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13th SEPT at London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel, 22 Park Ln, Mayfair, London W1K 1BE | 14th SEPT at TROXY 490 Commercial Rd London

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It would be great if you’re able to join us at the annual 9th UK-Ugandan Trade, FDI and Export focused forum on 13th September 2019 at the London Hilton on Park Lane. In partnership with Lord Popat (UK Trade Envoy to Uganda and Rwanda), the event is for British businesses, professionals and like-minded people that are looking for new business, partnerships and investment opportunities in East Africa (Uganda).

Packed with expert advice, case studies from UK companies operating in Uganda, the FDI Forum stands as the most important event for businesses looking to export, expand and set up overseas operations in East Africa (Uganda). With a population of about 38 million people, GDP Growth of 5.8%, coupled with Pivotal Regional Trade partnerships: East African Community (5 member states), Great Lakes (4 member states), COMESA (19 member states) - exporters have access to this critical market of 489 million.

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Over 100 UK and UK companies are operating in Uganda. These include well-known companies like Colas UK , Tullow Oil, Standard Chartered Bank, Barclays Bank, Unilever, Citibank; Prudential; AIG; Caterpillar; John Deere; NCR; Sheraton; Marriott; FedEx, Ernst & Young, Deloitte; Price Waterhouse Coopers; General Motors; Coca-Cola; Pepsi-Cola; and American Tower Corporation, Shell and British Airways.

5 Reasons to do business in Uganda include:

  • A free-market economy, with few limits on foreign investment (outside of local content requirements in the oil and gas sector) and repatriation of funds.
  • An English-speaking and rapidly growing consumer demographic, with a 3 percent population growth rate and a 5 percent urbanization rate.
  • Increasing connectivity with the 160 million-person East African Community through several large-scale highway projects, the standard gauge railway, and a $4 billion oil pipeline to Tanzania.
  • Abundant resources such as fertile agriculture land and 6.5 billion barrels of oil reserves.
  • A relatively stable political and security environment.

Top prospect sectors for U.K. exports to Uganda include: agro-processing, farm and construction equipment; oil production technologies; power generation; renewable energy technologies; manufacturing equipment; information and communication technology products; medical equipment; pharmaceuticals; cosmetics; and Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).

Great for venture capital and private equity opportunities.

Who attends the convention:

  • Ministers and government officials
  • Investors and financiers
  • Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Exporters and Export Credit Agencies
  • Business Consultants
  • Franchisers and Distributors
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Multilateral organisations and NGOs
  • Trade and Business associations
  • Legal Experts, Credit and Political Risk Insurers
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital agencies
  • And others

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1st Day ticket gives you access to the Conference pass.

  • Guarantee your VIP place at the Investment Forum.
  • One on one pre-booked with government officials including the President.
  • All refreshments, tea and coffee and Fork Buffet lunch, including light refreshments
  • FREE VIP Day conference ticket for the Saturday Convention at Troxy on 14 Sept

Panels and sessions will address:

  • Uganda potential: An evaluation of the market and economic robustness.

  • Economic reforms and privatisation agenda and progress.

  • Where to invest: Priority areas of industrial investment and opportunities.

  • Investment opportunities in agriculture, manufacturing, FMCG, infrastructure, real estate, technology, tourism and hospitality sectors.

  • Closing energy gaps: Opportunities in renewable energy, Oil and Gas sectors.

  • Investing in the financial sector.

  • In-depth evaluation of local content laws and business climate.

  • Investment Incentives and Guarantees for foreign companies.

  • Harnessing industry-led investment in key sectors.

  • Principal laws and fiscal policies regulating foreign investments.

  • Practical investment strategies and leading management practices

  • Harnessing responsible and impact investment.

  • Doing business in Uganda: Navigating market challenges and risks.

  • Capital projects management and financial appraisal.

  • Deal origination and closure.

  • Latest divestments, M&A deals and JVs.

  • Upcoming tenders and licensing rounds.

For any further information please contact: Willy Mutenza, Chairman, | Uganda Convention-UK Whattsup +447950 285 493 | T: (+44) 207 237 7317 | M: (+44) 7790 647089

W: www.ugandanconventionuk.org E: willy.mutenza@ugandanconventionuk.org

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Speaking Opportunities
Willy Mutenza
Uganda trade and Investment Convention-UK (UCUK)
Tel: (+44) 207 237 7317 | M: (+44) 7790 647089 whatsapp: +447950285493

Bernard Magulu: T: +256 754410559
Email: bernard.magulu@ugandanconventionuk.org

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Rose Nambi | Marketing Manager

Whattsup +447950 285 493 | T: (+44) 207 237 7317

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