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Building Business Relationships with Africa...It is an Option

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You have been working hard to acquire the business around the corner. Have you thought about the business across the water, another country? Why Not? There is global business potential.

Lets explore Africa, whose country has resources and options your business can explore.

Our guest today, Mr. Eric Sheppard, President and CEO of Diversity Restoration Solutions, Inc. (DSR) (www.diversityrestoration.com), will explain how, when and why you should be doing business in Africa. He will address the following topics:

- Restoring a business relationship in Africa.

- Plans to build a Cultural Center in Hampton Roads and its potential economic growth for businesses.

- Preparing for 2019 - 400th Anniversary of Africans arriving to this country by the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade and economic stimulus potential for businesses involved in the event.

- Norfolk's international partnership.

Listen to how you can potentially expand your client base...think beyond your next door neighbor.

Meet Eric A. Sheppard:

Eric Anthony Sheppard, President, CEO and founder of Diversity Restoration Solutions, Inc. (DRS), an international trade development and cultural diversity training firm located in Hampton Roads Virginia. In addition, Eric is also an author and family genealogy researcher.

Eric started family genealogy research in 1996. He is a past member of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society. In September 2008, Eric was appointed by the U.S. House of Representative Minority Leader, Congressman John Boehner, to serve on the Commission on the Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade (H.R. 3432). Eric has been featured in many national and regional newspapers and on radio shows. Eric also leads the DRS African Diaspora Industry Sectors Network (ADISN) trade group and Wall of Return ™ projects.