Journalists participate in Kansai Plascon promotion at the launch on Thursday in Kampala. PHOTO/COURTESY

Kansai Plascon Uganda has launched the “Paint & Win” Colours of Celebration Edition promotion, which will see their customers win prizes worth Shs800 million.

The promotion, now in its 10th edition, will start on Friday, 1st October 2021 and end Sunday, 12th December, 2021.

The Kansai Plascon Managing Director, Mr Santosh Gumte, revealed that the Paint & Win promotion was developed as a platform to give back to their customers.

“We appreciate and reward our dealers, customers and painters for their loyalty and continuous support throughout the years. This year we celebrate you – the people who have kept Paint & Win going for 10 years. Your commitment to Plascon has led us to numerous successes and milestones such as a record breaking 3.8 million Liters in a single month. This continues to affirm our position as Uganda’s biggest paint company and for that we want to say thank you,” he said.

Mr. Kato Moses, the National Sales Manager, said the “Paint & Win” promotion is called Colours of Celebration “because we want our customers to ‘celebrate with us’ and come purchase and win numerous prizes.”

Daniel Kayongo, Brand Manager Kansai Plascon, gives the opening speech at the launch

“The 10th Edition being a celebration is going to be slightly different this year we shall offer consumers an opportunity to win cash, as well as a home paint makeover and motorbikes,” Mr Kato said.

Mr Daniel Kayongo, the Kansai Plascon Brand Manager, explained what it requires to participate in the competition.

 “To enter the draw, one is required to buy Plascon paint worth UGX100,000 or more, get a scratch card from the dealer and SMS the code to 7197 and stand a chance to win UGX1,000,000 every day. Plus, daily winners will get a chance to compete for an extra share of a home makeover or motorcycles during the weekly draws – through weekly TV engagements on NBS & Bukedde TV,” he said.

MD Plascon Uganda Santosh Gumte gives an opening speech to welcome the guests.

“Celebrating 10 years is a great achievement, we want to engage you on what the promotion is all about, how to enter the draw and to also inform you what is at stake. We will have regional activations across Uganda visiting the peripheral towns to engage with our customers,” Mr Kayongo added.

He also explained that as part of celebrations to celebrate the 10th anniversary, they shall donate items such as face masks, sanitizer and mattresses worth Shs45m to the Entebbe Grade 1 Hospital to boost the fight against Covid-19.

Kansai Plascon staff cut cake to celebrate their 10th anniversary.

To enter the draw one has to:

  1. Buy Plascon paint worth 100,000/- or more
  2. Get a voucher and SMS the code to 7197 and stand a chance to win 1,000,000/- every day
  3. Instant prizes will include airtime and pens and during the activations, t-shirts, caps, keyrings, drawstring bags and umbrellas.
  4. Daily winners will get a chance to compete for an extra 3,000,000/-, a motorbike or a home paint makeover through the weekly TV engagements. 

Kansai Plascon Uganda is the biggest paint company, following the acquisition of Sadolin Paints (U) Ltd in August 2017.  It is a subsidiary of Kansai Paint, Japan, a top ten Global Coatings company.Plascon leads the Uganda paint industry through constant innovation, unmatched product range, product quality and countrywide distribution.  In Uganda and East Africa, Plascon is also building a reputation as an industry leader in product innovation and colour solutions for our consumers.