Uganda Investment Authority and The Commonwealth Business Council Hold First Investment Forum In Kampala April 11th -12th

Posted April 15, 2013 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Business ~ 8,283 views


The first ever Uganda Investment Forum was held 11-12 April 2013, at the Sheraton Kampala hotel. Organised by the Government of Uganda and the Commonwealth Business Council the two day event drew participants looking to do do business from all over the globe.

The Forum focused on Uganda as one of Africa’s leading business and investment destinations, while taking the theme ‘Driving Growth in Africa’. Uganda is ideally situated to be your gateway to the 150 million consumers in East African Community and the one billion people across the African Continent.

Uganda’s business opportunities are attracting high levels of international interest and the reform of the country’s economy to make it more private sector friendly is already paying dividends. This Forum brought together the top decision makers you need to meet to do business in Uganda and also focused on key issues essential to the continued growth and development in the region.

The event ended with with corporate business dinner that also saw Uganda Investment Authority recognize the leading Investors of the year 2012.  The top three winners were Steel Rolling Mills Ltd, Roofings Uganda Ltd, Graphic Systems Ltd while other mid-sized winners included  Hotel Brovad,  Tirupati many other small scale companies also received recognition. Below are some of the highlights in pictures from the UIA award dinner. Photos by Ronnie Mayanja 

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