Persons with an interest in communications are set to benefit from a series of quarterly summits dubbed Public Relations Over Coffee (PROC) that will launch the East African edition in Kampala next month.
These business meets will focus on fresh topics from diverse sectors of the economy and will provide a platform for close interaction and knowledge sharing between sector experts and participant.
Joseph Kanyamunyu, the Managing Director of Publics Africa Communications, a PR firm and Project lead of PROC in Uganda says that the events will provide a forum where real conversations about brands and reputation can take place.
“During these meetings, sector Media and participants will partake in dialogue sessions with panelists comprising both local and global experts to create avenues for education and innovative alliances giving our participating members’ the opportunity to grow their brands and businesses exponentially,” he explained.
He also disclosed that the inaugural PROC meeting in Uganda will take place on April 22, 2016 at the Kampala Serena Hotel, with the keynote address being delivered by renowned brand architect, Thebe Ikalafeng.
Ikalafeng is recognized as an inspirational, engaging and insightful global African authority on building brands and reputations across Africa and the world.
His keynote addresses are shaped by his extensive corporate, advisory and board experience across 100 brands and businesses and travels to over 50 countries globally, where he’s gained an incomparable perspective and knowledge on building African and global brands and reputations.
The inaugural PROC in Uganda will discuss; “Africa Inside: Building Businesses, Brands and Relationships in Africa.”
Kanyamunyu explains that the choice of topic for the inaugural PROC in Uganda is based on the need for the replenishment of entrepreneurial skills.
“We have very many self-made entrepreneurs. The purpose of this meeting is not to reinvent the wheel but rather to give entrepreneurs as well as the prospective ones tools they need to shake up their industry, challenge ‘old hat’ practices, increase their bottom line and have an undeniable impact on the business society in Uganda,” he stated.
All SMEs’, business leaders, business owners and industry leaders are encouraged to attend the event for an interactive session promising to be a master class in groundbreaking, trend setting new ways to turn their businesses into a relevant, innovative, game changers.
PR over Coffee Enterprises, is an organization that serves members directly through PR over Coffee meetings and special events, and virtually via rich web content, online resources and social networking community.
The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas, but maintains satellite “Chapter” or “Group” locations in cities across the United States, Canada and the world.