Young Entrepreneurs To Converge In Accra Ghana For YCBS African Convention

In a concerted effort to create platform for networking, debate opportunities and share global best business practices, young CEOs, aspiring and established entrepreneurs from across Africa will converge in Accra, Ghana from 23rd to 25th of April, 2015. The Young CEO Business Forum 2015 will be hosted at Accra Ghana where young entrepreneurs will gather to discuss the theme “Advancing start-up business in Africa: New approaches, Fresh Opportunities”.

The summit will have international business men and women converging to discuss new strategies on how to unify global businesses, as well as find ways to enhance and support entrepreneurship globally while focusing on job creation.

While commenting on the goal and rationale for the summit, the co-founder of the Young CEO’s Business Forum, Amb. David James Egwu said “the aim of the summit is to exchange ideas and explore potential for business relationship and collaboration”. He further asserted that “it is our hope that at the end of the summit, new approaches would be devised to deal with certain challenges confronting global businesses and their CEOs, as well as new opportunities explored. The summit presents a unique opportunity for participants from Africa to explore fresh opportunities in business directions.

Participants are also expected from other countries, including United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Poland, China, South Africa, UAE, Ghana, Cameroun, and USA.

While highlighting likely activities at the summit, Tonye Rex Idaminabo, Principal Partner of African Achievers Awards and the Forum’s Co-founder said special activities that would be featured in the summit will include the CEO’s Prize for Global Corporate Governance, where outstanding young CEOs would be recognized and celebrated for their roles in global economic transformation. According to Rex “Such recognition will motivate and challenge other aspiring CEOs and further create success model worthy of emulation.

Rex disclosed further that CEO’s boot camp would provide special opportunity for emerging new venture leaders with core insights on foundational knowledge on essential elements of starting and running a big, sustainable enterprise using the right business model.“ Aside the boot camp, exhibition opportunities would be available for all registered participants at the event just to enable them position their products and services to the international market.

Other activities line up for the summit include; networking session, breakfast meeting, specialized business strategy training, reception/ dinner with top government officials, investment tours, expert panel based on Question and Answer sessions”

The summit promises to be a world class event that will leave all those who attend with a lasting impression and business relationships that will change their businesses for the best. Invited speakers at the summit will include Mrs. Divine Ndhlukula(Forbes most successful business woman in Africa 2012 and also Chairperson of the Zimbabwe National Chambers of Commerce ZNCC), Ms. Esther Cobbah CEO Stratcomm Africa- Ghana’s most successful home grown communications and Reputation Management Company) Mrs. Maha k.Al-Ghunaim, Chairperson & Group Chief Executive Officer of the Global Investment House, Sir Richard Branson (founder and Chairman of Virgin Group), Frank Nweke Jr.(Director General Nigerian Economic Summit Group & former Minister of Youth and Information Federal Republic of Nigeria), Mr Tony Elumelu ( Founder Heirs Holdings Ltd), Lord Alan Sugar Founder Amstrad & Member House of Lords.

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Akpah Prince

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