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Recent Activities and Highlights
Highlights from our recent activities. Whether it is a trade mission, service, webinar, or event, we take great pride in our ability to assist our clients.

Ghana Recent Activities

The U.S. Commercial Service in Ghana provides a range of services and programs to help American companies enter the Ghanaian market. Our team works diligently to help you identify trade opportunities, find local business partners, launch your company, or promote your products and services. 

Recent Activities

Upcoming Trade Shows and Investment Events

Ghanaian Companies, please contact us at office.accra@trade.gov or +233(0)30-274-1870 to learn more about these trade events and our annual recruitment efforts. As a part of the official Ghanaian delegation to the show, you can receive discounted flights, event packages, and delegation support during the event.   

Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, May 2-5, 2022

Ghana's delegation to the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston 2022

Waste Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 9 – 12, 2022 
National Restaurant Show – Chicago, IL, May 21-24, 2022 
Enlit Africa – Capetown, South Africa, June 7-9, 2022
SelectUSA Investment Summit – Washington, DC, June 26-29, 2022

Memphis in May Event on Doing Business in Ghana and the Larger African Market, May 4, 2022

Memphis in May Doing Business in Ghana

 

Commercial Officer Laurie Kelleher provided keynote remarks about doing business in Ghana and the wider African Continental Free Trade Area. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SelectUSA Investment Breakfast, April 25, 2022

SelectUSA Breakfast Ghana

Commercial Service Ghana and the American Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a SelectUSA breakfast for 35 Ghanaian companies and high-net-worth individuals. The event highlighted the United States’ preeminent role as a destination for global FDI, the resources available via SelectUSA and at the Investment Summit, and Ghana’s emerging role as an investor in the United States. There are several complementary industries such as agribusiness, logistics, and personal care products. Commercial Attaché Matlack will lead a delegation of 18 Ghanaian companies to the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, DC in June.

 

Digitizing Africa’s Economy – The Case for Blockchain, April 20-21, 2022

Commercial Attache Dean Matlack talks about blockchain

 

Commercial Attaché Dean Matlack provided keynote remarks about the emerging applications for digital assets and enterprise blockchain.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minnesota Africans United and Global Minnesota event on Doing Business in Ghana and the Wider African Continental Market, March 25, 2022.   

Commercial Officer Kelleher Speaks About Market Opportunities in Ghana

 

 

Commercial Officer Laurie Kelleher gave keynote remarks about the major sectors of business opportunity in Ghana for U.S. companies and the emerging African Continental Free Trade Area. 

 

 

 

Women Empowered Leave Legacies through Trade and Investment (WELLTI) seminar on Ghana: Building Business Gateways, October 19, 2021  

DAS Richardson Speaks with Ghanaian Female Entrepreneurs

 

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Commerce Camille Richardson held a Ghana-focused edition of the WELLTI Coffee Chat series.  It provided a platform for U.S. business owners to learn about doing business in Ghana from women at the forefront of the agribusiness, personal care, and hospitality sectors. Participants exchanged best practices for growing their business and making new business connections. 

 

Identity Verification and Know Your Client (KYC) Tech, April 13, 2022

Acuant Describes its technology

The Bank of Ghana and California-based company Acuant headlined our webinar to discuss solutions for identify verification and KYC and their use in the fintech and wider banking sectors. Commercial Specialist Victoria Agbai served as moderator. 

Ghana Mining Week, April 1-2, 2022

CS Ghana Visits Mining Week


Commercial Attaché Dean Matlack and Commercial Specialist PaaEkow Quansah participated in Ghana Mining Week in Takoradi, Ghana where they participated in the conference, networking opportunities, and site visits. Contact us to find out more about the significant opportunities for U.S. companies to provide equipment and services for this sector, such as digital and other technologies that can minimize the impact of mining activity on the local environment. 
 

 

 

Visit of Regional Senior Commercial Officer Cynthia Griffin, December 2021 

RSCO Griffin visits Ghana

 

In December, RSCO Cynthia Griffin visited Ghana to engage key partners such as Ghana’s National Coordination Office for the African Continental Free Trade Area.