BELLAFRICANA AFRICAN CREATIVE EXHIBITION (ACE) AND AWARDS
The management of Bellafricana is officially announcing their first edition of BellafricanaAfricanCreative Exhibitionand Awards coming up on the 17th of April, 2017. This Annual Creative Exhibition and Award (termed Bellafricana ACE Awards) is fully endorsed by Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) and the Nigeria Britain Association.
The theme is “Celebrating Creativity and Innovation”, as it is time to encourage and reward the hardworking creative business owners for impacting lives and the economy.
Bellafricana is an initiative with a focus on Made-in-Nigeria (Non-oil) products where customers and suppliers engage and transact to bridge the buyer-seller gap and create a wider outreach for Nigerian products locally and globally.
Bellafricana has enabled African creative businesses a platform to receive the recognition they have long deserved. They aim to laud the creative works of Nigerians (Africans), which makes open competition affordable and accessible.
The organisers believe the time has come where we should all come together to recognise and encourage hardworking and greatly skilled men and women who are making a significant impact through their various Industries/sectors.
This event is proudly sponsored by Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and supported by other organisations such as Sovereign Guards Limited, Vibe Web Solutions,Noah’s Ark, Labule Restaurant,ASSETS, Lara Rose, Mensam Prints, Bakers Options, Inside Watch Africa, Timeless, and much more
What To Expect At Bellafricana ACE Awards 2017
This will be a three phase event in which two of the phases will run simultaneously while the third phase will be held as the peak of the event.
The phases are; Exhibition, Conference and Awards dinner.
Both the Exhibition and the Conference will be held simultaneously and the Awards will be held in a dinner fashion to close the event.
The watch word at Bellafricana is Quality, to this effect;the organisers of the Bellafricana ACE Awards have assured the availability of top quality creative Afrocentric businesses to exhibit.
You will be able to access a wide variety ofdiscounted quality made in Nigeria products all under one roof in these 5 focus categories are; Arts & Crafts, Fashion, Health & Beauty, Home & Living and Food Produce & Snacks.
HERE IS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND AND NOT MISS THIS EVENT?
- Mouth-watering BBQ Chicken, Fish and Steak at the Sea Front
- Free Massage
- Free Spa Treatment
- Free Health Check
- Get up to 25% discount to shop.
- Get giveaways worth over ₦1,000,000.
- Fun Area for Kids – Games, Dancing Competition, Arts and Craft Making, T-shirt Painting and many more
- Painting Competition for Adults
- Make New Friends and Connection
- Free WiFi to browse all day
- ₦1,000 off Taxi Ride
- Highly Secured
To register and find out more, go to event.bellafricana.com/shopping
Themed: Practical Steps to taking your business Global
Key Note Speaker: Mr Olusegun Awolowo (CEO, Nigerian Export Promotion Council)
Bellafricana is always finding ways to help both budding and established creatives to harness the resources available to build their businesses stronger.
To this end, the conference will feature enlightening and engaging talks from renowned business men and women who have quality experience in these fields;
- Marketing Your Creative Business Globally
- How to Monetize your Creative Idea
- Branding that speaks for you
- Taking Your Non-Oil Product Global (Export)
- Sustainability and Succession Planning for Creative Businesses
- Perfect the Quality of your Craft and Evolve
To register and find out more, go to event.bellafricana.com/conference
Themed: Celebrating Creativity and Innovation
This African Creative Exhibition & Awards opens for nominations in various categories and Award competition.
Participants are offered a unique opportunity to showcase their talents and to have their work judged by the consumers and experts.
1) Best Indigenous Textile Designer
2) Best Emerging Beauty Brand
3) Best Emerging Fashion Brand
4) Best Creative Solution (ICT)
5) Best Supportive Made-in-Nigeria Celebrity of the Year
6) Best Eco-friendly Product Innovation
7) Best Innovative Product of the Year
8) Best Pioneer Craftsman/woman of the Year (Over 10 years)
9) Best Food Produce Innovation
10) Best Creative Kid Entepreneur
11) Best Creative Social Enterprise of the Year
12) Best Creative Kids Brand
13) Best Emerging Artist
14) Best Emerging Home & Lifestyle Brand
15) Best emerging African Brand
VOTING IS CURRENTLY ONGOING FOR THE AWARDS AND ENDS 05/04/2017. NOMINATE YOUR BRAND TODAY.
Go to the event website: event.bellafricana.com for more information.
Why You Should Participate
- The event is an important annualoccurrence aimed at attracting an audience that include Captains of Industry, Investors, Upwardly Mobile Youths, Marketers, Trade Delegations & Missions, Procurement Oﬃcers, Brand And Business Managers, Art Lovers, Governmental Representatives And Key Decision Makers.
- The event is for enterprising Nigerian MSMEs seeking wider access to both internal markets and International markets and investors seeking joint-venture partners.
Theme: “Celebrating Creativity and Innovation”
Conference Theme: “Practical Steps to Taking Your Business Global”
Date: April 17, 2017 (Easter Monday, Public Holiday)
Venue:D-Venue, Water Corporation Drive, Off LigaliAyorinde, Oniru, Lagos, Nigeria.
Time for Exhibition: 10 – 4pm
Time for Awards Dinner: 5 – 9pm
For partnership and sponsorship details, please contact the organisers;
Call: +2348086363970 or +2348184457403