UMA Staff

UMA Staff


Wednesday, 02 March 2016 00:00

UMA Training Program.


Uganda Manufactures Association (UMA) is abroad membership based organization representing the industrial and commercial sectors with over 700 active members drawn from small, medium and large private commercial and public sectors in Uganda. UMA’s Mission is to serve and protect the interest of industrialists in Uganda.

The Association (UMA) has registered Training Centre and is the leading provider of training services to private sector companies.  The Training Centre offers a variety of short courses in areas of Work place Health programs, Accounting and Finance, General Management, Productivity& Quality Management, Sales & Marketing. These courses are either in house (meaning we can train your members at your company or open courses conducted at central, region or UMA head Office.

Few examples of courses which can be tailored to your company needs in the year 2016

Work  Place Health programs

·         Occupation Health &Safety

·         HIV/AIDS, (Health fairs & Health policies)

·         Disease out breaks

·         First Aid at Work 

·         Hygiene & Sanitation

General Management

·         Measuring & Reporting Innovations in Organisation

·         Public Speaking

·         Report writing

·         Customer care

·         Labor relations/ Employment relations

Productivity& Quality Management

·         Good Manufacturing Practices

·         Energy Efficiency

·         Fire Fighting

·         Stress management

·         Road Safety& defensive Driving

Accounting and Finance

·         Finance for Non Finance managers

·         Liquidity & Balance sheet management

·         Supply chain Management

·         Budgeting & expenditure control

·         Preparing for external Audits

Sales & Marketing

·         Event planning& Management Skills

·         Social Media Marketing & Promotion

·         Public relation & CSR

·         Debt collection

·         Strategic planning

The above courses can be conducted in one to seven days or more depending on the course content and client needs.

Over the years UMA has conducted this training to member & non member companies  and close to 200  organisation have benefited from above courses in last 5 years. Example  of the benefieries include Kakira Sugar,Uganda Baati ltd ,Kinyara Sugar ltd ,Uganda Clays ltd,Mulwana Group, Quality Chemicals ltd,Leather Industries of Uganda, TororoCement, MpangaTea, Mabale Tea,Uganda Tea corperation,Sadolin paints (U) Ltd Uganda Fishnet Manufacturers, Mukwano group, Mildmay Uganda,Unga Millers, Turfoam,Nile breweries among others

UMA therefore invites your company to book for these trainings.

Please contact Odeng Charles Hammer Email /   or call 075-2-354125 0712354125

Looking forward to hearing from you.



Tuesday, 26 May 2015 00:00

New UMA Board Members



Current UMA Board and Members of the Advisory Committee pose for a group photo at the just concluded Annual General Meeting (21st/05/2015)

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 00:00

UMA News Letter Business Brief 28th/1/2015

Dear UMA Member,


Please find attached our issue of the UMA Newsletter Business Brief.

We send you this brief every fortnight to inform you of what we do on your behalf to improve the business environment.


Yours Sincerely


Byenkya Tito

Executive Director

Uganda Manufacturers Association

Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:00



DATE: 3RD - 6th MAY 2018



TEL:+256703078282 / Tel: +256 414 221 034 /287615


Thursday, 02 November 2017 00:00

UMA NewsLetter



Yours Sincerely,


Daniel Birungi  

Executive Director

UMA & African Development Bank (AfDB)  partner to support internship programmes for students from eight Ugandan universities. 

Thursday, 22 January 2015 00:00

26th Uganda International Trade Fair


The Uganda International Trade Fair, which is the largest exhibition organized in Uganda, is next year organizing the 26th Uganda International Trade Fair 2018 (Dates to be communicated) at the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) Show Grounds, Lugogo, and Kampala.

UGITF that takes place every year since 1992 offers an international marketing platform for multi-sectoral goods and services from within and outside the East African region. The fair that has been a consistent business partner for many companies / organisations over the past twenty five (25) years is going to run under the theme: "(To be communicated)

Uganda Manufacturers Association the organisers of the Uganda International Trade Fair wishes to invite your company/ organization for this next years exhibition that is going to feature more than 20 special events including; Seminars, Exhibition Parades, Networking Cocktails, a Gala evening among others that will provide a platform for participants to establish business contacts and exchange market information amongst themselves and with the general public.

In 2016, 1350 exhibitors from 28 countries presented their company products and services to the 201,700 Show visitors that attended the Uganda International Trade Fair. The main exhibition sectors of UGITF are; Agricultural products, food and beverages, textiles, garments and yarns, manufacturing equipment, building materials, automobiles, electrical items, chemicals and cosmetics, timber and furniture, trade services, engineering products, machinery, information technology, gift articles and handicrafts, consultancy and training among others.

Your company will benefit considerably when you participate in the Silver Jubilee Trade Fair. You will meet potential customers, business partners and promote your products or services. For registration details, please contact the UMA secretariat on 0414-221034, 414-287615 Cell phone: 0785038105, 0703552444 or email: ,

We have both indoor and outdoor exhibition space. The charges for exhibition space is as follows:

  1. Indoor space in the Exhibition Halls
    • Main Exhibition Hall 1:…………………US $ 100 per sq.metre (minimum:9 sq. metres).
    • Main Exhibition Hall 11……………...…US $ 90 per sq. metre (minimum: 9 sq. metres).
  2. Indoor space with partition stands on cement screed/terrazzo floor ………US $ 100 per sq. metre (minimum: 9sq.metres)
  3. Indoor bare space ……………………………US $ 85 per sq.(minimum: 30 sq.metre)
  4. Outdoor space (Bare Ground)……….US $ 1200 per 30 sq. metre (minimum: 30 sq. metres)
  5. Outdoor paved area………………….US $ 40 per sq. metres (minimum: 25 sq. metres)

The cost of space is exclusive of 18% VAT. 

Thursday, 13 November 2014 00:00

Membership Form.

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Uganda International Trade Fair - UGITF

OCTOBER 3 -10(Dates to be confirmed ) 2018

UGITF is a well-established multi-sectoral trade event that has in the last twenty four; (24) years provided a unique platform for marketing products and services

 See Details



2017 Tradefair Awards

Uganda Manufacturers’ Association
P.O Box 6966, Lugogo Show Grounds
Tel: +256 414 221 034 /287615
Fax: +256 414 220 285

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