- ‘Exhibition Maters’ provides platform for presentations
More than 50 international brands from over 15 countries are currently participating in a multi-sector international exhibition, with the intention to establishing business concerns in the country.
The three-day event, which began yesterday, September 6, 2018, in association with FairAct, VeriFair and Exhibition Masters, will end tomorrow, September 8, 2018.
The programme, brought together global players, who are interested in doing business in Ghana, with opportunities of being exposed to other markets in the West Africa sub region.
Brands including sanica, arda group, escorts, acme, tiemme, safari, menzgold, diamond cement and others, are participating in the event.
Speaking to the Goldstreet Business, MD, Exhibition Masters, Prince Hari Crystal, said the event sought to expose global companies to do business and create employment in the sub-region, particularly Ghana.
“We have companies from India, Turkey, China, Morocco, Korea, Japan and many more, willing to open regional offices in Ghana. That is the opportunity we seek to offer,” he said.
He explained that, participants look forward to strike new partnership agreements, set up production plants and also get new franchises in Ghana.
The Director of Export Trade and Investment at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Mr. Kobena Ebo Quaison, said the event would further enhance opportunities for business in relation to Ghana’s revolutionary industrial transformation agenda.
“The 1D1F, establishment of industrial parks, establishment of a petrochemical hub and several other initiatives have made the country attractive to investors,” he said.
Most of these initiatives, Quaison said, would thrive on machinery and equipment in order to succeed.
“It is necessary to find reliable partners here to do business, while you register your companies to provide employment to our teeming youth,” he added.
President of the Ghana Union of Traders Association(GUTA), Dr. Joseph Obeng indicated that the exhibitors are privileged to have been hosted by the most stable country in the sub-region, with the opportunity to establish businesses here.
“Build relationship with Ghanaian companies and bring opportunities in your countries to this country,” Dr. Obeng said.
The over 50 organizations represented sectors such as energy, construction, mining, roads, automobile, food processing, health and several others.
By Wisdom Jonny-Nuekpe