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Ghana To Host 4th SME Summit


Nov 2014

The Ghana Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Summit, an annual event which aims to provide a unique platform for small business to learn, network and grow, is due to take place on November 20 and 21, this year.

This year’s conference, the fourth in a series, is expected to offer practical solutions to the problems facing the Ghanaian small business owner.

The two-day meeting is being organised by Occupational Management Ltd. (OML) Africa.

Every year, the Ghana SME summit engages well-respected business leaders and knowledge experts to share their insights and experiences.

Benefits of attending the training conference include discovering how to grow one’s business even in a challenging economic climate; gaining practical insights and learning from successful business owners and experts on their innovation experiences, business philosophies and formulae for success; and hearing from representatives from the various government agencies on the new government assistance schemes available to power the growth of companies.

Topics to be covered are “Sales, the Essence of Every Business;” “Financing Start-Ups with Emphasis on Agricultural Companies;” “Staying Ahead of the Competition—Crucial Tips to Beat Your Rivals;”

“Redundancy in a Downturn—Getting It Right;” and “Getting Customers—Tips to selling successfully.”

The others are “Creating a Loyal Workforce Culture Even in a Challenging Economy;” “Best Businesses to Start in an Economic Downturn;” “Government initiatives to support SMEs in Ghana;” and “Initiatives to Support SMEs in Ghana.”

The rest are “ Good Corporate Governance Practice for SMEs;” “The Impact of an Economic Recession on Business Strategies of an SME;” and

“The Effect of a Sliding Cedi on Your Business and How to Combat It.”

According to a statement issued by the organizers of the programme, Ghana’s Minister of Trade, Dr Ekow Spio-Garbrah will be the Guest of Honour and Keynote Speaker.

Source: ISD (G.D. Zaney)