Barcamp Accra 2017 is a free networking forum bringing people together for learning, sharing, networking and mentoring in the Greater Accra region and beyond. It takes place on December 23 in at the Association of African Universities HQ in Accra. The theme for this year is “Building the Nation Through Competent Professionals”.
This Barcamp hopes to assemble stakeholders in Accra and beyond to network, build a supportive enterprising community and partner to build together.
The GhanaThink Foundation has successfully organized 80 Barcamps in Ghana as part of its Barcamp Ghana program since 2008. Barcamp Ghana is building a network of change-makers, doers and entrepreneurs. BarCamp Accra 2017 will be the umpteenth of its kind and it will showcase of entrepreneurs and innovators in Ghana.
What to expect?
- Mentoring by professionals or entrepreneurs.
- Networking with like-minded individuals – you could find your business orproject partner
- Celebrating some of the best of our community and beyond
- Breakout sessions that you can also lead
Our speed mentoring session will help participants gain insights and answers to questions. Confirmed mentors include Nana Awere Damoah (Writer, Publisher), Venus Tawiah (Now Available Africa), Michael Sarpong Bruce (Airtel Tigo), Arnold Parker (aFB), Bethel Yeboah (Coca Cola Corp Comms), Miishe Addy (MESTAfrica), Marricke Kofi Gane (Chartered Accountant), Bernard Avle (Omni Media – Citi FM), Richard Nunekpeku (Anyako Farms), Nehemiah Attigah (Hatua Solutions), Kwame Gyan (NCA), Nilla Selormey (Damian Carl Capital), Richard Boateng (Bayport Financial Services), Petra Asamoah (3News, 3FM), Alain Gbeasor (African Young Entrepreneurs), George Nino Amonoo (Crystal Hospitals), Ronke Ampiah (Merck Group), Kwame Oppong (Mobile Financial Services Consultant), Sesinam Dagadu (Snoocode), Mawuko Kuadzi (Film maker), Hannah Acquah (YALI West Africa), Abdul Nasser-Alidu (PayInc Group), Nana Akua Ankomah-Asare (Primetime Limited), Will Derban (Fidelity Bank), Farida Bedwei (Logiciel), Benjamin Owusu (Cancer researcher), Latif Abubakar (Playwright), Golda Addo (Policy, M&E), Gillian Hammah (Databank Financial Services), Dr. Tetteh Odjidja (Medical Doctor), Christabel Dadzie (Ahaspora), Daniel Abunu Tawiah (Viotech), Amma Sefah Dede-Lartey (SE Ghana), Etse Sikanku (Comms Lecturer), Bridget Otoo (Broadcast Journalist), Sam Yeboah (Mirepa Capital), Nana Asaase (Spoken Word Artiste), Yaw Ampofo Ankrah (Sports Journalist), Melissa Nsiah (Stanford SEED), Kwaku David (KD Photography), Tsonam Akpeloo (Techcom Visions), Barbie Martey
Register/RSVP at the BarCamp Accra Eventbrite website (barcampaccra17.eventbrite.com). Contact them via barcamp at ghanathink [dot] org for sponsorship or partnership opportunities.
BarCamp Accra 2017 is supported by Tigo Ghana, Coca Cola, Petra Trust, Handy Tradie & GH Election Promises, etc. Join us to move the Ghana forward.
Stay tuned to #bcaccra for social media updates and check out Barcamp Accra on Twitter | Facebook
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