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Congressman Al Green analyzes today global expansion opportunities for local entrepreneurs in the upcoming Texas Africa Business Summit

Congressman Al Green (Texas Ninth Congressional District) will announce the upcoming Texas Africa Business Summit, which is being organized by Houston-based International Trade Center and where he will serve as Honorary Host Committee Chair. The City of Houston, the Greater Houston Partnership and the Texas Governor’s Division of Economic Development & Tourism are also collaborating in this event. Furthermore, several ambassadors from African nations such as South Africa, Nigeria and Angola, amongst others, will participate in the summit.

WHO: Congressman Al Green (Texas Ninth Congressional District) and Mr. Wea Lee, founder of the International Trade Center – Houston.

WHAT: Press Conference to announce the upcoming Texas Africa Business Summit.

WHEN: Monday, January 18th 2010 at 2:00 PM.

WHERE: KTBU Houston Studios (11122 Bellaire Blvd. Houston ZIP Code: 77072).

WHY: On the one hand, Houston is one of America’s most ethnically diverse and culturally rich cities and many Texans are amongst our nation’s most audacious and successful entrepreneurs. On the other hand, Africa is one of the richest continents in the world and is progressively becoming a magnificent platform for business opportunities in the fields of agricultural business, energy and tourism. Therefore, the Texas Africa Business Summit will provide the perfect framework for exploring business opportunities and perfecting international networking.

Additional details: More information about the summit is available at

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