ZAM successfully hosted the Prestigious Annual Manufacturers Gala which is a networking event that creates a platform for dialogue and celebration between Captains of Industry and other key stakeholders. Last year’s ceremony was graced by the Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry – Hon. Margaret Mwanakatwe, MP who delivered the keynote speech on behalf of Her Honor the Vice President of the Republic of Zambia, Mrs. Inonge Wina.
Over the course of the evening, the following manufacturers were awarded for their outstanding performance during the year 2017.
1.Lifetime Contribution Award – Mr. Eugene Appel – Perway Industries Limited
2. ZAM Ambassador of the Year 2017 – Mr. Peter Cottan – Superior Milling (Z) Limited
3. Sector Representative of the Year 2017 – Roland Imperial Tobacco Company
4. Most Innovative Product of the Year 2017- Kapenda Mabula Natural Products Ltd
5. Most Promising SME Manufacturer 2017 – Family Juice (Z) Ltd
6. Best Marketing Strategy of the Year 2017 – Tradekings Group
7. Most Resilient Manufacturer of the Year 2017 – Unified Chemicals Co. of Zambia Ltd
8. The Local Content Quality Award 2017 – City Clothing Factory (Z) Limited
9. Most Recommended and Proficient Supplier of the Year 2017- Seba Foods (Z) Ltd
10. Best Product Packaging of the Year 2017 – Parmalat (Z) Limited
11. Exhibitor of the Year 2017 – Strongpak (Z) Ltd
12. Sponsor of the Year 2017 – Tradekings Group
13. The Manufacturer of the Year – Tradekings Group
The Zambia Association of Manufacturers commends the Zambian manufacturers for strides they have and continue to make towards enhancing their contribution to the economic success of the nation.