Careers Influencer Awards changes name and announces new nomination dates – The Sun Nigeria
Following the incredible success recorded in its 2020 edition, the leading professional awards platform, Careers Influencer Awards, has moved to a larger platform to reach a wider audience across Africa.
With this transition came a new identity for the brand and a new name, Africa Influencer Awards. The new leadership will seek to expand the reach of the brand and accommodate other aspects of professional circles across Africa.
The Africa Influencers Awards are an annual initiative organized by the pan-African digital management magazine, The WorkBooth Magazine, to identify and celebrate African professionals and companies who have had a significant impact on their stakeholders.
Its first edition recognized 50 professionals across Africa, including Olufemi Ibitoye, Wale Olajumoke, May Ogoibe, Toyin Adesola, Adeniyi-Adeleye Sandton and Yewande Jinadu. Other laureates such as Marketing Expert, Fiyin Toyo, Human Resources Expert, Olufunke Amobi, Leke Oshiyemi and Modou Njie from The Gambia, were also among the winners and were selected by an external panel as elite members of the Awards Platinum Club.
Unlike the previous edition which only focused on people who have influenced the career development of their colleagues and subordinates, the 2021 edition will also recognize organizations, institutions and brands that have shown interest in their clients, their staff and their community. The decision to take this route, according to the platform’s management team, is a recognition that while the workplace plays an important role in Africa’s development, there are areas that deserve attention. ‘be highlighted alongside to create a balanced and well-balanced platform. .
The platform has since announced August 1-31, 2021 as the nomination period and released the LINK for the public to vote in existing categories as well as newly introduced ones.