ECA Conference Barcelona 2005

16 September 2005

ECA held its “Concoction II” event on September 15 – 17 in Barcelona, the Catalonian capital, city of Gaudi, Picasso and Miro, the second cruise-capital in the world.

ECA, celebrating its fifth anniversary, brought together 185 business leaders and partners from 82 organizations and 15 countries on all continents, representing the global cocoa chain.

Guests of honour included Messrs Saint-Cyr DJIKALOU, Permanent Representative of the Ivorian Government to International Commodity Organizations, and Spokesperson for the Producing countries at the ICCO, Mr Kwame SARPONG, Chief Executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Dr Jan VINGERHOETS, Executive Director of the ICCO and Mr VAN DER HORST, Deputy Mayor of Amsterdam, in charge of the Port, among other responsibilities.