MTN Uganda announces the 2016 Women in Business Awards. Here’s all you need to know.

Lindsay FENIX INTL and MAPULA MTN Uganda

Under the theme “Women in Business: Using Technology to manage their businesses.”, MTN Uganda has announced The fourth edition of Women in Business Awards  which will recognize and award the efforts of outstanding women in Uganda. This will be done through a series of events through which MTN recognises and celebrates outstanding female business leaders.

The initiative has helped equip business owners with the relevant ICT tools and expertise to not only start up new business ventures but to also grow and enhance their current business to ensure optimum output, increased efficiency and improved profitability. This program has over the last three years extended to Women in Business (WiB) in particular, in an effort to accelerate the role of women in driving enterprise development and job creation.

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The MTN WiB awards will be held on Friday March 18th, 2016. The event will be preceded by a panel discussions which will feature prominent business leaders including TradeMark EastAfrica’s Allen Asiimwe, Google Uganda’s Susan Kitariko to mention but a few.

The award winners will be selected by a panel of judges and will fall under three main categories of:

  • Excellence in ICT Award,
  • Excellence in Financial Services Award and,
  • CEO of the Year Award.
  • Additionally, there will be be a Customer’s Choice Award category, which has been set up to encourage participation by MTN’s customers.

MTN Women in Business Expo
This year, MTN Uganda will host a full-day business EXPO where its leading female strategic partners and business associates will showcase their brands, products and services to visitors attending the business expo. This in an effort to not only recognize these women, but to also give them an opportunity to profile their businesses to the market.

The MTN WiB Expo will be held at Kampala Serena Hotel and will also feature all innovative SME solutions and business-support services offered by MTN Business.

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