The third edition of the Ghana Manufacturing Awards will recognise achievements of local and international manufacturing companies who have played a defining role in moving the industry forward.
The Awards which are scheduled for May 31 at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel, Accra, will also identify projects and individual achievements that have enabled manufacturers to set themselves apart from their competitors and produced clear and compelling value, return on investment, and other relevant results.
The event is organised by Xodus Communications in partnership with the Ministry of Trade and Ministry of Business Development.
According to the Events Director of the Ghana Manufacturing Awards, Mr. Richard Abbey Jnr., the event is an annual prestigious ceremony to celebrate the very best in the industry from all aspects of manufacturing, stewardship, health and safety, corporate social responsibility, engineering, innovation and technology.
GMA 2019 is also a platform to showcase company's activities and achievement in the past, Interact with industry players on issues of mutual interest, bridge gap between government, regulators, civil society and companies, conduct business in a relaxed and fun networking environment and showcase executives in bright lights on a grand stage.
The Awards which brings over 200 industry players comes at a time when the government has punctuated the need to promote industrialisation and local manufacturing in the country through the 'One district, One factory' initiative.
The 2019 nominees include B5 Plus Limited, Blow Chem Industries, Coca Cola Bottling Company Limited, Intelligent Card Production Systems, Twellium Company Limited, Jay Kay Industries and Investment Limited, Kane-em Industries Limited, Royal Crown Packaging Limited, Fon Limited and Century Industries Limited.
Others include; Gihoc Distilleries Company Limited, Kasapreko Company Limited, Empire Concrete Limited, Fabrimetal Company Limited, Jelcem Company Limited, Mchammah Engineering Company, Sintex (Gh) Limited, Tobinco Pharmaceuticals, Entrance Pharmaceuticals & Research Center, Phyto-Riker Pharmaceuticals Limited, Voltic Limited and Rocksters Roofing System.
Xodus Communications Limited is the organiser of the annual Ghana Oil & Gas Awards, Ghana Auto Awards, Ghana Insurance Awards and Forty under 40 Awards. GMA 2019 is carefully managed to guard its credibility and ensure sustainability.
The Awards are supervised by a board of eminent Ghanaians comprising Prof. David Atta Peters, Prof. Nana Essilfie Conduah, Dr. Ato Conduah, and Dr. Ken Kwaku