Tonya McNeal-Weary, Founder and Managing Director of IBS Global Consulting, will lead a delegation of American businesswomen to Egypt as part of an initiative to engage more women in international trade.

DETROIT, MI, February 12, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Tonya McNeal-Weary, Founder and Managing Director of IBS Global Consulting, Inc., a Detroit-based global management consulting firm, will lead a delegation of women business owners to Egypt to attend the Women for Success Conference – From Surviving to Thriving taking place from February 26 to March 1, 2022, in Cairo.

Organized by Business Women of Egypt 21 (BWE21), the Women for Success Conference provide unique opportunities for businesswomen and business leaders from different countries all over the world to come together to discuss new and creative ways to thrive in today’s challenging business environment.

Key topics to be addressed include The Next Norm, Acceleration of Digital Tech & Analytics, Creative Ways to Access New Markets, Resilience – the Difference between Surviving and Thriving, and Ecosystem & Adaptability. The goal is to help future global female leaders meet their full potential, exchange best practices, and revive their businesses with new ideas.

The U.S. delegation represents a variety of industry sectors including, Professional Services, Digital Technology, IT, and Training and Education. These companies will have the chance to explore new business opportunities and develop new connections to expand their global network.

In addition to attending the conference, the delegation will also meet with senior government officials and prominent business leaders to engage in round table discussions and learn about business and investment opportunities in the country.

“I am excited to be traveling with some extraordinary women business leaders as we embark on this exciting journey together to represent the United States of America,” said Tonya McNeal-Weary, Managing Director at IBS Global Consulting. “Women business owners, especially minority women, have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This delegation provides a unique opportunity for women business owners to establish new business relationships abroad and explore new business opportunities to help rebuild back better,” McNeal-Weary added.

“It’s indeed our pleasure to welcome the delegation of women business owners, led by Mrs. Tonya McNeal-Weary, Managing Director of IBS Global Consulting. This visit comes timely after international events have been delayed for a long time due to COVID-19. And it’s worth mentioning that this visit shall add to the excellent economic and trade relations between the two countries,” said Ahmed Anter, Minister Plenipotentiary and Head of the Economic & Commercial Office of the Embassy of Egypt in Washington, D.C. “Egypt now is having a booming economy and is witnessing a non-precedent uplift in infrastructure in almost all its sectors where our American Allies and companies should be present,” Minister Anter added.

“Among the most important sectors Egypt is currently upgrading are, IT and digitalization, which are represented in the delegation. In November 2022, Egypt will host the meetings of COP 27 representing Africa thus, it’s important for American businesses to be present in Egypt this year as they may showcase to Africa and the world,” Minister Anter concluded.

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About IBS Global Consulting

IBS Global Consulting, Inc. is a global management consulting firm specializing in value-added and high-quality business solutions to help Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) achieve sustainable success in international markets. IBS Global Consulting has experience working with clients in North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East and has developed business relationships with professionals and partner firms in nearly every emerging market.

About Business Women of Egypt 21

Established in 1998, Business Women of Egypt 21 (BWE21) is a self-financed nonprofit NGO that seeks to create a stimulating Ecosystem for women entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. BWE21 is concerned with making a difference in the Egyptian economy, with over 450 businesswomen members, 98 percent of which are SMEs, and a total of EGP4 Billion turnover.

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