Accra, April 6, GNA - The African and Caribbean Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise (ACCCE) based in London is to showcase some Ghanaian businesses and industries at the 2012 Olympics Games.
The programme, budded “The African and Caribbean Business Experience” would be organized in collaboration with the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industries.
Speaking at the programmes on Wednesday, Madam Em Ekong, who is the Company’s Secretary, said the Olympics would present a great opportunity for businesses because it is regarded as the world’s single largest networking experience.
“Timed to coincide with and capitalize on the Olympics, the African and Caribbean 2012 Business Expo would present a once in a lifetime opportunity to showcase African and Caribbean business opportunities”.
She said the programme would also help connect Africans, Caribbean, and United Kingdom and Diaspora businesses to collaborate in London.
Madam Kong said the London Olympics would serve as a great platform for business networking since it would attract an estimated 280 million TV viewers, over 250 global Chief Executive Officers, 160 Heads of States and over 35,000 journalists.
“This programme would change the perception people have about Africa and help us tell the true story of Africa and its businesses,” she said and added the programme would be a mixture of seminars, fairs, workshops, networking and meetings with business tycoons.
She said only businesses which are duly registered and are members of the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industries would be selected to participate.
“We should all join to show the world that African businesses have come of ages,” she said.