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09 Mar
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ACBC 2017 Convention in Philly

Convention for ACBC in Philadelphia between differents chambers of commerce

ACBC is the gateway and a catalyst to serve Pennsylvania businesses and companies seeking an entryway into Africa and the Caribbean..

Together we can make African & Caribbean Entrepreneurs in the Greater Philadelphia Area more competitive in local and american markets….

On Thursday, January 14th 2016  Dr. Roger Kounga, (ACBC President) and Victoria Senome, (Member) organized and collaborated the attendance of  6 African Ambassadors to the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show held at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA.  We were pleased that the Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding made time to meet the delegation. Much gratitude was expressed towards Thomas Mainzer III   (Agricultural Trade Specialist, Bureau of Market Development) for facilitating this meeting. We are glad to still be in communication with Mr Mainzer.

The Ambassadors expressed incredible interest in Pennsylvania livestock, poultry and horticulture. To this day, inquiries are still being made on how to further engage with the State to further emulate successful farm practices, especially in cattle production, training and improvement of agricultural productivity.

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09 Mar
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Training session for business organizations.

Train African and Caribbean entrepreneurs and others in

Train African and Caribbean entrepreneurs and others in the methods and techniques of business organization, trade and investment.

 

Together we can make African & Caribbean Entrepreneurs in the Greater Philadelphia Area more competitive in local and american markets…

The trainings session are designed to tackle the root causes of technical challenges facing underserved and disadvantaged microenterprises and small businesses (especially immigrant and refugee-owned businesses with culture sensitivity) in West Philadelphia. These challenges often hinder entrepreneurs and business owner’s ability to start-up, stabilize, or grow their businesses in West Philadelphia.

This project will provide business technical support in a culturally competent manner to 70 underserved and disadvantaged businesses in West Philadelphia, especially immigrant-owned, refugee-owned, women-owned, and other minority owned businesses. Technical assistance would include the following:

  • Improving existing businesses and create new ones.
  • Ensure adequate training, knowledge of access to capital, marketing and organization. African and Caribbean

This will create jobs and increase revenue to the State

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09 Mar
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ACBC 2017 award ceremony.

Special award receiving by the ivorian coast entrepreneurs team

Special award receiving by the ivorian coast entrepreneurs team.

 

Together we can make African & Caribbean Entrepreneurs in the Greater Philadelphia Area more competitive in local and american markets…

We were able to communicate with eight Chambers of commerce in Africa. In collaboration with South Sahara chamber of commerce we hosted the Premier Minister of Namibia. We also hosted the Minister of Tourism of Ghana in collaboration with US Ghana Chamber of commerce. Last month we received the President of the Chamber of commerce and industry of Mali. Back in April, we hosted a week long business delegation of Guinea lead by the minister of environment and water of the republic of Guinea.

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09 Mar
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ACBC’s Mission and Vision

 

The vision and mission of the African and Caribbean Business Council of the greater Philadelphia (ACBC) is to promote and preserve the business interests of African and Caribbean entrepreneurs in the Greater Philadelphia area, while bridging the cultural divide between member countries and the larger community through education and the encouragement of mutual tolerance..

ACBC is committed to providing real technical business advice and assistance to all African and Caribbean entrepreneurs and others.

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GOALS

The goals of the ACBC are to:

  • Train African and Caribbean entrepreneurs and others in the methods and techniques of business organization, trade and investment.
  • Provide trade and investment opportunities to all African and Caribbean entrepreneurs and others.

 

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