Over 120 individuals and companies have been shortlisted for the fourth edition of the Ghana Business Awards which is scheduled for October 29, 2021, at the Kempiski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra.
The nominees were shortlisted out of the 385 companies and individuals that submitted their nominations to be considered for the awards.
The awards which is being organised by Globe Productions in partnership with the Institute of Directors (IoD), Nobel International Business School (NiBS), Ipag Business School, Swiss Business School and the Lincoln University with support from the Graphic Communications Group Limited and Media General seeks to promote business excellence nationally and internationally as well as provide an unparalleled opportunity for networking among industry players.
The fourth Ghana Business Awards would recognise and reward excellence across all sectors of industry in Ghana and provide the platform for individuals and companies that played significant roles in the growth and development of the business sector.
It will also promote open dialogue between relevant stakeholders in the public and private sectors on adopting the right strategies to stimulate post-COVID-19 economic recovery in Ghana and to ensure a future of hope and shared prosperity for all Ghanaians.
Themed "The Digital Economy, Making More Winners" with a team of technical expertise (Awarding Board) and independent consultants, the award categories are modelled to recognise important commercial and industrial players that contribute significantly to the economy.
Some of the award categories that promise to be the toast of the night are the awards for Company of the Year, Personality of the Year, CEO of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year.
Mr Latif Abubakar, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organizers of the awards, Globe Productions explained that the benchmarks for shortlisted nominees' performance were based on some key performance indicators (KPIs) in the standards of excellence, including information technology and competitive pricing.
This year’s awards will be preceded by a business summit and exhibition at 9:00am and it will be climaxed with the awards night and dinner at 6:00pm.
The special guest of honour will be the Ga Mantse and President of the Ga TraditionalCouncil, His Royal Majesty King Tackie Teiko Tsuru II, with support from the Ministers of Energy and Information, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh and Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah. Also in attendance will be the Canadian and Spanish High Commissioners to Ghana, Madam Kathleen Csaba and Mr Javier Gutiérrez, the United States Ambassador to Ghana, Madam Stephanie Sullivan and Ms Samia Nkrumah, a former Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party.