Skip to content

USAfrica (Virtual) Business Expo during the 75th U.N General Assembly

467 people attended
For the first time ever, the world's most important meeting – the UN General Assembly (UNGA) – is largely going virtual. This year's format may be different, but the USAfrica Business Expo is still here to help businesses navigate and expand into international markets.

What is the USAfrica Business Expo?
USAfrica Business Expo is the only B2B Trade Show, Conference & Networking Event taking place in the margins of the UN General Assembly in NYC. The expo is an enabling platform for connecting U.S. and African businesses with new buyers, suppliers, and investment opportunities. It brings the opportunities in Africa and the U.S together – enabling any business to find the people, funding, and market it needs to be successful.

Developing US-Africa Economic Ties
For over six years, we have hosted multiple events at the UN towards connecting organizations and businesses with new buyers, suppliers, and investment opportunities. Many of the connections made at this has led to long-term relationships and strategic partnerships.

  • Simultaneously taking place with the 75th UN General Assembly 
  • Sessions by relevant Govt & Industry Experts
  • B2B Matchmaking with a potential investor, Franchisor, or Partner
  • Access to Relevant Vendors in the Exhibitor Hall for resources, tools, products, & services
  • A Fun, High-Energy & Collaborative Environment

Who Will You Meet at USAfrica Business Expo?
  • An average of 200+ Delegates and Stakeholders from Africa and the US will attend.
  • Organizations in the U.S. seeking increased visibility & market share in Africa
  • Businesses and Organizations in Africa seeking to introduce exportable products into the U.S. market.
  • Govt Agencies, Investors, and CEO’s looking for new markets, and partnership opportunities.
  • Africans in the Diaspora with $1.7 trillion in spending power eager to Invest in Africa
  • Potential investors and stakeholders actively seeking opportunities in Africa

Why You Should Participate
  • Expand your business into international markets, and discover trade and business opportunities.
  • Meet prospective partners, who are actively looking for your services and make global connections to generate international exposure for your brand.
  • Exhibiting will place your company in front of potential buyers & decision-makers
  • Hear from subject matter experts and govt agencies who will deliver market intelligence, provide insights, discuss latest trade policies and opportunities through a panel discussion, case studies, and breakout sessions
  • Access to personalized B2B matchmaking and consultation with potential partners, and relevant agencies.
For registration, exhibition and sponsorship, please visit or contact  (917) 826 3566 or email - [email protected]

Proudly Supported By


· Stage
Registration & Exhibitor Setup
Exhibitors will be able to set up and prepare to welcome guests and attendees Attendees will have the opportunity to complete the registration
Gbenga  Omotayo
· Stage
Welcome Address
The event begins with welcome address and keynotes by Host, State and City elected officials
Jonathan Sellers Gbenga  Omotayo
· Stage
U.S. & Africa Market Access– Expanding Global Opportunities for MWBEs & SMEs During COVID
Presented by EXIM Bank of the U.S., Minority & Women-Owned Business Division and the U.S Dept. of Commerce for businesses looking to expand to global markets
Gbenga  Omotayo LaTaunya Darden Kenneth  Haynes GWENDOLYN FAIRLEY-SMITH
· Networking
Pitch Networking for MWBEs, SMEs & Entrepreneurs
Sponsor: TBA
· Expo
GWENDOLYN FAIRLEY-SMITH Kenneth  Haynes LaTaunya Darden
· Stage
Cost Saving Innovations for Industrial Fluid Transfer Pumps: A case study on SimSite patented structural composite pumps
For Engineers or Procurement Managers in the Oil, Gas, Electric, or Marine sector battling with corrosion, and Cavitation problems caused by substandard pumps
Ralph Charles John Kozel
· Expo
Product & Service Exhibition
GWENDOLYN FAIRLEY-SMITH Gbenga  Omotayo John Kozel PETER  ZHANG Jonathan Sellers
· Stage
Economic Opportunities in Africa: Engaging with the African Diaspora for Trade
This session will explore Engaging the African diaspora in trade, investment, and skills transfer
Debo Folorunsho Cheraé Robinson (@sasyrae) Gbenga  Omotayo PETER  ZHANG


LaTaunya Darden

Business Development Manager, EXIM Bank

Ralph Charles


Kenneth Haynes

Sr. International Trade Specialist U.S. Department of Commerce-U.S. Commercial Service

John Kim

US Department of Trade

Cheraé Robinson (@sasyrae)

Cherae Robinson - Founder & CEO - Tastemakers Africa

Debo Folorunsho

Founder + ED: SAID Institute

John Kozel

President, SIMSITE Pumps


Exim Appointed Broker - U.S. Acquisition Manager


Partner, Ceraulo Zhang LLP

Jonathan Sellers

Founder and CEO at Spark Outbound

Gbenga Omotayo

I Help Businesses Launch & Expand to Global Markets Leveraging Digital Tools and Matchmaking Events

The event is over

Hosted by

USAfrica Business HUB

A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit working to boost trade and investment between the United States and Africa. Host, USAfrica Business Expo during UNGA


USAfrica Business HUB

We help SME's, MWBEs, and Entrepreneurs in Africa and the U.S expand into International markets while connecting them to new buyers and suppliers


U.S Manufacturers of Pumps, Impellers, and Pump Parts

The NYBB Group

The NYBB Group is a full-service, boutique merger and acquisition firm and Business Advisory Firm.

Ceraulo Zhang LLP - U.S. Immigration, Franchising + Business Law

For Business & Employment, Investors & Entrepreneurs, Arts, Entertainment & High Skilled

Export-Import Bank of the U.S (EXIM)

Helping Minority & Women Owned Business (MWOB) to use EXIM trade finance products to win deals and get paid.

The U.S Commercial Service

Whether you are new to exporting or expanding to new markets, we offer companies a full range of expertise in international trade.


Projects & Real Estate Acquisitions ~ Dispositions ~ Investments ~ Development ~ Off Market ~ Private/Hard Money Financing

Institute for Improved Minority Financial Literacy

Committed to Narrowing the Racial Wealth Gap through Financial Literacy

Republic of Liberia

Country Spotlight: Republic of Liberia

Royal Grand Hotel

Homely feeling abroad - Your health, safety and comfort are our priority

MD Services - Human Resource Management & Outsourcing

Leading African Organization that provides world class human resource management and outsourcing services.

Spark Outbound Digital Marketing

Your B2B Lead Generation Partner

Genesys Communications Consulting

Your Strategic Partner in Translating Your Brand Across Continents

Pacetas Agency

Specialist in Virtual Event Solution, Management and Promotion

US-Africa Bilateral Trade Mission

Explore Africa While Building Relevant Business Network