Business News of Saturday, 18 February 2017
Source: Nii Ayi Mensah Lartey
The Enterprise Africa Summit which will be held in March at the Kempinski Hotel has been launched at the British Council, Accra.
The three day summit is scheduled to start from Mach 22nd to 24th, 2017 and will host policy forums, enterprise clinic, investor marketplace etc. for young entrepreneurs, small scale business owner and career driven individuals from over 20 African countries.
Organized by the British Council, the Enterprise Africa Summit will equip participants with leadership skills, expertise in business development, governance, social enterprise research, best practices and academia which will be relevant to building strong enterprises in Ghana and Africa at large.
Addressing the media, Director of British Council, Liliana Biglou,OBE stated that the behavioral trends in West Africa show that young people trust in entrepreneurs than traditional structures to deal with social problems.
Solid businesses and enterprises are the driving force of developed countries and Africa as a developing continent will need strong enterprises, practical and well informed entrepreneurs to steer its affairs to be able to achieve the required level of development.
The all African Enterprise Summit will make room for networking among entrepreneurs who will be attending and will assemble leaders and practitioners in keys topics of business.