Apr 10, 2018 / by UgccTeam / No Comments

For Immediate Release — From Saturday June 30th to Sunday July 1st all roads will lead to the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel on 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9 as the Uganda Canadian Diaspora Community unveils their Business Expo and Convention over the Canada Day long weekend.

Co-chaired by Mr. John Naliima a software engineer based in Toronto the event will attract Ugandan Canadians interested in developing their businesses both in the diaspora and at home in Uganda. Areas and topics will range from Mobile Money Transfers, Diaspora Tourism, Affordable College Education, Diaspora Banking, Mortgage Financing, Health Insurance, Venture Capital, Diaspora SMEs, Dual Citizenship-Passport Renewal, Immigration and Resettlement tips.

NBS TV the official media partner will be attending the Diaspora get together and has pledged to broadcast the business breakfast live giving our partners more visibility both on social media and mainstream television. Organized in partnership with the Ugandan Diaspora Network, the event organizers have reached out to Uganda investment Authority, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Promote Uganda, Uganda Tourism Board, Uganda Wildlife Authority, Bank of Uganda, leading commercial banks with diaspora products and real estate developers looking for new buyers for upscale developments in Kampala.

Dr. Maggie Kigozi – Director Pepsi-Cola Uganda and Patron Ugandan Diaspora Network. Will lead the Uganda private sector delegation to Toronto

Some of the confirmed guest speakers so far include Dr. Maggie Kigozi – Patron Ugandan Diaspora Network and Director Pepsi-Cola Uganda who will lead the delegation of business entrepreneurs, Victoria Sekitoleko former Director FAO in China, Dr. Andrew Seguya – former Executive Director – UWA, Mr. Godfrey Ssemaganda a motivational Wealth Creation trainer from UK, Mr. Paul Omara – Chief Executive Officer NGETTA Holdings, Coach Robert Katende and Phiona Mutesi – Queen of Katwe movie stars will also be in attendance to mentor the Ugandan youth in Toronto.

Other expected highlights will include a promotion and marketing campaign dubbed Proudly Uganda promoting Uganda’s Wildlife and scenic beauty as we tap into the Eaton Center traffic. Here we are hoping to engage Uganda Tourism Board, Uganda Wildlife Authority and Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary and the Uganda Canadian Diaspora to lead the mini-road show.