IT is 7:00am East African Standard Time (after all we are thinking global), and the companyâ€™s old factory building is almost filling up.
One wonders what has easily convinced chief executive officers, top administrators company heads and publicists to converge that early. It is 25 years down the road for Vision Group.
But listening to Robert Kabushenga, the man who runs Vision Group Company, it seems it is much older than the 25 years.
The breakfast meeting prepared for these officers last week was to commemorate the growth of a Company, whose establishment was a masterminded by teams in Nairobi, Kampala, London and Luweero.
On March 18, 1986 the company was born. It came to life humbly, with one bi-weekly newspaper. Why wouldnâ€™t it sing praise for itself and celebrate after growing to five newspapers, five radio stations, two television stations, four magazines, a commercial printing division, SMS portal and several websites.
For a man who knows that the great lessons come from the journey, not the destination;
Kabushenga assured those who honoured the companyâ€™s breakfast call that his team was the best in the media industry. Meaning â€” they are safer and richer in their businesses, if they can walk with Vision Group for the next 25 years.
A breakfast for corporates