Telecommunication network, Tigo, has announced partnership with the 2017 Ghana Economic Outlook and Strategy (EOBS) conference.
Tigo, through its the enterprise arm of mobile network operator, Tigo Business, offers world-class digital solutions for large corporate, government agencies and SMEs to connect better with their customers and improve efficiency.
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.”
Speaking prior to the partnership, Chief Business Officer for Tigo Business, Stephen Essien, said: “we are delighted to be a part of this year’s conference which intents to highlights a topic that relates to our industry.”
“As a responsive business, we have over the years demonstrated our commitment towards activities that promote economic development,” he added.
Mr. Essien noted that “the theme for the event is important to us because Tigo has been at the fore-front of championing financial inclusion across the country.
He stated that “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 organised by Africa Business Media (ABM), in conjunction with Ghana Business & Finance magazine (GB&F).
Speakers include His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, CEO of Private Enterprise Foundation, Nana Osei Bonsu, 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.
Story by the Business Desk