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Business News of Thursday, 23 November 2017


Chamber Business Awards will celebrate all contributors to Ghana's economic growth – GNCC

President of GNCC, Nana Dr Appiagyei Dankawoso I play videoPresident of GNCC, Nana Dr Appiagyei Dankawoso I

President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCC), Nana Dr Appiagyei Dankawoso I says the Chamber Business Awards which is slated for 25th November 2017 will celebrate all Ghanaians who have contributed significantly to the economic growth of the country.

Speaking at a press conference ahead of the Awards ceremony, Nana Dankawoso I said even though the awards are long overdue, the Chamber found this period most appropriate to appreciate personalities who have played key roles in the economic development of Ghana’s economy.

“The Chamber belongs to all Ghanaians and with that we want to see how best this time round we can appreciate entrepreneurs and personalities who have contributed immensely towards the development and progress of the economy of Ghana,” he said.

He added that the private sector has been the driving force for economic growth in the country taking into cognizance the fact that as government cannot do it all alone as such, “at a point we have to come in and recognise the contributions of these companies and personalities for their support all these years.

The maiden edition of the Awards is under the theme “Enterprises in Transition: Recognizing Innovative Businesses in Ghana” with the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo expected to be the Special Guest of Honour.

About the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce

The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce (GNCC) is the representative organ of the business community in Ghana that seeks to promote and protect the commercial and industrial interests in the country

From the colonial era, through independence and post-independence era, the Chamber has contributed immensely to the economic development of the country mainly through trade and investments.

With its mandate enshrined in LI 611 of 1968 (Act 262), the Chamber is enjoined to provide leadership for the growth and prosperity of businesses in Ghana. As an autonomous business support organisation, the Chamber promotes and protects the interest of businesses by serving as a link between established businesses, the emerging sector, and government at the various levels while offering our members a myriad of business support services towards the general development of the Ghanaian economy.