List of Business Awards in Africa

This is the world’s best list of Business Awards in Africa. It includes all the most credible African business awards across the continent and in specific African countries. Here you can find information to help you enter The African Fintech Awards, The Africa Energy Awards, The EMEA Finance African Banking Awards, Nigerian Business Awards, South African Business Awards, The All Africa Business Leaders Awards and The Digital Impact Awards Africa among many others. Also view our MENA Business Awards and EMEA Business Awards pages for other awards you may wish to enter.

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Please note: the “~” symbol means that the date is based on the previous year’s awards programme or is an estimate based on the information available.
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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
Innovation Prize for Africa ~10th Jan ~23rd Jun Design & Innovation Africa
Oliver Empowerment Awards ~31st Jan 15th Apr Business Leaders Africa
WTM Africa Travel & Tourism Awards 31st Jan 6th Apr Travel & Tourism Africa
10 Year Old Wine Awards ~7th Feb ~4th Mar Retail & Consumer Goods Africa
The Eco-Logic Awards ~15th Feb ~14th Jun Corporate Social Responsibility Africa
The PRISM Awards ~22nd Feb ~7th Apr Marketing PR Events & Advertising Africa
Discovery Sport Industry Awards ~26th Feb ~18th May Hospitality Sport & Leisure Africa
Algeria Web Awards ~28th Feb ~30th Apr Marketing PR Events & Advertising Africa
World Travel Awards Africa ~17th Mar ~9th Apr Travel & Tourism Africa
Employee Engagement Awards Africa ~18th Mar ~5th Jun HR & Training Africa
Rising Star Awards South Africa ~29th Mar ~26th Jul Business Leaders Africa
The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development ~2nd Apr ~1st Jul Corporate Social Responsibility Africa
African Banker Awards ~5th Apr ~11th Jun Financial Services Africa
The ACA Apex Awards ~9th Apr ~13th Jun Marketing PR Events & Advertising Africa
Upstream Oil and Gas Awards ~30th Apr ~21st Jun Energy & Utilities Africa
OLX SOMA Social Media Awards (Kenya) ~30th Apr ~23rd Jun IT & Telecommunications Africa
Digital Impact Awards Africa ~30th Apr ~21st Sep Marketing PR Events & Advertising Africa
HR People Magazine Awards (Nigeria) ~6th May ~6th Jun HR & Training Africa
African Legal Awards ~31st May ~6th Sep Legal Services Africa
The .NG Awards (Nigeria) ~5th Jun ~1st Aug IT & Telecommunications Africa
Fairlady Women of the Future Awards ~7th Jun ~16th Aug Business Leaders Africa
African Fact Checking Awards ~30th Jun ~10th Oct Journalism Publishing & Media Africa
The Exclusive Men of The Year EMY Africa Awards ~2nd Jul ~18th Aug Business Leaders Africa
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Africa Awards ~3rd Jul ~11th Sep Business Africa
The SERAS CSR Awards Africa ~10th Jul 2nd Nov Corporate Social Responsibility Africa
AFTS FinTech Awards ~11th Jul 8th Nov Financial Services Africa
All Africa Business Leaders Awards - East Africa (AABLA - EA) ~15th Jul ~6th Sep Business Leaders Africa
The All African Business Leaders Awards - Southern Africa (AABLA - SA) ~15th Jul ~27th Sep Business Leaders Africa
The All African Business Leaders Awards - West Africa (AABLA - WA) ~15th Jul ~18th Oct Business Leaders Africa
Business Traveller Africa Awards ~15th Jul ~1st Sep Travel & Tourism Africa
CEO Today Africa Awards ~30th Jul ~26th Aug Business Leaders Africa
Responsible Drinking Media Awards ~31st Jul ~27th Jun Journalism Publishing & Media Africa
FNB Business Innovation Awards ~31st Jul ~3rd Mar Business Africa
The African Access National Business Awards ~18th Aug ~15th Nov Business Africa
Nigeria Technology Awards ~31st Aug 30th Nov IT & Telecommunications Africa
Apps Africa Innovation Awards ~11th Sep 11th Nov IT & Telecommunications Africa
EMEA Finance African Banking Awards ~20th Sep ~12th Nov Financial Services Africa
Environmental Care Awards ~23rd Sep 23rd Nov Corporate Social Responsibility Africa
South African Premier Business Awards ~13th Oct ~13th Mar Business Africa

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