Offshore West Africa (OWA) Conference & Exhibition 2017 is set to achieve a first within the sub-region with an invaluable innovation that becomes a must-attend for would-be investors within any geographical section of the sub-region.
According to the Director of Operations, Africa, Engr. Dele Olaoye “the Doing Business In pavilion would be an theatre within the exhibition dedicated to providing critical information to attendees all over the world on what it takes to invest in the different geographical and economical divides of the West Africa – offshore oil and gas resources”
Olaoye further explained that this initiative is made available by PennWell Corporation, the event organiser in conjunction with various strategic partners who are long term stakeholders and have in-depth knowledge and presence within the West African sub-region.
These include major oil and gas operators, Nigeria British Chamber of Commerce, Ghana Chamber of Commerce, United Kingdom Department of International Trade (formerly known as UKTI), United States Department of Commerce, Scottish Development International, Lonadek and much more.
Olaoye further explained that the Doing Business In sessions will run over the three days of OWA from June 6 to 8 2017 with presentations, roundtables and question and answer sessions facilitated by industry experts to provide insights and advice to international companies looking to do business in West African countries such as Angola, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Nigeria.
Speaking further, Olaoye encouraged would-be participants to plan and adequately prepare to attend these sessions as “it will cover a range of issues – such as local content, laws and legislations, useful resources and security amongst many others”.
In his closing remarks, he stressed that the Doing Business In pavilion will be accessible to all registered attendees of Offshore West Africa at no additional cost.