TANCon2008 - August 2008 - Next Frontier in Business: Propelling Africa to New Heights
The African Network
Press Release

TANCon Ghana 2008 The African Network (TAN)s inaugural conference in Africa - The City of Accra will host the first TAN Conference in Africa on Saturday, 16 August, 2008.

Accra, Ghana – April 8, 2008 – The African Network (TAN), a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the growth of entrepreneurship and technology in Africa and among people of African descent worldwide, today announced that Accra will host the first conference on the continent. The conference will be held on Saturday, August 16 2008 at the La Palm Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana.

“This is an exciting time for the organization. We are looking forward to a great conference in Ghana and the potential impact of TAN and TANCon Ghana 2008 on Africa’s growth potential both in technology and entrepreneurship,” stated Paschal Iwuh, President and CEO of TAN.

The theme for TANCon Ghana 2008 is “Next Frontier in Business: Propelling Africa to New Heights”, to reflect the growing number of African entrepreneurs in business today, and to showcase to the world Africa's limitless intellectual and economic capital. This year’s attendees will include seasoned, as well as first-time entrepreneurs, business leaders, public policy leaders, venture capitalists and investment bankers interested in learning first-hand how to successfully invest in technology and in Africa. The topics that would be covered at this year’s conference will include Social Entrepreneurship, Women in African Business, Raising Capital, Entrepreneurship in Informal Sector, Infrastructure Development and Creative Partnership Strategies.  Attendees will network with the big wigs in entrepreneurship, business, government policy makers and politicians.

TANCon Ghana will bring an impressive lineup of speakers to its August 16, 2008 annual conference.
For additional information on TANCon Ghana 2008, please visit http://www.theafricannetwork.org/tancon/africa

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About TAN

Founded in 2004, The African Network (TAN) is the fastest growing nonprofit association in the USA dedicated exclusively to helping entrepreneurs – from Africa and the African diaspora – build successful businesses, across a variety of technology driven industries through networking, education and mentoring.

TAN's primary mission is to create the necessary ecosystem to help entrepreneurs succeed in technology. Part of TAN’s mission is to also showcase Africa to the world as the next viable economic center and one of the fastest growing emerging markets, with the intention of generating interests and investments in science and technology.

TAN accomplishes its mission through the work of numerous volunteers who help with TAN’s programs.

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