Seattle, 25 April 2012- A delegation of business executives is attending North West Food Show were nearly 200 companies are participating. The event is expected to bring in over 5000 visitors from all over USA.
A dedicated booth has been organized by the delegation organizers, UASG Advisors a Philadelphia, PA based strategic advisors to facilitate direct interaction with Cameroonian delegation. In addition, UASG has also organized road tours to large wholesaler locations and factories so that Cameroonian companies can see firsthand how their raw material is used before it gets on the shelves across United States.
As one of the top 10 producers in the world, Coffee, Cocoa and Pepper, Cameroon can potentially become a leading players for roasters in the greater Seattle area.
"Seattle is the Mecca of coffee and with Cameroon having an abundance of coffee and cocoa, we know the April event will be an ideal start for positioning Cameroonian commodities," states Mr. Gaston Mbonglou, partner with the firm organizing the trade mission.
"Working with a seasoned advisory firm that understands both Cameroon and USA markets is extremely important to my decision for attending this event. I believe this opportunity will get us in front of businesses more professionally and quickly," states one of the Cameroonian who in the past has attempted to go on their own.
With a trade representative from African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) accompanying the delegation, participants can seek AGOA help that often leads to seeking U.S. credit and technical expertise.
The delegation is also accompanied by a member from Ministry of Tourism, which is keen on exploring Cameroon as a destination for USA travelers. "We believe Cameroon can be an attractive tourist destination for American travelers who are eager to see new places. With over 45 million people travelling every year, forging relationships with local tour operators could be a key to Cameroon’s future of tourism industry," states David Presley a Tacoma based international tour operator.
Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, UASG Advisors is one of the nation's leading consultancies and design firms specializing in management consulting and business trade with West Africa.