LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT
Dear Members of Texas- Africa Chamber of Commerce!
Thank you for your membership and commitment to our community on behalf of the Texas Africa Chamber of Commerce. I am humbled and honored to serve as the President of this chamber. If not for the Chamber, I would not have had the opportunity to work alongside some outstanding community and business leaders, including Executive Board Members, our Board of Directors, Ambassadorial Board and Advisory Board who are all pillars of the community.
We are an active chamber that looks to advance its members’ growth and prosperity and provide increased opportunities and value for its members. The Chamber advocates for and unites the business community, conveys business interests to policymakers in Texas, Unites States and Africa to advance the two region’s economic health to carry out our mission of (1) facilitate the economic & social development and integration of African communities in Texas, (2) promoting trade and enhancing investments between Texas and Africa, (3) fostering bilateral trade agreements between the United States & African nations. We deliver on those 3 mission statements through special events on various topics: Run a Successful Small Business, Annual Real Estate Update, Annual Immigration advocacy Day, Network with our Diplomatic Corp quarterly Event, Professional Networking Event, Trade Missions / Reverse Trade Missions, Discover New Business Opportunities, Facilitate New Market Integration, Annual Economic Forum, Annual Gala Reception.
Our regular events include our Chamber 101’s (new members orientation), breakfasts, luncheons, and after-hours mixers as well as round tables and workshops. If you are not already a member of the Chamber, we invite you to join us. However, if you already are a member, please take full advantage of your membership investment and get involved. There are opportunities for all types of needs, interests, and schedules.
Please contact us and we will help you customize your membership to your needs. If you do not have time to attend meetings and events, know that we are here for you and your business and will continue to be your resource for information and assistance.
Our vision is to make Texas Africa Chamber of Commerce the premier business platform between United States and West Africa. Together we can accomplish great things. I look forward to making our journey a memorable one with each one of you.
President, Texas-Africa Chamber of Commerce (TXACC)