Instinct Wave Ltd, an events company and publishers of Africa’s free premium ICT and telecoms magazine Mobile World, has announced the maiden Ghana ICT Week celebration.
The week-long celebration to be held from 16-21 May, 2016 will focus on theme, ‘Celebrating ICTs & its Role in National Development.’
The theme focuses on the massive impact ICTs/internet has had on the lives of Ghanaians over the years.
It will also focus on the future prospects and way forward for the industry.
The week will draw together all players of the ICT ecosystem; consumers, network operators, ISPs, the public and private sector and serve as an opportunity to reinforce relationships.
A statement issued in Accra and signed by Akin Naphtal, Group Publisher of MobileWorld said, the time is right for the ICT industry to be celebrated for its massive contribution to Ghana’s economy.
“We are proud to host the Ghana ICT Week 2016, the weeklong event will provide a sizzling meeting point for ICT professionals, stakeholders and the general public. The week will also be used to address the global nature of the technology sector and discuss the current and future affairs of ICT in the country,” he said.
Mr. Naphtal was delighted that finally a week will be dedicated to recognizing the impact of the ICT industry.
“It’s a dream come true for my team and I. We have spent days and months planning this all important week and we know at the end of it all, the event will achieve its goals.”
The annual event will also serve as a platform to engage all stakeholders to improve processes in the provision of better services to both citizens and businesses, as well as promote public participation.
By Jamila Akweley Okertchiri