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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
The SERAS CSR Awards Africa ~10th Oct ~2nd Nov Corporate Social Responsibility Africa
South African Premier Business Awards ~13th Oct ~13th Mar Business Africa
Apps Africa Innovation Awards 20th Oct 26th Nov IT & Telecommunications Africa
Environmental Care Awards ~23rd Oct ~23rd Nov Corporate Social Responsibility Africa
CEO Today Africa Awards ~31st Jan ~15th Mar Business Leaders Africa
WTM Africa Travel & Tourism Awards ~31st Jan ~6th Apr Travel & Tourism Africa
10 Year Old Wine Awards ~5th Feb ~18th Feb Retail & Consumer Goods Africa
Top Empowerment Awards ~6th Feb ~16th Apr Business Leaders Africa
The PRISM Awards ~7th Feb ~7th Apr Marketing PR Events & Advertising Africa
The Eco-Logic Awards ~14th Feb ~14th Jun Corporate Social Responsibility Africa
Digital Media Awards (Kenya) ~15th Feb 7th Aug IT & Telecommunications Africa
Discovery Sport Industry Awards ~26th Feb ~22nd Nov Hospitality Sport & Leisure Africa
Algeria Web Awards ~28th Feb ~30th Apr Marketing PR Events & Advertising Africa
The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development ~2nd Apr ~1st Jul Corporate Social Responsibility Africa
African Banker Awards ~8th Apr 26th Aug Financial Services Africa
The Corporate Awards ~10th Apr ~3rd Apr Business Africa
The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation ~15th Apr ~24th May Construction & Architecture Africa
Rising Star Awards South Africa ~19th Apr 23rd Jul Business Leaders Africa
Upstream Oil and Gas Awards ~30th Apr ~21st Jun Energy & Utilities Africa
HR People Magazine Awards (Nigeria) ~4th May ~6th Jun HR & Training Africa
Effie Awards South Africa ~4th May 23rd Jul Marketing PR Events & Advertising Africa
African Legal Awards ~29th May 4th Sep Legal Services Africa
World Travel Awards Africa ~31st May ~9th Apr Travel & Tourism Africa
The .NG Awards (Nigeria) ~5th Jun ~1st Aug IT & Telecommunications Africa
The Exclusive Men of The Year EMY Africa Awards ~22nd Jun ~18th Aug Business Leaders Africa
Fairlady Women of the Future Awards ~30th Jun ~16th Aug Business Leaders 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
EMEA Finance African Banking Awards ~20th Jul ~15th Oct Financial Services Africa
FNB Business Innovation Awards ~31st Jul ~3rd Mar Business Africa
The BCI Africa Awards 10th Aug 12th Sep Business Africa
The African Access National Business Awards ~18th Aug ~26th Nov Business Africa
African Fact Checking Awards 22nd Aug ~10th Oct Journalism Publishing & Media Africa
Nigeria Technology Awards 31st Aug 26th Sep IT & Telecommunications Africa

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