Business Briefing

The business briefing location has been changedThe U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) invites you to attend a Business Briefing and Financing Roundtable with a delegation of key Nigerian electricity sector officials, on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC.

Why Should U.S. Businesses Participate?

The Briefing will include:

• Information regarding the Nigerian DISCOs’ upcoming procurement and development projects.
• Presentations by the delegates giving an overview of the specific plans and challenges for each DISCO.
• A discussion of financing options, including U.S. Government financing agency programs, for overseas projects.
• A case study on smart grid implementation.
• An afternoon of one-on-one meetings between U.S. companies and the delegates.


9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome and Introductions
9:15 AM – 10:45 AM Overview and Discussion of the Nigeria Electricity Distribution Sector
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Financing Roundtable
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Networking Lunch
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM Keynote Presentation with Guest Speaker
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM Personal Meetings between U.S. Companies and the Delegation


Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Polaris Suite
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 312-1300


To register for the business briefing and roundtable, please click here.

The cost for the full-day is $50 per person, which includes:

• Up to six personal meetings with the delegates
• Briefing book in hard copy and electronic formats
• Continental breakfast and lunch


For more information regarding the business briefing, contact:
Dulce Zahniser, Finance Technical Expert

Annie Linnemann, Logistics Coordinator
+1-202-237-0090 ext. 38