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The People of the Year Award celebrate individuals who have made their mark in the region's food industry value chain

Please note that you can nominate as many people as possible. For each person, you must fill this form separately.

THE CATEGORIES

Brief explanations of the four categories for the Person of the Year Award

1. AFRICA FOOD INDUSTRY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Africa Food Industry Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest accolade bestowed upon the most outstanding investors, company directors and founders in the food manufacturing, retail and foodservice industry in Africa. The recipients of this Award have made long-term impact through their leadership, dedication and drive, with a significant positive effect on the food industry and economy in their country or region at large.

2. AFRICA FOOD INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP AWARD

The Africa Food Industry Leadership Award is bestowed upon the most outstanding managers in the food manufacturing, retail and foodservice industry in Africa. Recipients of this Award have made the most impact on the food industry, through their leadership and significant role in the specific spheres of the industry in their country or region at large – and have been vital in building the capacity of the next wave of young executives into the industry through their leadership and mentorship.

3. AFRICA FOOD START-UP ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Africa Food Industry Start-Up Entrepreneur of the Year Award Award is bestowed upon the most outstanding founder of a start-up in the food manufacturing, retail and foodservice industry in Africa. The winner is chosen for his/her industry leadership through innovation and breaking barriers in the sector in which the start-up operates.

4. AFRICA FOOD INDUSTRY YOUNG PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Africa Young Person of the Year Award is bestowed upon to a young person below 35 years with the most outstanding achievements and potential. The winner is chosen for his/her industry leadership through innovation and breaking barriers in the sector.

NOMINATOR’S INFORMATION

Please note that this will be the primary contact person with the judges for the entire process.
E.g. CEO, Marketing Manager, Production Director etc.
Include your country code prefix e.g. 260

NOMINATOR'S COMPANY INFORMATION

Physical location of your company or factory, including Street name
If you do not have, you can give your Facebook, Instagram or other social media page

THE NOMINATION

Please type in clear, short and concise sentences. Please note that the judges may contact you from time to time to provide further information regarding this nomination.
Please choose one from the drop down list. You can nominate more than one person, but you have to fill this form separately
E.g. Founder, CEO, Marketing Manager, Production Director etc.
Physical location of the nominee's company or factory, including Street name
If they do not have, you can give the Facebook, Instagram or other social media page
Explain in detail the nominee's key achievements in the industry and how the nominee has impacted the food industry value chain in their country or region

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