Chief Executive Officer Association of Ghana Industries AGI
Trade visitor of Association of Ghana Industries
Membership Benefits Reason #1: AGI Is Your Advocate AGI embarks on policy advocacy geared towards improving overall corporate environment countrywide, especially reducing the cost of doing business; fostering international competitiveness; and Conducting surveys and sector studies that reflect your corporate interests. Reason #2: AGI Is Your Representative AGI fosters cooperation arrangements with a number of organisations; it also has representatives on various Government Boards as well as public institution Committees and its voice counts in the collective search for appropriate solutions to challenges facing your company. Reason #3: AGI Offers Great Networking Opportunities AGI organises luncheons, seminars, events and meetings that offer your company immense opportunities to interact with Counterpart executives and to network with other businesses. Reason #4: AGI Keeps You Informed AG I ensures that up-to-date business information, monthly newsletters and other publications are delivered either to your desk or via website connectivity (www.agighana.org) . Reason #5: AGI Promotes Your Products AGI organises Trade Fairs in Ghana and Solo Exhibitions in the ECOWAS Sub-region to actively promote its “CONSUME MADE-IN-GHANA GOODS” Agenda, thus creating avenues for new buyers. and providing greater visibility for your company through Membership Listing and Buyers Guide. Reason #6: AGI Facilitates Technological Progress AGI serves on Standing Committees of COTVET (Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training) with regard to the harmonised implementation of CBT (Competency-Based Training), and collaborates with University Departments and Research Institution, thus paving the way for appropriate technology transfer and productivity enhancement. Reason #7: AGI Connects You to The Outside World AGI Creates an effective avenue for reaching out to such international business organisations as the Confederation of Danish Industry (Di), the Federation of German Industries (BD1), the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), World Economic Forum (WEF), among others.
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is a voluntary business association of over 1200 members, made up of small, medium and large scale manufacturing and services industries in agro-processing (food and beverages), agri-business, pharmaceuticals, electronics and electrical, telecommunications, information technology, utilities, service industries, transport, construction, textiles, garments and leather, banking and advertising. As the leading voice of manufacturing industries in the country, AGI is dedicated to: •Advocating policies that advance the growth and development of industries; •Facilitating international trade through exhibition of member products in countries across the sub-region; •Strengthening national industry associations through the sharing of knowledge, experience and critical information; •Providing members with a vast network of contacts, especially in the West African sub-region; •Hosting the industry and technology exhibition to promote members’ goods. AGI does these through: •Analysis and monitoring of policy impact on businesses in order to: •Support and influence legislations or other measures considered to be favourable for the advancement of industry; or •Challenge policies which are considered inimical to industrial growth and development; •Presenting industry’s position papers on specific policies to government and stakeholders; •Providing quality service to member-companies, particularly small and medium-scale enterprises in order to bring about continuous improvement in their operations.