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Nominees for 4th edition of Ghana Events Awards announced

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The Chief Executive of Ghana Events Awards (GEA), Kelvin Kenneth has urged Ghanaians to watch out for the new initiative and creativity that this year’s awards would bring scheduled for 16th October, 2021 at Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.

 

He said the Event would bring about different activities, new categories, new location and great artistic performances which can make participants appreciate and love the event coming up soon.

Speaking at the launch of the GEA, the CEO said though though COVID-19 pandemic affected all Event organizers, some organizers performed very well in terms of observing protocols, creativity and organizing events in the country.

 

In terms of selection of nominees, he said, though they were faced with challenges and difficulties, it was done in three stages by the Board members, Academy and the public/ Event organizers based on the organizations set ups, publicity, technical hitches among others compiled together.

” during the selection period, the Board members, the public or event organizers and the Academy selected the nominees based on publicity, set up and technical background among others of the organization”, he said.

 

He noted that, even though GEA had previously awarded some organizations in the past three years, this year’s event has massive support from the media, sponsors and other organizations, adding, now other regions are also included in the nomination selection unlike previous when it was centered in Accra.

He added that GEA came into being to educate, support and teach Event organizers the best way to organize events and how to put in measures that would help achieve a successful events in this pandemic era in the country.

 

He called on Ghanaians to participate and vote for their favorite nominees using short code *365*300# on all networks.

He further mentioned that the categories are made up of 25 and 265 nominees which includes;

1.Best Events Venue of the year – Grand Avenue, Fantasy Dome, Underbridge, Event center, National Theatre, Accra Int. Conference Centre, The Savannah Venue and Snap Cinema.

 

  1. Event Photographer of the year – Manuel Photographer, Rob Photographer and TWINS DNTBET
  2. Event DJ of the year – DJ Vyrusky, DJ Aroma, DJ PHO, DJ Wallpaper and DJ Phletch.
  3. Event MC of the year (female) – Naa Ashorkor, Shirley Tibilla ( Cookie Tee), Gloria Akpene Nyarku(Mzgee) and Berla Mundi
  4. Event MC of tho year (Male) – Albert Aggrey (Abeiku Santana), Nathaniel Attoh, Jerry Adjorlolo, Johnnie Hughes, kpakpo Maxwell Justine (KMJ) and Ibrahim Ben-Baako.
  5. Event Influencer of the Year – GH Kwaku, GH Hyper, Gamashie Blogger, Sammy Kay Media, Zionfelix, Nkonkonsa and Ronnie is Everywhere.
  6. Event Entertainer of the year- Shatta Wake, Kuami Eugene, Medikal, Diana Hamilton, StoneBwoy, KiDi and Lekzy Deconie.
  7. Regional Event of the Year –
    Western Music Awards, Bono Ahafo, Ashanti, Eastern and Central regions Awards, Wine $ Dine (Love Affairs), AMBA festival, Volta Music and Ashanti regions Awards.
  8. Youth Events of the Year- Youth Excellence Awards, Ghana Tertiary Awards, Ghana Social Media Business & Creative Arts Awards.
  9. Emerging Events of the Year – Joint 77 xperience, the Love Affairs with Pat Thomas, Upper West Creative Arts Awards, Ovatime Christmas Party, Eastern family in the park with Fameye, Time Ghana Arts and Entertainers Awards and Ghana Social Media Business & Creative Arts Awards.
  10. Events Hypeman of the Year – Berima Sean Bills, Kojo Manuel, Jay TYME, Sheldon the turn up and Abeiku Sarkcess.
  11. Best Events Security of the Year- Asuavo Security and Eye 360 security
  12. Best Company of the Year – XO-DUS Communications, Charter House, Global Media Alliance, Carbon AV, Glitz Africa, Think Mahogany and Genet Services.
  13. Best Event Setup of the Year – Drive in concert with EFYA & OMAH Lay, Radio & TV Personality Awards, Adonko Next level Virtual Launch, Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Sarkodie Rapperholic 2020, Sarkodie Black love Concert, Rhythms on DA Runway and Exclusive Men of the Year Awards.
  14. Most Influential Events of the Year – Women in worship, Glitz Africa fashion week, Ghana DJ Awards, Vodafone Ghana Music Awards and Ghana Outstanding Women Awards.
  15. Experiential Company of the Year – OST Consult LTD, Contagion, BTL Africa, Perception MGT. LT. GH. LTD, Oxygen Plus and ESQUAN.
  16. Best Events of the Year – Ghana Women of the Year Honors, Exclusive Men of the Year Africa Awards, Women in Worship, 3 Music Awards and Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
  17. Best Event Venue of the Year – Oasis Pool lounge, Gold Coast Bar & Restaurant, Garage Bar, Front/ Back – Accra and Bayview Village.
  18. CSR Events of the Year – COVID-19 Heroes Convert, COVID-19 Virtual Concert, GhanaFest 32nd Virtual Concert and Mask4All Charity Against COVID-19.
  19. Ghana’s Favorite Events Awards – Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Shatta Wale Faith Concert, Asaase Sound clash, 3 Music Awards, Radio & TV Personality Awards, Ghana DJ Awards and Sarkodie Black Love Concert.
  20. Most Prestigious Events of the Year – The Experience with Diana Hamilton, Ghana CEO Summit, Ghana Women of the Year Honors, Ghana Oil & Gas Awards, Ghana Club 100, Exclusive Men of the Year Africa Awards and Ghana Outstanding Women Awards.
  21. Corporate Events of the Year – Ghana Mining Industry Awards, Chartered Inst. of Marketing Ghana Awards, Ghana Oil & Gas Awards, Ghana Business Awards, Diaspora Business Breakfast Meeting and Ghana Renewable Energy fair.
  22. Best Virtual Events of the Year – Shatta Wale Faith concert, Samini Untamed Virtual Concert, Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, Kelvyn Boy Black Star Album launch Party, Sarkodie Black love Concert, Asaase Sound clash, Exclusive Men of the Year Africa Awards, 3 Music Awards and Joe Mettle the secret Place Virtual Concert.

24.Best Events of the Year – Ghana Women of the Year Honors, Exclusive Men of the Year Africa Awards, Women in Worship, 3 Music Awards and Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

 

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DStv For Business Enhancing Customers’ Experience with The Right Mix of Entertainment

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At the heart of any business is the customer and at DStv Ghana, the goal is to evolve daily to meet the demands of the ever-changing and competitive market. In a bid to cater to its wide array of audiences, Africa’s number one Pay TV company, MultiChoice Africa has repositioned its commercial service “DStv For Business” with packages specially curated with the right edutainment content to suit various businesses.

According to the Acting Head, DStv For Business, Kelvin Kamasa, “our objective is to deliver a pay TV experience designed for your business. The content and packages are specifically curated to seamlessly fit into the way commercial customers consume it. Our solution for hotels for instance allows guest in different rooms to watch their choice of channels without the intervention of the front desk personnel. Your clientele can continue watching their favourite shows/channels whenever they are on the road for business or stop by your office, hotel, or pub. DStv For Business has a tailored package to suit your business size and pocket so you can have the best working moments with DStv.”

MultiChoice Ghana continues to improve its service offerings over time, with the addition of consultancy service for High-rise buildings, multiple user dwelling on how DStv can be installed. The DStv For Business unit can advise on countless options to ensure the incorporation of either our IPTV service or other alternatives to a seamless and cost-effective TV entertainment solution to your high rise or estate project. According to the Managing Director, MultiChoice Ghana, Alex Okyere, the business is all about the customer’s experience, and the greatest motivation for his team is to offer more value for money to not just our domestic users but commercial users.

DStv For Business has three main offers; DStv Work, DStv Play and DStv Stay. Each package is tailored to suit the needs of offices, bars, clubs, restaurants, hotels and so on. The essence of this, Kelvin Kamasa explains, is to tailor content to specific customers to enhance their viewing experience. Instead of having to watch a wide array of content, these DStv For Business packages now give you what you want based on business customers’ needs and preferences.

The DStv Work package offers the latest news headlines from around the world, sports, weather updates and other work-related entertainment. The goal here is to set the tone for a stimulating work environment and keep everyone well informed. The Work packages are best suited for offices, banks, and other corporate organizations.

The DStv Play packages are best suited for businesses such as pubs, restaurants, bars, clubs, café, and betting houses. These packages enhance the guest’s experience and ensure that they are always entertained with their favourite sports programmes and other first-class entertainment.

The DStv Stay packages are suited for hotels, motels, lodges, resorts, Air BnB’s and serviced apartments. Giving each guest whether a kid, adult or elderly a memorable in-room experience during their stay.

One important feature is that these packages they can be tailored to customers’ budget. This means that customers can enjoy entertainment at a certain threshold which is a unique offer. For less than Ghs 170, one can enjoy several channels. For instance, the DStv Stay (Basic), offers customers an array of entertainment with more than ten channels spanning sports, news, kiddies’ channel, and music with just GHs77.

Businesses also have the flexibility of choosing a package that perfectly suits your business model without worrying about not having the popular channels needed by customers. From small entrepreneurs to 5-star hotels, multinational corporations and government agencies, every business has something that works for them.

For hotels, their customers get a mix of carefully selected movies, music, and sports channels as well as documentary channels. This is the same for a financial establishment where customers are more concerned about the latest updates from the financial sector and latest news over that of a music or movie channel like Akwaaba Magic Abusua and ROK Gh. Similarly,  fast-food joints, pubs and clubs will be in tune with Trace Jama, Akwaaba Magic, SuperSports channels over National Geographic Channel or News channels.

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Fly Emirates to Dubai and enjoy a free night’s stay at Fairmont The Palm

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Ghanaian Travellers planning their next escape to Dubai and beyond who purchase an Emirates return ticket in First or Business Class can enjoy a complimentary night’s stay at one of Dubai’s most iconic hotels (more…)

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IIPGH, AFOS Foundation and partners launch Tech Job Fair (TJF) 2023

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Organisers and partners at the launch of Tech Job Fair 2023

Organisers of the annual Tech Job Fair (TJF) are geared up to give potential employees and employers yet another thrilling and exciting opportunity to recruit and be recruited into the job market after a media launch of the fair in Accra. (more…)

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Ghana’s Nana Yaa Serwaa Sarpong honoured as Female Entrepreneur of the Year at AWELFA 2023

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Ghana’s Nana Yaa Serwaa Sarpong has been honoured for her contribution to Women and Business in Africa at the Africa Women Economic and Leadership Forum and Awards (AWELFA 2023), held in Cameroon. During the forum, Miss Sarpong spoke on the “Impact, Opportunities and Strategies for Women in Entrepreneurship under the AfCFTA”. AWELFA later presented Miss Sarpong with an award as Female Entrepreneur of the Year. (more…)

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How to Start Playing in an Online Casino Safely

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When you’re ready to start playing in https://irelandbestcasinos.com/, it’s important to do so safely. Here are a few tips to follow:

  1. Make sure the casino is reputable and has a valid license.
  2. Only use trusted payment methods, such as credit cards or Paypal.
  3. Never share your personal information with the casino or anyone else.
  4. Keep your login information confidential and never let anyone else access your account.
  5. Make sure you understand the terms and conditions of the casino before you play.
  6. Play for fun, not to make money. Never gamble more than you can afford to lose.

The Risks and Rewards of New Online Casinos

When it comes to gambling, there’s no doubt that the internet has made things a lot more convenient for people all over the world. Instead of having to travel to a physical casino, players can now simply log on to their favourite online casino and enjoy all the action from the comfort of their own home.

While this has undoubtedly made gambling more accessible and enjoyable for many people, it has also led to the rise of a new breed of online casino – the so-called ‘newcomer’. These casinos are often established by relatively unknown companies and tend to offer players lower betting limits and a narrower range of games than more established brands.

So, what are the risks and rewards of playing at new online casinos? On the one hand, these casinos may be less reliable and secure than more established brands, so there is a risk that your personal information or money could be compromised. On the other hand, new casinos often offer generous bonuses and other promotions which can allow you to make some free money or get extra value for your bets.

Ultimately, whether or not you decide to play at a new online casino is up to you. However, if you do decide to take the plunge, it’s important to do your research first and make sure that you choose a reputable brand. With a little bit of care, you should be able to enjoy all the fun and excitement of online gambling without any major problems.

Benefits of Using a Good Betting Site

When it comes to gambling, there’s no doubt that the internet has made things a lot easier for people. These days, there are tons of great betting sites available online, and this means that you can enjoy all the convenience and excitement of gambling without ever having to leave your home.

But with so many different sites to choose from, it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. So what should you look for when choosing a betting site? Here are some of the key benefits of using a good betting site:

  1. Security and safety – One of the most important things to look for in a betting site is security. You want to make sure that your personal information and your money are safe and secure, and that the site has measures in place to protect you from fraud and other scams.
  2. Variety of games – A good betting site will offer a wide range of games, including slots, poker, blackjack, roulette and more. This means that you’ll always have something new to try and you’ll never get bored.
  3. Good customer service – A good betting site will have excellent customer service, with staff who are friendly and helpful and are happy to answer any questions you may have.
  4. Easy payment options – Another important thing to look for is easy payment options. The site should offer a range of payment methods such as credit card, debit card, PayPal and more. This makes it for you to deposit money and start playing right away.
  5. Bonus offers – Many betting sites offer bonus offers to their customers, such as free bets or match deposit bonuses. This can be a great way to boost your winnings and give you an edge over other players.

As you can see, there are plenty of great reasons to use a good betting site. So if you’re thinking about gambling online, be sure to choose a site that offers all of the above benefits.

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Everton Welcomes Ghana’s Ridge City Women as Club Partner

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Everton Welcomes Ghana's Ridge City Women as Club Partner

Everton is proud to announce that Ridge City has become the first women’s football club to join forces in an exciting new partnership.

The Ghanaian club, based in Accra and formed just four years ago, is the newest addition to Everton’s International Academy Affiliate Programme (EIAAP) as the Club looks to build on the huge progress made in the women’s game in recent years.

It is also the first African club to join the EIAAP programme, which aims to expand the knowledge and expertise of Everton’s player development processes to affiliated clubs across the world.

Everton aims to help expand the profile of Ridge City Football Club by facilitating and developing the women’s game in Ghana and offering a pathway for players.

The two clubs will also collaborate on player and coach development, coach education and helping Ridge City establish themselves as a foundation club for women in Ghana.

Formed in 2018, Ridge City FC has thrived following a truncated start as a professional club caused by the Covid pandemic: earning promotion to the Ghanaian Premier League in only their third season, as champions of Division One.

The club, which currently has around 30 women in its ranks, plus a burgeoning academy, has aims to facilitate the development and promotion of women’s football in Ghana.

Ridge City’s mission also includes creating career opportunities for girls and women as footballers and in the technical and managerial aspects of the game, and contributing positively to the upliftment of female football in Ghana.

Cleopatra Nsiah Nketiah, CEO of Ridge City, said: “I am super excited about the partnership. We have been looking for an opportunity like this for a long time and the most important thing for us is that women in Ghana are serious about playing football.

“I feel like our relationship with Everton will help us on that pathway and let our people know that in Ghana you can play football and that there can be a career path, perhaps even having a chance to travel to the UK and trial there.

“The environment and resources Everton can provide is a huge pull and the opportunity to have online coaching programmes to follow, and even potential visits by their coaches, is another real positive that we can tap into, to help our women feel that they are part of something bigger.

“I want to let the world know that we can see a pathway forward for Ridge City and this is a relationship we can’t wait to be a part of.”

The EIAAP initiative provides clubs at all tiers of the game with access to the finest coaching knowledge from Everton’s renowned Academy to support with growth – a level of support that sets it apart from more traditional models.

These include:

  • A holistic approach to player, coach and club development, offering technical support from Everton’s Finch Farm training complex and business and marketing support from its Royal Liver Building business headquarters
  • Weekly support from a dedicated Everton Academy coach
  • Full access to the Everton Academy curriculum

Under the EIAAP initiative, coaches from Ridge City will have access to Everton’s state-of-the-art Finch Farm complex – the home of Everton’s senior men’s, senior women’s and academy teams – for education and training.

Paddy Byrne, Everton’s International Technical Manager, plans to make a future visit to Ridge City to assist in sharing the Everton Academy curriculum and implement methods used at Finch Farm to develop both player and coaching skills.

In turn, this provides Ridge City Women with further knowledge and help grow their club to achieve their vision and objectives.

Byrne added: “We are delighted to welcome Ridge City as an inaugural women’s partner club to Everton’s International Academy Affiliate programme.

“I’m excited to work with Cleopatra and her team and help them to build on the solid foundations laid in only four years of existence.

“We feel there is plenty of opportunity for them to grow – and by sharing our values and coaching methods we will build on the affiliate programme in a new territory. 

“I am sure this will prove a fruitful partnership for both clubs, and we can’t wait to get started.”

Everton’s International Academy Affiliate Club programme, which is available to grassroots teams, professional sides, youth academies, girls’ and women’s teams, as well as colleges and universities, was launched in 2020.

The programme already has affiliates in the US, Canada, South America, Australia and Ireland.

To find out more, visit EvertonInternationalAcademy.com

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