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Ghana ready for maiden Expo in UK

BY: GNA
Ghana ready for maiden Expo in UK

The maiden edition of the Expo Ghana will take place on July 14 at the Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel in London, United Kingdom (UK).

The expo which is an initiative modelled on the Ghana Exim Bank Tuesday Market aimed at creating awareness for Made-In- Ghana products and harnessing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) potential for exports.

The Expo Ghana is part of the Destination Ghana Campaign and Ghana Party in the Park, the biggest Ghanaian festival in the UK, which comes off on July 16.

Speaking ahead of the expo, Mr Dennis Tawiah, the Chief Executive Officer of Akwaaba UK, organisers of the expo, said the one-day event would foster business relationships between Ghanaian businesses and the UK market.

“The expo will showcase Ghana-made products to the UK audience with the aim of promoting its patronage and also creating business relationships between UK and Ghana-based entrepreneurs.

“It will provide an engaging platform for promoting greater cultural diversity in the UK, as well as raising the profile of Ghana,” he said in an interview.

There would be seminars held where industry experts would share best practices, offer their services, and other expertise in helping Ghana-based SME with getting their products into the UK mainstream market.

Participating exhibitors will be given the opportunity to exhibit their products at Ghana Party in the Park, taking place at Cockfosters, London on Saturday, July 16th, 2022.

Partners of the expo are the Ghana High Commission to the UK & Republic of Ireland, British High Commission to Ghana, Department for International Trade, UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce, Ministry for Tourism, Arts & Culture, Ghana, Ghana Tourism Authority, and Access Media.

Other sponsors include Exim Bank, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, Tap Tap Send, KGL, Ghana Free Zone, among others.