Watoto Church has lined up a team of influential individuals from diverse spheres of influence to offer Ugandans vital information on industry trends, sales and marketing strategies, and innovative ideas that will help participants develop techniques to penetrate the exploding market.
The group will speak during the 4th Annual Watoto Church 2018 Market Place Convention under the theme; “Influence: Making Very Opportunity Count,” inspired by Ephesians 5:8-17.
“With the tagline Equip, Influence, Transform, Watoto Marketplace aims to address needs of its members in the primary areas of the marketplace, career and finances. If you are a Christian professional seeing to grow in your career and finances, or desire to influence positive transformation, this is the ministry for you,” the Church says.
Jun Shiomitsu, one of the expected speakers, founded the African Business Institute (ABI) in 2016.
As president of ABI, Jun has launched multiple companies in Uganda, Malawi, and Liberia and has also advised Japanese and US corporates expanding into the Africa continent.
With a proven track record of leading large-scale, strategic projects in financial services and other industries, Jun has successfully and seamlessly led multinational projects in Japan, South East Asia, Uganda, Malawi, the UK, the US, Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, and more.
The Market Place Convention is slated for Thursday 7th June and 8th June, at Watoto Church – Down town (6pm).
On 9th June, 2018 the speakers will then usher participants to a Business Breakfast Meeting at Serena Hotel – Kampala from 9AM – 12PM. Organized in partnership with Y-SAVE Savings and Cooperatives.
The other speaker, Mr Stephen Asiimwe, who became the chief executive officer of the Uganda Tourism Board in February 2014, began his career with Uganda’s state linked newspaper, New Vision, as a business journalist with a passion for travel writing.
Asiimwe is a consultant with rich experience in leadership, management, marketing, human resource and journalism.
Also expected to address the convention is Mr Robert Kirunda, the founding partner at Kirunda and Wasike Advocates.
Robert is a member of the following professional bodies – Uganda Law Society, East African Law Society, Uganda Christian Lawyers Fraternity and has authored several publications.
He is also among the Board of Directors, Finance Trust Bank
The other speaker is Dr Diana Atwine, a Ugandan medical doctor and civil servant. She is the incumbent Permanent Secretary of the Uganda Ministry of Health.
She was previously a senior researcher in HIV and infectious diseases at the Joint Clinical Research Center (JCRC) for over 10 years.
Dr. Diana is passionate about clinical care and medical ethics in practice as well as contributing to ensuring that health services are of quality, accessible, equitable and available to all Ugandans. She is married with 3 children.
By UG Christian News Correspondent.