Ghana will host the largest Power, Electrical, Energy Products and Technology Exhibition in Accra.
This was disclosed by the Project Director of Power Energy Ghana (PEG) Expo, BIG4SURE Events FZCO, Mr Thomas James yesterday at a press conference.
The PEG expo is scheduled to take place from November 14 – 16, 2022 in Ghana, at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC).
Organised by BIG4SURE Events FZCO based in United Arab Emirates (UAE) under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy with the support of Ministry of Trade and Industry.
In a brief presentation, Mr James said power and energy was one of the most significant sectors supporting the growth and sustainability of the Ghanaian economy as well as contributing significantly towards the income of the country.
“With regards to this, we are expecting that through the expo issues of the power and energy supplies demand would be addressed in order to build a robust power sector in the country,” he said.
Mr James noted that the expo included local manufacturers as that would create an opportunity for the Ghanaian and West African companies to connect with the manufacturers and suppliers who would exhibit during the event.
“This will help all manufacturers have potential collaborations, partnerships distribution arrangements, joint venture and investment tie ups to enlarge the power business,” he stated.
Mr James said that, the event would bring together manufacturers, exporters, wholesalers, dealers and distributors of the power electrical energy equipment, gadgets and products, including transformers, wires, solar panels, batteries, invertors, generators, to everything in the electrical Industry.
“We will be hosting close to 100 exhibitors, from India, Turkey, Nigeria, Italy, UAE, ÚK, France, Ghana and other countries and expecting over 4000 visitors from Ghana and West Africa,” he assured.
Mr James therefore encouraged key stakeholders and associations such as the Ghana Electrical Contractors Association, Ghana Electrical Dealers Associations, Ghana Unions of Traders Association, Energy Chamber of Ghana, Ghana Chamber of Construction Industries among others to participate during the event.
The Deputy Director, Power Distribution, Ministry of Energy, Mr Sulemana Abubakari underscored that, the event would offer an opportunity for stakeholders and industries to dialogue and see how to push the frontiers of energy.
“I want to challenge our contractors and industries to form alliance with these institutions so that in similar events in the future we would have good representation,” he challenged.
On the part of the president of Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), Mr Joseph Obeng assured the BIG4SURE Event team of more traders participating during the event.
“I also want to urge the event team to also explore and promote our local contents in their countries as Ghanaians promotes their contents into the local market because trading is a two way affair,” he said.
BY ANITA ANKRAH