The Innovation Hub collaborates with the 16th BBQ Awards

The Innovation Hub collaborates with the 16th BBQ Awards to applaud transformational black business in South Africa

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The Innovation Hub- an Innovation Agency of the Gauteng Province is excited to have partnered with the 16th annual Black Business Quarterly Awards through their sponsorship of The Innovation Hub - New and Innovative Business award category, hosted by the Big Time Strategic Group. This exclusive event is South Africa’s most prestigious and longest running black business awards ceremony. The Awards will be hosted at Emperor’s Palace on 20 October 2017   

The awards are a platform where successful black businesses and formidable champions of transformation in South Africa are recognised and honoured for their contributions. As The Innovation Hub, our role is to foster innovation and entrepreneurship, it is important that we uplift and honour entrepreneurs that have new innovations in the Smart Industries (ICT and advanced Manufacturing), Green Economy ( water, waste and energy and Bio economy ( Health and Agro-Processing). The awards consist of 13 categories and are open to individuals, black-owned and empowered companies throughout the country. These remarkable individuals will be celebrated in lavish style during an evening featuring top South African entertainment, influential speakers of the highest calibre and the awarding of the finalists and winners in the various categories.

The  categories for awards are;

Big Time Strategic Group - Platinum Award; Comair - Outstanding Women in Business; Emperors Palace - Community Builder of the Year; Hennessy - Businessman of the Year; Kaya FM - Transformation Champion of the Year; Ledwaba Mazwai Attorneys - Public Sector Visionary Award; LTE Holdings- Best Established Black Business; The Innovation Hub - New and Innovative Business; Best Employer of the Year; Iqhawe Mentorship; New Entrepreneur; Young Business Achiever; and CSI Ubuntu.

For further details regarding the Big Time Strategic BBQ Awards 2017, and to submit your nominations, please click link



For more information, please contact:

Linah Nematandani

Communication and Marketing Manager

(+27) 12 844 0030/ (+27) 71 673 9964

Twitter: @InnovHub

Facebook: InnovhubZA

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