The GUBA-Greenwich Expo, second in its series, continues to uphold its aim of providing a common platform for African businesses and exploring collaborative opportunities for businesses in the UK. The expo is scheduled to take place from the 20th to the 22nd of May 2016 at the Charlton Athletic Football Club & Gordon Square, Woolwich.
Adam Afriyie, Member of Parliament (MP) for Windsor and the UK Trade Envoy to Ghana will be speaking as a headliner on Friday the 20th May at a seminar during the expo.
Many key guest speakers including: Councillor Sunny Lambe of Business Basic Initiative UK Ltd, Sharon Ganney of UKTI Ghana, Eryca Freemantle of Beauty & Makeup and Gillian Boateng of Gdesserts, Cllr John Fahyand the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Greenwich – Norman Adams will also be in attendance.
Adam Afriyie is a British Conservative Party politician. He was first elected in the 2005 general election and re-elected with increased majorities in the 2010 and 2015 elections. Prior to entering parliament Adam was a successful tech entrepreneur.
UK Trade Envoys are tasked with procuring and promoting positive inter-trade relations, an ethos synonymous to that of the GUBA Expo. Speaking on his participation at the GUBA Greenwich Expo – Adam Afriyie added:
“The ‘Business is Great’ initiative is fantastic for Britain and the nations we want to trade with inAfrica. UK exporters with a great deal of expertise will get the opportunity to trade and workseamlessly with various businesses in Africa. I would encourage everyone to attend the GUBAGreenwich Expo, especially UK Business owners, to connect and explore the amazingopportunities at hand.”
Dentaa Amoateng CEO of GUBA Enterprise also adds:
“We are extremely pleased to have Adam Afriyie at the GUBA Greenwich Expo. His current role as Trade Envoy for the UK is significant, as trade between the UK and Africa needs improvement. The GUBA Greenwich Expo is the perfect platform to effect these much needed changes.”
The GUBA Greenwich Trade Expo is a partnership with GUBA Expo, the Royal Borough of Greenwich, the Association of Ghana Industries and the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre. The event will showcase small and medium sized African businesses seeking to establish their products in the British mainstream market. Current UK companies and retailers also confirmed are:Rosie Akester representing The Body Shop, Representatives from ASOS and PAKsCosmetics and much more.
At the end of the expo, GUBA and the Royal Borough of Greenwich hope to see sustainable collaborations and lasting business relationships.
GUBA Greenwich Expo invites all business owners, aspiring business owners and supporters of African businesses to attend this event. For registration and more information, on the expo, visithttp://gubaexpo.co.uk/