The BBI UK organisers of the annual awards celebrating diversity and achievement has announced the EMA Awards 2017 Grand Finalists as follow:
Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez, AFRICA4U and Africans in Diaspora Online Network; Carmen Lindsay MBE, Camberwell After School Project; Theophilus Bello, Barnet and Haringey NHS Trust; Charles Ete, Charles Ete & Co Solicitors; Cllr Sunny Lambe, SAL Associates Ltd; Kofi Kusitor MBE, Colourful Radio; Waynett Peters, Dapper and Divas; Mavis Amankwah, Rich Visions; Mark Dalgety, Dalgety Tea; Cllr Yemi Osho, Cllr Victor Eni
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Placida Acheru, Coaching4Excellence; Tokunbo Koiki, Tokunbo’s Kitchen; Mo Obadina, Mo’s MOJO; Gina Moffatt, Blooming Scent; Sandra Fox, Teach Tapin; Waynett Peters, Dapper and Divas
ENTERPRISE LIFE ACHIEVEMENT
Mark Dalgety, Dalgety Tea; Carmen Lindsay MBE, Camberwell After School Project; Charles Ete, Charles Ete & Co Solicitors; Ayan De First, Oduduwa Talking Drummers Ltd
Carmen Lindsay MBE, Camberwell After School Project; Halima Sanni, Lolak Afrique Restaurant; Dulcie Hutchinson, Springs of Hope UK; Nicholas Okwulu, Prem People; Suley Muhidin
Theophilus Bello, Barnet and Haringey NHS Trust; Charles Ete, Charles Ete & Co Solicitors; Placida Acheru, Coaching4Excellence; Victor Atiemo, Secure on Site Security; Mo Obadina, Mo’s MOJO; Roucheon Iloyi, Feromedia, Cllr Yemi Osho
Mr Abiodun Paseda, Focus on Disability Foundation; Mickela Hall-Ramsay, HR Sports Academy CIC; Natasha Johnson, WOMEN WITH A VOICE; Dulcie Hutchinson, Springs of Hope UK; The Godwin Lawson Foundation (GFL); Jimmy Bolaji Eniola, Hen Foundation
SOCIAL CARE SERVICES
Veronica Nelson, Focus Learning; Dr Tajudeen Atolagbe, Cognithan Care Services; Brandon Pillay, Elim Health Care Services
CREATIVE ARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE
Rukayat Aderewa Basaru, True African Heritage Foundation; Ayan De First, Oduduwa Talking Drummers Ltd; Vanessa Awong Eya’a, Olivia’s New Life; Astride Costa, Astride Management; Roucheon Iloyi, Feromedia, Suley Muhidin, Poet
BLACK ACHIEVERS RECOGNITION
Daniel Dabati, Dabati Clothing; Cllr Sunny Lambe, SAL Associates Ltd; Waynett Peters, Dapper and Divas, Cllr Victor Eni, Cllr Yemi Osho
NEW ENTREPRENEUR MIND (Business up to 18 months old)
Astride Rezende Costa, Astride Management; Mary Otumahana, Prodigies of Nature; Neema Williams, Oratus Moretech; Tony Tiyou, Renewables in Africa
YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR GAME AWARD (YEGA) (Ages up to 30)
Astride Rezende Costa, Astride Management; Neema Williams, Oratus Moretech
The BBI UK’s annual Awards has become a much anticipated event within the minority ethnic business and social calendar, bringing about community and industrial recognition, professional networking opportunities, social celebration and a spirit of togetherness.
The event will feature business exhibitions, award presentations, fashion show, best dressed and dance competition, live entertainments, delicious ethnic cuisine and musical performances to round off the night.
Don’t miss out on the annual guest participatory ‘EMA Personality of the Year Trophy’ competition which is open to all our guests on the awards night. Among some attractive raffle draws prizes for grabs are ‘a night stay for two and dinner for two, donated by the Hilton London Tower Bridge’. It could be you or your friend walking home with any of them.
Don’t miss out on an autumn extravaganza night full of celebration, education, entertainment, recognition, chillaxation and networking. A night to remember awaits!
The 14th annual EMA Awards gala night will take place on Saturday 28 October 2017 in the banqueting suite of the prestigious Hilton London Tower Bridge, Tooley Street, London SE1 2BY, starting from 7pm till late.
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