GUBA Awards is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2015 Awards is extended till Saturday the 28th of February 2015.
The annual GUBA Awards which acknowledges and rewards the contributions of British Ghanaians, was postponed to make way for the first ever GUBA Expo – an event catering to the growth and advancement of Small/Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and plan activities for the 5th anniversary.
The GUBA Awards has been scheduled to take place on Saturday 27th of June, 2015 and is set to be monumental. The Black Awards, which centres on recognition and acknowledgement of achievers within the British Ghanaian community, will take precedence on the night.
Six amazing categories are up for nominations. These tried and tested categories will seek to find the purest of Ghanaian talent across the globe. We have also introduced a new, exciting and unique category this year. The Categories for nominations are as follows:
(Please click on the Award to direct you to the criteria and nomination procedure)
Your nomination counts!
Visit http://www.gubaawards.co.uk/2014-nominations/ for further information.
Nominations end on Saturday 28th of February 2015
The recently appointed British High Commissioner to Ghana – His Excellency Mr Jon Benjamin – has joined the highly esteemed GUBA Advisory Board for the GUBA 2015 awards. The GUBA Advisory board is a body consisting of prominent and experienced individuals who advise on the proceedings, legal, progressive growth, format and general management of the organization.
Mr Jon Benjamin is an accomplished British diplomat, who has worked in various areas of diplomacy across the world. Prior to his current role as High Commissioner to Ghana, he served as the British Ambassador to Chile and in various Foreign Office London and overseas roles, including in the areas of public affairs, human rights, drugs and crime and political analysis.
His addition to the GUBA Advisory team is a huge privilege for GUBA and will help towards our goal of uniting and increasing relations between Ghana and the United Kingdom.
Jon expressed his delight at being part of the GUBA Awards Advisory Board stating:
“I am honoured to be part of the GUBA Advisory Board. It is a great delight to be able to work alongside GUBA to acknowledge and reward deserving individuals. This represents another major aspect of the excellent relations between Ghana and the UK. More power to GUBA”
CEO of GUBA Awards Dentaa Amoateng also expresses her sentiments on Jon Benjamin’s participation:
“It is very humbling for Jon Benjamin to accept our invitation to join the GUBA Advisory Board and a privilege to have him as part of the journey to bridge the gap between the UK and Ghana. It is also great to continue with the link and history we had with former British High Commissioner to Ghana Hon. Peter Jones. I am excited for GUBA 2015 and building on the relationship we have with the UK through the Greenwich Meridian link as well. “
His Excellency Mr Jon Benjamin becomes the ninth member of the GUBA Advisory Board which already prides itself with a team comprising of the following:
Peter Jones | Director Defence and International Security| F.C.O
Jonathan Howard | CEO, Business Council for Africa
Eric-Vincent Guichard | Founder & CEO, Homestrings
John Carmichael | Author/Global development consultant
George Twumasi | Deputy Chairman & CEO, ABN
Rodney Hinds | Sports Editor, The Voice Newspaper
John Blavo | Founder & Senior Partner, Blavo & Co Solicitors
Cllr Danielle Pritchard | Counsellor, Harlow Council
The GUBA Awards is scheduled to take place in June 2015, as part of its 5 year Anniversary celebrations.
Nominations for the GUBA awards are ongoing, nominations can be cast via http://www.gubaawards.co.uk/2014-nominations/ and will conclude on the 28th of February 2015.
The Ghana UK-Based Achievement (GUBA) awards is the brainchild of popular TV personality Dentaa. Dentaa is the host of OBE TV's hit multi-segmented entertainment programme The Dentaa Show. Beginning in the summer of 2006, OBE aired The Dentaa Show, an engaging talk show which features interviews with prominent players in the Ghanaian and Nigerian entertainment industries, and discussions on relationships, business and culture.
Dentaa hosting the GUBA Awards 2010.
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