The first Tech Conference in Ghana kicks off at the Accra Digital Center from the 21st of November to the 22nd of November, 2017.
The two-day event will showcase Ghana’s locally developed technology and innovations. The event will also strengthen relationships between key players in Ghana and provide a platform for business sourcing, collaborations and investment.
The event is organised by Africa Business 2020 (AB2020). Founder of AB2020 and Tech In Ghana Conference, Akosua Annobil, partnered with the Ministry of Communications for the upcoming event. She remarked that the event was to strengthen the dialogue between the main players in the industry on all levels and ensure it provides a leading platform to showcase the best of Ghana’s technology and innovations to both the local and global tech community.
From London To Ghana
The first Tech In Ghana Conference was held in London early this year on 27th February, 2017.
The event took place at international law firm Addleshaw Goddard’s in Moorgate. It included informative panel discussions and keynotes from the UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ghana Adam Afriyie; CEO of Ghana’s Investment Promotion Centre Yofi Grant; Vodafone Ghana’s director for enterprise and wholesale Angela Mensah-Poku; African Science Academy founder Tom Ilube; and WorldRemit CEO Ismail Ahmed.
Attendees included over 100 leading business executives, entrepreneurs and international journalists who were joined by representatives from the Bank of Ghana, National Communications Authority, Ghana High Commission, and UK tech firms and investors.
Tech In Ghana Conference Details
The Tech In Ghana event will be taking place at the Accra Digital Center.
Notable speakers will include Honourable Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (Minister for Communications), Albert Antwi-Boasiako (National Cyber Security Advisor), Jacquelyn Omosunbo Omotalade (Public Policy, Uber, West Africa), Aaron Fu, Managing Director (MEST) and many more.
For more information on the speakers, itinerary and schedule, check out the Tech In Ghana conference website.
*Tech Nova GH will be having an online competition to give away a free ticket to the event. Stay tuned!*
About Africa Business 2020
AB2020 keeps track of the fast-moving trends and developments taking place on the African continent, and they share these insights with their network and wider community; creating a platform to consistently build business links and keep track of the needs, challenges and opportunities presented across Africa.
AB2020 specifically offer boutique services for UK investors, businesses and start-ups who want to operate in Ghana. Clients can benefit from their diverse network consisting of private sector, grassroots and government stakeholders based in the London and Accra, and develop an authentic, real-time, deep-rooted connection between both territories.
Joseph-Albert Kuuire is the creator and editor of TechNovaGh.com, an online digital platform focusing on technology in Ghana.
I’m also a UX Designer, book reader, and tech enthusiast (duh!)
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