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Lusaka Business Seminar – Opportunities for Swedish & Zambian Companies

April 17 @ 9:30 am - 7:30 pm

Lusaka Business Seminar – Tuesday April 17th

Doing Business in Zambia – Opportunities for Swedish & Zambian Companies

SSACC, in partnership with the Embassy of Sweden in Zambia and the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI), have the pleasure to invite all participants of the SSACC Business Delegation to a one-day seminar ”Doing Business in Zambia”, covering essential first-hand information from Government Officials, Private Sector Institutions and Regulators as well as the Business community.

Participants from Swedish and Zambian business operators will share their knowledge and experience on operating in the Zambian business climate, its’ challenges and opportunities.

The program allows for ample time for networking – during the coffee breaks, lunch and the cocktail mingle in the evening hosted by the Embassy of Sweden.


SSACC Business Delegation, Embassy of Sweden, Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Zambia Development Agency, Zambia Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Zambia Regulatory Authorities, Banking and Manufacturing Associations, Swedish Companies operating in Zambia, Zambian Industry players and other key stakeholders


09:30:          Coffee/Tea – registration

10:00:             Welcome – SSACC, Swedish Ambassador and Zambia’s Ambassador to Sweden


Why Invest in Zambia?


Michael Nyirenda, President, Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI)

Perry Mapani, Director General, Zambia Development Agency (ZDA)

Kayula Siame, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry

Swedish Delegation – 3-minutes pitch per company

12-13              LUNCH – Mingle


Business Infrastructure  


Sandra Uwera, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

Manuel Mutale, Director General, Zambian Bureau of Standards

Leonard Mwanza, CEO, Zambia Banking Association

Sydney Chibbabbuka,Customs Commissioner, Zambia Revenue Authority

Chipego Zulu, CEO, Zambian Association of Manufactures

Patrick Mutimushi, Director General, Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority

15:00:             Coffee Break

Voices from Private Sector


Swedish Companies:          Russell Harawa, Managing Director, ABB; Francesca

                                                       Van Huyssteen, Managing Director, Assa Abloy


Zambian Companies:          Lukonga Lindunda, CEO, Bongo Hive; Mawano

                                                       Kambeu, CEO, Dot Com Zambia; Ceaser Siwale, CEO,  

                                           Pangea Securities Zambia; Sipho P. M. Phiri,

                                                       Executive Chairman, Western Power Company  

                                           Limited; Gabriel Mumba, Executive Board Chairman,  

                                                       Emerging Cooking Solutions ( supaMoto Energy)


17:00:             Cocktail mingle at the Swedish Embassy



Questions and Registration: info@ssacc.se

Contact Person: Åsa Jarskog, President, SSACC: +46 707517138





April 17
9:30 am - 7:30 pm


Embassy of Sweden in Zambia


Embassy of Sweden in Zambia
Haile Selassie Avenue, Opposite Ndeke House Longacres
Lusaka, Zambia
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