Fashion Africa Sourcing Trip (F.A.S.T.) in Ghana will take place from Monday 20th to Friday 25th March 2017. This five day program is set up for 5-8 small to large scale design companies. These fashion businesses will be escorted to towns including Accra, Tema, Volta region, Cape Coast to visit such as the following factories, print houses, artisans, fashion retail stores, designer studios, government organisations and trade officials.
Visits will include viewings of premises, equipments and product capacities through to 1-2 hour workshops with partners and organisations, as well as meetings throughout the week with local businesses and industry stakeholders who are looking for partners or investors.
The schedule requires each attendee to arrival on Sunday the 19th of March 2017 in Accra/Kotoka Airport from your point of departure anywhere in the world. Departure must be also from Accra to your final destination on Saturday the 26th of March 2017.
(Note that you are free to extend your own visit in Ghana for tourist purposes on your own terms if you wish to do so but the fee remains the same).
Included within the five-day schedule are meetings, on-site visits, business workshops and strategy meetings as well as practical activities on the ground. Most importantly group business feasibility assessments and market entry plans for your own start up/seed business development.