April 8, 2021

GEPA Gears up for World Trade Promotion Organisation Conference & Awards with NEPC’s support

The Chief Executive of Ghana Export Promotion Authority Dr. Afua Asabea Asare has paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) to discuss collaborative support for the upcoming World Trade Promotion Organisation Conference & Awards.

Mr. Segun Awolowo, Chief Executive of NEPC receiving Dr. Asare and Mr. Samuel Dentu, Deputy Chief Executive of GEPA, at the NEPC in Abuja indicated that his organisation was ready to fully support the WTPO event in November this year. Also prominent in their discussions were areas of mutual collaboration for both GEPA and NEPC to take advantage of opportunities existing within AfCFTA.

The World Trade Promotion Organisations Conference and Awards is a high-profile forum for Trade Investment Promotion Organisations across the globe to share insightful experiences and ideas for trade, investment and business sustainability.

About 125 different Trade Investment Promotion Organisations usually represented by Chief Executives and business decision makers, attend this meeting organized by the International Trade Centre every 2 years.

Ghana Export Promotion Authority won the bid to host the event in 2020 however had to postpone due to the pandemic. Plans are being relaunched to hold the event in November 2021.

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