The U.S.-Africa Business Summit is a four-day 14th United States-Africa summit which began on Tuesday, July 19 to end July 22 in Marrakech, Morocco.
This year’s Summit themed “Building Forward Together” will explore a renewed commitment by both public and private sector stakeholders to building stronger U.S. and Africa trade, investment and commercial ties as we emerge from unprecedented health and economic challenges.
The event focuses on economic recovery post-COVID-19 pandemic. It provides opportunities for the Joe Biden-led administration and its partners in Africa to enhance their bilateral relations.The 2022 summit is being held under the theme “Building Forward Together”.
For four days, stakeholders in the public and private sectors will explore investment opportunities amid rising inflation and the high cost of living.Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) president and chief executive officer Florizelle Liser said the 2022 summit will build on the 2021 one that was held in the US and will seek to expand and deepen the US-Africa trade, investment, and business relationship.
“The 2021 Summit was a tremendous success, and the calibre of engagement by the US and African business and government leaders was outstanding. The partnerships forged, investment opportunities identified, and deals closed are still being cited by attendees.