Ghana: Vodafone Ghana Launches Business Runway Series For SMEs


Aug. 6, 2020, 1:26 p.m.

Vodafone Ghana in collaboration with the Ministry of Business Development, National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), National Entrepreneur and Innovation Plan, Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), and Ghana Export Promotion Authority has introduced the maiden edition of the Business Runway Seminar Series to empower Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs).

The webinar is aimed at equipping SMEs with the requisite skills, insights and opportunities that will enable them to manage and build thriving businesses.

It will be held on 7th August under the theme: After The Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP), What Next? The Way Forward for Ghanaian SMEs.

It will also stream live on Vodafone’s social media platforms; @Vodafone Ghana on Facebook and Instagram and on Zoom, with ID 912 806 3388.

Speakers for the virtual SME webinar include Kosi Yankey-Ayeh, Executive Director of the NBSSI, Patricia Obo-Nai Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vodafone Ghana, Dominic Kwame Adu, CEO of First National Bank and Francesca B. Opoku, CEO of Solutions Oasis Ltd.

Tawa Bolarin, Director of Enterprise Business Unit (EBU) at Vodafone Ghana, said the platform was created to offer practical ideas from experts to help SMEs recover and sustain their growth during this period.

“Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) form the backbone of every country’s economic output.

“We believe in supporting businesses to grow even during this crisis and we will continue to introduce pioneering solutions for businesses to get the needed support.” she said.

Bolarin also added that the webinar will assist businesses with tools and strategies that will make them resilient.

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