Welcome to the US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce’s page dedicated to showcasing the remarkable past events that have taken place, reflecting our commitment to fostering trade, investment, economic growth, and business opportunities between the United States and Ghana.
Through these events, we have created a platform for business leaders, government officials, and industry experts to connect, collaborate, and explore the vast potential of bilateral partnerships.

US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce Past Events

Join us on this journey as we highlight some of our most significant past events.

Global Women’s Business & Professional Exchange Conference & Business Expo

The fourth edition of this event, this conference was a remarkable meeting and networking opportunity for global women and men dedicated to the business and professional empowerment of women and girls. It aimed to inspire and empower women and girls to achieve their full potential in the business world. The event featured diverse sessions focusing on essential aspects of business development, financing, wealth creation, social media marketing, business lead generation, and professional skill development.

May 16 to 17, 2023

March 10, 2018

Celebrating Global Women’s Professional & Business Empowerment

The event aimed to celebrate and empower women professionals and entrepreneurs globally. Her Excellency Samira Bawumia, the Second Lady of the Republic of Ghana, delivered the keynote address. The former NBC 10 T.V. News Anchor, Renee Chenault, gracefully served as the Mistress of Ceremony, adding a touch of elegance to the occasion. Co-hosted by Councilwoman Janie Blackwell, the event provided an inspiring atmosphere for networking and empowerment.

Affordable Housing Investment Opportunities in Ghana

This event focused on investment opportunities in Ghana’s housing sector. Honorable Freda Prempeh, the Minister of Works and Housing in Ghana, delivered the keynote address. The forum provided insights into initiatives supporting public and private partnerships in the housing sector, attracting financiers, investors, real estate developers, and related stakeholders.

January 27, 2018

March 12, 2018

Driving Economic Change in Africa in the 21st Century: Ghana at the Forefront

This event explored the economic strides Africa has been making, with Ghana at the forefront of driving these dynamic changes. Her Excellency Samira Bawumia, the Second Lady of Ghana, delivered an insightful keynote address highlighting Ghana’s pivotal role in the continent’s economic progress. Held at the University of Pennsylvania, this event brought together prominent academics, business leaders, and thought leaders from the United States and Ghana.

Networking Lunch & Business Roundtable Discussion on “Doing Business in Ghana”

Mr. Yofi Grant, the CEO of the Ghana Investment Promotion Center, delivered a compelling keynote during this event. The focus was exploring private business opportunities in Ghana and forming strategic partnerships in key sectors such as agriculture, agro-processing, manufacturing, trade, fintech, ICT, tourism, energy, infrastructure development, and healthcare. The roundtable discussion brought together 50 top private sector CEOs and other stakeholders from Ghana for fruitful interactions.

June 19, 2017

August 4, 2016

Best Practices for Investing in Ghana — Opportunities and Resources

During this event, Ms. Mawuena Trebah, the CEO of the Ghana Investment Promotion Center, shared valuable insights into investing in Ghana. The investment forum gave participants essential knowledge and resources for business in Ghana. A networking dinner immediately followed the forum, promoting further connections and collaborations. The Commerce Department of the City of Philadelphia co-hosted the event.

Private and Public Partnerships in Ghana Tourism

Honorable Dzifa Gomashie, the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture in Ghana, delivered the keynote address for this event. She shed light on investment opportunities in Ghana’s tourism and culture sectors. Co-hosted by the Fox School of Business, Small Business Development Center, Temple University, this event aimed to enhance collaborations between public and private entities to drive Ghana’s tourism industry forward.

March 7, 2016

July 9, 2015

Private/Public Partnerships in Healthcare Delivery in Ghana

This event brought together distinguished speakers, including Honorable Victor Bampoe, Deputy Secretary of Health, and H.E. Lieutenant General Joseph Smith, the Ghanaian Ambassador to the United States. The panel discussions explored healthcare delivery in Ghana and opportunities for private and public partnerships.

Prominent experts and representatives from healthcare organizations contributed to the enriching discussions. These included:

  • Mr. David Link: Senior Executive Vice President of the Sanford Health
  • Dr. Gene Ukrainsky
  • Dr. Godfrey Gaisie: Associate Professor of Radiology at Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Hon. Stanley Straughter: Principal at Brazilio and Cobb
  • Dr. Isabella Nyan: Director of OB/GYN Women Services at Fork Valley Community Health Center
  • Dr. Kweku Ohene Frempong: Hematologist and Sickle Cell Specialist

Stay Tuned for Future Events

These past US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce events exemplify our dedication to fostering strong economic ties between the United States and Ghana. As we move forward, we remain committed to organizing more impactful events that drive trade, investment, and collaboration, strengthening the bond between these two great nations.

Stay tuned for updates on our upcoming events, and join us in shaping a prosperous future for both economies.