This year, for the first time, the Ghana Garden and Flower Show (GGFS) is virtual, streaming live from November 4 to 8, on the show’s website, www.stratcomm-africa.com/gfs/. 

With this year’s theme, “Live the Change,” the 2020 Ghana and Garden Flower Show is focusing on promoting more eco-friendly and sustainable lifestyles.

Visitors have 24/7 access to the virtual exhibitor booths of some of Ghana’s best green-related businesses, with a fresh twist to the fun and competitions the Show is known for.

The Show is a flagship activity of the Ghana Garden and Flower Movement and an initiative of communication powerhouse, Strategic Communications Africa Ltd. (Stratcomm Africa).

It mobilizes members of the Movement, garden and flower enthusiasts, environmentalists and stakeholders from private and public sectors, local and international, to contribute to the realization of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) through the promotion of a Greener, Cleaner, Healthier, Wealthier and more beautiful Ghana.

Ms. Charlotte Osei, UN International Elections Commissioner and former Chairperson of Ghana’s Electoral Commission, a well- acknowledged garden enthusiast and a leading member of the Ghana Garden and Flower Movement, is the Special Guest of Honour for the opening ceremony of the Show and will formally open the Show. 

Guest Speaker at the opening ceremony is Prof Daniel Bruce Sarpong, Dean of the School of Agriculture, University of Ghana, Legon.

Shani Cooper- Zubida, Ambassador of Israel to Ghana and Ron Strikker, Ambassador of the Royal Netherlands to Ghana, are special guests.

Whinihin Jemide, who leads the Nigerian Garden and Flower Show, and   Rosemary Kimunya of the Kenya Flower Festival will deliver goodwill messages at the opening ceremony. 

The 2020 Ghana and Garden Flower Show features a new series called “Nurture 2 Bloom,” designed by Stratcomm Africa and delivered in partnership with Invest in Africa (IIA) and the MasterCard Foundation.

“Nurture 2 Bloom” will feature a panel of some of Ghana’s top female leaders to discuss the unique value that women bring to the work place and to society at large through their nurturing capabilities.   

Papa Kwaku Osei, Head of Communications of Strategic Communications Africa Ltd. (Stratcomm Africa) says, “Through this virtual show, the movement continues to communicate Ghana’s unique flora and fauna and amazing green innovations to the world at large.

Stratcomm Africa is delighted to be working with the movement to promote this noble cause, using our award-winning skills in environmental communication.

The Covid-19 pandemic offers a unique opportunity for an even wider global participation in the Show and greater exposure for exhibitors. You cannot miss the 2020 Ghana Garden and Flower Show!”