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The two days event is hosted at two DIFFERENT venues

Ticket fee - £130 Friday Sept at London Hilton (1st Day)

Ticket fee - FREE Saturday at Troxy E1 (2ndDay)

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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 schedule on:

  • Day 1: Friday, 13th September 2019, London Hilton on Park Lane, 22 Park Lane, London, W1K 1BE, UK
  • Day 2: Saturday, 14th September 2019, Troxy,490 Commercial Rd, London E1 0HX, UK
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The 9th UCUK is organised with the support of the Lord Popat (UK Trade Envoy to Uganda and Rwanda, International trade Centre, London Chambers of Commerce and Industries, Department for International Trade (British High Commission Kampala), Uganda High Commission in UK and Uganda Investment Authority and many others.

9th Uganda UK Convention


London Hilton

Some of the speakers include:
1. Patrick Bitature, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Simba Group and Chairman Private Sector of Uganda
2. H.E Hon. Edward Ssekandi, the Vice President of Uganda
3. Catherine Wines, Director & Co-Founder - WorldRemit Ltd
4. Martin Labbé, Tech Sector Development coordinator and NTF IV Programme manager at International Trade Centre
5. Rt. Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga (MP), The Speaker of Parliament of Uganda
6. Lord Dolar Popat, Trade Envoy to Uganda and Rwanda
7. Thomas Krogh Jensen, CEO, Copenhagen FinTech
8. Subhash V Thakrar B com FCA FRSA-Vice President and Past Chairman, London Chamber of Commerce
9. Johnson K. Nyeko, Md, The Benconolly Group |Chairman, Mandulis Energy
10. Hon. Anite Evelyn, Minister of State Privatisation & Investment
11. Lawrence Byensi, Executive Director, Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) (Acting)
12. Hon. Betty Kamya, minister for Kampala Capital City Authority
13. Lars Peter Jensen, Branch Manager, COLAS Uganda
14. Eric Olanya | Country Director, Uganda, Department for International Trade | British High Commission
15. Martin Best - Managing Director - Full Reach (London Fintech Expert)
16. Prof. Augustus Nuwagaba, international consultant on economic transformation
17. Richard Jabo, Executive Director, Uganda Free Trade Zone
18. General Gowa Kasita, Director of Immigration and Citizenship.
19. H.E Amb. Julius Peter Moto Uganda's High Commissioner to UK
20. Allan Rwakatungu, Founder, Xente
21. Bernard R. Magulu, ED, Bank of Africa Uganda | Vice Chairman UgandaUK Convention
22. Dr. Benon Mutambi, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Internal Affairs
23. Edward Katende, CEO, Uganda Agribusiness Alliance
24. Eric Kamau, Managing Director, True African Limited
25. James Mugerwa, Managing Director, Pearl Marina Development Ltd
26. Jean Anthony Onyait, Founder, Akellobanker
27. Jonas Tesfu, CEO and Co-Founder of Pangea Accelerator
28. Lieutenant Colonel Edith Nakalema, Head, Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit
29. Malcolm Kastiro, Founder, Mallan
30. Michael Newman Byamugisha, representing The National Information Technology Authority (NITA-U)
31. Peace Ayebazibwe Kabunga, Executive Director, Housing Finance Bank
32. Peter Ntende, DevOps Manager and SW Tools Expert at Sennheiser Communications/CC&O
33. Zianah Muddu, Engagement Partner FITSPA & General Secretary Africa FinTech Network

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.

This year’s 9th UK-Uganda Trade and Investment Convention (UCUK) 2019 will have a dedicated focus on Fintech with the aim of increasing inward investment to Uganda within this booming sector.

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

Why attend?

  1. Gain industry insight, discover the most outstanding projects and property deals, build partnerships and secure investment trust.

  2. Attend a ‘one stop shop’ opportunity to capitalize and take advantage of the best property deals, services and gain insight from industry experts.

  3. Face to face access to a wide range of experts to help and guide you with your property or investment purchase in Uganda.

  4. Access the latest projects by renowned and well-reputed developers, including agencies and lifestyle services based in Uganda.

  5. A selection of affordable property development projects on display covering the capital Kampala, with varying options such as apartments, houses, gated community developments, villas, serviced plots, plus more.

  6. There will be banks, mortgage providers giving you advice how to finance your dream home or investment.

  7. New real estate investment opportunities in commercial or personal home.

  8. Keynotes from top business and government Ugandan Influencers

  9. Roundtables highlighting bankable investment opportunities

  10. Exhibition showcases for investment promotion agencies

  11. Private bilateral meetings with UK investors

  12. Dedicated networking sessions

  13. Identify concrete investment and business opportunities

  14. Gain access to top ministers, government and business influencers

  15. Debate and tackle critical businesses, East African investment and trade issues

  16. Build and strengthen crucial business relationships, networks and partnerships

9th Uganda UK Convention

Who attends?

  • Senior government officials: Heads of state, ministers, heads of RECs, investment promotion agency leaders, and policy makers from Africa and beyond
  • Executive-level global business leaders, including: CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, Presidents, MDs, VPs, Government Relations/ Investment Banking
  • Financiers and investors: investment banks, private equity, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, family offices, UHNWIs, operators
  • International governmental organisations and multilateral agencies
  • Professionals services: consultants, legal advisors, risk consultants, academics
  • Leading international, regional and local media and publications
  • Innovators and disruptors
  • Venture capital investors
  • Policy makers and political leaders from across Africa
  • Central bankers and regulators
  • Banking and finance
  • Development finance
    institutions (DFIs)
  • Economists, academics, and thought leaders from across tech and finance
  • Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and AI enthusiasts
  • Law firms involved in FinTech

Panels and sessions will address:

  • Uganda’s potential: An evaluation of the market and economic robustness.
  • Economic reforms and privatisation agenda and progress.
  • Martin Best, a London-based Fintech expert to discuss why Uganda can become a Fintech hub
  • Incentives, opportunities and benefits in the new established Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)
  • Mr. Patrick Bitature, one of East Africa’s successful businessmen discussing overcoming challenges in doing business in Uganda
  • MD, Pearl Marina Estates to discuss on opportunities in real estate investment
  • Minister of trade and Industries to discuss incentives and favourable polices.
  • Invest in affordable housing with a s little as £19,000 with ROI of over 25% within one year.
  • 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.
  • Uganda Investment Authority to discuss Investment Incentives and Guarantees for foreign companies.
  • Latest divestments, M&A deals and JVs.


  • Policy and Regulation
  • Financial inclusion
  • New paradigms in banking
  • Lending and finance
  • Investing in Uganda
  • The future of payments
  • Blockchain
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Identity
  • Insurtech

Benefits for British businesses exporting to Uganda include:

  • stable, liberalised economy
  • strong natural resource base
  • government commitment to private sector
  • low cost workforce
  • part of 2 regional blocs which increases the potential consumer base
  • attractive investment policies
  • Access to EAC, with a market of over 135 million consumers with a total GDP of USD84.7 billion.

For any further information please contact us on
Whattsup +447950 285 493 | T: (+44) 207 237 7317 | M: (+44) 7790 647089

W: www.ugandanconventionuk.org E: info@ugandanconventionuk.org

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