GhanaWeb has launched the first edition of the GhanaWeb Excellence Awards, a public choice awards program aimed at recognizing personalities, groups and organizations who have contributed immensely to the development of Ghana.
The event saw the unveiling of eighteen (18) categories, plaques and awards for potential winners.
Categories include the GhanaWeb Humanitarian Award, which will recognize a Ghanaian who has been exemplary in promoting human well-being by helping the needy and disadvantaged in Ghana without discrimination.
Others are the GhanaWeb Women Empowerment Award, the GhanaWeb Media Development Award, the GhanaWeb Creative Arts Excellence Award, the GhanaWeb Peace & Diplomacy Award, the GhanaWeb Business Development Award, the GhanaWeb Youth Empowerment Award, the GhanaWeb Leadership Excellence Award and the GhanaWeb Tech & Innovation Award.
The others are the GhanaWeb Culture Promoter Award, the GhanaWeb Influential Man Award, the GhanaWeb Influential Woman Award, the GhanaWeb Advocate of Good Governance Award, the GhanaWeb Discovery Award, the GhanaWeb Star Award, the GhanaWeb Social Media Personality Award, the GhanaWeb Influential Blogger Award, and the GhanaWeb Business Giant Award.
Speaking at the launch held at the AH Hotel on July 1, 2021, Ekow Blankson, Commercial Director of Advertiser and Publisher Solutions Ghana Limited (ADPU) – AfricaWeb Branch Directors – said: “You know GhanaWeb as an information platform. While we have been delivering on your expectations in this regard for over 22 years, we are more than just for the news. We are a web portal and therefore offer various and multiple solutions to our audience, our known customers, SMEs and start-ups. All you have to do is dream it up and leave the actualization to ADPU.
“In the same breath of success, the GhanaWeb Excellence Awards were born. It is a product that seeks to bring Ghanaian awards to their peak with credibility, innovation and class. This is why we are all calling for support for this very transparent award that is launched and unveiled today. “
For his part, Nii Akwei Ismail Akwei, Editor-in-Chief of AfricaWeb said that “this rewards program is audience-fueled to give our readers and viewers the mandate to decide who has been exemplary over the past year. . GhanaWeb is for the people and the voice of the people matters.
Among the dignitaries who attended the event were the founder of the All-People’s Congress and a two-time presidential candidate, Hassan Ayariga, who praised GhanaWeb for the initiative.
Nomination for the awards is unlimited and would be open on Monday July 5, 2021 and end on August 30, 2021. The public can nominate them via a shortcode and email yet to be announced: [email protected] Another platform would be launched on ghanaweb.com where the public can also make their nominations.
The main event is scheduled for December 2021.