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African Union Expo 2017 @ NYC Harlem

Go Africa Network Inc

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (EST)

African Union Expo 2017 @ NYC Harlem

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General attendee
Ticket is good for the Expo & All sessions
Ended Free $0.00
Media Ticket
Media Press pass for all media groups
Ended Free $0.00
VIP Ticket
for elected officials, Academia Faculty, Media Executives, & Corporate Executives only
Ended Free $0.00
Exhibitor Ticket
Ticket reserves your organization or business 1 table and 2 chairs. Setup time for all exhibitors is (9:30am) your space will be placed in open allocation if you have not arrived by 10am.
Ended Free $0.00
social media promo (Exhibitors only)
Looking for a quick and promote your business and increase sales? Send your information and social media tags and will create a targeted promotion for your business for this event with a targeted, customized audience and reach in the range of 20,000 to 40,000 using multiple channels and targeted demographic. No refunds will be honored after promotion has been created.
Ended $20.00 $2.09
AU Expo Contest
• Go Africa business idea or concept Contest (for entrepreneurs, startups and small companies) o General category  10 min presentation of your business with 5 min Q&A from the Audience and Judges: o Innovation & idea Category o Contestant has an innovation or idea that is in the incubation, development stage  10 min presentation of your business with 5 min Q&A from the Audience and Judges:
Ended Free $0.00
Judge
Official Judge for contests for the expo. you cannot participate in either of the contests and also be a judge.
Ended Free $0.00
Volunteer (Non Paid)
non payment will be made for any services rendered for this event. Please arrive by 8am on 11/14/2017 to assist. assignment will be allotted 48 hours prior to date of the event.
Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

The African Union Expo LLC, Go Africa Capital LLC, Go Caribbean Inc, NYS African Chamber of Commerce & The Go Africa Network Inc. are proud to present the 3rd annual African Union Expo event to be held in NYC Harlem.

This year’s event is focused on helping the small entrepreneurs, companies, startups, independent artists, general contractors, & performers, in short anyone who is looking to improve their business operations & long-term success.

The theme’s this year's Expo are:

  • Operational excellence (cost savings, services, tools, and resources to help your business operations)
  • Access to capital and funds (crowd funding, micro lending)


This event is open and free to the general public 

Featuring the following 2 events:

  • General expo (vendors & Merchants): general area with tables for vendors to promote their products and services (for all merchants, the price to  exhibit is free of charge, simply need to register).
  • Go Africa business idea or concept Contest

Details for the expo and sessions are below:

Topics and breakout sessions to be covered during this 1-day expo event are as follows:

 

  • Understanding the importance of a business plan
  • Accessing crowd funding & Micro-Lending sources
  • Cost effective services for your business
    • Tools that can help you improve your business
    • Tools to help you lower your costs.
  • Using e-commerce effectively
    • Amazon, Square, PayPal, Facebook, google, etc.


Time line for event:

  • 9:30am Merchant/vendor arrival & setup for expo
  • 10am - 11am Attendee arrival and registration for sessions (Coffee will be provided)
  • 11am opening ceremony: By Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Athena B. Moore, Director, Northern Manhattan Office of the Manhattan Borough President, African Dignitary, TBA
  • 11:30am Opening panel for Q&A  TBA
  • 12:30pm  -2:30pm Breakout sessions (working lunch)
  •   12:30pm – 1:00pm Session A: Understanding the importance of a business plan
  •   1:00pm – 1:30pm: Session B: Accessing crowd funding & Micro-Lending sources
  •  2:30pm - 5:00pm business idea or concept Contest (for entrepreneurs, startups and small companies)
    • 1:30pm -2:00pm:  Session C: Cost effective services for your business
    • 2:00pm – 2:30pm: Session D: Using e-commerce effectively
    • Closing ceremony & 5:300pm – 7pm:(Networking and happy hour


Details for the contest are below: 

  • Go Africa business idea or concept Contest (for entrepreneurs, startups and small companies)
    • General category
      • 10 min presentation of your business with 5 min Q&A from the Audience and Judges:
      • 500 Gift Card (First Prize)
      • 250 Gift Card (Second Prize)
      • 150 Gift Card (Third Prize)
    • Innovation & idea Category
    • Contestant has an innovation or idea that is in the incubation, development stage
      • 10 min presentation of your business with 5 min Q&A from the Audience and Judges:
      • 150 Gift Card (First Prize)
      • 100 Gift Card (Second Prize)
      • 75 Gift Card (Third Prize)

Contestant, Individual or Business can only compete and/or win in one of the categories but not both. 

 

FAQs

 

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

ID is required. age is 16 and higher 

 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is located across the street. Local subways are 2&3 trains at 116th street & Lenox, B&D trains at 116th street @8th ave, 6 Train @ 116th & Lexington ave. 

 

What can I bring into the event?

If you are a merchant or vendor you are welcome to bring your products or services to exhibit at the expo free of charge.

If you are an attendee, bring an open mind and your ideas. 

 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

email: info@africanunionexpo.com or phone 646-502-9778 Ext. 8002 or visit  www.AfricanUnionExpo.org 

 

What's the refund policy?

if you purchased an item or service, the refund policy is detailed in the description of the given service.

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Have questions about African Union Expo 2017 @ NYC Harlem ? Contact Go Africa Network Inc

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    When & Where


    MIST Harlem
    46 West 116th Street
    New York, NY 10026

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (EST)


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    Organizer

    Go Africa Network Inc

    Go Africa Network Inc. (a 501(C)(3) non-profit focusing on Development, Education, cultural, and trade initiatives for Africa, Caribbean and the U.S.)

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