2nd West Africa Microfinance Conference

2nd West Africa Microfinance Conference
past almost 4 years ago

Wed, Jul 23 8:30AM - Thu, Jul 24 5:00PM

Accra International Conference Centre Near Parliament House

Ticket Information

Tickets Fee Price (GHS) Quantity
2014 WAMIC more info

Print this ticket and submit it at the door to be able to access the conference hall.

3.0 350.00 N/A

Event Details

The 2014 WAMIC is under the theme “Reducing Extreme Poverty through Microfinance” brings together 200 experts in the microfinance sector, ICT, Media, Civil societies, telecom, academia, banks, policy makers and legislators to share knowledge and information on the best practices in the field and how the sector can be improved to meet its original objectives. It will also present an opportunity to develop a road map to a legislative framework for the sector.

The programme has two sections:

Day 1: July 23 There will be an opening ceremony and keynote address to usher in the programmme. The opening section will be followed by presentation from resource persons.

Day 2: July 24 This provides an opportunity for participants to interact with various resource persons on below area:

  • Corporate Governance and the sustainability of microfinance
  • Legal and Regulatory framework for the microfinance sector
  • Identifying Investment Opportunities Within The Current sub-region Microfinance Market
  • Alternative banking in enhancing business: the roles of Telco’s mobile money/cash products
  • The roles of peace in wealth creation among others.
  • Coordinating Regulatory Policy And Legislative Instruments To Develop A Functional Framework for the microfinance sector
  • Panel Discussion: there will be a high panel discussion that brings civil societies, experts, practitioners, academia, and legislators on how to develop a legislative framework for the microfinance sector.

Conference Objectives

  • To equip participants with the needed skills in managing microfinance business
  • To provide a common platform the participants to share ideas and resources
  • To provide a forum for investors and business executives
  • It also gives the participants the opportunity to learn about others experience in the microfinance sector To empower some of the businesses with the skills they need to come back into business more stronger
  • To network among the players in the financial sector
  • To help participants to identify and take advantage of the microfinance business as an emerging market in Africa

Why you should attend:

The 2014 WAMIC presents yet another unique benefit to participants:

  • -       Larger platform for sharing ideas and information in the filed
  • -       Showcase your Microfinance company
  • -       Identify other areas of business investment
  • -       Learn more about technologies you can use to improve your Microfinance company
  • -       Network with key figures and stakeholders from the microfinance industry
  • -       Understand how to design your products and services to meet the needs of your target group
  • -       Learn more on how microfinance contribute to extreme poverty reduction
  • -       Understand how microfinance can bring peace to your community
  • -       Contribute to drawing a road map for the development of effective legislative framework for the sector
  • -       Interact with the regulator of the sector on regulation issues bordering your mind

Who Should Attend:

  • The programme is open to:
  • Leaders and staff of Microfinance companies, Money Lenders
  • Anyone desiring to enter into the microfinance sector
  • Saving and loan companies | Banks | Insurance Companies
  • Upcoming entrepreneurs
  • Development agencies | Government institutions
  • NGOs, Civil Society Groups, Media

Regulators: There will be representatives from these Central Banks to update participants on regulatory issues

  • Bank of Ghana
  • Central Bank of Liberia
  • Central Bank of Nigeria

For more information please visit http://senyoglobal.com/event/wamic