KAMPALA -The 6th edition of “Meet the Boss-Oil & Gas” event is set to take place this Friday, June 21, at Skyz Hotel in Naguru, Kampala. This year’s theme is “tapping potential through the Uganda Private Sector.”
This is one of Kampala’s high-end platforms for professionals to acquire skills plus mentorship and offer guidance to others as they toast and mingle.
The event profiles and rewards prolific personalities that have contributed immensely to Uganda through their profession.
It also involves social responsibility by giving back to the communities.
This year’s event will be celebrating and rewarding Hon. Dr Elly Karuhanga who is the Chairperson of the Chamber of Uganda Mines & Petroleum he is also a statesman and a Senior Lawyer.
According to Mr Philbert Kagangure, the Director Uptown Group revealed that they have hosted five editions in the past.
The past editions of the event have featured prominent personalities like H.E. Stephanie Rivoal the French Ambassador to Uganda, Mr. Simon Kasyate, Mr.Oscar Kihika among others.
“This year on March 8, we celebrated exceptional women in business and rewarded them for working tirelessly to build their empires and uplifting others all over the country,” Kagangure revealed.
Some of the exceptionally acknowledged women included: Ms. Angella Bageine the Chairperson Uganda Women’s Entrepreneurs Association (UWEAL), Nataliey Bitature the Chief of Operations at Simba Group and HER Director, Kwezi Emily, Managing Director Kembabazi Catering services, Ms. Prudence Ukkonika the proprietor Bella wines among others.
” This Friday, it is the Oil & Gas edition where we shall have key players and a discussion panel to share the opportunities to be harnessed in this budding sector that is complex and interesting, which most of us are not well conversant with. People should understand that it is not only about the oil and gas but the business around it.”He explained.
Profiling ELLY KARUHANGA
Elly Karuhanga is one of the founding Partners at Kampala Associated Advocates (KAA) and Chairman Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum an organization with over 200 registered businesses that seek to promote mining operations services in the country.
He is also president Uganda Centre for Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution (CADER) that was started in 1998, served as a legislator and Member of Parliament for Nyabushozi county for 13 years.
He has been an Honorary Consul General in the Republic of Seychelles from 2005 to date.
The previous editions have been free-of-charge. However, this time patrons are to part with only UGX 150,000.