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Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency Investment Roadshow in USA

 Sierra Leone is an emerging economy with enormous growth potential without even one major shopping mall. Investment in all sectors is growing and the spending pattern of consumers is on the rise. Not only are investors  assured of Return On Investment in good times but equally of a full  private sector focus on government support, access to land in prime locations, associated concessions, etc . It is on this background that the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency has embarked on an Investment Roadshow in USA and Investment Conference in London.

 Everyone is invited to this exciting event. Meet the Minister of Trade and Industry , Dr. Richard konteh, CEO of SLIEPA  , SLIEPA Director of Investment.

Sierra Leone Trade and Investment Road show Tentative Agenda

 

Building Effective Partnerships

SIERRA LEONE – AFRICA’S NEW INVESTMENT DESTINATION

Washington DC, USA                                                                               October 13 – October 17, 2011

VENUE: {Circle Bistro George Washington University Inn}

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Day 1:  Friday, October 14th

 

Networking Cocktail – Organized by US – SL Chamber of Commerce

 

3:30 – 4: 00  4:00-4:15 Welcome & Press Briefing                   

  • Welcome  Address and Introduction of Hon. Alpha Kanu {SL Ambassador – USA}
  • Hon. Alpha Kanu – remarks & Introduction of the Sierra Leone Delegation
  • US – SL Chamber Rep  {Brief prez}
  • SLIEPA {Brief Presentation}
  • Corporate Council for Africa Representative {Remarks}
  • Representative from WB/ IFC [Remarks]

 

   
4:15-6:00 Presentation on the changing Investment Climate in Sierra Leone

  • Dr. Richard Konteh, Hon. Minister of Trade and Industry.

Discussion and Q&A (30 min)

   
   
   

Cocktail                                          Cocktail                                                                   Cocktail

   
   
   

 

Day 2:          Saturday, October 15th                                                    VENUE: {TBD}

 

 

High End Diaspora SME Networking  Town Hall Meeting

 

 

3:30 – 4: 00  4:00 – 4:15 Welcome & Press Briefing                  

  • Welcome  Address and Introduction of Hon. Alpha Kanu {SL Ambassador – USA}
  • Hon. Alpha Kanu – remarks & Introduction of the Sierra Leone Delegation
  • US – SL Chamber Rep
  • SLIEPA {Brief Presentation}
  • Sierra Leone Association of Businesses in America (SLABA) Representative {Remarks}
   
4:15- 5:00 Presentation on the changing Investment Climate in Sierra Leone

  • Dr. Richard Konteh, Hon. Minister of Trade and Industry.

Discussion and Q&A (30 min)

   
4:15 – 5:00                   Introduction of Diaspora SME
   
 5:00-6:00                Networking with Diaspora SMEs
   
   
6:00 – 8:00                            Cocktail Dinner
   
   

Day 3, Sunday, October 16       Travel to Boston                                        

 

Day 4, Monday, October 17                                        VENUE: {Boston MA}

 

 

Investor Networking Meeting in Boston – Organized by  SL Embassy DC

 

10:00 –10: 30  10:30 – 11:00 Welcome & Press Briefing                   

  • Introduction of Delegation {SL Embassy}
  • US – SL Chamber Rep
  • SLIEPA {Brief Presentation}
  • Sierra Leone Association of Businesses in America (SLABA) Representative {Remarks}
   
11:00- 12:00  12:00 – 12:10

 

 

12: 10–13: 30

Presentation on the changing Investment Climate in Sierra Leone

  • Dr. Richard Konteh, Hon. Minister of Trade and Industry.

         Discussion and Q&A (30 min)

Closing Courtesies

[Dr. Richard Konteh, Hon Minister – Trade and Industry]

 

Networking Lunch

 

Day 5 Tuesday, October 18  ………………Delegation Departs to London
Day 6 Wednesday, October 19  ………………Meetings commence in London

 

                                                  

                                                                                       

                                                                                         

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