INAUGURAL Liberia Business and Investment Forum (LBIF)
“Prosperity Through Trade and Development”
Thursday, September 26, 2019
New York Marriott Marquis
New York, NY 10036
The Embassy of the Republic of Liberia in Washington, DC, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Liberia to the United Nations, Consulate General in New York, Consulates in Minnesota and Georgia, and the Union of Liberian Associations in the Americas (ULAA), formally announce the holding of the “Inaugural Liberia Business & Investment Forum, “Prosperity Through Trade and Development.” Due to scheduling conflicts, the date of this event has been changed to Thursday, September 26, 2019, and will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, 10036, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm.
The purpose of the Liberian Business & Investment Forum is to encourage private sector investment in Liberia, and also increase trade and commerce between Liberia and the United States. The Forum, which will include a Plenary Session and Panel Discussions, B2B, B2G and G2G networking, is in support of the Liberian Government’s Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD).
Key Liberian government officials will be in attendance to provide relevant information on important priority projects and sectors for investment including Honorable Gbehzohngar M. Findley, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honorable Samuel D. Tweah, Minister of Finance & Development Planning, Honorable Professor Wilson K. Tarpeh, Minister of Commerce, Honorable Mobutu V. Nyepan, Minister of Public Works, Honorable Precious Tetteh, Acting Minister of Agriculture, and Honorable Morris Sackor, Executive Director, National Investment Commission. The Liberia Chamber of Commerce, the private sector in Liberia and the Liberia Business Association in the Americas will also be represented at the Forum.
Other invited guests include some senior U.S. government officials, from the Departments of Agriculture, Health, Education, Trade, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), The United States Chamber of Commerce, H.E. Christine Elder, U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, among others.
We sincerely hope that you honor this invitation with your presence as we strive to increase momentum of trade and investment between the United States and Liberia.