Events

PROGRAMS

OFFICIAL OPENING & LAUNCH –29TH NOVEMBER, 2018

The GMC-2018 edition will witness the grand opening to the public on the 29th November, 2018 at Advanced Information Technology Institute (AITI) – Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre for Excellence

There will also be launch of: (a) Start-Ups Recognition (Job Creation Start- up Awards)   (b.)Job Creation Foundation

 

EXHIBITIONS & TRADE SHOWS -29TH NOVEMBER TO 29 DECEMBER 2018

GMC-2018 will experience an Exhibitions and trade shows from 29th November to 29 December 2018 at the Circle Mall.It will not only create job opportunities but will also bring people around the globe together.There will be trading , making  new contact ,marketing of  services and  products  across the regions of the country at selected venues.,running  concurrently .

 

Ghana mobile industry is characterized by growth and opportunity and as the industry changes, opportunities have increased diversely. The exhibition will bring together all global stakeholders at one place in Ghana on mobile, internet and Technology.

GMC- 2018 will bring together more than thousand (1,000) companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. It is the most important meeting place for professionals, Civil society, privatesector, governmentrepresentatives and stakeholders, allowing them to keep abreast of the latest industry developments, discuss key challenges and understand future opportunities.

GMC will develop a state of art to showcase emerging trends, innovation, business opportunities, applications, platforms and various government initiatives that job creation foundation intend to nurture. ATTEND

Exhibitors’ benefits:

  1. Display your line of products, services and recent innovations
  2. Showcasing Disruptive Technology.
  3. Launching New Products and Promote your business at the global event
  4. Endless Networking Opportunity
  5. Generate sales leads, build your database and enhance your experience of what, when, where and how to exhibit
  6. Attract attention from global media
  7. Create, Enhance and Elevate your Brand Identity
  8. Creation of experience zones like 5G Arena, Smart Cities World, Webinars, Hackathons, Android Zones etc. by leading technology companies
  9. Build investor relationships and develop new markets

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CONFERENCES –30TH NOVEMBER TO 29 DECEMBER 2018

Ghana, Africa and the world willConnect, Create, Innovate and provide opportunities fordelegatesandparticipants from Government, ICTIndustries, start-ups, Entrepreneurs,SMEs,to present their views, opinions and ideologies on mobile and allied industries. The forumwill  alsobrings in Leadership Summits and Ministerial Round table  to provide   solutions to Jobs creationby forging international partnerships to help extend the socio-economic benefits of Mobile connectivity& commerce at selected

Mobile, Internet, Technology hubs, Centres and Organisations nationwide.

Join the audience to witness the sharingof experiences, success stories of major corporate leaders, the future of tech within 50 years, how tech will shape a better future in education, energy, marketing challenges led by digital transformation and many more topics.

Why   participate

GMC 2018 participants and delegates will have access to all events and benefit from:

  1. Leadership Summit by global leaders from across the world
  2. Knowledge sharing by Global industry Stalwarts
  3. Skill Harmonization
  4. Interactive Sessions
  5. Acquire expert knowledge from global thought leaders
  6. Gain direct access to decision-makers in the government
  7. Share your expertise
  8. Meet and collaborate with executives in your industry
  9. Connect with top investors to raise funds
  10. Develop partnerships with start-ups.
  11. Connection to create jobs.

START-UPS AWARDS –1ST OCTOBER TO 25TH NOVEMBER 2018

GMC 2018   is looking for the best early stage pre-launch start-ups to launch on our Battlefield.

The Job Creation Start up Awards will recognize ten (10) nationwide new innovations and initiatives that have helped transform the ICT ecosystem, encouraging Start-Ups in Mobile related technological developments and have created Sustainable Jobs. These include new innovations by Start-Ups for Infrastructure providers, Mobile operators, Handset manufacturers, Distributors and retailers, Content & applications and other service & product providers. However, the Start-up must be Ghanaians based.

 

This award is bestowed on Start-ups who have been identified and recognized for their extraordinary contributions that they have made to the economic sustainability by their business andintend  to connect  Africa to create jobs. The award recipient must exhibit excellent entrepreneurial spirit and must be well positioned to connect Africa. Their achievements must be impressive enough to inspire individuals who aspire to become entrepreneurs. They must provide evidence of projected growth in the next 5 years.

How to Enter?

The Call for Entries for GMC 2018 Innovation Start up Awards is open till November, 2018. Entries are required to be submitted before the closing date of 25TH November, 2018.

This is the opportunity for you and your organisation to showcase top class performance and innovation and receive due recognition for your achievements.

 

Who can enter?

Any organisation in the ICT industry who qualifies for the listed category is allowed to enter. PR agencies or individuals may submit entries only if on behalf of their client and with appropriate sign off.

Closing date

The closing date for entries is, 25TH November, 2018at 17:30 GMT. All dates for submission as set down on the website are final and no initial entry will be accepted after the stated closing date.

What do I need to do to enter?

  • Choose which categories you want to enter
  • Complete  the entry form and filled all relevant information
  • Put together any further supporting material following the guidelines online
  • Download your submission online – only online submissions will be accepted

Online Support Material

You can also upload testimonials, press clippings, copies of printed material, images, case studies, etc.

 

 Specific Category Criteria

Each Award category has its own entry criteria. Please ensure that you read these closely so that your answer format is tailored accordingly. NB: The boardof  judges reserve the right to re-allocate an entry deadline & delivery details.

All entries should be submitted by the entry deadline of closing date of 25TH November, 2018at 17:30 GMT for one month public voting. All entries shouldbe submitted electronically toawards@ghanamobilecongresss.com and must adhere to the required format.

Any hard copy supporting material should be delivered by post or courier to BizGroNet Ghana’soffice at  Accra Digital Centre,Accra-Circle.

 

Confidentiality & Publication

All materials will remain confidential to the award Partners .We do recommend that you provide as many metrics as possible with your entries. You can flag any commercially sensitive elements of your entry with the wording ‘Not For Publication’. The organisers will ensure that this highlighted information is not published in any form. NB: Please do not use colour to flag but make it clear by use of symbols or footnotes. The organisers strongly recommend that when submitting entries all appropriate permissions from key stakeholders have been obtained.

 

Supporting Information

Where your entry can be usefully supported with supporting material you may provide a maximum of three items per entry. Supporting material should be chosen with care. It should be relevant and enhancing to the main entry. You may include high quality digital photographs, a short film / TV advert if you feel that this supports your entry.

Please bear in mind that judges will have only limited time to consider supporting material and so quality of supporting material rather than quantity is of importance. ‘Less is often more’. A summarised one page PowerPoint might be easier to digest than pages of documentation.

 

Accompanying Company Logos and Images

Each entry must be accompanied by a high resolution copy of your corporate logo together with one or two high resolution images that can be used to support your entry in the event you are shortlisted. Logos and pictures should be in Jpeg or PDF format

 

Prize.

The ten (10) winners  nationwide will receive Ghc50,000 each of  technical equity investment  support  offered by  JOB CREATION  FOUNDATION .The  support will be executed  by ecosystem of corporate partners, government entities, designers, lawyers and other partners  to help  scale  ventures.