The Global Women’s Professional & Business Exchange Conference aimed at increasing professional and business opportunities for Women and taking their business and professional skills global will hold its third edition March 17-21.
This edition which will take place at the Movenpick Hotel has been themed “Breakthrough to Excellence”.
Highlights of this year’s conference include “emphasis on maximizing opportunities for access to capital and funding, building and tapping into the global professional and business market and delegations from Other African countries and business proposal contest for access to business grants and building strategic partnerships.”
Others are “lead generation for local and global businesses, more than 30 Global Speakers from 3 continents(Africa, Europe and North America), sponsorship Initiative for 100 youth from rural Ghana to attend the conference, attendees listed in Global Digital Directory and inclusion of 3 masterclass Sessions
The rest are “conference philanthropic cause is sickle cell disease awareness in Ghana and providing mentoring, one on one coaching, networking and sharpening of business and professional skills.”
The all-day conference begins at 9am with the Keynote Addresses by H.E. Mrs. Samira Bawumia, the Second Lady of Ghana, Patrice Matchaba MD, Group Head of Global Health and Corporate Responsibility of Novartis.
On Wednesday March 18 there will be a reception and Dinner themed ‘Dinner in Ankara/Kente which will feature a By the Fireside Chat with Mrs. Salma Okonkwo, CEO of UBI Energy and who has been recognized as the first private Ghanaian business woman to successfully execute a global deal of that magnitude (when PUMA Energy purchased a significant stake in her company for about $150m in 2013).
Some of the panel topics include
Creating the right business plan, starting a business & accessing capital/funds for your business
Panel Description:: Discussions on elements of a good business plan, creating a business to maximizing your chances at securing funding for your business.