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Who We Are
Registered in June 2015, The Italian Business Association of Ghana continuously aspires to create a platform which yields cultural, economic and trading partnerships between Italy and Ghana, but not limited to Ghanaian or Italian members. IBAG’s members constitute leading industry players whose business activities span across varied disciplines; from shipping and construction to hospitality and food service.
For 2019, We are honoured to have the following businesses as IBAG members.
Upcoming Events for 2019
|Business event||Invest corp||26th September 2019|
|Business workshop by ITARE “How To Source Italian Technologies & The Instruments for Cross-Border Financing”||ITARE Financial Advisory||8th October 2019|
|Social event||IBAG goes kayaking||18th – 20thOctober 2019|
|Business talk by Logan & Associates – A presentation on the new companies act and what it means to our businesses.||Logan & Associates||24th October 2019|
|Social event||Italian Street food fair||23rd November 2019|
|Business talk by Eni : A presentation on the Offshore Cape Three Point activities and the Corporate Social Responsibility projects||OCTP Presentation & CSR by Eni||28th November 2019|
|Social event||Christmas dinner||8th December|
To promote business continuity, cultural exchanges, and tourism while striving to improve the overall quality of life of the communities in which we operate by implementing and maintaining sustainable programs that proactively enhance the economy.
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