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The Trade Council organizes and participates in different events throughout the year promoting Denmark and Danish business.

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2017 May - Business visit to Denmark - "Living in Cities: Copenhagenism"

The Embassy of Denmark has the pleasure to invite you to be part of the delegation "Living in Cities: Copenhagenism" from the 29th of May to 3rd of June 2017. The rapid urban expansion experienced around the world is creating a critical demand for sustainable solutions. These challenges are faced by urban planners, developers, as well as architects. With its focus on "Copenhagenism", the delegation focuses on the approaches pursued in Copenhagen, capital of Denmark, to some of the key challenges in urban development.

Does this sound interesting? Read the full invitation and tentative programme here.

2017 April - Business Get-together in Denmark

The Embassy of Denmark has the pleasure to invite Danish companies with an interest in West Africa to a business get-together on April 20th in Copenhagen. The event will focus on the exciting opportunities offered by the markets in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire and the recent developments in these countries. The Danish Ambassador the Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire, Tove Degnbol, will attend and give an opening speech before FC Nordsjælland and the Right to Dream football academy will present their activities in Ghana.

Sounds interesting? Please contact Mathias Knudsen at matknu@um.dk for more information and registration.

2017 February - Business Get-together

On Thursday the 23rd of February 2017, the Danish Embassy in Accra will host a business get-together event at the ambassador's residence.

The event is kindly sponsored by NEG - Nordic Energy Efficiency Group.

2016 November - TC Regional Meeting

From Thursday 24th November to Friday 25th November, the Trade Council will host a Regional meeting in Accra, Ghana where the Trade council in Nigeria, Danish Embassies in Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Mali will be present.

2016 November - Business Get-together

On Thursday the 24th of November 2016, the Danish Embassy in Accra will host a business get-together event at the ambassador's residence.

The event is kindly sponsored by Grundfos.

2016 November - Building Green

2016 November - Building Green

Building Green is the leading Danish event in sustainable and energy efficient building solutions. Building Green provides the framework for the Danish construction industry to meet, learn, discover innovative solutions and get inspiring ideas to take home. This year's conference move further than merely focusing on the building itself, but puts it in the context of the built environment, with the theme "The construction of sustainable urban spaces".

 

2016 October - Business Get-together

2016 October - Business Get-together

On Tuesday the 18th of October 2016, the Danish Embassy in Accra will host a business get-together event in the Ambassador's residence.

The program for the evening will be:

  • Welcoming & Updates by Mrs. Tove Degnbol, Ambassador of Denmark to Ghana
  • Presentation by Nokia Operations Denmark – Eastern Corridor Rural Fiber Optic Project by Mr. Jan Plenge, Export Director and Mr. Wolfgang Pfaff, Branch Manager

  • Presentation about KLM/Air France by Mr. Dick van Nieuwenhuyzen, Country Director

  • EBO Board – election of a new representative from the Danish Business Community

  • AOB – short updates from the companies

 

The event is kindly sponsored by Nokia.

 

2016 October - Ghana International Trade Fair

2016 October - Ghana International Trade Fair

Ghana International Trade Fair is a 3 day event being held from 12th October to 14th October 2016 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana. This event showcases products like Automotive, IT, Electronics, Building, Construction, Medical, Pharamaceutical, Food, Hotel Supplies, Consumer, Household, Industrial Machinery, Safety, Security, Printing, Packaging, Plastics, Rubber etc. in the Household Consumables industry.

2016 September - Launch of DESMI Africa in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

2016 September - Launch of DESMI Africa in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

From Tuesday 27th September to Friday 30th September, the Ambassador Mrs. Tove Degnbol accompanied by Head of Trade, Mr. Jacob Kahl Jepsen will visit Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire for the launch of DESMI Africa.

2016 September - Business Get-together

On Thursday the 8th of September 2016, the Danish Embassy in Accra will host a business get-together event.

The event is kindly sponsored by Vorning Group/ Slamson Ghana.

2016 August - Business Get-together in Copenhagen

On Monday 29 August, the Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) along with the Embassy of Denmark in Ghana will host a Business Get-together in Copenhagen.

2016 June - Business Get-together

On Tuesday the 14th of June 2016, the Danish Embassy in Accra will host a business get-together event.

More information will follow.

2016 June - Danish Constitution Day

Monday 6th of June 2016, the Embassy of Denmark honours Danish Constitution Day with an evening event at the Ambassador’s residence.

2016 May - Business Visit to Denmark - "Sustainable Building"

The Embassy of Denmark has the pleasure to invite you to be part of the Sustainable Building Business Delegation from the 23rd to the 27th of May 2016 to Denmark. The focus is to explore the latest architectural know-how and design in sustainable building. Furthermore, the delegation will get the chance to interact with highly-skilled Danish architect companies; Henning Larsen and PLH architects.

Read the full invitation here.

2016 April – Danish Business Get-together

On Tuesday the 12th of April 2016, the Danish Embassy in Accra will host a business get-together event. This event is kindly sponsored by MPS.

More information will follow.

2016 February – Danish Business Get-together

On Thursday 4th of February 2016, the Danish Embassy in Accra will host a business get-together event. This event is kindly sponsored by Maersk Drilling.

More information will follow.

2015 December – Danish Business Get-together

On Tuesday 8th of December 2015, the Danish Embassy in Accra will host a business get-together event. It takes place at the Ambassador's residence at 17.30-19.30. The football coach Tommy Moeller Nielsen is invited to speak about his famous father Richard Moeller Nielsen, who coached the Danish national football team that won the 1992 European Championship.

2015 November – Energy Seminar in Abidjan 

The Danish Embassy in Ghana and the African Development Bank (AFDB) are planning an energy seminar in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from the 3rd to the 5th of November 2015. The seminar will focus on energy investment opportunities in the West African region and will give the participants a unique chance to learn more about Abidjan as an upcoming growth centre. The seminar targets Danish companies and affiliates engaged in the energy sector.

During the visit, participants will gain knowledge about the current challenges and experiences on the West African energy market. This will be facilitated by resource people both from the private sector and from a number of institutions including the AFDB and the African Guarantee Fund (AGF). The Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) and IFC has been invited to participate in the sessions.  Furthermore, two days will be allocated for field visits to an oil refinery and different larger infrastructure power plants both thermal, biogas and hydro-electrics in and around Abidjan. The field visits will be organised in collaboration with the Centre de promotion des Investissements en Cotê d’Ivoire (CEPICI). The seminar will be facilitated in English. The Danish Ambassador to Ghana Ms Tove Degnbol will be present.

Read the full invitation and programme here.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Abidjan.

2015 October – Danish Business Get-together

Thursday the 08 October 2015, the Danish Business Community in Ghana gathered for a business get-together hosted by the Ambassador Ms. Tove Degnbol and sponsored by the Danish owned solar company Deng. The programme included a presentation of “Why Invest in Africa” by Ms. Joanna Bannerman from Acces Bank as well as relevant updates from the IFU, the appraisal team of the new SPSD programme, the EBO and news from the Trade Council.

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The next business get-together event is the 10th of December at the Ambassador’s residence.

2015 October – Business Visit to Denmark - "Building Green"

The Danish Embassy has the pleasure to invite you to be part of the Building Green Business Delegation from the 26th to the 29th of October 2015 to Denmark. The focus is to explore the latest technologies and know-how in efficient and SMART technologies within urban construction and green building.

Read the full invitation here.

2015 June – Danish Business Get-together

Monday 22 June 2015, the Danish Business Community in Ghana gathered for the second business get-together this year. The programme included a presentation of “Invest in Africa” as well as relevant updates from the IFU, the Sounding Board visit to Denmark and the EBO.

Thank you to DAMCO for kindly sponsoring the event.

For further information about the Danish Business Community in Ghana, please visit http://ghana.um.dk/en/commercial-services/danish-business-community/.

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2015 June – Danida Business Delegation to Ghana 

Danish Agriculture & Food Council in cooperation with the Trade Council of Denmark in Ghana and Nigeria invite Danish companies to participate in Danida Business Delegation to Ghana from 14 June to 18 June 2015. Danish Agriculture & Food Council together with the Minister Counsellor for agriculture in Lagos will join the delegation.

Read the full invitation here.

The delegation will be postponed to Q1 2016. More information will follow. 

2015 June – Danish Constitution Day

Friday 5 June 2015, the Danish Embassy honoured the Danish Constitution Day.

2015 March – Ghanaian Business and Cooperation visit to Denmark

From the 9th to 13th of March 2015, a delegation of high level representatives from different Ghanaian authorities travelled to Denmark to study the latest surveillance technology and radar equipment within the maritime, naval and aviation segments.

During the visit, the Ghanaian delegation met the Danish Maritime Authority, the Royal Danish Navy and three Danish companies: Weibel Scientific A/S, Terma A/S and GomSpace ApS.

For further information, please visit:

http://ghana.um.dk/en/commercial-services/news/


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2015 February – WACEE

The 3rd West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference WACEE 2015 took place on 10-12 February 2015 at the Accra International Conference Centre.

Organized by the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK) and German trade fair specialists, WACEE 2015 saw the participation of 51 technology leaders from Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Italy, Kenia, South Africa and the United Kingdom displaying all of their latest in clean energy and environmental technology.

2015 February – Danish Business Get-together

On Tuesday 10 February 2015, a Danish Business Get-together was hosted at the Ambassador’s residence. Special guest at the event was Mr. Thomas Bustrup, Deputy Director General, Confederation of Danish Industries.

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The event was sponsored by ICPS Maiden Group.

2014 December – Opening of Novo Nordisk Support Centre

Tuesday 9 December 2014, the Trade Council participated in the opening of Novo Nordisk’s Diabetes Support Centre in Takoradi.

Read more:

Novo Nordisk together with Effia Nwanta Regional Hospital opens a One-Stop Diabetes Support Center

2014 December – Danish Business Get-together

Thursday 4 December 2014, a Danish Business Get-together was hosted at the Ambassador’s residence. The focus for the get-together was the visit from the CEO of IFU Mr. Tommy Thomsen and the investment climate in Ghana.

2014 November – Business Delegation: Ghana in Denmark

From 18 November to 20 November 2014, a business delegation of Ghanaian business associates travelled to Denmark to study technology within the sectors of renewable energy, water and environment.

Read more:

First of its kind: Ghanaian Business Delegation to Denmark

Great start for Ghana in Denmark

2014 September – Danish Business Get-together

Tuesday 16 September 2015, a Danish Business Get-together was hosted at the Ambassador’s residence. The focus for the get-together was the ebola outbreak in West Africa and the macroeconomic situation in Ghana.

Read more:

Eventful Business Get-together for Danish Companies at the Embassy

2014 June – Danish Constitution Day

Thursday 5 June 2014, the Danish Embassy honoured Danish Constitution Day with an evening event at the Ambassador’s residence.
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Contact us:

Jacob Kahl Jepsen
Head of Trade Team
Commercial Attaché
Tel.: +233 (0) 244 320 831
Email: jajeps@um.dk

 

Linda Kafui Abbah-Foli
Commercial Advisor
Tel.: +233 (0) 244 311 102
Email: linabb@um.dk  
 

Mathias Knudsen

Trade & Investment Trainee
Tel.: +233 (0) 548 418 945

Email: matknu@um.dk