Creative Arts Agency, in collaboration with Global Entrepreneurship Network-Ghana (GEN-Ghana), will host the Creative Art Entrepreneurship Town Hall as one of the activities to commemorate the 13th Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) celebrated from 8th -14th Nov. 2021 in over 150 countries including Ghana.
The event will bring established entrepreneurs from various creative industries in a town hall meeting format to inspire, educate and inform people on entrepreneurial opportunities in the creative sector.
They will also share their entrepreneurial journey and experiences on how they started, the mistakes they made, challenges they faced and how they dealt with those challenges. The town hall will also provide a very interactive Q & A session to give the participants the opportunity to engage with the entrepreneurs.
- To provide a platform to inspire, inform and educate people on the entrepreneurial opportunities available within the creative industries leading to job creation, economic and social impact
- Bridge the gap between the creative industries and entrepreneurial opportunities available
Participants through the town hall event will learn about the entrepreneurial opportunities in the creative industries which will also help them to make informed choices in starting and growing a creative business in Ghana.
The event will be in-person and online (Hybrid). It will feature keynote addresses, panel discussions, Q & A’s. The event will be broadcasted live on Joy FM 99.7 and streamed live online via various platforms.
The event shall be moderated by Ruddy Kwakye, CEO, The Rave Group. Panel speakers include Joel Nettey, World President & Chairman, International Advertising Association; Sadiq Abdulai, CEO of 3 Media Network; Theresa Ayoade, CEO, CharterHouse Productions West Africa; Mantse Aryeequaye, Director, Chale Wote Street Art Festival. Register in advance to join virtually via zoom at https://bit.ly/3ksmoCg
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Global Entrepreneurship Week is a massive campaign to celebrate and empower entrepreneurs in every country and community around the world – especially those individuals who face structural barriers or may have never considered the idea of launching their own startup. Each November, 10 million people take part in tens of thousands of activities, competitions and events that inspire them to act and provide them with the knowledge, experience and connections they need to succeed.
About GEN-Ghana (Official Host of GEW in Ghana )
Global Entrepreneurship Network – Ghana (GEN-Ghana) is an entrepreneurship and innovation advancement organization that provides and promotes a platform of local, international programs and activities aimed at making it easier for anyone to start and scale a sustainable business.
We work by fostering deeper cross border collaboration and initiatives between entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and entrepreneurial support organizations. We work with government, corporations, NGO’s, development agencies to fuel healthier start and scale ecosystems that create more jobs, wealth, educate individuals, accelerate innovations for sustainable social and economic impact.
GEN-Ghana is part of Global Entrepreneurship Network which operates in over 160 countries independently, working to build one entrepreneurial ecosystem around the world.. www.genglobal.org
About Creative Arts Agency:
The Creative Arts Agency is a quasi-self-regulatory government agency that drives the policy framework by an Act of Parliament (Creative Arts Industries Act 1048) for the regulation, development and promotion of the Creative Arts industry in Ghana. The existence of the Agency is to address the many challenges confronted by the industry and implement the policies, plans and programs for the sector.
As an Agency, we are committed to international dialogue and exchange, undertaken in a spirit of solidarity, inclusion, reciprocity, and mutual learning. The Agency represents plural voices and perspectives made up of industry domains and selected public institutions, unified in the belief that arts and culture are a public good – with the potential to further inclusive social transformation – to be shaped and accessed equitably by all peoples.