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Global Women Vendors Exhibition and Forum 2014

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    Kigali - 15-17 September 2014
    Women Vendors Exhibition and Forum 2014

    In 2014 the Women Vendors Exhibition and Forum (WVEF) was held in parallel with WEDF 2014, ‘SMEs: Creating jobs through trade, connecting high-growth women-owned companies to buyers and investors to do business, in Kigali. Rwanda.

    WVEF provided an avenue through which corporations could operationalise commitments to build sustainable and inclusive supply chains. Through a rigorous selection and matching process, up to 150 women-owned companies have been selected to attend the event during which they participated in facilitated bilateral business-to-business meetings. WVEF 2014 focused on the coffee and services sectors.

    WVEFIII was organized by the International Trade Centre (ITC) in partnership with the Rwanda Development Board, WEConnect International and La Asociación Mexicana de Mujeres Empresarias (AMMJE).

    Additional support of is provided by the International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW), the International Women's Coffee Alliance (IWCA), the Women's International Textile Alliance (SPINNA) and Quantum Leaps, Inc.


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