Export Promotion Seminar 2016

Export Promotion Seminar 2016

23.11.2016 | 09:00
- 14:20
Accra City Hotel









Dear Premium Partners and Clients,

Export Promotion Seminar

The Official German Chamber of Commerce and Industry Representation (AHK Ghana), is organising an export seminar dubbed:  'Standards and Best Practices to reach the European Market’.

The seminar is targeted at Ghanaian companies that are considering export as part of their growth strategy and would like to have more information on preparing for export. This initiative is part of efforts to foster bilateral trade between Ghanaian and German companies.

Date: Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

Time: 9:00 am

Venue: Accra City Hotel

Participation costs GHS 250 per person.

To participate kindly make payment at our office located at the Mezzanine Floor of the World Trade Centre.


08:45 am

Arrival and Registration of Participants

9:00 am

Welcome address by Patrick Martens, Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana and H. E. Christoph Retzlaff, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ghana

9:25 am

Steps to securing export certification to the EU in Ghana ­ (Alex Dadzawa - Ghana Export Promotion Authority)

9:45 am

Certification options and benefits ­ (Evelyn Ingrid Keelson Certification Executive - ­ SGS)

10:05 am

Grades and Standards: focus on fresh fruit sector ­ (Mohamed Abou­iiana, Senior AGOA Specialist -West African Trade Hub)

10:25 am

Questions & Answers

10:40 am

Coffee Break

10:55 am

EU norms for fresh food ­ (Mariella Sandini, Team Lead - Traque)

11:15 am

Presentation of Case Study on Global Quality Management System (QMS) Compliant Plants and Warehouses – (Fred Kojo Ellis, Commercial Manager -West Africa- Agility)

11:40 am

Export Success Story (Felicia Twumasi, CEO – Homefoods Processing & Cannery Ltd.)

12:00 pm

Export Success Story (Frank Oberschilp, General Manager, Peelco Ltd.)

12:10 pm

Questions & Answers

12:25 pm

Lunch Break

1:10 pm

Export Financing ­ (Noble Eduamah, Head of Export & Mining - First Atlantic Bank)

1:30 pm

Export Packaging Standards ­ (Jide Obasa, Sales & Acquisition Manager - Robert Bosch Limited Nigeria)

1:50 pm

Standards to Maintain when Exporting to Europe (Nico van Staalduinen, Executive Director - EBO)

2:10 pm

Questions & Answers

2:25 pm

Closing address + Networking

Please note that payment to participate in the seminar must be made by 18th November 2016.

For any enquiries concerning the event kindly contact:

Akua Baning

Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK Ghana)

Mezzanine Floor, World Trade Centre, Accra

0302 631 681/2/3