Vodafone Ghana, today announced lead sponsorship of the 3rd edition of the Graphic Business Forum, which takes place at the Alisa Hotel on Thursday 26 January 2012. Organised by the Graphic Communications Group, the objective of this annual forum is topromotevibrant policy discourse in Ghana, by bringing together senior government officials, business leaders and sector decision makers to share views and ideas on key issues that are relevant to development of the Ghanaian economy.

With this year’s theme ’Leveraging ICT and Oil & Gas Resources to Accelerate Ghana’s Economic Development’, the organisers have carefully selected speakers with in-depth knowledge and enormous experience from the ICT and Oil and Gas sectors to throw more light on the subjects to be discussed.  Speakers at this revered forum include Mr. Kwame Pianim, Board Chairman of UBA; Dr. Robert Adjaye, Director for Petroleum Skills Development Institute; Dr. Francis EnuKwesi Senior Research Fellow, University of Cape Coast; and Mrs. Dorothy Gordon Director-General, Kofi Annan ICT Centre.

Commenting on the sponsorship, Derek Appiah, Head, Vodafone Business Solutions explained ‘As Ghana’s leading telecommunications company for businesses and government institutions, we are proud to sponsor the Graphic Business Forum. The forumhas become an effective platform for addressing important matters that affect the economic development of Ghana. It is thereforeimportant to be a part of this gathering which will examine ways Ghana can leverage on our vital resources such as Oil and ICT, which can consolidate our status as a middle income country.  ’

He further explained that “our booming Oil and Gas industry is gaining international interest and we need to find ways of capitalising on that attention.  ICT is a great tool which has the potential to help us make great strides in reaching our national objectives.

The Graphic Business Forum is a seminar that brings together over 300 high-profile participants such as seasoned economists, bankers, politicians and notable corporate leaders.in the country. Presenting the keynote address for the occasion will be His Excellency the Vice President, John Dramani Mahama.

 

For further information, please contact the Vodafone Ghana Press Information Line on

020 340 1313. You can also connect with Vodafone Ghana at: www.facebook.com/vodafoneghana

About Vodafone Ghana

Vodafone Ghana is an operating company of Vodafone Group Plc., the number one telecoms brand in the world and one of the most valuable global brands with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States.

Vodafone Ghana is a total communications solutions provider – mobile, fixed lines, internet, voice and data – and is currently unmatched in providing fixed line and internet services – the leader and the first choice for Ghanaians.

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