The African Trade link and Expo’s (ATL & Expo) inaugural trade mission convenes on July 23-26, 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya at the Kenyatta International Conference Center.
ATL & Expo is a non-profit California corporation supported by businesses and individuals with the goal of providing a platform where U.S. small businesses and international firms can increase trade, economic development, and tourism in Kenya and the U.S.
Opportunities exist for ATL & Expo participants to network and link with prospective partners, government and business representatives. Briefings from businesses, are scheduled for all ATL & Expo attendee’s. Topics include Power Africa, Trade Africa, project finance, export/import, others.
Targeted sectors include electrical, solar and green power, energy, agri-business, construction, apparel, infrastructure, manufacturing.
Judi Minage, a Kenyan living in Southern California, is the executive producer and vision behind ATL and founder of MiNage, Inc, an exporter of apparel to Kenya. Other producers are Tyrone Hooks and Benjamin Walker; Evelyn Oyombera, Director of Kenya Logistics.
The Nairobi, Kenya location for ATL & Expo’s inaugural small business trade mission has a well-developed business and financial sector. Kenya is strategically located at the gateway of trade in East Africa and a key hub for the transit of goods, as well as a destination for American, European and Asian companies seeking to do business in the region.The ATL & Expo vision is to increase trade with Sub-Sahara Africa.