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Fashion Africa Sourcing Trips (F.A.S.T.) Ghana 2018


F.A.S.T. GHANA Taking place in 2018 at the same time as the Chale Wote festival will be the Ghana edition of our series of immersive fashion business mission trips. These sourcing trips are focused on connecting the fashion business world with the producers and artisans in Africa. Our initiative is focused on development and so we aim to build direct relationships with the fashion design community and artisan focused social enterprises throughout the African continent. These trips have been tailored specifically for design industry professionals as well as sourcing specialists and product developers. Being practical and hands-on sourcing trips, the interaction provided with those on the ground and the chance to network with those in the field, allows for real business opportunities. We have curated a group of individual businesses and organisations to partake. For those interested we will be staying on for the CHALE WOTE Street Art Festival. This Festival breaks creative boundaries by connecting music, art, dance, fashion and performance onto the streets of James Town, Accra. There will be food and a fashion marketplace, live street performances, African film shows, a fashion parade, a music block party, and much more! **Note further costs wil imply for the festival to cover accommodation fees, local transport all to be covered by the delegate. Contact us for more information. WHAT TO EXPECT You will meet: Traditional hand weavers experienced in Kente making A wax print house and see exactly how the gorgeous famous print associated with Africa is made from cotton to final print! Garment making factories - small, medium and large scale - you will have a pick for yourself to get started! A woman focused batik organisation after taking a ride to the coast where their talented batikers are based Traditional glass bead makers - an ethical production method recycling and upcycling and learn via a workshop showing you how to make glass beads  Skilled artisan indigo dyers Raffia weavers for bags and clothing Relevant trade organisations to give you up to date information on setting up your fashion business in the country. and more! BENEFITS These practical and hands-on sourcing trips have been tailored specifically for YOU the design industry professional. By providing you with the relevant vetted connections and the network to get started TODAY and allows for real business opportunities. By reducing your overwhelm of sourcing from scratch. Cutting down the time it would take you to source and produce Providing you with someone to literally hand-hold you through with a step by step process that Save tons of money with having An African Fashion Business Coach on the ground with you and prior to the trip to make sure you are selecting the right country, the right product and the right partners To see upfront the quality standards, logistic and red tape requirements and learn the best practices for international development focused business relationships, Direct support in producing profitable fashion and accessory products that are unique with a strong, compelling social impact story ABOUT F.A.S.T. U.K. based company, Africa Fashion Guide Ltd launched our first sourcing trips in 2017 in partnership with local host British Council Ghana and Hatch Africa, tailored towards fashion industry professionals and visionaries looking to explore opportunities to produce socially conscious products.  After 5 years hosting our popular Fashion Africa Conference and Fashion Africa Business Workshops we have decided, as requested by our followers and network, to develop and deliver Fashion Africa Sourcing Trips (F.A.S.T.). A business trip for established industry professionals, SMEs and including director level, Design, Merchandising, Production/Sourcing, CSR, who are exploring new socially responsible ways of sourcing and manufacturing with a focus on the Africa continent. Register your interest at: [email protected] See our website for FAQ here: www.fashionafricasourcingtrips.com To secure your place, register by paying your deposit of 197GBP / 247€ / 297$ by APRIL 30th, 2018 and email [email protected] for a delegate registration form ITINERARY The itinerary includes an exploration of these businesses through on-site visits of Artisans workshops and manufacturers factory houses. We will deliver workshops and undertake practical activities and provide opportunities to meet with local designers in their stores and/or studios. You will also attend business enterprise panel discussion events as well as business feasibility workshops with professionals in the field of businesses and entrepreneurship (from a local and country government perspective), to assess your business aims and objectives, including social enterprise and business models used.  We challenge you as a business to work together with the manufacturers and artisans to create foremost beautiful and desirable, competitive products, which not only meet industry standards, but also preserve the local and traditional artisanal techniques, alongside maintaining social responsibility throughout. Are you up for it? Then join us on our Fashion Africa Sourcing Trips.  Do note: Full price 1997GBP / 2297€ / 2497$ payable in 4 parts  Price includes accommodation (Do note that for the Chale Wote festival further costs apply for accommodation) (minimum 3***, price based on 2 person room share, additional £250 for single occupancy) and includes on the ground transport Price is exclusive of flights, immunisations, visas, food and workshop fees. Deposit is non refundable More information can be found here: www.fashionafricasourcingtrips.com To secure your place, register by paying your deposit of 197GBP / 247€ / 297$ by APRIL 30th, 2018 and email [email protected] for a delegate registration form PRESENT PARTNERS: Hatch Africa Africa Fashion Guide Ltd PREVIOUS PARTNERS: Hatch Africa British Council Ghana Africa Fashion Guide Ltd WHO ARE WE? Fashion Africa Sourcing Trips (F.A.S.T.) is an initiative organised by Africa Fashion Guide (AFG),  a Social Enterprise who work to encourage trade in Africa and so provide potential business partnerships and investment opportunities to artisan social enterprises on the continent. The platform is a one stop shop for fashion professionals, industry bodies, students, retailers, press – TV news, papers and magazines, bloggers and all those interested in African fashion and textiles. We work to create links and bring together African designers, craftspeople, manufacturers and textile designers with international fashion design companies, retailers and consumer markets worldwide. In September 2016 we launched our first international tradeshow bringing African suppliers to London connecting them with UK and EU retailers, buyers, designers and more.  AFG hold annual conferences and regular talks and seminars around the world from London to New York, to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Nairobi Kenya. In addition, AFG consult for international businesses and run online workshops on behalf of private clients and small businesses. . Speakers have included: Vlisco, International Trade centre, European Commission, Diana Opoti, Mantisworld, Studio189 (Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah), H&M, Vlisco, Solidaridad, Sedex, British Museum, Financial Times, Arieta Muray, Soboye, SOKO, Ethical Apparel Africa, Maxhosa, Textile Exchange and Ethical Fashion Forum. Africa Fashion Guide are a team of Fashion Professionals, Event Organisers, Project Managers, Public Speakers, Industry Consultants and Marketing Specialists. Refund policy Please note any last minute cancellations will not be deemed refundable. Cancellations can be made up to 4 weeks prior to travel of which the initial deposit to secure your place will not be refunded to cover administrational fees. Any other payments made prior to this cancellation which has not paid for accommodation or transport will be fully refunded.

Venue:
Accra
Accra Accra

When:
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 9.00am -
Thu, 1 Jan 1970 1.00am


2018 Trip to Ghana (Tour of the Slave Castle & Door of No Return)


2018 Trip to Accra, Ghana (Tour of the Slave Castle) Dates: July 7-11, 2018 Join us for a trip to Accra, Ghana to experience the beginning of the slave trade. Walk in the footsteps of the enslaved men, women and children before they walked through the "Door of No Return" and were shipped to America. View the exhibits and learn about the incredible cruelty involved in the enslavement of West Africans, around 4.5 million of who are believed to have been shipped from their homelands during the 18th and early 19th centuries.  Hear heartrending tales from the era as you explore James Fort, a building once used by the British to imprison slaves, often for months, before they were shipped. See the dungeons where they were held and learn about the horror and fear they endured as they awaited an unknown fate.  Tour Price (includes hotel w/ 1 full size bed): $1500 pp (Single) or $850 pp (Couple) Note: the above price does not include the roundtrip flight. Deposit: $150pp to hold your spot (Don't wait, reserve your space today.)  Balance: $1350 (single) or $700 (couple) per person can be paid via Bank Transfer (Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Chase, Capital One, 1st Bank, PNC, US Bank, Citi, Frost Bank or USAA,  or sign up with https://www.clearxchange.com to send money.). Go to your bank's online banking account. Choose Transfers/Send Money to Someone. Enter: [email protected] for the recipient email address.  Payment Plan: 50% minus the deposit is due by 1/8; Balance is due by 6/8. Monthly payment plan is also available.    Tour Price includes: 4 night stay at a The Golden Tulip (1 Full Double Bed, Wifi, Sitting Area, Pool, Breakfast Included, Airport Shuttle)  Airport shuttle from ACC airport to the hotel. Ground Transportation to and from all scheduled activities. Slave Castle Tour & Accra Cultural Tour (including a cooking class) Tour Souvenir T-shirt Tour does not include: Roundtrip Airfare from DFW to Accra, Ghana (average $1050-$1750) Visa Fee: Single Entry-$ 60.00 (Processing Time: 3 Business Days + Trackable Shipping)  Yellow Fever Vaccination:  Average Cost-With Insurance: $10-$40/Without Insurance: $150-$350 Contact information: E-mail: [email protected] Address: www.ebonyadventours.com Tentative Agenda:  Fri: Departure from DFW to ACC: Accra, Ghana Sat: Arrival in Ghana/Relax at the Hotel/Meet for Dinner Sun: Tour Slave Castle Mon: Relax at the Hotel Tue: Accra Food Tour Wed: Relax at the Hotel/Depart Accra for DFW Thu: Arrival in DFW Flight Recommendation: Departure: Fri 7/7:  AA 78 Depart DFW 715p Arrive LHR 1025a (Thu) Sat 7/8: *BA 6415 Depart LHR 155p Arrive ACC 725p Return: Wed 7/11: *BA 6414 Depart ACC 1035p Arrive LHR 615a (Thu) Thu 7/12: AA 51 Depart LHR 915a Arrive ACC 115p *AA/British Airways Codeshare Flight

Venue:
Golden Tulip Hotel
Liberation Road Accra

When:
Sat, 7 Jul 2018 7.25pm -
Thu, 1 Jan 1970 1.00am


Lean Six Sigma White Belt training


About the course This one day course will provide a concise overview of the Six Sigma process and an understanding of the DMAIC process and how it can improve your business. You will gain a taster of the tools and techniques required to analyse and improve your business processes.   What’s included? A certificate of attendance, course notes and a $50 voucher towards further Lean Six Sigma training with SigmaStrat   Who should attend? CEOS, Directors and Senior Managers Persons responsible for evaluating or implementing continual improvement projects   Book your place by calling +233269628022 or  or email [email protected] NB. ThIS IS NOT A FREE EVENT

Venue:
Accra
Accra Accra

When:
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 9.00am -
Thu, 1 Jan 1970 1.00am


daily until September 8, 2018

Autoparts Westafrica 2018


Auto Parts West Africa 2018 show will draw in particular and centered groups of onlookers who will have the chance to meet with industry experts and key business sector controllers. It will give you a chance to meet new and existing clients effectively searching for new business.

Venue:
GHANA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR CENTRE
Accra

When:
Thu, 6 Sep 2018 12.00am -
Sat, 8 Sep 2018 12.00am


ADVANCED MICROSOFT EXCEL


Course Overview: Microsoft Excel is an essential working tool to any discipline that requires the use of numbers. In the specialised field of Business improvement, spread sheets are of prime importance in analysing and displaying performance data. What You Will Learn:Logical Functions, Data Validation, Look-up Functions, Summarising Data, Grouping and Outlining, Pivot Table Techniques, Data Consolidation, Custom Views, Scenarios, Solver, Data Tables, Recorded Macros. Who Should Attend: This course is designed to help Excel users who want to delvedeeper into the functionalities of the Excel Application Prerequisite: This course functions as a stand-alone course, however, you are requiredto have a Laptop PC with MS Excel installed on it. You should also have basic MS Excelknowledge to attend this course. Materials: You will receive a course binder containing copies of presentation slides, case studies, templates, exercises, and suggested solutions.  NB. This is not a free course For further enquiries and to book your place please call +233269628022 or +254732050957 or email [email protected]

Venue:
Accra
Accra Accra

When:
Mon, 6 Aug 2018 9.00am -
Thu, 1 Jan 1970 1.00am


ADVANCED MICROSOFT EXCEL


Course Overview: Microsoft Excel is an essential working tool to any discipline that requires the use of numbers. In the specialised field of Business improvement, spread sheets are of prime importance in analysing and displaying performance data. What You Will Learn:Logical Functions, Data Validation, Look-up Functions, Summarising Data, Grouping and Outlining, Pivot Table Techniques, Data Consolidation, Custom Views, Scenarios, Solver, Data Tables, Recorded Macros. Who Should Attend: This course is designed to help Excel users who want to delvedeeper into the functionalities of the Excel Application Prerequisite: This course functions as a stand-alone course, however, you are requiredto have a Laptop PC with MS Excel installed on it. You should also have basic MS Excelknowledge to attend this course. Materials: You will receive a course binder containing copies of presentation slides, case studies, templates, exercises, and suggested solutions.  NB. This is not a free course For further enquiries and to book your place please call +233269628022 or +254732050957 or email [email protected]

Venue:
Accra
Accra Accra

When:
Mon, 5 Nov 2018 9.00am -
Thu, 1 Jan 1970 1.00am


Meet the Director Accra 18 June


This session will provide you with an overview of our MBA program, admissions requirements and the application process. About the Monash MBA Program The Monash MBA is focused on empowering the next generation of global leaders. Our two-year program takes a strategic and practice-based approach to management development. The Monash MBA Program is designed for professionals with 3-7 years' experience. MBA candidates can demonstrate authority and responsibility in their current roles, career progression, project, staff and budget management capabilities with the desire to share their unique experiences with like-minded individuals. Study is undertaken in a combination of daytime, evening, weekend and intensive modes, which allows you to continue to work while completing the program

Venue:
Ghana Registered Nurses Association, Conference Centre
Castle Rd Opposite State House OSU Accra Accra

When:
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 6.00pm -
Thu, 1 Jan 1970 1.00am


Africa Emergency Planning & Services Conference


The Africa Emergency Planning and Service Conference has been designed to provide a platform to various emergency planning officers, practitioners, consultants, NGO’s and government departments as well as bodies in field of emergency planning and services in Africa, to share their experiences, expertise and good practices at local, national and regional level through workshops, panel and roundtable discussions. This conference has also been designed to provide a platform to multi-agencies responders to discuss how they can tackle their challenges effectively and efficiently through improved systems, processes and strategies. Furthermore, this conference is an opportunity to build networks, collaboration, and partnerships and to exhibit products involved in emergency planning and resilience.

Venue:
Accra
Accra Accra

When:
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 7.30am -
Thu, 1 Jan 1970 1.00am


A Parisian Instant with Nicholle Kobi [Black Woman Art Series 2018]ACCRA, GHANA


Nicholle Kobi's Parisian Instant exhibition is a unique art affair moment! Experience a day of rejoicing in the Black Women Art Series Collection while travelling to Paris and witnessing a story of love of Black Sisterhood, Black Women and Black Families as Nicholle Kobi whisks you into an artistic journey filled of illustrations with an exquisite touch of story-telling. Headline Artist Kobi will be showcasing her much sought-after artwork on this special occasion so join us for a Parisian Instant, an incredible moment of art, drinks, networking and more. You will also be able to meet and chat with Nicholle Kobi, purchase her art collection (prints, T-shirts, sweatshirts, tote bags, make up bags, greeting cards, and more) A Parisian Instant with Nicholle Kobi festivities begin at 5:00 pm and conclude at 10:30 pm  5:00 pm: Doors Open 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Talk and Q&A 8:30 pm until closing: Private Cocktail and signatures for VIP guests ------------ Here is what your ticket will provide: Free Admission Ticket             Entry to pop up(Please note Free Admission tickets holders will be required to leave the event before the start of the Talk and Q&A, i.e. by 7:00 pm) General Admission Ticket Entry to pop up Acces to Talk and Q&A VIP ticket Entry to pop up Acces to Talk and Q&A Champagne, white or red wine VIP Gift Bag Private Cocktail Hour (Intimate Setting) & Signatures with Nicholle Kobi Come meet the black woman behind the arts and the brands, get your picture taken, meet other fabulous attendees!  Dress Code: Fashionably Chic (only... if you want to feel like a true Parisian :) A bientôt

Venue:
Accra
Accra Accra

When:
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 5.00pm -
Thu, 1 Jan 1970 1.00am


Student Entrepreneurship Week Ghana - #SEWGH


Join us for the first-ever Student Entrepreneurship Week in Ghana! Having created over 15 sold-out events that hosted high profile executives from major multi-nationals, diplomats, startup entrepreneurs, investors and the media, we are packaging everything we've learned into one explosive and experiential event. Student Entrepreneurship Week Ghana is a 3-day power-packed event that will create platforms for thought leadership on how to build and grow sustainable businesses. Participants will benefit from a range of insightful high-level keynote sessions, panel sessions, masterclasses, office hours, and one-on-one mentoring sessions presented by the best and brightest entrepreneurs and professionals from Ghana, Nigeria, Silicon Valley and the U.K. As you learn how to create a real company and build a career, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, startup entrepreneurs, corporate professionals, diplomats, and community leaders who are ready to help you get started and grow. This is where you belong — save your seat today! We're joined by: Professor Anthony Jarvis, Lancaster University Gina Kloes, Gina Kloes International Afua Osei, She Leads Africa Sam Carter-Mensah, Digital McKinsey Abdullahi Mohammed, Forbes Andy Mensah, IBM Josephine Faal, Smart & Savvy Women Damilola Thompson, EchoVC Partners Eric Osiakwan, Chanzo Capital Leticia Browne, Intelligent Capital Liz Grossman, Baobab Consulting And many more exciting speakers & guests...See the full list here. We will be announcing even more speakers over the coming weeks. We have partnered with Echo VC Partners to launch the Young Money Business Pitch competition for student entrepreneurs with viable businesses/business ideas to access funding, business development support, and market opportunities (with more important partnerships still developing). We are specifically targeting student entrepreneurs, startups founders, early career professionals, and young adults who want to learn how to build thriving businesses/career, meet local and international investors and network with other high-performers.   THIS IS NOT A FREE EVENT. PAY FOR TICKETS VIA MOBILE MONEY TO 0545 93 5695 OR VISIT WWW.SFANONLINE.ORG - EARLY BIRD ACCESS TO ALL SESSIONS IS SELLING AT ¢350! For more information, sponsorship or to secure a booth space, please get in touch with us via email: [email protected] See you soon!

Venue:
British Council
Liberia Road Accra

When:
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 8.30am -
Thu, 1 Jan 1970 1.00am

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