JULY 30: USTDA African Leaders’ Visit Welcome Reception

EnergyWHO: U.S. Trade and Development Agency and the Department of Energy
WHAT: USTDA African Leaders’ Visit Welcome Reception
Cost is $100.00.
WHEN: July 30 from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
WHERE: St. Regis Houston, 1919 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, TX 77027
Learn more and RSVP at www.africanleadersvisitenergy.com.


August 5: African Ministerial Networking Reception

CCAWHO: Corporate Council on Africa

WHAT: African Ministerial Networking Reception

The cost is $50 for CCA Members/Government or $100 for non-CCA Members.

WHEN: August 5 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

WHERE: Grand Hyatt Hotel 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Learn more and register at http://www.cvent.com/events/-leading-the-way-in-u-s-africa-investment-/event-summary-9e8ab78a68784e61afb759155c47c102.aspx

August 4: “The Game Has Changed: The New Landscape for Innovations and Business in Africa”

Africa Growth InitiativeWHO: The Brookings Institute-Africa Growth Initiative

WHAT: “The Game Has Changed: The New Landscape for Innovations and Business in Africa” 

The event will convene high-level business leaders, entrepreneurs, and public figures to support this unparalleled opportunity for the U.S. government and people to recalibrate their approach to this rapidly-changing region.

WHEN: August 4 from 9:15 am – 6:00pm               

WHERE: InterContinental The Willard 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004     

Learn more and RSVP at http://www.brookings.edu/events

August 4: Power Africa Lunch

CCAWHO: Corporate Council on Africa

WHAT: Power Africa Lunch

This lunch is included in the full Business Forum registration. Registration for the lunch only is available for $100 (CCA Members/Government) and $200 (Non-CCA Members).

WHEN: August 4 from 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm

WHERE: Grand Hyatt Hotel 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Learn more and register at http://www.cvent.com/events/leading-the-way-in-u-s-africa-investment/custom-20-9e8ab78a68784e61afb759155c47c102.aspx

AUGUST 3: Believe in Africa Day’s US-Africa Summit High Level Dialogue

Africa Summit Dialogue

AN EXCLUSIVE High-Level Dialogue
Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the NEWSEUM

BELIEVE IN AFRICA DAY 2014– Under the High Patronage of H.E. Paul BIYA, the President of the Republic of Cameroon, BELIEVE IN AFRICA U.S., AFRICAN UNION and AFRICA 24 TV are honored to launch the first US BELIEVE IN AFRICA DAY (BIAD) on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the Newseum, in Washington, D.C.

This invitation-only event coined ‘Believe in Africa Day’ will take place at the prestigious Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC from 9 am – 4 pm. It will be followed by the inaugural Believe in Africa Awards Gala Dinner at 6:30 pm.
.Join us at this premiere event, to meet with Heads of States, senior government officials and network with leading figures and hear more about the opportunitiesAfrica has to offer.
Participants will include African Heads of State, AfricaUnion, African and U.S. business leaders, members of theAfrican Diaspora, global investors and representatives of international and African private and public sectors.
In addition, we will welcome our strategic partners, which include select organizations working with us to drive the insightful agenda of the day and create impact for the continent. These strategic partners include: Altrium International, Financia Capital, Rimsom Strategies, Gumbi & Dechambenoit, New York Forum Institute, Richard Attias & Associates, Africa 2.0, and others.
Believe in Africa (www.believeinafrica.us) is an Africandiaspora-led initiative founded by former U.S. congressional staffers and African leaders in the U.S. to empower young Africans, to harness the power of theAfrican Diaspora, educate policy makers and the public about African economic growth and highlight the continent’s gradual rise in the global community.
AFRICA24 TV (www.africa24v.com) is the largest and first worldwide and global news channel focusing on Africa.

Venue: NEWSEUM Knight Conference Center, Newseum
555 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, Washington DC 20001
8:00 AM to 12 PM
“Straight talk with African Business Titans: Building Strong Partnerships”

▪ Extractive Industries and Energy and Infrastructures Opportunities
▪ Agriculture and Agribusiness development, the New Era
▪ Banking, Technology & Financial Services Transformation

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

● Cameroon is Africa Open for Business
● Investments and Partnership Opportunities in Cameroon
● Conference Room: Media interviews throughout the day

Venue: Great Hall, Newseum
From 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm


Believe in Africa Awardees are Americans, Africans and members of the Diaspora in the public and private sectors. The awards will be given to highlight their achievements in fostering U.S.-Africa relations and their contributions to helping Africans reach their full potential.
If you would like more information about BELIEVE IN AFRICA DAY 2014, please contact Dorinda White at 202.495.1054, email at info@believeinafrica.us or visit us at www.believeinafricaday.org.