As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week #GEW the 13th #Enkopa Panel Series entitled “BPO/ITO/KPO: Pitching Ethiopia as an Emerging Offshoring Hub” held on December 3, 2022, at Haile Grand Hotel Addis Ababa with more than 300 attendees. The Enkopa panel sessions centered around the Unique value proposition of Ethiopia on Business Process Outsourcing (BPO).

Cheap electricity, connectivity, talent, and time zone that is more suitable to create overlapping hours and labor cost gives Ethiopia an opportunity to become an offshoring hub for multinationals companies.

H.E Ato Nigussu, State Minster at the Ministry of Labor and Skills was present along with many public officials, entrepreneurs, representatives from large corporations as well as development partners.

In his closing remarks, H.E Nigussu Tilahun stated that the Ethiopian government is now recognizing the potential that outsourcing brings in terms of hard currency and GDP increase.