The Under 30 CEOs Awards

The Under 30 CEOs Awards is an annual gala organized by CEOs Network Africa aimed at spotlighting and awarding 30 outstanding young entrepreneurs under the age of 30 who are breaking grounds and attaining new heights across different industries.

Outstanding young people with exceptional achievements in the agricultural sector.

Individuals with exceptional achievements in the beauty industry; hair, nails and make-up artist, skin care experts.

Startups that have added significant value and caused significant change in both social/economic development.

Exceptionally creative individuals who added significant value to the creative industry; fine arts, painters, pottery, film makers.

Individuals that have developed/engaged in ground breaking educational innovations and activities

Enterprising individuals who have shown/demonstrated pro-activeness in delivering solutions in the business world.

Outstanding event planners or event solutions companies.

Remarkable fashion directors/designers, stylists and fashion influencers.

Young, leading finance icons with significant impact and advance in the finance sector.

Exceptional food service providers; chefs, restaurants, companies.

Exceptional Hospitality service providers; Tour guides, recreational service providers, laundry service providers, restaurant, lounges, hotel owners etc.

Outstanding Make-Up Artists.

Remarkably innovative individuals that have made ground breaking impact in the manufacturing sector; shoes, bags, textiles production etc.

Most outstanding PR teams/company and Individuals.

Media houses and channels that have done excellently well in engaging its audience; news, entertainment.

Best breakout artists, distribution companies in the past year.

Most influential Online Personalities on Radio, TV and Social Media.

Individuals with exceptional creative skills in photo/video shoots, editing.

Exceptional individuals driving and influencing political change and policies.

Individuals that have significantly impacted the community through public service.

Individuals that have made great and profitable strides in the real estate world.

Most influential social entrepreneurs who have made great impact on community development .

Most Influential personality across all social media platforms.

Solohan Lawyer Of The Year

Outstanding sports and gym instructors/company.

Individuals with outstanding technological innovation; FinTech, AgriTech.

Women Power Networking Brunch

“Women Power Networking Brunch” in partnership with @355ng is aimed at promoting business relationships with female entrepreneurs in Nigeria, networking and recognizing the contribution of women in Nigeria and the world at large.

CEOs Network Leadership Masterclass

One of our core guiding principles is; where knowledge is shared, opportunities for collaboration are actualized. Through our CEOs Network Leadership Master class and other knowledge-sharing programs, we ensure that young  African business Leaders are better positioned and equipped to take on their peers globally.

Dinner Class

Dinner Class is a power networking event that hosts the most influential entrepreneurs in Africa. As a movement of young African business leaders poised to deliver the African reawakening, we believe in hosting these network events for the brightest young minds to meet, connect and build sustainable networks to collectively face and overcome the challenges confronting the continent as a whole.

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We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as young people and take the lead.

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CEOs NETWORK AFRICA is a platform dedicated solely to recognizing and encouraging young business leaders, building the capacity of young entrepreneurs, showcasing talent and creativity, and finally building relevant networks amongst the youths.


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