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[Photos]: Top 100 Mid Sized Companies Celebrated With a ‘Ugandan Gatsby’ Themed Gala Night 

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Uganda’s top entrepreneurs were recently hosted to a glamorous gala night to celebrate the top 100 mid sized companies in the country. The Top 100 Mid Sized companies Awards 2017 was a glamorous ‘Ugandan Gatsby’ inspired event held at Hotel Africana. The Masters of ceremonies Brian Mulondo and Malaika Nnyanzi ushered the guests who were garbed in black and gold through the program with soft humor which kept the air alive. Afrigo Band serenaded  them with their legendary ballads which was a huge highlight of the evening.

The Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda, Louis Kasekende graced the event as the guest of honor, he gave the keynote speech in reference to the 2017 Global Competitiveness Report.

The major highlight was the awarding of the top 100 SME’s with accolades and certificates by the different sponsors who included Vodafone Uganda, South African Airways, Uganda Investment Authority; ICEA and DFCU Bank.

Rayna Uganda Limited emerged top winner. CEO Lawrence Okumu joined by his wife Christine received a business class ticket to South Africa from South African Airways Country Manager Yogi Birigwa

Harree Hardware Uganda Limited graduated to Club 101. Club 101 comprises companies that have hit or gone above the Shs.25billion turnover and every year a company from the survey gets initiated into the group.

Top 100 Mid-sized companies’ survey is an initiative by Monitor Publications Limited and KPMG aimed to identify Uganda’s fastest growing Medium Sized companies in order to show case business excellence and highlight some of the country’s most successful entrepreneurship stories.

(L-R)Juma Kisaame MD DFCU Bank; Yogi Birigwa Country Manager South African Airways; Louis Kasekende Bank of Uganda Deputy Governor; Edgar Isingoma Country Leader KPMG; Tony Glencross MD Monitor Publications; Gabriel Kuria CEO ICEA General Insurance; Progress Chisenga Marketing Director Vodafone and Jolly Kaguhangire ED Uganda Investment Authority pose for a photo during the Top mid sized Companies Gala Dinner at Hotel Africana recently.

 

(L-R) Progress Chisenga Marketing Director Vodafone ; Jolly Kaguhangire ED Uganda Investment Authority; Juma Kisaame MD DFCU Bank; and Edgar Isingoma Country Leader KPMG at the Top mid sized Companies Gala Dinner at Hotel Africana recently.

 

Vodafone’s Hurry Mugisha; Lynn Mirembe and Denise Nazzinda at the Top mid sized Companies Gala Dinner at Hotel Africana recently.

 

Afrigo Band’s Joanita Kawalya ushering the latest entrant SME to Club 101, Harree HardwareUganda to the stage to receive an award. Ushers (ladies in black) watching on. This was at the Top mid sized Companies Gala Dinner at Hotel Africana recently.

 

Masters of ceremony Brain Mulondo(middle) and Malaika Nnyanzi (right)on stage with the Guest of Honour Louis Kasekende, Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda at the Top mid sized Companies Gala Dinner at Hotel Africana recently.

 

Cover photo caption: Progress Chisenga Marketing Director Vodafone(R ) hands over an award to one of the winners at the Top mid sized Companies Gala Dinner at Hotel Africana recently.


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