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Upcoming Agate Events

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Agate May Day

Is your business suffering due to the constant Supply Chain challenges? Are you interested in international trade opportunities? Do you need product sourcing options? Is your business ready to go Global? Are you looking for warehousing – foreign trade zone options? Do you need a new skill to scale your career? This workshop is the answer to all your questions! This will be an open workshop where you will learn how to navigate the ever-changing Supply Chain, get career guidance, understand the fundamentals to warehousing, dual sourcing strategies and how to take your business global.

We are talking all things Global Logistics and International Trade!

This event includes

  • A free downloadable International Trade & Global Logistics Training: Agate eBook
  • Food and drinks for the networking mixer
  • An opportunity to connect with other industry professionals

Can’t make it in person? Join us virtually by purchasing a Virtual Event ticket.

Houston Supply Chain Takeover

Join us for an exciting brunch event filled with delicious food, refreshing drinks (yes, mimosas included!), and invaluable insights into the world of freight forwarding, supply chain, professional development and learning to do business in Africa & India!                                                  

Be prepared to meet industry experts with over two decades of experience!

Be the first to witness the launch of Sisters in Supply Chain! Connect, learn, and ignite your business opportunities. Seize the moment, limited seats available!

Can’t make it in person? Join us virtually by purchasing a Virtual Event ticket.

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Sisters in Supply Chain

Join the Sisters in Supply Chain networking brunch. Our keynote speaker Shaquana “Shaq” Teasley will be presenting on opportunities in global logistics and international trade.

Is Supply Chain Loyal?
Let's Talk Freight Forwarding!

Whether you are a freight forwarder, logistics professional, or simply curious about the industry, this webinar is designed to provide you with valuable perspectives and practical knowledge. Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your understanding and connect with like-minded professionals in the field.

Webinar: Sisters in Supply Chain

Join us for an insightful webinar journey into the dynamic world of supply chain! Our expert panel will explore career paths, skills in demand, and share real-world experiences to guide you on your journey. Don’t miss this chance to grow and network with like-minded experts.

Agate Day - Holiday Social

Join us for the Agate Holiday Social 2023 Event, a warehouse tour, a full course meal, drinks, dancing and networking.

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Strategies for Career Growth in International Trade

The global logistics and international trade industry is a wide one, with numerous career opportunities for your future.

This webinar will be an opportunity to learn about the industry and get tips on how to navigate your career path.

Participants will have a chance to ask questions of our expert panel and network with other professionals in the field.

Global Trade Talks : Exploring Opportunities in South Africa

Delve into the details of formulating an effective export and import strategy tailored for South Africa.
Join us and uncover common pitfalls in export planning, share strategies for regulatory compliance, and provide key cybersecurity measures to safeguard your business in the global market.
This webinar offers a concise, focused exploration of critical aspects to ensure your business’s success and security on the international stage.


Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) will host the 16th U.S.-Africa Business Summit on May 6-9, 2024 in Dallas, Texas. The Summit will bring together more than 1,500 U.S. and African public and private sector executives including Heads of State, international investors, U.S. and African government officials, and multilateral stakeholders.

The objective is to enable leaders to connect with government and private sector decision makers over the course of four days to drive U.S.-Africa sustainable business partnerships.

Agate Holiday Social 2024

Agate Day - Holiday Social

Join us for the Agate Holiday Social 2023 Event, a full course meal, drinks, dancing and networking.

Past Events

Prosper Africa Atlanta Phambili

February 11, 2023

Atlanta, GA

Houston Office Park
GOC South Africa Trade Mission

February 11, 2023

Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia

Houston Office Park
123rd National Black Business Conference

February 11, 2023

Atlanta, GA

Houston Office Park
20th AGOA Conference 2023

February 11, 2023

South Africa

Houston Office Park
IndiaSoft Expo
India Trade Mission

February 11, 2023

New Delhi,

Houston Office Park
Africa Trade Mission

February 11, 2023

Johannesburg, Ghana, & Nigeria, South Africa

Houston Office Park
Houston Supply Chain Takeover: Sisters in Supply Chain Soft Launch

February 11, 2023

Houston, TX

Houston Office Park
Workshop: How to Get Started in Global Logistics and International Trade

February 11, 2023

Houston, TX

Houston Office Park
Agate Holiday Dinner

December 10, 2022

Atlanta, GA

Freight Fest 2022

November 4-6, 2022

Houston, TX

The Royal Sonesta Houston Hotel
Charleston Truck Expo
September 17, 2022

Ladson, SC

Exchange Park
Circle of CEOs
September 9-11, 2022

Atlanta, GA

Georgia World Congress Center
National Black Chamber & Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce Convention 2022
August 16-18, 2022

East Peoria, IL

Par-A-Dice Casino and Hote
Reuters: Commodities Trading USA 2022
June 7–8, 2022

Houston, TX

Omni Houston Hotel
Reuters: Supply Chain Planning 2022
May 25–26, 2022

Chicago, IL

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
Agate May Day: Global Logistics & International Trade Workshop

Atlanta, GA

Advanced Topics in Customs Compliance Conference

February 8-10, 2023

Houston, TX

Omni Galleria Hotel Houston
ICPA – International Compliance Professionals Association Annual Conference
February 27 – March 2, 2022

San Diego, CA

Grand Hyatt
Chinese New Year Business Forum – World Trade Center
February 10, 2022

Atlanta, GA

The Buckhead Club
Leading Ladies of Logistix Transportation & Networking Conference
November 4-6, 2021

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Airport Marriott
S.H.E. Trucking Exposition
September 16-18, 2021

Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga Convention Center
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