With more than 20 models assembled in Ghana, the West African country is rapidly becoming a major automotive roleplayer on the continent and will hold its maiden Automotive Summit on June 27, at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) Grand Arena.
The theme for the summit; ‘Creating A New Economic Backbone for Ghana and The Sub-Region,’ will present an opportunity for leading experts and industry professionals in the sector to discuss the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the automobile industry.
“We are delighted to host this maiden summit, which will explore the future of the automobile industry and the technologies and innovations that will shape it. This will provide us with the opportunity as a country to discuss the issues and opportunities impacting businesses and the automobile industry as a whole,” the AAAG President, Jeffrey Oppong Peprah emphasised.
Jeffrey Oppong Peprah
The AAAG membership includes Volkswagen Ghana, Japan Motors, Rana Motors, Kantanka Automobile, Silverstar Ghana and Stallion Group Toyota-Tsusho Company. Associate members are Toyota Ghana and CFAO Motors Ghana.
The event is expected to attract an audience of hundreds of senior-level representatives from across the breadth of the industry, including vehicle manufacturers, component manufacturers, engineers, government, the financial sector, insurance, global organisations, and the media.
The panel discussions will address key areas of focus for the automotive ecosystem including sustainability, competitiveness, standards, the creation of a local used car market, component manufacturing, retail, auto financing, and insurance, amongst others.
Speakers will include Senior executives from vehicle manufacturers, policymakers, and a host of content experts from automotive and aligned industries.
This summit is proudly supported by the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariate, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), and the Ministry of Trade and Industry.