Nominees sought for African women business awards

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has announced the hosting of the 3rd edition of the AWIEF Awards.

The annual AWIEF Awards is Africa’s most prestigious awards event designed to highlight and celebrate the achievements of women entrepreneurs and business leaders who contribute to the transformation and development of Africa’s economy, creating jobs and opportunities across the continent.

The call for nominations is now open and will last until May 15. Nominees can be nominated by a third party, or self-nominated. 

Nominations can be submitted for the following eight categories: Young Entrepreneur Award, Tech Entrepreneur Award, Social Entrepreneur Award, Global Brand Award, Agri Entrepreneur Award, Empowerment Award, Creative Industry Award and  Lifetime Achievement Award.

AWIEF Awards takes place during the annual Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship conference and exhibition which will be hosted this year on 29 and 30 October at Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town, South Africa.