Over 100 women led business will be showcasing their products and services at the rising woman expo in Kampala.
The Expo which will take place at Hotel Africa will be from the 16th to 17th November 2018.
The theme of the expo is “Taking your business ahead.”
According to Dr Gudula Naiga Basaza, a DFCU representative, the Expo is a culmination of the rising woman initiate that was launched in July 2018.
“Together with Nation Media and Uganda Investment Authority we want to celebrate and promote a culture of mentorship among women in business,” she said.
Speaking at the press launch which took place at Hotel Triangle in Kampala on Wednesday, Dr Gudula added that the Expo will provide invaluable resources for small to medium business owners, startups and entrepreneurs to share knowledge and move their business forward.
“The rising woman expo is the ideal platform for exposure and also getting a feel of where the market is for different products and services.”
At the expo they have also planned a series of business clinic that will cover topics including; How to effectively sell, market their products, embracing digital platforms to grow business and juggling business and family.
“These sessions will only be able to take a limited number of 50 participants so it’s important that those wishing to visit the expo plan in advance and come early to get a slot.”
As part of the rising woman initiative, women entrepreneurs were also invited to submit business proposal for a chance to win cash prizes of up to shs30 million, top 3 will win shs15m, shs10m and shs5m respectively.
The expo will be closed with a dinner and rewarding winners at Hotel Africana.