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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.

Attending:

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

Programme

09:30:          Coffee/Tea – registration

10:00:             Welcome – SSACC, Swedish Ambassador

 –

Why Invest in Zambia?

Speakers:     

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

Ambassador Bengt Carlsson, Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Anders Craft, Senior Investment Manager – Swedfund

Swedish Delegation – 3-minutes pitch per company

12-13              LUNCH – Mingle

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Business Infrastructure  

Speakers:

Kudzai Madzivanyika, 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

Lukonga Lindunda, CEO, Bongo Hive; Mawano; Kambeu, CEO, Dot Com Zambia; Bruce Bouchard; Executive Director, 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

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SSACC BUSINESS DELEGATION – PROGRAMME

Questions and Registration: info@ssacc.se

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

 

 

        

Details

Date:
April 17
Time:
9:30 am - 7:30 pm

Organisers

Embassy of Sweden in Zambia
SSACC

Venue

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