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
Oliver Empowerment Awards Business LeadersAfrica31st Jan11th Apr
African Excellence Awards (PR) Marketing PR Events & AdvertisingAfrica~1st Feb~4th May
Innovation Prize for AfricaDesign & InnovationAfrica~10th Feb~23rd Jun
The Eco-Logic Awards Corporate Social ResponsibilityAfrica15th Feb~14th Jun
The PRISM Awards Marketing PR Events & AdvertisingAfrica~18th Feb~7th Apr
Discovery Sport Industry Awards Hospitality Sport & LeisureAfrica~26th Feb~18th May
Africa Energy Awards Energy & UtilitiesAfrica~28th Feb~27th Mar
FNB Business Innovation Awards BusinessAfrica~28th Feb~3rd Mar
Employee Engagement Awards AfricaHR & TrainingAfrica18th Mar5th Jun
African Banker Awards Financial ServicesAfrica~20th Mar~22nd May
10 Year Old Wine Awards Retail & Consumer GoodsAfrica~21st Mar~10th Apr
The ACA Apex Awards Marketing PR Events & AdvertisingAfrica~23rd Mar~13th Jun
Rising Star Awards South Africa Business LeadersAfrica~30th Mar~26th Jul
Upstream Oil and Gas Awards Energy & UtilitiesAfrica~30th Mar~15th Jun
HR People Magazine Awards (Nigeria)HR & TrainingAfrica~2nd Apr~10th Mar
The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable DevelopmentCorporate Social ResponsibilityAfrica~3rd Apr~1st Jul
DRC Mining Industry AwardsEnergy & UtilitiesAfrica~18th Apr~8th Jun
OLX SOMA Social Media Awards (Kenya) IT & TelecommunicationsAfrica~30th Apr~23rd Jun
World Travel Awards Africa Travel & TourismAfrica~30th Apr~9th Apr
Digital Impact Awards Africa Marketing PR Events & AdvertisingAfrica~30th Apr~21st Sep
All Africa Business Leaders Awards - East Africa (AABLA - EA)Business LeadersAfrica~31st May~6th Sep
The All African Business Leaders Awards - Southern Africa (AABLA - SA)Business LeadersAfrica~31st May~27th Sep
The All African Business Leaders Awards - West Africa (AABLA - WA)Business LeadersAfrica~31st May~18th Oct
Fairlady Women of the Future Awards Business LeadersAfrica~8th Jun~17th Aug
African Legal AwardsLegal ServicesAfrica~29th Jun~7th Sep
The Exclusive Men of The Year EMY Africa AwardsBusiness LeadersAfrica~2nd Jul~18th Aug
African FinTech AwardsFinancial ServicesAfrica~11th Jul~3rd Oct
Business Traveller Africa AwardsTravel & TourismAfrica~15th Jul~1st Sep
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Africa AwardsBusinessAfrica~17th Jul~12th 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
Apps Africa Innovation Awards IT & TelecommunicationsAfrica~7th Sep~12th Nov
The Etisalat Pan-African Prize for InnovationIT & TelecommunicationsAfrica~11th Sep~6th Oct
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

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