The second edition of the 2021 Citi Business Festival’s virtual fora comes off today [Tuesday, 8th June, 2021].
The forum, which is expected to kick off at 11:00 am and end at 1:00pm, will be hosted by Citi News’ Vivian Kai Lokko.
The discussion will be centered on the theme “Doing Business in Ghana as an MSME” and will be live on Citi TV and on social media.
Speakers billed for this session are Yofi Grant; Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GIPC, Dr Abdallah Ali Nakyea; Senior Lecturer of University of Ghana Law School, Grace Anim Yeboah; Director of Business Banking, ABSA, Jemima Oware; Registrar General, who will join the discussion via zoom, and Professor Alex Dodoo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Standards Authority, who will also join the discussion via zoom.
The first edition of the virtual forum which aired on Citi TV last week Tuesday had speakers including the Chief Enablement and Information Officer at Absa Bank ; Ebo Richardson, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS); Archie Hesse, among others speaking on the theme ‘Digital Economy – Building a cashless society and the opportunities for business and job creation’.
The virtual business fora will be live on Citi TV every Tuesday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for the month of June.
The on-air series on the Citi Breakfast Show also airs from Monday to Thursday at 9:20am. The sessions on radio have been themed to correspond with the virtual fora.
This year’s edition is hinged on five thematic areas, namely:
Week 1: Digital Economy – Building a cashless society and the opportunities for business and job creation.
Week 2: Doing business in Ghana.
Week 3: AgriBusiness – Feeding Ghana with a sound import substitution strategy.
Week 4: Trade – AfCFTA: Opportunities for investment & Job creation in Ghana.
Week 5: Oil and Gas – The opportunities for indigenous businesses.
The Citi Business Festival is sponsored by Absa Bank with support from IT Consortium and the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC).
It is also powered by Citi FM, Citi TV, and Ghana’s most comprehensive business news website, www.citibusinessnews.com.
The Citi Business Festival is an extensive program of business events and on-air activities providing inspiration, business ideas, and information to persons who are starting, building, or growing their businesses.