The 2013 Ghana Club 100 event is underway at the State Banquet Hall in Accra.
The Ghana Club 100 is a yearly official list of the top 100 companies in Ghana. The compilation was first done in 1998 by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) with the aim of recognising the top 100 companies and to encourage competition and improvement of company products and services in the country.
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Mawuena Trebah, CEO of Ghana Investment Promotion Council (GNPC), delivers the welcome address.
She calls for the adoption of international best practices in all areas of our business endeavours.
The rankings are now underway:
99: Adonten Community Bank, New Tafo. Eastern Region.
98: Adum Rural Bank
97: Pheonix Life Insurance Company
96: North Kaneshie Forex Bureau Limited
95: Polytank Ghana Limited.
94: Amansie West Rural Bank
93: Crocodile Machete Limited
93: HFC Bank
91: Upper Manya Krobo Rural Bank Limited
90: Kasema Rural Bank
89: Interplast Limited
88: Graphic Communications Group Limited
87: Amanano Rural Bank Limited
86: Chorkor Cable and Conductor Limited
84: suma Rural Bank
83: Activa Insurance Company Limited
82: First Allied Savings and Loans Limited.
81: Glico General Insurance Limited
80: Societe-General Bank
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Kasapreko Company Limited, SOFTtribe and HPW receive special awards for Innovation.
Musical interlude underway now.
79: Mwanbengya Rural Bank
78: Adansi Rural Bank
77: Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited
76: Jislah Financial Services
75: Prudential Bank Limited
74: Wienco Ghana Limited
73: Ghana Health Sevices
72: Atwima Mponma Rural Bank
71: Quality Life Assurance Company limited
70: Zenith Bank
68: Upper Amenfi Rural Bank Limited
67: Mechanical Lloyd Company Limited
66: Bank of Baroda Ghana
65: South Akim Rural Bank, Mankesi
64: Ramelle International Group
63: Quality Insurance Company
62: Asante Akyim Rural Bank
61: Sahel Sahara Bank
60: Wapic Insurance Ghana
BBC Journalist, Komla Dumour, appears on stage "to talk about opportunities, not just in Ghana but in Africa".
Komla will interview three experts to get their perspectives on the investment climate in Africa
They are William Olukoya and Paul Tally and Dr Thomson Mensah.
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Dr Thomson Mensah: Ghanaian companies ought to be thinking of investing outside the borders of Ghana.
William Olukoya: Cross-border integration is very important. I also want to see Ghana support the youth to become entrepreneurs.
Dinner is set here at the State Banquet Hall. :-)
We will back any moment from now with the countdown from 59 to 50.
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And we are back! Highlife Musician Kwabena Kwabena appears on stage to perform.
We are set to resume the countdown now.
59: Ivory Financial Services
58: Adotibiri Rural Bank
57: Juaben Rural Bank
56: Glico Life Insurance Company
55: Enterprise Insurance Company
54: M&J Pharmaceuticals Limited
53: Vanguard Assurance Company Limited
52: Renes and Company Ghana
51: Parama Forex Bureau
50: Ahantaman Rural Bank
49: Latex Foam Company Limited
48: Barclays Bank Ghana Limited
47: Guarantee Trust Bank Ghana Limited
46: Phoenix Insurance Company Limited
45: SIC Life Insurance Company Limited
44: Citi Investments Company Limited
43: Ghana Homes Loans Company limited
42: Accra Brewery Limited
41: Lower Pra Rural Bank
40: Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited
39: GCB Bank Limited
38: Benso Oil Palm Plantation Limited
37: Ghana Oil Company
36: Efiaseman Rural Bank
35: Amenfiman Rural Bank
34: L'ainne Services Limited
33: Provident Life Assurance Company Limited.
32: Equity Assurance Limited
31: Cal Bank
30: UT Bank
29::British American Tobacco
28: Fan Milk Limited
27: Standard Chartered Bank
26: Unibank Limited
25: New Crystal Health Services
24: Scancom Limited (MTN)
23: G4S Securities Services Ghana
22: United Bank for Africa Ghana
21: Access Bank Ghana
20: Ghana Rubber Estates Limited
19: Toyota Ghana Company Limited
18: Star Assurance Company Limited
17: Fidelity Bank
16: Dalex Finance
We take a break from the ranking to present some special awards. The ranking will continue thereafter:
1) Leading Tax payer - Goldfields Ghana Limited
2) Best Entrant - Multipro Company Limited
3) Leader in Agric and Agro Business Sector - PBC Limited (formerly produce Buying Company)
4: Leader in Rural Bank sector: Amanfiman Rural Bank
5) Leader in e-Education: IPMC
6) Fastest Growing Company in Ghana - MacDan Shipping
7) Largest Company in Ghana in. 2012: Goldfields Ghana Limited
We are set to resume the countdown.
15) Newmont Ghana
14) Total Petroleum
13) Melcom Group of Companies
12) Ecobank Ghana Limited
11) Aboso Goldfields
10) First Capital Plus Savings and Loans
9) Auto Plaza Limited
8) Multipro Private Limited (Importers of Indomie)
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, has started this year's Wharton seminars for business journalists, which bring financial and economic journalists up to the speed of current trends in the discipline.
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