The much awaited Eastern Africa Members Convention will commence at the Speke Resort Hotel in Munyonyo.

Themed “Eastern Africa – the next growth frontier”, the convention, which is a major professional networking and learning event for ACCA members and the business leaders in this wide geographical region, will start off with addresses from different speakers including ACCA Council Member Mr. Japheth Katto, ACCA Director for Sub-Sahara Africa Jamil Ampomah, Mike Nyinaku CEO Beige Group Ghana, Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha Managing Director NWSC as well as the Guest of Honor and Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Uganda, Hon. Maria Kiwanuka.

The Convention is to have top academic scholars such as Prof. Abdullatif Essajje, CEOs from leading businesses in African and Europe. Also expected at the convention will be the ACCA Global head Mr. Anthony Harbinson

The Eastern Africa Members Convention will discuss a number of regional sectorial growth drivers including Entrepreneurship, the growth of capital markets, regional integration issues, technology as an enhancer of business, ethical business, the future of the Accountancy profession and of course Oil and Gas .