Hudson Sandler, an independent communications agency, has been providing strategic communications support to the 2024 AmCham Business Summit in Nairobi. The two-day summit is the flagship forum for engagement by American and East African businesses on trade and investments in the region.

This is the second consecutive year that Hudson Sandler is providing public relations and media engagement support for the AmCham Business Summit. The agency supported the 2023 summit, in which more than USD 700 million in investments were announced.

President William Ruto of Kenya was the chief guest at the summit. Other speakers included the US Secretary of Commerce, Gina M. Raimondo, Kenya’s CS in the Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry, Rebecca Miano, Director of the US Trade and Development Agency, Enoh T. Ebong, and Coordinator of Prosper Africa, British Robinson. Others were the President of Coca-Cola Africa, Luisa Ortega among other high-level government and private sector leaders from across East Africa and the US.

The theme of this year’s AmCham Business Summit was Catalyzing the future of US-East Africa Trade and Investment. Key areas for discussion at this year’s conference include trade and investment, climate action, digital transformation, health and life sciences, sustainable finance, and opportunity and inclusion.

Speaking at the AmCham Summit in Nairobi, Cosmas Butunyi, Associate Partner at Hudson Sandler said, “We are delighted to be supporting the AmCham Business Summit for a second consecutive year. This is a vital forum in promoting two-way trade and investment between the US and the East African region and it is an honour to have been selected to provide strategic communications support.”

Maxwell Okello, the CEO of AmCham Kenya said, “It is a pleasure joining hands with Hudson Sandler once again as we convene leaders from the business community in Nairobi for the AmCham Business Summit to explore the vast trade and investment opportunities.”