Charlotte, NC – 1/31/19 – Today, the Africa National Chamber of Commerce (ANCOC) announced its plans to inaugurate during this year’s NBA All Star Weekend, hosted in Charlotte, North Carolina – headquarters for ANCOC. “It will be an opportunity to generate awareness and create opportunities for collaboration across the global diaspora”, said Kimberly Edmonds, Vice President of ANCOC.

The Pan-African Council has partnered in this event for the official launch of the African National Chamber of Commerce in will serve as the organization’s unveiling of their coalescence with The City of Kumasi, Ghana. Guests can expect to synthesize with executives who are mobilizing sports and media entertainment and international business within the Charlotte metropolitan region.

In partnership with the ​Pan-African Council​, ​Three Design Experience​, ​Divinity Affairs​ and OC360​, ANCOC will present an afternoon of quintessential networking opportunities and stellar keynote speakers, all driven to educate and engage the community to implement the Chamber’s vision. Special recognition will be reserved to acknowledge the impact of ​H.R. 1242 -115th bill ‘400 Years of African-American History Commission Act​’​. ​Several pioneering figures are confirmed to be present including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah, Ambassador Republic of Ghana
  • H.E. Arikana Chihombori Quao, Africa Union Ambassador to USA
  • Honorable Osei Assibey Antwi, Mayor of Kumasi, Ghana
  • Reverend Dr. George Holmes

Event Details:
Date: 15 February 2019
Place: Byron’s South End – 101 W. Worthington Ave, Charlotte NC 28203 Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

About Africa National Chamber of Commerce
Our mission is to establish a venue for global business, trade and commerce between the USA business community and the continent of Africa and to ensure that business practices adhere to the cultural sensitivities of people with African descent across Diaspora.

ANCOC Contact:
Kimberly Edmonds, Vice President of the Africa National Chamber of Commerce
[email protected]
+1 (704) 241-8447