By: Reginald Johnson
On Friday, and estimated 200 people were in attendance at the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (OAA) forum entitled, From DC to Africa, Growing Local and Going Local: Expanding your Business through Local, Federal and International Opportunities which was held at the 11th Floor Conference Room at 441 4th Street NW, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ethiopia’s Tadias Magazine reported on the event by saying, The program’s topic highlights include what you need to know to do business in DC, accessing capital both for local and international business, as well as contracting and procurement opportunities with the District and the Federal Government.
“The purpose of this seminar is to connect businesses and entrepreneurs directly to the people, information and resources that can help them expand their businesses through both local and U.S-Africa opportunities,” DC Mayor Vincent Gray’s office said in an announcement.
OAA Director Ngozi Nmezi echoed the mayor’s comment.