The 2nd East African Manufacturing Business Summit and Exhibition, co-organized by the East African Business Council (EABC) and the East African Community (EAC), is scheduled as a three day event to take place from 23rd to 25th of May 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda. This high-level conference is co-hosted by the Rwanda Association of Manufacturers (RAM) and the Rwandan Ministry of Trade Industry & EAC Affairs and is also strongly supported by all national Manufacturers’ Associations and the Private Sector from the EAC partner States such as Industrial Association of Burundi (AIB), Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA), Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF),Confederation of Industries (CTI) and Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA).
The 1st summit which was held on 1st and 2nd September 2015 in Kampala, Uganda, enhanced the regions visibility as a manufacturing destination and created awareness on investment opportunities in manufacturing and agribusiness.
The 2nd East African Manufacturing Business Summit and Exhibition will provide a platform for interaction and exchange ideas and experiences on required interventions to boost investment in manufacturing and agribusiness sectors. Specifically, the summit shall bring attention and dialogue between investors including Diaspora and Policy makers on the required Business environment for manufacturing. Moreover the Summit offers exhibitions where investors, enterprises, researchers and academia can collectively showcase new products and services as well as latest innovations in manufacturing, particularly those with relevance to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Notably, the official opening and gracing ceremony will be by H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda and the 1st East Africa Manufacturing Excellence Award will be unveiled.
You are therefore cordially invited to participate in this event
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