialized era through private-public partnership efforts.
Event date: Oct. 15 - 18
Location: Park Inn by Radisson
1241 W. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75247
North Texas District Export Council International Executive Forum
The Forum will be a three part program including:
1) A panel on “Middle East/Ukraine & Russian Conflict” - “Impact/Opportunities for Texas Businesses”; 2) A speaker on “Recent Amendments to Mexican Customs Legislation and NAFTA Rules”; 3) "Interface with the Experts – one-on-one discussions with Panelists/Speakers/North Texas District Export Council Members & Members of the U.S. Commercial Service, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce”.
The Richardson Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the North Texas District Export Council (http://www.exporttexas.com/northtexas) to provide the Chamber’s members discounted event registration fees for the Export Education and Training Events in the Metroplex developed by the North Texas District Export Council.
Registration Fee: $40.00
Richardson Chamber of Commerce Member Fee: $30.00 (25% discount)
Event Date: Oct. 21
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Mary Kay Headquarters
161251 Dallas Parkway (Dallas Tollway & Keller Springs)
Addison, Texas 75991
Registration: Mark your calendars & watch this space - details to follow