The AFRICA GLOBAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (AGCC) is now accepting applications for the U.S – AFRICA YOUTH SUMMIT (USAYES) scheduled in July 12 – 13, 2018 in Chicago.
Are you a Young Entrepreneur and Changemaker in your community? Apply today to join us as a Speaker, an Exhibitor, a Partner and/or a Sponsor. The #USAYES2018 program will take place at University of Chicago, Illinois under the theme “Empowering Youth, Promoting Investment in Technology, Agribusiness, and Tourism” and “The Future of U.S and African Economic Sustainable Development”.
BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN AFRICA & THE U.S
#USAYES provides a platform to African and American Youth Entrepreneurs to access respective U.S and African markets through a one-stop center, connect US Investors to African Young Entrepreneurs, U.S Export to African Markets, African Export to U.S Markets, Access to capital, Access to US Technologies, Access to various African products, etc.
This inaugural edition of the U.S-African Youth Entrepreneurship Summit covers US – African 10 key strategic economic sectors that include Technology, Agribusiness, and Tourism. The summit will welcome the participation of 1,000 attendees, over 50 speakers, over 100 exhibitors, and over 100 US Investors.
BENEFITS FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS & CHANGEMAKERS
Young Entrepreneurs and Changemakers in the following sectors are welcome: Agribusiness, Technology and Tourism.
Flight arrangements, airport transfers will be arranged based on first come, first served basis. Insurance, accommodation and additional personal expenses, as well as visas costs to enter the U.S will not be covered by the organizers.
ELIGIBILITY FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS & CHANGEMAKERS
– We are looking for the most inspiring, interesting, enthusiastic, determined, innovative Young Entrepreneurs,Champions, Community Activists, Volunteers and Campaigners who are working towards attaining the SDGs across the globe.
– Participants may be from any country or region.
– Participants should be between 18 and 35+ years old at the time of the Summit.
We cannot wait to welcome you in Chicago during this first-ever U.S-African Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (USAYES) 2018. Apply before the 5th of July 2018 by midnight.