By: Fred Yaw Sarpong
Ghana, UK Trade and Investment Exhibition (GHUTEX), which gives opportunity to Ghanaians to market their goods and services in the United Kingdom has been launched in Accra.
The premier trade and investment event designed to showcase products and services of Ghanaians and UK businesses, and expected to be held in September, 2014.
The exhibition, which will be a three-day event, is aimed at creating and strengthening linkages among businesses from Ghana and United Kingdom.
GHUTEX 2014 seeks to provide the platform for businesses in both countries, to network and trade among themselves.
Aside the exhibition, a business roundtable meeting, led by industry players and prominent business leaders across the world will discuss a wide range of topics including trade, investment, and business opportunities in both markets.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Operation Director of GHUTEX, Kwabena Afriyie Asamoah assured all businesses, especially those in Ghana who will be part of the exhibition to have confident in the organizers and promise the event will be one of the best in the world.
According to him the core mission of GHUTEX London 2014 is to promote international trade and investment through multi-lateral exchanges, strengthen existing linkages, partnerships and co-operation among participants and also to encourage inward investment into Ghana.
He said ‘we remain convinced that this is not only good for business but also good for living standards among participating countries.’
Akwasi Agyemang, Managing Director of Global Media Alliance, co-organizers of the event noted that building strong business relationships and alliances is undoubtedly a prerequisite for business growth and expansion.
He added that the UK and European market holds great business potential and opportunities for Ghanaian businesses. This fair is opportune, as it will connect entrepreneurs in both countries and create linkages for them to grow their businesses.
The GHUTEX event will take place at Excel London located at the Victoria Docks from 25th to 28th September, 2014.