We were honored to receive on our premises, the Delali Awards 2018 for the best entrepreneur in the service sector.
Delali Awards: a ground-breaking ceremony honoring African entrepreneurs in the diaspora held in September 2018 in Montreal.
This premier edition of the Delali Awards honored African entrepreneurs in nine categories
Constant Nemale, founder and CEO of Africa 24 TV, based in France, received the award of the best entrepreneur in the media. Africa 24, the first African TV launched in Europe, employs more 100 people and boasts more than 80 million viewers across the world.
Fondation Michaëlle Jean is a foundation forged by the current secretary-general of the International Francophony Organization (OIF) and her husband. It is based in Quebec, Canada and has helped more than 300,000 young blacks in arts to setup their artistic ventures, and has trained more than 10 million people in various areas. The foundation received the Jury’s Special Award.
Zoané Gnapié Maie José, founder and CEO of Black & White Beauty Shop based in Germany won the best female entrepreneur’s award. Her beauty shop services both black and white patrons. She also started engaging in beauty products.
Adam Sow, founder and CEO of Socosmetics in Quebec, Canada won the award for the best entrepreneur in manufacturing. She is the initiator of an industrial unit that produces beauty products for the black complexion.
Gérard Koffi, founder and CEO of Formatour Canada based in Toronto, Ontario-Canada won the award for the best entrepreneur in the service sector. His company provides training and consulting services for high-end companies with clients across the world.
Hervé da Silveira, founder and CEO of Djembel Dance institute, based in France, won the award for the best art entrepreneur. He developed and patented a fitness dance based on African ancestry dance movements and provides a certification system for trainers.
Junior Fabian, founder and CEO of Scarface Entertainment, won the award of the best entrepreneur in event promotion. Scarface is a Canadian company that promotes dozen of African artists and events each month.
Bayot Miny is the founder and CEO of Zagapali, a Belgian company that is specialized in fashion bags. Bayot won the award of the best entrepreneur in Fashion.
Serge Mouane is the founder and CEO of Wafrica, a Japanese company that produces Kimonos with African material and designs.