Sub-Saharan Africa Business Roundtable
Date: December 17, 2012
Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN DATE AND TIME!
Country of Focus: South Africa
Guest Advisor: Richard Zurba, Director
Zurcom International (Pty) Ltd
Johannesburg, South Africa
Cost: WTC Delaware Members - Free!
Non-Members - $50
NEW Downtown Wilmington Office - Brandywine Building
1000 N. West Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
Walk-ins are highly discouraged!!
Join us as World Trade Center Delaware members work together to build and improve business relations for Delaware companies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Use this roundtable to:
- explore business opportunities
- discuss trade issues
- troubleshoot obstacles
- obtain political climate updates
If you have found our past roundtable events to be helpful, please join us again for another informative discussion with other WTC Delaware members. Participants are encouraged to stay after the event and network until 11:00 am.
Register for the fourth quarter 2012 Sub-Saharan Africa Business Roundtable today!
About the guest advisor:
Company Description: Since 1999, Zurcom has assisted over 2,000different firms with export related projects into the SADC region. Activities of the office includ assistance with locating distributors/buyers for import products, trade missions, market research and joint venture creation assistance, investment site assistance. It is a member of six trade and international policy related bodies situated inside South Africa and Mauritius. Personnel are located in Gauteng, Cape Town and Durban with a sub-office in Mauritius. Staff are multilingual in English, French, Portuguese and other languages. Through our International Business Group, we are able to access and work across borders with firms from around the world inbound or outbound the SADC region.
Richard Zurba is the Director of Zurcom International (Pty) Ltd. He came to Africa in 1993 after working in commercial real estate / site selection in Canada. In 1993 he moved to the Congo for World Vision Relief, involved in humanitarian projects relating to ethnic cleansing and the Ebola outbreak responses. In 1996 he moved to South Africa, as an export manager for a South African firm, selling into a wide number of sub-Saharan African countries. In January 1999, he opened the CGLG Southern Africa Trade Office on behalf of CGLG. He has lectured and has served as a dissertation supervisor for an MBA programme. He has work experience in over a dozen countries around the world. He has a B.A. (Alberta, International Relations), an M.A. (London School of Economics, International Relations / History) and an M.B.A. (Western Ontario, International Business).
Time: 9:30 - 11:30 am
Member Cost: $0.00
Non-member Cost: $50.00
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