EVENTS Upper West

Barcamp Wa – “Building a sustainable future, learning from the past”

Barcamp Wa 2016 is a free networking forum bringing people together for a day of learning, sharing, networking and mentoring. It takes place on February 27 in Wa at the In-Service Training Centre. The theme for this year is “Building a sustainable future, learning from the past”. This Barcamp hopes to assemble stakeholders in Wa to network, build a supportive enterprising community and partner to build together.


The GhanaThink Foundation has successfully organized 55 BarCamps in Ghana as part of its Barcamp Ghana program since 2008. This program is building a network of changemakers, doers and entrepreneurs. BarCamp Wa 2016 will be the second of its kind and it will showcase of entrepreneurs and innovators in the Upper West region. Discussions will center on developing various business and industry sectors in Wa and the Upper West region. It will be an event for many people who live and are interested in Wa to learn, share and network with.

The Barcamp will feature multiple user-generated breakout sessions about business, social entrepreneurship, technology and development, alongside topics relevant to the Upper West Region and beyond. There will be a speed mentoring session where mentors will give insights and answers to questions from attendees. Confirmed resource personnel will be announced soon.

Register/RSVP at the BarCamp Wa eventbrite website ( or text “Barcamp Wa [name] [email address] to 1945 through any mobile network.

BarCamp Wa 2016 is supported by TBD, etc. Our media partners are TBD. Join us to move the Upper West Region and Ghana forward.

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