Uganda Marketers End Year in Style



Marketers in Uganda have today unanimously pledged to scale the industry higher in 2014 and move their portfolios from Good to Great during the 3rd and final Marketers Night for 2013 held at the Kampala Serena.

With a key note speech from Founding Director of The Motivator Africa, Mr. Pepe Minambo on “New Frontier Thinking: How Mavericks Move Businesses from Good to Great”, the huge get-together of marketing professionals noted that the industry has his year performed well but observed that more can be done as regards world class standard marketing.

The glamorous event afforded guests the chance to network and interact with their peers from various corporate companies, government agencies and business leaders who all echoed the message from echoed Mr. Pepe Minambo.

Marketers Night Out has throughout the year attracted some well-known industry players and speakers to dialogue and share their expertise. Mr. Pepe Minambo, a Congolese national began his motivational forums back in 2002 and has been inspiring audiences since with talks about self-awareness, self-actualization and community aspiration, the three pillars of his motivational talks. His Keynote was “New Frontier thinking: How mavericks move business from Good to Great” inspired a great number of professionals.

The Tusker Malt Lager sponsored gala dinner is a culmination of a program of events, exclusive to TML 100 Club members. Considered a key business and networking event in Uganda, the Marketers night puts the gift of talking and making new connections at the core of what it means to be a great business.  The exclusive evening provides a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs and business managers to interact and exchange ideas.

Speaking at the event, Uganda Breweries Limited, Marketing Director Mrs. Grace Nshemeire Gwaku said: “Through your presence here, you have not only successfully introduced your company and brand  to another person or business market but you have also been able to see  the enormous talent and creativity that is now so much a part of Uganda’s marketing and business industry. I hope that all of your diners have enjoyed the opportunity to meet up with peers and new acquaintances and forge new working relationships and friendships. I really look forward to seeing the results of these collaborations in future.”

Along with helpful information to help elevate businesses and marketing strategies the night’s entertainment also included a full quiz session at the forum where dinner guests competed for a grand prize of UGX 2,000,000 in categories of Anthems, Brands, Music, Movies, Places, and Faces.

Team “Synergies” emerged the winners of the quiz and walked away with 2,000,000 Ugx in cash at the end of the night. Tusker Malt Lager will continue to bring the Kampala Marketers Night as their commitment to growing the marketing industry of Uganda.