Our Understanding

Call for volunteers for the 7th Annual US-Africa Cultural Expo and Business Matchmaking Conference. This vibrant and culturally rich event would not be possible without the support and dedication of volunteers like you.

Event Name:

The 7th Annual US-Africa Cultural Expo and Business Matchmaking Conference


Thursday, March 14 – Saturday, March 16, 2024


Austin & Houston Texas

Projected Attendees:


Event Theme:

Promoting Cultural Exchange And Economic Cooperation Between The United States And Africa

Key Messages

About the Conference:

The 7th Annual US-Africa Cultural Expo and Business Matchmaking Conference is a landmark event that celebrates the diverse cultural heritage of Africa while promoting valuable business connections between the United States and the African continent. It serves as a bridge between cultures and plays a pivotal role in fostering cultural understanding and economic cooperation.

Why Volunteer with Us:

  • Contribute to a Meaningful Event: Be part of a conference that promotes cultural exchange, economic growth, and international collaboration.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow volunteers, industry professionals, and attendees, expanding your network.
  • Gain Experience: Acquire valuable experience in event management, logistics, and cultural diplomacy.
  • Cultural Enrichment: Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures of Africa and the United States through music, dance, art, and more.
  • Community Engagement: Contribute to your community by helping organize a significant and enriching event.

Our Needs Include

We invite volunteers to join us in various roles, including but not limited to:

  • Strategic counsel and marketing plan development
  • Message development and marking coordination
  • Event planning and execution
  • Sponsorships and speaking opportunities
  • Multimedia presentations

Key Volunteer Opportunities & Responsibilities:

  • Event Planning and Budgeting – managing a detailed timeline and budget
  • Sponsorships and speaking opportunities – planning and executing sponsorship activation components,
  • Site Selection – venue selection and coordination
  • Supplier Management – liaising with event vendors such as AV, catering, transport, staging, photographers
  • Speaker Management – ensure all speakers are prepared and at the event site on time.
  • Donations – ensuring all funds raised are accounted for, and receipts are issued.
  • Event Registration – pre- and day of coordination of all event registration requirements
  • Onsite Event Execution – set-up, vendor supervision, attendees
  • Attendee Evaluation – capturing onsite and post-event feedback
  • Post-Event Analysis – deliver a post-event report detailing achievements and providing recommendations for future events.
  • Workshop and Session Facilitators – enable people to learn.
  • Hospitality and Guest Services – making guests feel welcome and comfortable
  • Logistics and Operations Support – responsible for moving conference guests from one location to another.
  • Language Interpretation – translate spoken language orally or translate written words.