The Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will host the Embassy of South Africa Minister of Economics for a Mutual Briefing on the business markets in South Africa and Prince George’s County on July 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Economic Development Corporation’s headquarters, 1801 McCormick Drive.  Key officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Maryland Department of Commerce and the EDC’s International Business Division will discuss the resources available to local companies who are serious about taking advantage of business opportunities in South Africa. More than 74 local companies have already RSVP’d to attend. Participants will also get an exclusive preview of Prince George’s County’s planned trade mission to South Africa, and other targeted countries. The event is free and open to the public, however RSVP is required. To RSVP, visit