EAECC partners on IT Leaders East Africa Summit
BUSINESS| Aug. 29, 2012, 9:22 a.m.
The Eastern African Economic Chambers of Commerce (EAECC) will partner with Kinetic Events to stage the upcoming IT Leaders East Africa Summit in Nairobi.
The 2nd annual IT Leaders East Africa Summit will take place from 5 to 6 September 2012, hosted by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events in proud association with the Kenya ICT Board (KICTB), Kenya Information Technology and Outsourcing Services (KITOS) and The Eastern African Economic Chambers of Commerce (EAECC).
The summit provides a unique and exclusive business-to-business platform for IT executives and industry leaders to share experiences, network among peers and engage in interactive discussions with fellow senior executives, government officials, senior decision makers and international industry guest speakers.
The EAECC is the regional body for a powerful and influential Network of Accredited Chambers of Commerce across Eastern Africa; a Network that directly serves not only its member businesses but the wider business community. The chambers work with regional governments to continually encourage growth of Inter Africa Trade. Our Europe office shows the commitment to proactively drive investment from across the world to the region.
EAECC is the ultimate business network. No other business organisation has the geographic spread of the EAECC. Every Chamber sits at the very heart of its local business community providing representation, services, information and guidance to its members.
Elizabeth Ndungu, CEO of the EAECC, Eastern Africa Economic Chambers of Commerce, says: “The EAECC is proud to partner with Kinetic Events at the upcoming IT Leaders East Africa Summit in September. This strategic partnership aims to focus on addressing enterprise IT challenges facing the East African IT industry with today's top ICT and operations issues taking centre stage at the summit. The Eastern African Economic Chambers of Commerce are pleased to take part in the summit and encourage all CIOs, IT heads and executives to participate in the global industry initiative.”
Discover the most effective solutions in delivering IT projects and services that will enable business growth and innovation, while successfully leveraging existing resources and investments. Advance goals of operational excellence through powerfully demonstrating the value of IT organisation to the enterprise. Attendees will actively engage in topical discussions addressing how IT industry challenges can be overcome through effective innovation with the productive alignment of business.
Both organisations are committed to delivering successful IT leaders East Africa Summit.
Elizabeth added: “I take this opportunity to encourage every CIO, IT heads as well as CEOs in our region to make this a must attend event. I look forward to welcoming you.”
For more information, visit www.itleaders-eastafrica.com
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