The second edition of the Ghana Event Awards (GEA), which unveiled its nominees for this year on Friday, August 17, 2018, at Suzuki CFAO, Airport, Accra, will honour some personalities in the industry.
According to the Chief Executive Officer of Event Guide Ghana, Kelvin Kenneth, personalities like KOD, KKD, Amakye Dede ,Bola Ray, Uncle Ebo Whyte, Bob Pixel, Asaabea Cropper, DJ Blow, DJ Mensah,+233 bar, Accra City Hotel will receive an honorary awards on September 7, 2018 on the eve of the award at Suzuki CFAO, Airport, Accra for their impactful contribution towards youth development.
In an interview, Kenneth said “the scheme awards recognize personalities who have made remarkable contributions to the Ghanaian events industry over a sustained period under the category dubbed the ‘Lifetime Achievement Awards’, [and] the personalities are decided by the board.”
He added that, “These personalities have immensely contributed to the industry and they deserve this honorary awards. This award is our small way of saying ‘thank you’ for the great roles [you have] played in the industry”
The list of nominees for this year’s scheme, which seeks to award and celebrate indigenous Ghanaian event organisers who set the pace for excellence in event management across the country and beyond, is provided below:
GEA 2018 Nominations
Best Emerging Event Ghana Comic Awards Gentleman Expo Ghana Dance Awards JD Nightlife Awards Zongo Fest Miss Universe Ghana KtuSrc Awards Ghana Ceo Summit Made in Ghana Fair Forty Under 40 Awards Lead Series Pen & Paper Concert Women in Worship
Best Event Setup
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 4syte TV Music Video Awards Ghana Meets Naija Miss Universe Ghana Golden Movie Awards Emy Awards Glitz Style Awards Greater Works Tidal Rave Rapperholic Concert Harvest Praise Ghana Make Up Award Easter Comedy Show Rhythms On The Runway
Best Event Company Echo House Empire Entertainment Event Factory Innovations Events Ark Event & Management Think Mahogany Charterhouse Tinsell Events Zylofon Media Akwaaba Group Xodus Communications
Best Event Photography Rob Photography Swag Of Africa Augustlive Photography Teamblackimage PhylyxAkakpo Asephua Photo Yaw Pare Mantse Studios Joe Okyere Photography Ace Photography Paul Addo Photography
Best Male MC
Abeiku Santana Bernard Avle Dkb Giovani Caleb Jerry Adjorlolo KabuteyTheMc Ogee TheMc Nathaniel Attoh Kwame Sefa-Kayi Yaw Ampofo Lekzy De Comic
Best Event Sponsor Adonko Bitters Betway Ghana Ghana Breweries Ghana Oil Company Limited Kasapreko Mtn Ghana Twellium Ghana Vodafone Ghana Mcdan Shipping Joy Daddy Bitters Biegya Bitters Coca Cola Stanbic Bank Unicef Ghana Zylofon Cash
Best International Events
GUBA Awards Dj Kobby’s Annual Black & White Affair Miss Ghana USA Miss Ghana UK Party in The Park Ghana Entertainment Awards Ghana Music Awards Uk Ghana Investment Summit Uk
Best Event Blog
Ameyawdebrah.Com Cypressghana.Com Attractivemustapha Blagogee Eventlabgh Pulse.Com.Gh Swagofafrica.Com Nkonkonsa.Com Tmghlive.Com Zionfelix.Net Ronny_Is_Everywhere Ytainment.Com Ghkwaku.Com Georgebritton.Com Nydjlive.Com Nanakese. Com
Best CSR Event/Activity
Despite Group Blood Donation KenkeyFor The Needy Mtn Heroes Of Change Walk With Lexis Save a Child Save A Mother Project Needless For Girls Project Okyeame Kwame’s Hepatitis B Health Walk Kwabena KwabenaSave Life Concert
Best Events DJ
DJ Vyrusky DJ Lord DJ KCrakk DJ Nii Ayi Tagoe DJ Mensah DJ Andy Dosty DJ Black DJ Pho DJ Mic Smith
Ghana’s Favourite Event
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Girltalk Concert Ghana Dj Awards Ghana Meets Niaja Rapperholic Concert Ashiaman to the World Concert 30mints Salla Carnival VVIPSalla Fest Adom Praise AkwaabaUk All Black Annual Party Decemba 2 Rememba Bass Awards Di Asa JoyfmOldskull Reunion Tidal Rave S Concert John & John Movie Premiere Shata Wale Salla Concert Yfm Area Code Praise Jam Ghana Tertiary Awards
Best Corporate Event
Ghana Ceos Summit Forty Under Forty Awards Social Media Week Accra Africa Dialogues Ghana Entre. & Corporate Exe. Awards Cimg Awards Airteltigo Xmas Party Ghana Banking Awards Women Ceos Summit Zenith Bank End Of Year Party MtnHerosOf Change Garden & Flower Show
Akwambo Music Festival Central Music Awards Eastern Regional Media Excellence Awards Edem Fest Gadam Nation Concert GamashieHomowo Bash Heleh Africa Awards Kenkey Festival KtuSrc Awards Made In T’di Concert Tamale Fashion Week TeshieHomowo Western Music Awards
Best Female Mc
Berla Mundi Caroline Sampson Amanda Jessy Anita Erskine Joselyn Dumas Gloria Sarfo Nana Ama Mcbrown Regina Van Dei Helvert Aj Sarpong Awura Kwansema Karley Mettle Addo Naa KlordeyOdonkor
Event of the Year
4syte Music Video Awards Vodafone Ghana Music Awards Ghana Meets Naija Roverman Festival Of Plays Tidal Rave Rapperholic Golden Movie Awards Emy Awards Glitz Africa Fashion Week S Concert Rhythms On The Runway
The main event is slated September 7, 2018. To vote for your favorite event and personality, simply dial *713*714# across all networks.
The Ghana Events Awards is an annual awards ceremony to honour and celebrate indigenous Ghanaian events organizers who set the pace for excellence in event management across the country.
An initiative of Event Guide Ghana in partnership with Avance Media, the Ministry of Information, Commission on Arts and Culture, the awards are based on the need to promote and highlight organizations and people who create and successfully execute incredible events which meet international standards and have the prospects of becoming models for other future projects. Ghana Event Awards is powered by EventGuide.