Leading industry voices across the African continent and beyond are eagerly anticipating the highly anticipated All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) scheduled to take place on Friday, June 23, 2023. Recognized as the single biggest premier business award’s evening in Africa, AABLA has become a renowned platform that celebrates exceptional leaders from various industries who are pushing boundaries and achieving remarkable success.
What sets AABLA apart from other awards is not only its noteworthy nominees, the spectacular gala evening, or its distinguished alumni, but also its esteemed partners. Once again, the ABN Group’s annual award, presented in partnership with CNBC Africa, will shine a spotlight on Africa’s visionary business leaders, thanks to the support of its sponsors and partners who are also setting new standards in their respective industries when it comes to business leadership.
We are delighted to announce this year’s partners and sponsors, each contributing to the success of AABLA and the celebration of Africa’s finest talent. Henley Business School joins as the Research Partner, providing valuable insights and expertise. SNG Grant Thornton serves as the Entry and Validation Partner, ensuring a fair and rigorous evaluation process. Access Bank, a leading financial institution, has proudly stepped up as the Associate Sponsor, recognizing the importance of fostering entrepreneurship and creating an enabling environment for businesses to thrive. Furthermore, we extend our gratitude to our category sponsors, including Absa Bank, The Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA), The Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC), Sasfin Wealth, Choppies Botswana, and The Gautrain.
Expressing her enthusiasm, Sugendhree Reddy, CEO of Access Bank South Africa, stated, “Access Bank South Africa recognizes the immense value of partnering as an associate sponsor for the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA). As a leading financial institution, we understand the importance of fostering entrepreneurship and creating an enabling environment for businesses to thrive. The AABLA provides an ideal opportunity to showcase the talent, innovation, and resilience within the African business landscape. By supporting this event, Access Bank aims to inspire and motivate African business leaders while also promoting economic growth and sustainability.”
Flynn Robson, Head of Sasfin Wealth, also shared his thoughts on their brand’s involvement, stating, “As a business, we have always been committed to excellence, innovation, and the pursuit of success. Our partnership with this prestigious event aligns itself with our key interest in acknowledging and celebrating exceptional individuals who continue to strive towards building our continent into a strong contender in the business fraternity as a whole.”