Congo Trade Forum

Congo Trade Forum organizes annual DR Congo Trade and Investment Forum to connect  visionary entrepreneur and help them explore opportunities in Congolese promising markets and grow their business

The 2022  DR Congo International Trade and Investment Forum is slated to take place in Kinshasa – capital ciy of Congo – from June 22 – 25, 2022.

The Virginia Africa Partnership

The Mission of Virginia Africa Partnership is to foster a strong partnership between Virginia and Africa by promoting entrepreneurship, increase trade opportunities, bridge collaboration between Virginia universities, particularly HBCU’S with African higher educational institutions and promoting sister-cities relationship between Virginia and Africa counties, cities and provinces


2019 US - Africa Business Networking& EXPO

October 2-5, 2011


Organized in partnership with the Center for International Business Advancement ( CIBA) at VSU School of business, this event brought together African and American entrepreneurs, executives, investors, decision makers and other stakeholders as to learn about investment opportunities in both Africa and the United States, match their interests, and build mutually beneficial relationships. In doing so, the forum shall help strengthen multi-faceted partnerships between the two sides of the Atlantic.

Slated to take place in Richmond, Virginia, while the Commonwealth of Virginia is celebrating the 4th centennial (400 years) of legislative assembly, this 3-day forum will start on 2nd October and end on 4th October 2019. While the first two days of the forum will focus on business and investment opportunities, the third day will be dedicated to guided tours of companies, political institutions and museums in the Richmond area as well as visits to Virginia’s finest wineries.


Senator Mamie E LOCK. 2th District Virginia

Rev Jonathan Weaver. Founder Pan African Collective

Prof Van Wood. Center for International bussines Advancement. Virginia Commonwealth university

Elizabeth Thomas. EXIM BANK USA

Vernice Love. Small business Administration . Richmond Virginia.

Assistant Vice President, International Trade at Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Kulya Nzogu


2021 Virginia -Africa Partnership Summit

June 4, 2021