The maiden edition of the Ghana Tech and Innovation Week (GTIW) is launching on the 22nd of April 2022. The Ghana Technology and Innovation Week is the first-ever 4-day world of technology experience, to showcase exploits, promote excellence and also foster collaborations in the Ghanaian Technology and Innovation ecosystem.
What should we expect from the first edition of the GTIW? Jamie says…
The Founder of the Ghana Tech and Innovation Week, Gabriel Herman, stated he “believes the festival targeted at recognizing, acknowledging, and promoting excellence in mainstream technology solutions and innovations space will also be the key catalyst to uniting Ghana’s tech ecosystem“. He added that “the tech space in Ghana and the continent needs more collaborators to thrive” while he called on players in the ecosystem to join hands in driving the technology and innovation to an appreciable level.
“We are expecting Ghana’s Tech and Innovation space to grow. We are expecting more collaborators and partnerships in Ghana and Africa as a whole to see how best we can push the ecosystem. And to achieve this, we call on tech leaders, tech professionals, and tech enthusiasts to come on board to make this a grand event.”
The GTIW is expected to be the beginning of a new reckoning in the tech space, with the organizers and partners not just looking at making an impact locally. Emmaline Datey, the CEO of one of the event’s partners, Impact Concept and Solutions Africa (ICS Africa) stated the event “has been carefully planned to positioned to create a lasting solution in the science, tech and innovation space of Ghana,” and then added, “It is an avenue to create and inspire excellence in the technology and innovation space.”
“In 5 years this event will be a global event that will be the pedestal for policymaking, talent, and business development, as well as promote investor confidence in our tech and innovation ecosystem,”
Where would the event be held?
The official launch of the Ghana Tech and Innovation Week (GTIW) will take place on the rooftop of Electroland Ghana, off the Ring Road in Accra and is scheduled to start from 5 PM on the night. For more information, you can either kindly visit the website of the Ghana Tech and Innovation Awards (GTIA) by clicking here, or you can also visit their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages.
It’s worth noting as well that the event is free, so do turn up in your numbers!
The GTIW is proudly brought to you by BlaqOrigin MMP Limited and Tech TV and with exceptional support from 2pi Real Intelligence, Enclave Africa System, Africa Global Radio, Electroland Ghana, ICS Africa, Cyclone Eagles, TechChef, Digital Times, and Avance Media. The official media partners are Pulse Ghana and also Ghanaweb.
Wondering about the Government’s views? Well they love it!
Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), lauded the initiative as he noted that the festival will fit perfectly into the government’s ten-year plan to ensure Ghana ranks top amongst nations with extensive technological advancement.
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