On Friday, July 1, 2022 at The National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), Executive Director, Charles H. DeBow III met with Prince Adewole ADEBAYO, Nigeria’s SDP presidential candidate and Emad Shoeb, COO in Washington DC at Swahili Village – The Consulate M Street Northwest Washington DC from 2pm to 4:30pm EST.
During their Business Roundtable meeting it was announced and agreed upon that it is a “Global Business Initiative” to create 30million jobs in Nigeria. The Global Business Initiative was created to ensure the participation of Black diasporan businesses in worldwide capitalism opportunities through entrepreneurship, expansion, and development through export and import.
During the Business Roundtable discussion, attending stakeholders represented a broad spectrum of companies, countries and communities that will share their perspectives as to how these objectives will be achieved. Along with their special guest speaker, Nigerian Prince Adewole Adebayo, an international attorney who has practiced law in the U.S., Nigeria, Australia, U.K. Singapore and other jurisdictions, and currently Nigeria’s presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, that shares his economic views of doing business in Nigeria.
NBCC will further advance this initiative into action, at its Annual Convention, with the international theme of “Doing Business Globally Post Pandemic”, occurring during Black Business month on August 16 to 18, 2022 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino 21 Blackjack Blvd., East Peoria, IL 61611.
The convention agenda will address international export and import topics, issues, programs, partnerships, and opportunities, with a focus on agri-business to create, economic empowerment, job opportunities, and improving the quality of life for communities impacted by agriculture.
Participants that will attend the convention range from Black diasporan business owners and entrepreneurs to corporate diversity procurement managers, focused on how to develop and invest in business opportunities and relationships in Africa, the Caribbean as well as Latin America.
Additional attendees include, government officials, ministries, and agencies representing many industry sectors, all of whom are seeking to showcase investment opportunities in their countries and communities.