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 amongst many others.

You can add industries and/or regions you are interested in by ticking the boxes down the left hand side and clicking ‘update search’. Also check out our MENA Business Awards and EMEA Business Awards pages for other awards you may wish to enter.

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. We can’t guarantee 100% accuracy (we try our best!) so always visit the individual awards’ websites for the latest information.


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Award nameIndustryRegionDeadline DateAwarding Date
The .NG Awards (Nigeria) IT & TelecommunicationsAfrica5th Jun1st Aug
Fairlady Women of the Future Awards Business LeadersAfrica7th Jun16th Aug
The Exclusive Men of The Year EMY Africa AwardsBusiness LeadersAfrica~2nd Jul~18th Aug
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Africa AwardsBusinessAfrica3rd Jul11th Sep
African FinTech AwardsFinancial ServicesAfrica~11th Jul~3rd Oct
All Africa Business Leaders Awards - East Africa (AABLA - EA)Business LeadersAfrica15th Jul~6th Sep
The All African Business Leaders Awards - Southern Africa (AABLA - SA)Business LeadersAfrica15th Jul~27th Sep
The All African Business Leaders Awards - West Africa (AABLA - WA)Business LeadersAfrica15th Jul~18th Oct
Business Traveller Africa AwardsTravel & TourismAfrica~15th Jul~1st Sep
Responsible Drinking Media Awards Journalism Publishing & MediaAfrica~31st Jul~27th Jun
The African Business AwardsBusinessAfrica~7th Aug~24th Sep
African Fact Checking AwardsJournalism Publishing & MediaAfrica~15th Aug~10th Oct
EMEA Finance African Banking AwardsFinancial ServicesAfrica~20th Aug~30th Sep
The Etisalat Pan-African Prize for InnovationIT & TelecommunicationsAfrica~11th Sep~6th Oct
Apps Africa Innovation Awards IT & TelecommunicationsAfrica11th Sep11th Nov
Environmental Care AwardsCorporate Social ResponsibilityAfrica23rd Sep23rd Nov
The African Access National Business AwardsBusinessAfrica~28th Sep~15th Nov
South African Premier Business Awards BusinessAfrica~13th Oct~11th Oct
FNB Business Innovation Awards BusinessAfrica~31st Dec~3rd Mar
Innovation Prize for AfricaDesign & InnovationAfrica~10th Jan~23rd Jun
Oliver Empowerment Awards Business LeadersAfrica~31st Jan~11th Apr
African Excellence Awards (PR) Marketing PR Events & AdvertisingAfrica~1st Feb~4th May
10 Year Old Wine Awards Retail & Consumer GoodsAfrica~7th Feb~26th Feb
The Eco-Logic Awards Corporate Social ResponsibilityAfrica~15th Feb~14th Jun
The PRISM Awards Marketing PR Events & AdvertisingAfrica~22nd Feb~7th Apr
Discovery Sport Industry Awards Hospitality Sport & LeisureAfrica~26th Feb~18th May
Algeria Web AwardsMarketing PR Events & AdvertisingAfrica~28th Feb30th Apr
World Travel Awards Africa Travel & TourismAfrica~17th Mar~9th Apr
Employee Engagement Awards AfricaHR & TrainingAfrica~18th Mar5th Jun
Rising Star Awards South Africa Business LeadersAfrica~29th Mar26th Jul
The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable DevelopmentCorporate Social ResponsibilityAfrica~2nd Apr~1st Jul
African Banker Awards Financial ServicesAfrica~5th Apr11th Jun
The ACA Apex Awards Marketing PR Events & AdvertisingAfrica~9th Apr~13th Jun
Upstream Oil and Gas Awards Energy & UtilitiesAfrica30th Apr21st Jun
OLX SOMA Social Media Awards (Kenya) IT & TelecommunicationsAfrica~30th Apr~23rd Jun
Digital Impact Awards Africa Marketing PR Events & AdvertisingAfrica~30th Apr~21st Sep
HR People Magazine Awards (Nigeria)HR & TrainingAfrica6th May6th Jun
African Legal AwardsLegal ServicesAfrica31st May6th Sep

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