Following two successful summits led by the President of Ghana, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the VicePresident of Ghana H.E Mahamudu Bawumia, the third edition of the GHIOS organised by the Ghana High CommissionUK in partnership with the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), is set to take place over two days at theLondon Hilton on Park Lane on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th of June 2023 at 9am daily.
The theme for the summit is Post Covid Economic Recovery: Opportunities for the Investor
The keynote speaker for this year’s summit will be the Vice President of Ghana, H.E Mahamudu Bawumia who willlead a delegation of industry captains and business leaders to showcase why Ghana should be the number one choice forinvestors considering doing business in Africa.
The aim of GHIOS is to bring together delegates from the international investor community, venture capitalistsand private equity fund managers amongst others for in-depth discussions and the exploration of viable bankable investment opportunities within various sectors of the Ghanaian economy. It also aims at matching local businesses with international partners.
The key sectors of focus for the summit will be:
7. Diaspora Mobilisation
As Ghana is working on regaining its position as being one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, it remains one ofthe best places for doing business in West Africa according to the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020.According to the EY African Attractiveness Index, the country is one of the most resilient economies in West Africa. Withits political stability, conducive business environment, committed and progressive government-private sectorparticipation, adaptable workforce, excellent sea and air connections to Europe and the USA, transparent regulations,no frills business processes and a thriving private sector, Ghana, home to the headquarters of the African Continental FreeTrade Area (AFCTFA) is an excellent hub for investors seeking to do business in Africa.
Having grappled with the detrimental impacts of the global pandemic just like every other country, Ghana’s focus onmaintaining a sustainable economy is now more important than ever and one of the key ways of achieving this is toensure a consistent attraction of foreign direct investment. As Ghana continues to make giant strides to solidify its status as the force to reckon with in Africa, it welcomes global investors to be a part of this journey and take advantage of theabundance of investment opportunities.