The mission will bring together an exclusive group of companies whose products and services have a significant opportunity for success the these dynamic and growing markets.

Participating firms and trade associations will gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goals of strengthening the security environment in sub-Saharan Africa.

This is accomplished through customized B2B meetings, market briefings, government meetings, and networking events. The Nigeria stop also includes participation in the USA Fair 2019.

Top Prospects

The top prospects are found within the security, public safety and law enforcement sectors, including (but not limited to): communications/GIS, biometrics, cybersecurity, surveillance and monitoring, investigation and forensics services, blast mitigation and detection, emergency management, tracking/RFID, access control, K9 services, apparel and tactical gear, body and cargo scanning, training and consulting services, armoured vehicles, and unmanned systems.

Mission Schedule

Lagos, Nigeria

May 20 – Arrival in Nigeria

May 21 – Participate in the N-USA Fair

May 22 – N-USA Fair, Briefings, B2B Meeting, Networking Reception

May 23 – USA Fair, B2B Meetings

May 24 – Travel to Abuja for additional meetings; return in the evening

May 25 – Travel to Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya

May 26 – Free Day

May 27 – Briefing, B2B Meetings, Networking Reception

May 28 – Government Meetings, B2Bs

May 29 – Mission conclusion/travel to South Africa (optional)

By participating in an official U.S. industry delegation, U.S. companies enhance their ability to secure networks in these countries and gain greater exposure for their products/services.

Register today

Mission Fees:
Nigeria/Kenya
SME: $3,725 (approx.)
Large Company: $5150.00
Add’l Participant: $1,000.00

South Africa Option (in addition to above)
SME: $ 840
Large Company: $1,100
Add’l Participant:$ 750

Except as otherwise noted, expenses for travel, lodging, meals, and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant and are not included in Mission Fees. Companies must certify products are at least 51% U.S. content.

More information
Fernando Jimenez
Mission Coordinator
(418) 737-1128
Fernando.Jimenez@trade.gov

Mathew Woodlee
Safety & Security Team Leader
(612) 348-1640
Mathew.Woodlee@trade.gov

Tatyana Aguirre
Safety & Security Team Deputy
(949) 660-1410
Tatyana.Aguirre@trade.gov

Anthony Adesina, CS Lagos
Anthony.Adesina@trade.gov


Janet Mwangi, CS Nairobi
Janet.Mwangi@trade.gov


Johan van Rensburg, CS Johannesburg
Johan.vanRensburg@trade.gov


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