Anglogold Ashanti, Obuasi together with the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) and in partnership with the Obuasi Municipal Assembly and the Obuasi East District Assembly will be organizing the second edition of the Obuasi Trade Show this month.
The trade show which has been dubbed “Donkomi mo ndi me dwa” forms part of plans by the mining giant and its stakeholders to diversify the economy of Obuasi to help end the perennial overdependence on the mine.
The first edition was held in February this year.
This year’s programme is under the general theme: “Diversifying the economy of Obuasi through trade promotion.”
It is expected to start on 16th December 2019 and end on 21st December 2019 at the Black Park near Obuasi Len Clay Sports Stadium.
It is expected to bring together more than 300 traders to display their produce in order to boost sales ahead of the Christmas.
Key Activities in the 5-day event include;
- Product development training for exhibitors
- Week-long product and services exhibition.
- Business forum
- Music and Dance Festival.
- Fashion Show
- Road show
It has GCB, Pemsan TV, Fast TV, Sikapa Radio, Shaft FM, O FM and Time FM as supporters.