Tigo Business, the enterprise arm of Mobile Network Operator, Tigo, which offers world-class digital solutions for large corporate, government agencies and SMEs to connect better with their customers and improve on efficiency has announced its partnership with the 2017 Ghana Economic Outlook and Strategy Conference (EOBS).
The annual thought leadership conference has over the years brought together government officials, banking executives, heads of mobile telecommunication companies, policy-and-decision-makers, among others; with the aim of deliberating and addressing pertinent issues of national and economic interest.
This year, the fifth conference is on the theme, “Unlocking Ghana's Economic Potential with Mobile Money and Payment System”.
Commenting on the partnership, the Chief Business Officer for Tigo Business, Stephen Essien, said: “We are delighted to be a part of this year’s conference which to all intents highlights a topic which relates to our industry. As a responsive business, we have over the years demonstrated our commitment towards activities that promote economic development”.
“The theme for the event is important to us because Tigo has been at the fore-front of championing financial inclusion across the country. We believe that mobile money, as a payment system holds enormous potential to unlock Ghana’s economic growth and development. As a business, we look forward to it being the preferred mode of payment and will continue to ensure its development and growth through partnerships and innovations,” he added.
The Ghana Economic Outlook and Business Strategy Conference is organized by Africa Business Media (ABM), in conjunction with Ghana Business & Finance magazine (GB&F). The conference, will be a full day event, will take place at Tang Palace Hotel, Roman Ridge, Accra on 22nd March, 2017.
Speakers include His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Osei Bonsu CEO of Private Enterprise Foundation, among other notable speakers and panel members.
Other sponsors include Unibank, GCNet, Margins, the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT). Partners include the Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF), the Ghana Telecoms Chamber, the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), and the Bank of Ghana among several others.