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EVENT OVERVIEW

Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Ghanaian Navy, the inaugural International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference 2019 will feature the largest gathering of Africa’s maritime industry, as we host regional and international Chiefs of Naval Staff to celebrate this important milestone.

Piracy, illegal fishing, and armed robberies are some of the major issues threatening the Gulf of Guinea region. These threats not only disrupt regional stability but also hinder economic development. It is essential that international and intergovernmental actors continue to build upon joint capabilities to alter this progression. The inaugural International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference occurring 24-25 July 2019 at the Kempinski Gold Coast in Accra, Ghana will see the gathering of maritime stakeholders from around the globe discuss stabilizing economic advancement and security on the crucial Gulf of Guinea.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Ghanaian Navy, the inaugural International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference 2019 will feature the largest gathering of Africa’s maritime industry, as we host regional and international Chiefs of Naval Staff to celebrate this important milestone.

Piracy, illegal fishing, and armed robberies are some of the major issues threatening the Gulf of Guinea region. These threats not only disrupt regional stability but also hinder economic development. It is essential that international and intergovernmental actors continue to build upon joint capabilities to alter this progression. The inaugural International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference occurring 24-25 July 2019 at the Kempinski Gold Coast in Accra, Ghana will see the gathering of maritime stakeholders from around the globe discuss stabilizing economic advancement and security on the crucial Gulf of Guinea.

WHAT TO EXPECT

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TOP 5 REASONS TO ATTEND

Premier gathering of Africa’s maritime stakeholders

Fostering regional interagency collaboration to stabilize maritime security and economic development.

Witness an executive gathering of 15+ Chiefs of Naval staff addressing the regions key maritime requirements.

Providing a framework for facilitating joint-operations to boost naval capabilities and protecting regional waters.

Deepen strategic partnerships amongst International and Regional Navies to develop cooperative solutions.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

INDUSTRIES

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Navies

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Coast Guards

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Maritime Police

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Ministries of Interior

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Ministries of Defense

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Drug and Law Enforcement Agencies

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Ministries of Fisheries and Aquaculture

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Maritime Authorities including Port and Coastal authorities

JOB TITLE

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Chief of Naval Staff (CNS)

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Director of Naval Operations

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Director General or Managing Director

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Director of Policy and Plans

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Director of Naval Logistics

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Chief of Naval Safety and Standard

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Director of Armament Supplies

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Director, Fisheries Enforcement Unit

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

We are looking for marine defense contractors, coastal security solutions and shipbuilders that can contribute to the overall maritime security requirements of West Africa. If you believe you have what we are looking for, please contact us at partnerships@gmevents.ae

Gold Sponsor

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IMDEC

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MEDIA PARTNERS

Key Media Partner

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WHY PARTNER

CONTACT THE GHANA NAVY

Commander Veronica Arhin
Public Relations Officer, Ghana Navy
veronica.arhin@navy.mil.gh

Lieutenant Kofi Amponsah Duodu
Assistant Naval Secretary (Special Projects), Ghana Navy
kaduodu@navy.mil.gh

EXCLUSIVE SITE VISIT TO SEKONDI NAVAL BASE

On Tuesday, 23 July 2019 Select delegates will be airlifted from Accra to Sekondi port by the Ghana Air Force for an exclusive site visit of the Sekondi Naval Base. The tour will consist of an in-depth walk through of the naval dockyard and base as well as a private sea tour to further display the advanced capabilities of Ghana’s Naval fleet.

Interested in participating, please contact partnership@gmevents.ae

FLOOR PLAN

VENUE

KEMPINSKI HOTEL GOLD COAST CITY ACCRA

Ministries, PMB 66, Gamel Abdul Nasser Ave, Accra, Ghana
reservations.accra@kempinski.com
https://www.kempinski.com/en
+233 242 436000

REGISTER

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CONTACT US

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+971 4 568 7800
Apex Atrium Motor City – Dubai

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