10 industries will be represented by 18 facilitators who are experienced in these industries and have a wealth of wisdom to share.
This is mainly due to the poor or non-existence of network among start-ups and entrepreneurs in the country.
Many have argued that if a network of start-ups existed it will help in loan acquisition, advocacy for a better business environment amongst others.
It is because of this challenge the Start Africa Network (SAN) has been formed.
SAN is a non-profit association for Starters, Start-ups and SME companies across Africa starting from Ghana.
It is expected to be made up of professionals and non-professionals who have wanted to start a venture or have started a business venture and who serve each other with expertise in various industries.
SAN is therefore, organising its maiden Business Activation Conference to help its target group build a network and also be better entrepreneurs.
The conference is set in a different format from all other conferences. There will be just an hour and a half of talk, followed by a launch into industry discussions and training for 2 hours.
There will be ten industries for participants to interact with facilitators on how to build their idea into a business and how to grow the business.
The 10 industries will be represented by 18 facilitators who are experienced in these industries and have a wealth of wisdom to share.
Some of the facilitators include; the Head of Enterprise of Stanbic Bank; Pearl Nkrumah representing the banking industry, CEO of HTW; Fred Deegbe and Jane Damaris Agyarko from House of Damaris representing the fashion and manufacturing industry, Operations Director of theSOFTtribe; David Bolton who will be handling the IT sector, Safety and Security Manager at GFA; Nicholas Owusu who will handle Sports and Marketing.
Others are; Anthony Nyame-Baafi from the Ministry of Finance to handle Foreign trade, the president of Hotels Association of Ghana; Herbert Acquaye and CEO of Hephzibah group to handle the hospitality industry, Head Pastor, Temple of Praise Baptist Church; Rev. Godwin Nador, Board Chairman Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital; Dr. Ken Sagoe and many others.
After the conference, the participants will have the opportunity to be monitored and guided through achieving goals set at the conference.
There will be follow-up events to the conference dubbed SAN Meet Ups. These Meet Ups will be designed for SAN members to meet once every quarter to review their achievements and be guided by some experts to grow their business.
Businesses that will sign up with SAN will have the opportunity to enjoy press features by their media partners.