Events | EACC Conference 29th Sept – 1st Oct Dallas, Tx | The 9th Annual East Africa Chamber of Commerce Trade Conference 2016

Posted August 3, 2016 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in The East African Chamber Summit 2016 ~ 3,347 views


Elsa Juko-McDowell, Chairwoman of the East Africa Chamber of Commerce.

Elsa Juko-McDowell, Chairwoman of the East Africa Chamber of

The 9 th Annual East Africa Chamber of Commerce Trade Conference 2016 Dallas, TX – The East Africa Chamber of Commerce (EACC) will be hosting its 9th Annual Trade Conference at the Sheraton Galleria Hotel by the Galleria located in Dallas, Texas.

The event will begin on Thursday, September 29th and run through Saturday, October 1st 2016. “Accelerating Growth” is the focus for this year’s event. Our open forums and warm marketplace venue welcomes everyone interested in key introductions, education, partnerships and investment in East Africa. Among others, organizations in the finance, real estate, clean energy, healthcare, tourism, hotel, transportation and logistics industries will be present during this year’s conference.

East African Community (EAC) ministries of governmental as well as non-governmental organizations will also be there to share insights about their industries. A series of panel presentations will allow both business and government leaders to share information within their fields of expertise as well as answer questions.

“As an international chamber, our membership spans all of North America and East Africa. Based in North Texas, we are proud to showcase regional success stories related to how the diaspora community works and lives. Similar master-planned communities are exploding across the EAC where there is a real need for Trans-Atlantic collaborations, partnerships, investments and operational support,” said Elsa Juko-McDowell, Chairwoman of the East Africa Chamber of Commerce.

Notable organizations that will be present include the University of Texas at Dallas, Southern Methodist University, and several East African embassies. Additionally, distinguished guest Donald Kaberuka is the keynote speaker for the conference. Kaberuka is currently a fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a board trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation. The event will conclude with a grand Dinner Gala on Saturday, October 1st from 6:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Tickets to the Gala are available at

About East Africa Chamber of Commerce EACC is dedicated to economically empower and sustain member communities through entrepreneurship, and to consult and promote trade opportunities in both the U.S. and East Africa via interaction with each region’s businesses and governmental sectors. The East Africa member countries represent the emerging markets of a growing economic region with a total population of 135 million people.

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