Bellafricana aims to award innovation and creativity while also trying to train and assist SMEs nationwide to grow. The goal of the ACE Awards is to encourage more talents in Nigeria to be original and create more globally acceptable brands.

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See complete nominee list for Bellafricana ACE Awards:

1) Best Indigenous Textile Designer

Mimiremi Textiles

Joke links

Adire Lounge

Nety Art

2) Best Emerging Beauty Brand

Nubian Roots

Shanyi Organics

Modara Natural

Semsey Skin Treats

3) Best Emerging Fashion Brand

JZO Fashion

The Potters Signature

Sara Porsche FootWears

Ethnik by Tunde Owolabi

Jewelry by Itoro Okon


4) Best Creative Solution (ICT)

Anilingo by Iyin Creative


Okada books

Art beat 100


5) Best Supportive Made-in-Nigeria Celebrity of the Year

Adekunle Gold

Kate Henshaw

Noble Igwe


Yemi Alade

6) Best Eco-friendly Product Innovation



Mide Pearl

Tajora Mats

7) Best Innovative Product of the Year

The Agaconcept

Not just pulp

August Secrets

Anilingo by Iyin Creative

8) Best Pioneer Craftsman/woman of the Year (Over 10 years)

Bimbeads Concept

Femi Handbags

Wood Crafts man

Siod Leather

Proverbs Creations

9) Best Food Produce Innovation

August Secrets

Matse Cooks

Sac Fruits

AACE Foods



10) Best Creative Kid Entepreneur

Simi’s Bakehouse

Lekan Kid Barber

A. Team Clean

Az Naza

11) Best Creative Social Enterprise of the Year

Mama Moni

Haima Health

She Writes Woman

Cyberlogik Foundation

Kids Clean Club

12) Best Creative Kids Brand

Always me by Anne Li

Omose Kids

Tender Plus

Tomi’s Treats

Happy Pikin

13) Best Emerging Artist

Asah Bara

Art beat 100




14) Best Emerging Home & Lifestyle Brand

Abela World


Woods Worth Interior

Parliamo Bambini


Catyna Designs

15) Best emerging African Brand

Bayabs GH

Serenity Luxury Body Care SA

Babatree Baskets GH

Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative

Ziko Afrika KE

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Attendance to the event is FREE, Dinner is ₦20,000


Theme: “Celebrating Creativity and Innovation”

Conference Theme: "Practical Steps to Taking Your Business Global"

Date: April 17th 2017 (Easter Monday)

Venue: D-Venue, Water Corporation Drive, Off Ligali Ayorinde, Oniru, Lagos, Nigeria.

Conference Time: 10 - 3pm (doors are opened by 9am)

Exhibition: 9am

Awards Ceremony: 5pm – 9pm