AGOA Festival
AGOA Countries Guests of Honor


Among the 40 African Countries AGOA eligible to this date, opportunity is given to two Countries to be Guest of Honor during our Events in New York, Los Angeles and Miami. The African Countries AGOA Eligible are:Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Comoros,CongoDjibouti, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, GuineaKenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Madagascar, Mali,Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal,Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South AfricaTanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia.

In addition to these Countries, as the Apparel Section of the AGOA legislation gives opportunity to the Lesser Developped Countries to use the yarn and fabrics which originates from a Third Country anywhere in the World as long as the Apparel products are wholly assembled in these Lesser Developped Sub-Saharan Countries, We will welcome a country to play this role as well and benefit from these advantages too:

  • International Exposure as Country Guest of Honor with inclusion in International Press Releases, TV, Radio Spots and online presence
  • Participation to the Welcoming Gala Dinner with Runway Shows and Food from your Country
  • Opportunities for Investment Attraction, Trade and Tourism Promotion for 5 Cities / Districts / States of your Country
  • Better Promotion of your AGOA Key Exports products (Agro-products, Food & Beverage, Animal Husbandry & Aquatic Products, Agro-input, Agro-technology and Agro- machinery, New Technologies, new business models like agricultural investment, agricultural IT and so on, Apparel and Textile articles) in a larger and impressive Pavilion during the Business to Business Sessions of the Event
  • Mediation for Strategic partnerships with the US Host Cities (Town-twinning, cooperation between Business Councils, Chambers of Commerce and Civil Society Organizations, Youth Exchange Programs)
  • Organization of a Trade Mission to your Country with attendance of American Authorities, and Business Leaders
  • Organization of a Cultural Exchange Program (Welcome to Africa) with attendance of American Citizen and People living in New York, Los Angeles and Miami including Business Leaders, Artists and Hollywood Superstars for Humanitarian and Social Projects in your Country (One month after the Event)
  • Great Platform for Private Companies to network with their Fellows in the United States
  • Important opportunity to expand Business and boost your Exports and Cooperation with the United States
  • 3 Days of Direct Business to Business and Master Classes with US Government Agencies, AGOA Experts, Private Sector with Exhibition
  • 2 Days of Cultural Animation (30 Runway Shows, Concert with the Top 10 Singers of your Country) in a Public and Crowded Place of the Host City with Exhibition and Trade Fair involving key leading enterprises of agricultural industrialization, export trade companies of agricultural products, agricultural product importers and exporters, foreign capital, joint ventures enterprises, etc
  • Participation in Networking Activities, Forums and Tourism activities to Share your Experience and Learn from the People in the same field of activity (Tourism Boards and Cultural Actors)
  • Premium Position advertising in the Event Signature Show Book to be released during the Welcoming Gala and distributed to all participating countries
  • Country inclusion in the VIP area and during Press conference
  • Country inclusion on aisle sign (entrance & lobby area)
  • First Class Service for Hotel, Accomodation and Transportation

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