By Emmanuel Asante Attakora, GNA
Accra, Aug. 11, GNA – Vodafone Business Solutions (VBS), the enterprise arm of Vodafone Ghana, is happy to headline the just ended Small and Medium Enterprises Ghana Awards (SMEGA) 2015, held at the Banquet Hall of the State House, Accra.
The awards, which were aimed at challenging, rewarding and encouraging entrepreneurship in the country, saw 25 awards given to deserving small and medium enterprises and individuals for their outstanding contribution to the development of the private sector.
VBS, the enterprise arm of the telecommunication giant, Vodafone, believes the increasingly dynamic and evolving world-dictated by the pace of technological growth and advancement would help the SMEs to be globally competitive, hence the need for Vodafone to headline the SMEGA for two consecutive years.
In an interview with GNA, the Director, Vodafone Business Solutions, Angela Mensah-Poku said, Vodafone is very fulfilled and honoured to be the headline sponsor for two years running.
“SMEs are very important to Vodafone because they always want to share in peoples success and very proud that a lot of the SMEs from last year have grown and managed to win awards this year.
“Vodafone is offering all the SMEs who are here today our products and services with no introduction fee, so they can join Vodafone’s ready office preposition at no cost initially, no deposits, no introduction fees, because they are part of the SMEGA 2015 , we are their trusted partner,” she said.
Mensah-Poku urged the SMEs to make good use of the new technologies available to respond effectively to the rapid change in technological growth.
“The advent of new technology, such as mobile devices, IoT (Internet of Things) and unified communications means SMEs can respond rapidly to change and create a competitive advantage. To win in a sustainable way, SMEs require tools that will help their businesses become more agile and responsive to the increasing needs of customers.
“Embracing technology, SMEs can create a more collaborative and flexible working culture, enabling employees to work from anywhere and stay productive,” she said.
Learning Organisation Company Limited, which is accredited by Achieve Global, Atlas UK and Chicago Institute of Business and committed to advancing best human capital practices by supporting a culture of innovation and opportunity and providing businesses with competitive advantage through the enhancement of performance and productivity, was adjudged the overall best winner for SMEGA 2015.
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