The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. It’s The African Creative Exhibition and Awards, [ACE Awards] 2021. For some, it’s the celebration of these creatives and others, simply want to finally know and meet the official winners for the ACE Awards 2021. Either way, it is a night to remember.
The air is a bit tense but all for the right reasons as the nominees are aching to finally get the results and know who would become the winners for the 15 categories.
With a successful Creatives’ Connect & Exhibition held during the day, the expectations for the ACE Awards dinner was incredibly high. And I dare say that those expectations were surpassed in flying colours! With no further ado, meet the official winners for the ACE Awards 2021.
Best Indigenous Textile Designer: Afrikstabel
Best Home & Lifestyle Brand: Yasmin Crafts
Best Beauty Brand: Jaga Beauty
Best Eco-friendly Product Innovation: Trash2Wealth
Best Innovative Product of the Year: Clay world by Marienne
Best Arts and Craft Person: Hooked by Lade
Best Creative Social Enterprise of the Year: Solar Sister
Best Pioneer Craftsman/woman of the Year: Raule Royal
Start-up of the Year: Just Journal
Best Creative Child Entrepreneur: Zees Shea Hub
Best Creative Children’s Brand: 9ijakids
Best Fashion Brand: K.Aspen
Best Food Produce Innovation: Klay Foods
Best Accessories Brand: AABOUX
Best African Brand: Kua Designs
There you have it. The 15 winners for the ACE Awards 2021. They didn’t only walk away with the recognition and awards but also, an Export Expansion Facility Programme [EEFP] Grant, courtesy of The Nigerian Export Promotion Council [NEPC].
Stay tuned and watch out for my next post, where I’ll be dishing you, savouring moments from the ACE Awards. Until next time, be good and be you!
The 3rd Edition of the African Creative Exhibition and Awards (ACE Awards) is back and the nominations have begun! ACE Awards, which brings together the best creative minds in the fields of Arts and Crafts, Fashion, Beauty, Food produce and snacks. This ceremony is organized yearly to recognize creative entrepreneurs in the aforementioned categories; with this year’s theme being “Creativity and Innovation in Nation Building”.
Creative Entrepreneurs and consumers of their products can now send in their nominations. The categories are listed below.
Best Indigenous Textile Designer
Best Beauty Brand
Best Fashion Brand (Clothing, Shoes)
Best Startup of the Year
Best Accessories Brand (Jewellery, Bags)
Best Eco-friendly Product Innovation
Best Innovative Product of the Year
Best Pioneer Craftsman/woman of the Year (Over 10 years)
Best Food Produce Innovation
Best Creative Children’s Brand
Best Creative Child Entrepreneur
Best Creative Social Enterprise of the Year
Best Arts & Crafts Person
Best Home & Lifestyle Brand
Best emerging African Brand
In showing our support and in accordance with what we do at Bellafricana, we would be granting 3 lucky Creative Entrepreneurs with the sum of ₦300,000 naira to help support their businesses.
Grant Eligibility Requirements
The candidate must be a Creative Entrepreneur.
Candidates must be nominated for the ACE Awards.
The candidate must have a valid business that falls within one of the following niches:
Arts & craft,
Health & Beauty,
Home & living,
Food produces & snacks industry.
Steps to Participate/How to apply
Follow @bell_africana on Instagram
Repost this flyer on your page, tag us as well as your friends
Fill out the form on our website – www.aceawardsafrica.com/nominate
When posting, use the hashtags: #ACE2021 #ACEAwards2021 and #Bellafricana
Creative Entrepreneurs will stand to gain $2,500
What are you waiting for? Starting voting!