"Botswana is Open for Business" In collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana in Washington, DC

Top Quote Honorary Consul Robert Shumake is hosting a workshop for people who want to learn more about establishing a business in Botswana and the industries that are needed. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 17, 2013 - WHAT: A workshop on Business Opportunities in Botswana

    WHEN: Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)

    WHERE: Embassy of the Republic of Botswana 1531 New Hampshire Avenue, NW - Washington, DC 20036

    WHO: Hosted by the DC Minority Business Development Agency (DCMBDA) and Botswana American Chamber of Commerce (BACC) in partnership with: Racing Toward Diversity Magazine, Asian/Pacific Islander Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship (ACE), Prince George's Chamber of Commerce and National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC).

    WHY: Honorary Consul Shumake to the Republic of Botswana has negotiated $100 million (US) dollars set aside from the Botswana Government for U.S. firms wanting to do business in the country.

    About Botswana:
    Botswana is the largest producer of raw diamonds in the world, and considered one of the most progressive countries on the continent of Africa. Botswana has a stable demographic government, a lack of corruption, and an A credit rating from Standard & Poor's, and is affectionately known as the "Jewel of Africa."

    About DCMBDA:
    The DC MBDA Business Center is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency and managed by National Community Reinvestment Coalition. It provides consulting services and technical assistance to high growth, minority-owned businesses in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Northern Virginia (DMV) geographic footprint.

    About BACC:
    In partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana, and the Office of the Honorary Consul to the Republic of Botswana, the Botswana American Chamber of Commerce provides a bridge to initiate and facilitate economic development and expansion for U.S. based organizations in Botswana.

    Media Contact:

    Treavion Davenport;Director of Public Relations, Botswana Consulate
    CJ Jordan, International Liaison, Botswana Consulate
    Note: to register for the event or informationemail: CJJordan ( @ ) botswanaconsulate dot org.

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