A General Meeting of US Companies doing business in Nigeria in May 2005, unanimously endorsed the need for an American Business Council (ABC) which , operating like a 'think tank', will focus on policy issues and practical implementation steps in support of Nigerian public and private section leadership as well as ongoing reform initiatives in the country. It is designed to bring ABC's Nigerian based resources combined with the US support, to bear on selected issues and reform initiatives that show potential Read more...
Stakeholders Breakfast Meeting -Nigerian Creative Industry
The American Business Council in partnership with the BIAYA Consulting and the US Mission held a stakeholders meeting on the 6th of November at the American Guest Quarters. The objective of the convening is to present a business case for the creative industry, explore an ecosystem framework for development, and discuss opportunities for stakeholders at different points along the value chain to engage in the growth of the creative industry.
The Creative Industry is an integral part of the Commercial Investment Dialogue which is intended to deepen trade investment ties between the U.S. and Nigeria as well as designed to foster sustained engagement between governments on concrete issues of importance to the private sector.
ABC ONBOARDS NEW MEMBERS
The US Consular General, John F Bray held a welcome reception for 7 new American Business Council members. These are Leading Global Corporate Brands in sectors critical to the Country- Security, Infrastructure, ICT, Manufacturing Health and Investment.
A plenary session on the creative industry at the NESG Summit. The event held on the 22nd of October at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja
Nigerian Off-Grid Energy & Innovators Summit 2018
The U.S. African Development Foundation in partnership with Allon and Citi Bank held the Nigerian Off-Grid Energy & Innovators Summit on the 17th of October.
The objective to discuss Business Development, capacity building and Strengthening US-Nigeria ties. Among other panellists include Brent Omdahl, Commercial Counsellor US Mission to Nigeria and Margaret Olele, CEO of the American Business Council