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Working on behalf of the Somali People and their interests in Congress and the Executive Branch of the United States Government

On behalf of the United Somali Alliance, Von Batten-Montague-York, L.C is hosting the first of what we believe will be an annual gathering of Somali and American businesses, entrepreneurs, and private and government stakeholders aimed at facilitating business and trade between the Federal Republic of Somalia and the United States of America.

Upcoming Event: Project Somalia: Welcome
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You are Invited to Attend the First Somali American Business Conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

On Monday, June 29th, 2023, from 08.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m EDT, Somali and American businesses, entrepreneurs, and stakeholders will come together in Washington, D.C., for a few hours to discuss the business opportunities that exist in Somalia and opportunities to increase trade and commerce between Somalia and the United States.

Upcoming Event: Project Somalia: Projects

Somali American Business Conference

The Somali American Business Conference Initiative is a project focused on bringing Somali and American businesses and government agencies together to facilitate trade, commerce, and investments between the United States and Somalia. Somalia is currently the United States’168th largest goods trading partner, with $106 million in total (two-way) goods traded in 2019. The initiative aims to increase trade and commerce between the United States and Somalia in excess of 100% by 2032. We are currently lobbying for Somalia to be granted AGOA eligibility. 

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Empower Somalia's Global Expansion

We believe that through increased trade, good-paying jobs will be created in Somalia. This will help alleviate poverty and provide hope to millions of Somalis and deny al-Shabaab of a recruiting pool. To achieve this, Somalis must be empowered to lead their economic development. Ensuring that American companies in Somalia hire Somalis and Somali-American businesses are allocated a percentage of US-funded contractual work is one of our key objectives. 


Register below to attend the Somali American Business Conference. We look forward to seeing you.

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