We did it again!!! And this time it was bigger and better. The 2018 edition of the prestigious entrepreneurship/business award, “The Entrepreneur Africa Awards” took place on December 8, at Golden Gate Chinese Restaurant Ikoyi Lagos, and it was indeed a celebration of enterprise and innovation.
For two years, The Entrepreneur Africa Magazine has organized this Award event to celebrate the accomplished entrepreneurs, as well as support some of the country’s emerging entrepreneurs that are building innovative start-ups.
This year’s edition which was attended by hundreds of entrepreneurs and celebrities from across Nigeria, and a few other African countries, was a life changing event for all who were involved.
With about 25 categories and over hundred nominees, the selected entrepreneurs proved to be outstanding in their various fields and thus, the recognition.
The winners are:
Ruth Kadiri Films – Movie Company of the year
Ubi Franklin – Business Person of the year
6-year-old Ibrahim Idris Jnr – The Entrepreneur Africa Prize For Philanthropy
Ayo Makun (AY) – The Entrepreneur Africa Prize for Comedy Business
Temi Ajibewa – Business Coach of The Year
Events by Si – Event Management Brand of The Year
Laura Ikeji – Social Media Business Influencer of The Year,
Emmanuel Achilihu, CEO Landview Properties – Realtor of the year
Dr Emmanuel Paddy Iyamu Foundation – NGO of The Year
Chesney Hotel – CSR-Compliant Company of The Year
Beat Drone – Tech Start-up of The Year Award
M12 Photography – The Entrepreneur Africa Prize for Creative Arts
Luxury By Feyi – The Entrepreneur Africa Prize for Fashion & Design
Ojijas Farm – The Entrepreneur Africa Prize for Agriculture
Brickwall Global Investments Ltd – Real Estate Developer of The Year Award
Crew Training Institute – Aviation Company of The Year
Ette Barbecue and Cocktails – Food Business Brand of The Year Award
Gartner Callaway – The Entrepreneur Africa Prize for Innovation
DIS Apartments – Hospitality Brand of The Year Award
Techpoint.ng – New Media Brand of The Year Award
DJ Jimmy Jatt – The Entrepreneur Africa Prize for Music Business
Omoni Oboli – The Entrepreneur Africa Prize for Movie Business
Sweethomes Kitchen and Bathroom – Global Standard Company of The Year
Radiance Touch Empowerment Initiative – The Entrepreneur Africa Prize for Youth empowerment
Some of the winners who received various prizes aside the award plaque included:
Ogochukwu Maduako, Ceo, Ingenious Farm Nig Ltd – Young Entrepreneur of The Year Awrad (Two Hundred Thousand Naira Cash Prize, N200, 000)
Onigaari – Top 10 Start-ups of The Year Award
Pure_Buks_Lapelz – Top 10 Start-ups of The Year Award
Inclined by Zabby – Top 10 Start-ups of The Year Award
Shortleta – Top 10 Start-ups of The Year Award
July by Oma – Top 10 Start-ups of The Year Award
Mummy and I – Top 10 Start-ups of The Year Award
Vibes by Design – Top 10 Start-ups of The Year Award
Moonlight Media – Top 10 Start-ups of The Year Award
Dolo Intelligent Watch – Top 10 Start-ups of The Year Award
Just Ofada Place – Top 10 Start-ups of The Year Award
Winners of The Top 10 Start-ups of The Year Award, got Prizes worth One Hundred Thousand Naira each (N100, 000).
A Big thumbs-up to our team, for working so hard to honour hardwork, enterprise and innovation in Africa, and for inspiring many entrepreneurs to greater business success as we get ready for 2019.
Congratulations also to the winners and all the nominees for winning this prestigious award and ending 2018 on a great note.
See more pictures of The Award/Business Dinner Below: