Citi FM’s Ghana Rising Conference will come off tomorrow at the Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel in Accra.
The conference is geared towards helping Ghanaian local producers to strategically compete favourably on the global stage.
The one day conference will be used to discuss national issues including Oil and Gas, Finance, Green Economy and Agribusiness and how local producers can take advantage of the potentials there are to become global giants.
Participants will be treated to topics such as how to maximize the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area, with about 1.2 billion potential buyers.
The keynote speaker is renowned Businessman Tony Oteng-Gyasi and he will be speaking on the theme: “Taking the commanding heights of the Ghanaian Economy: opportunities for indigenous businesses.”
Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Exim Bank, Lawrence Agyensam, will be present, to discuss how indigenous businesses can access credit easily and cheaper.
And the policymakers will also be present.
Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay will join other sector Ministers from the Finance, Food and Agriculture and Energy on a Ministerial Panel discussion.
Agribusiness specialist and large scale farmer, Kwasi Korbor who is one of the speakers says he is ready to take participants through practical ways of becoming a successful farmer.
Another speaker, Dr. Glenn Gyimah will give a presentation on how people can turn their waste into a business.