Press Release: Female Leaders, and SMEs converge as West Africa Meet-Up holds in Accra, Ghana.

The Best Minds, and Entrepreneurs from Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya will converge as Compass Global, a leading Nigeria Consultancy in the Trade, Investment and Export promotion space will host its CSR Female Empowerment event to support SMEs across Multiple Sectors.

The event holding in Ghana is a follow up to the Virtual Edition of the Global Female Leaders, and Entrepreneurs Conference (FLEC), which took place in March 2021, in Lagos, Nigeria, during which the “Innovation Tour” was flagged with support from the UN Economic Commission for Africa via its West Africa Office, and attendance by its Sub Regional Director for West Africa, Mrs Ngone Diop as a Keynote Speaker.

Compass Global CEO, and FLEC WEST AFRICA MEET – UP Convener Mrs. Tokunbo Chiedu, says that She is so thrilled that the “Innovation Tour” will showcase Africa’s brightest minds on 22nd November 2021 in Accra, Ghana, before moving to the tour to Kenya in January 2022.

Against the backdrop of the important milestone of Afcfta, and as Countries move into the implementation phase, the preparedness of SMEs, and ensuring access to vital information is an important objective. According to an ITC report, SMEs represent 90% of  businesses, 60% of whom still operate in the informal sector, and employ about 60% of workers, many of whom are women and youths.

The FLEC WEST AFRICA MEET UP organized by Compass Global under its SHEISFUTUREAFRICA brand will include High Level Presentations, Master Classes, and Roundtable Discussions targeted around 3 key areas for SMEs: Trade & Afcfta, Corporate Governance, and Access to Finance & Financial Planning.

Central to the event objectives, is the showcasing of Success Stories of Innovative African Brands, whilst focusing on thought leadership, and building resilience in the post pandemic era.

The event with its focal point on SMEs and Toolkits to Innovate, Survive, and Sustain” in the post – pandemic recovery phase; will undoubtedly help towards preparation of SMEs in developing critical business linkages towards leveraging available business opportunities across the Continent, and to attract strategic partnerships that are vital for business.

According to CEO Compass Global and Founder of FLEC Mrs. Tokunbo Chiedu, Women and Youths in business are the target audience of the FLEC WEST AFRICA MEET UP, as such the platform will address the needs of SMEs for example, access to market intelligence, finance, trade information, and market requirements as the region approaches the unfolding implementation of Afcfta.

Setting the tone for the MEET – UP, Presentations will be delivered by Special Guests from Nigeria Dr. Ibiene Ogolo Co Founder V&R Partners, Vivian Opondoh CEO & Co Founder Farmula, Kenya, other Speakers include Esthy Asante, MD Organics Trade and Investment, Jeph Acheampong CEO Blossom Academy, Emmaline Datey, CEO ICS Africa, Rebecca Donkor Founder AMB Fair and other leading entrepreneurs from across multiple sectors.

A key driver of the FLEC platform is the need to foster new business opportunities, and to  engage, and strengthen networks in the process, as demonstrated by the support of Ghana based Partners such as the Ghana Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs, and proudly supported by Africa Web.

For over 14 years, Compass Global has a proven Track Record of Working with its Strategic Partners to deliver carefully curated, and relevant content with key focus on global concerns; whilst promoting empowerment, driving inspiration, and encouraging learning/transformation.

Tokunbo Chiedu concludes that Delegates can look forward to compelling case studies, and vital lesson to be shared via the built – in Master Classes taking place during the event. FLEC is designed to provide our audience with experiential learning, and powerful tools; a means through which to promote personal/organizational empowerment towards inspiring the self-action that is required to build resilience in these challenging times.

To discuss partnership/sponsorship please contact Compass Global via email at or call

This event is strictly by invitation only. To join us virtually please email

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Bola Ray, Claudia Lumor, Jerry Adjorlolo among 2021 top 50 event influencers in Africa

Ghana’s top Event Influencers including the CEO – EIB Network, Bola Ray, CEO – Rave Media Group, Rudy Kwakye, and Glitz Africa’s Claudia Lumor have been listed as part of the 2021 50 most prominent event influencers in Africa.

Listed in other categories are Joyce Aryee, Berla Mundi, Jerry Adjorlolo, James Ebo Whyte, Dentaa Amoateng and the late Emmanuel Yeboah Bobbie (Bob Pixel).

The “Top 50 Event Influencers” is a list compiled by Africa’s fastest-growing Pan African Business Solutions and Events company, Impact Concept and Solution Africa (ICS Africa).

In partnership with leading PR, Research and Rating Organizations, Avance Media, the list will recognize, acknowledge, and honor event influencers across Africa for their independent contributions towards the development of the Event space on the continent.


These persons through their talent and expertise are being recognized as African event pacesetters to encourage major event game players and emerging ones to maintain excellence in creativity, innovation, as well as content and service delivery in the event industry.

The awardees who were selected by an astute board and select panel after months of monitoring and fulfilling all stipulated conditions have shown resilience, zeal and consistency despite the crippling effect of the coronavirus pandemic.

They were spread across eight categories including: Event Organizers, Event DJs, Conference Speakers, Master of Ceremonies, Event Bloggers, Event Entertainers, Event photographers, and Event Designers/Stylists.

This year’s batch of honors will highlight the influence of top game-changers in the events industry in Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa. Other countries will follow in the subsequent years.

The criteria for Top 50 Influencers in Africa are:

– The event influencer must have a good digital presence.
– The event influencer must be of African descent.
– The event influencer must have been consistent in the event space for more than 5
years and still relevant in the industry.
– There should be no illegal tag or criminal record on the event influencer’s brand.
– They must have consistently been on major platforms in the past and currently.
– They are the go-to brand for major events in Africa.

Below are the names and recipients of the 2021 Top 50 Ghanaian Event Influencers:

A. Top Influential Ghanaian Event Organizers:

1. Nat Kwabena Adisi (Empire Entertainment)
2. Beryl Agyekum Ayaba (Echo House)
3. Claudia Lumor (Glitz Africa)
4. Charter House (Theresa Ayoade)
5. Nabil Alhassan (Event Factory)
6. Rudy Kwakye (Rave Media Group)
7. Abdul Abullah (Culture Management Group)
8. Kojo Soboh (EMY Africa)
9. Dentaa Amoateng (GUBA)
10. Georgina Nettey (GNET Services)

B. Top Influential Ghanaian Event DJs:

1. DJ Vyrusky
2. Dj Black
3. Dj Mic Smith
4. DJ Mensa
5. DJ Switch

C. Top Influential Ghanaian Conference Speakers:

1. Kwame A.A. Opoku
2. Albert Ocran
3. Amos Kevin Annan
4. Joyce Aryee
5. James Ebo Whyte

D. Top Influential Ghanaian Event Bloggers:

1. Eugene Nkansah (Nkonkonsa)
2. Elorm Beenie (
3. Aaron Safohene Afful (Ronnie is Everywhere)
4. Felix Adomako Mensah (Zion Felix)
5. Kelvin Odonkor (Eventguide Africa)

E. Top Influential Ghanaian Master of Ceremonies:

1. Jerry Adjorlolo
2. Giovani Caleb
3. Berla Mundi
4. Kafui Dey
5. Anita Erskine

F. Top Influential Ghanaian Event Entertainers:

1. Sarkodie
2. Kuami Eugene
3. Shatta Wale
4. Stonebuoy
5. DKB
6. Clemento Suarez
7. Adina
8. Efya
9. Jacinta
10. Joe Mettle

G. Top Influential Ghanaian Event photographers:

1. Twinsdntbeg (Swag of Africa)
2. Senyuiedzorm Adadevor (Images Image)
3. Robert Abban (Rob Photography)
4. Sadiq More (Hype Lens Africa)
5. Emmanuel Yeboah Bobbie (Bob Pixel)

H. Top Influential Ghanaian Event Designers / Stylists:

1. Debra-Jane (Mahogany Events)
2. Gloria Buckman (PlanitEvent)
3. Madam Afi Amoro (Jandel)
4. Akua Afriyie Sarpong-Ayisa (Unique Floral)
5. Whitney Boakye (Innorvations / Events WBM)

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