10th Annual Africa Sugar 2020 GOES VIRTUAL
Our sole focus remains to deliver the Africa Sugar experience of enhanced quality and ensure that you are able to network and hear from the region’s leading decision-makers in a safe environment.
After extensive consultation with our partners, we have decided to host the conference online this year.
The 10th Africa Sugar Conference returns to shape the conversations surrounding the sugar industry in the Africa continent. The conference earns its reputation from a demonstrated track record for quality content and is the African sugar industry leaders’ go-to event with meaningful business connections made year-on-year.
Delivered digitally to help manage travel and physical distancing restrictions, expect the latest industry insights and updates streamed live and on-demand in a brand new format. With access to new premier content, strategic leadership insights and new networking opportunities, the event continues to bring together top players and industry heavyweights across Africa to highlight the latest market insights and centre-stage key case studies.
What’s new in 2020?
- Deep dive into global market movements and its implications for Africa
- Special coverage of intra-African trade and its impact on the sugar industry
- Changing consumer perspectives
- Best practices for efficiency and production
- Continued focus on sugar diversification, with a deeper look at the roadmap for ethanol and co-generation
- Spotlight on Africa’s sugar value chains; country-specific insights and developments
- Action-geared, thought-leadership sessions for moving the industry forward
- Sustainable commercial best practices
“Very enriching and always informative. It keeps one abreast of the developments in the sugar industry in Africa.”
Abdul Rasheed Olayiwola, General Manager – Finance, BUA Group
“The conference is packed with a lot of valuable information on the whole sugar industry value chain, very relevant for all sugar millers and downstream industry operators.”
Lusubilo Chakaniza, CEO, Ethanol Company
“Very educative conference that Africa can learn from to revitalize the sugar industry.”
Mary Teresa Gondi, Interim Senior Market Research Officer, AFA – Sugar Directorate
“This is the best Sugar Updating Conference in the region.”
Mwine Jim Kabeho, E.D & Chairman, Madhvani Group & Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association
“This is one place where you will find all the Sugar Industry players and see a hybrid of solutions.”
Grace Bunanukye Bwengye, Planner Agriculture, National Planning Authority Uganda
Gain access to simultaneous streams of live content across three days of the conference along with quality matchmaking opportunities!
30+ VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM CONTENT
Hear from sugar industry experts live and schedule your sessions with a virtual agenda, completely customisable to opt into any panels offered across our three days event.
With intent based and AI powered virtual matchmaking, you will meet quality leads over 1:1 meetings to make meaningful connections.
ON DEMAND CONTENT
We will provide full access for you to view our quality content on demand for up to three months after the event ends so that you don’t miss out on any session.
A virtual showcase of players in the industry for you to view product demos, network and take your business to the next level.
View and interact with other participants and speakers during the sessions with live Q&A, chats and polls.
Why Attend A Digital Event
Connect instantly with full visibility of the participant list via our secure and unique match making platform accessible to all participants, and integrated with the virtual conference
Knowledge and Engagement
Same content, but more interactive. Even more opportunities to reach out to fellow participants and speakers using specific tools in our virtual conference platform
Time-Efficient and Cost-Saving
Save valuable time and money on travelling and accommodation
Focused and Timely Learning
Receive the latest and most timely trends and figures from leading industry players at your convenience
With our On Demand Webcasts you can participate from any location, better plan your time and watch what you missed whenever you want
Position your company in the networking heart of this event and create great connection with your attendees
Offer keynotes and educational sessions to your audience through live webinars or pre-recorded video broadcast with automated reminders, Q & A sessions and polls to keep your attendees engaged
Online spaces with your brand identity, showcase product demos, live chat with audiences., add videos, collateral, staff profiles and more
Accelerated Brand Exposure
Gain prominence with focused digital theatres in the lead up, main conference days, and up to 3months after the event with our on-demand content modules
Measurable exposure and trackable meetings generate great ROI. Booth views, meeting requests, engagement rates – you’ll have all the data you need from our post event metrics
Unique option for increased lead generation through retargeting of our global proprietary database in social media
Powerful Digital Matchmaking
Build valuable relationships with our intelligent matchmaking tool, live chat and integrated 1:1 video calls
Get in Touch to Find Out More About Digital Presence
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Onboarding Sessions Available
To help attendees to better familiarize with the virtual platform, we are running onboarding sessions as follows:
8 October 2020 – 12 to 12.30pm EAT (UTC +3)
13 October 2020 – 12 to 12.30pm EAT (UTC +3)
15 October 2020 – 12 to 12.30pm EAT (UTC +3)
*All timings stated are in Eastern Africa Time. Click here to convert to your time zone >>
Interim Executive Director, Africa Sugar Development Task Force
Mwine Jim Kabeho
Chairman, Uganda Sugar Manufacturers Association, Uganda
Editor, International Sugar Journal, U.K.
Chief Executive Officer, Transmara Sugar Company, Kenya
Johann van der Merwe
Group Head, Advocacy, Illovo Sugar, South Africa
Director, Projects, Madhvani Group, Uganda
Managing Director, Royal Eswatini Sugar Corporation, Eswatini
Rosemary A. Owino
Interim Head, Sugar Directorate, Agriculture & Food Authority, Kenya
Business Head - Sugar Division, Thyssenkrupp, India
Managing Director, Ubombo Sugar, Eswatini
Head, East Africa Operations, Alteo Group, Mauritius
Chief Executive Officer, Ulka, India
Chief Operating Officer and Director, Sunbird Bioenergy, Sierra Leone
Business Manager, Middle East & Africa, CNH Industrial - New Holland Agriculture, Turkey
Acting Brand Manager, CMC, Uganda
Hassan Hashim Erwa
General Manager, Sales & Marketing, Kenana Sugar Company Ltd., Sudan
Head of Sugar Research, ED&F Man, U.K.
Public Affairs & Communications Director (Century & Rwenzori Bottling Companies in Uganda), Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, Uganda
Programme Manager, VIVE Sustainable Supply Programme, Czarnikow Group, U.K.
Assistant General Manager, Agriculture, Bagamoyo Sugar (Bakhresa Group), Tanzania
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