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3rd Edition of The Annual Bellafricana African Creative Exhibition And Awards (ACE Awards)

Bellafricana is set to hold the third edition of the annual African Creative Exhibition and Awards (ACE Awards) which will take place on Saturday, the 29th of October, 2021 by 6pm at the BWC HOTELS, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria.

ACE Awards 2021 aims to laud the creative works of Nigerians (Africans) and is certainly one of the strongest tools in awakening creative innovative and entrepreneurship drive in young people in Nigeria and indeed Africa.
The past two editions have garnered more than 6000 participants from different states in Nigeria and from other parts of Africa; Captains of Industry, Upwardly Mobile Youth, Marketers, Procurement Officers, Brand and Business Managers, Art Lovers, Investors, as well as policymakers meet at this one day event that is aimed at celebrating creativity and innovation.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this year’s edition will is going to be a bit different; the event will be in 3 parts: The Flash Sales, Creative Connect and Awards Dinner.

The Creative Connect This is an event created for creative entrepreneurs to meet, connect, bond and network amongst themselves. This event would be physically hosted and will provide attendees access to a networking session with SME owners, creative entrepreneurs, Industry leaders and creatives from all walks of life discussing how they settled into work. Also, in the same vein of connecting, conversing and collaborating, we would be giving business support worth 100,000 Naira to 1 lucky creative entrepreneur. Time: 10am – 4pm Date: the 29th of October.
Flash Sales

A one of a kind online shopping experience where attendees get the opportunity to buy quality Nigerian creative products at the click of a button. The flash sales will be hosted virtually and will run for 48 hours on the Bellafricana marketplace on the 29th of October, 2021 .

Awards Dinner
Bellafricana is pleased to announce the 3rd edition of the ACE Awards with the theme “Creativity and Innovation in Nation Building” scheduled to hold on Friday, the 29th of October 2021. ACE Awards 2021 is aimed to laud the creative works of Nigerians (Africans) and to awaken a creative, innovative and entrepreneurship drive in young people in Nigeria and indeed Africa. 15 Creative entrepreneurs will be recognized for their outstanding works. Time: 6pm on the 29th of October, 2021.

The Event is proudly sponsored by Nigerian Export Promotion Council.
visit for more information on the upcoming ACE Awards.

The dream started when Bukky Asehinde left her home country, Nigeria, for 8 years. She always yearned for a piece of home but could not find a proper platform that she could purchase from.

This in turn led to 7 years of hard work in building Bellafricana into a reputable tech-enabled community for creative entrepreneurs. Now, Bellafricana is set on the dream of building the biggest e-commerce platform, the Bellafricana Marketplace. We are set to promote African made products as well as being the one stop destination for hand-made, niche based African brands with top quality and at best prices. How? Through you, one customer at a time.

As we continue to serve locally based Africa businesses, it is our intention to ensure growth of these businesses and accommodate more. We are not just a marketplace; we are the one-stop marketplace for the continent and growing businesses. Our services include top notch shopper experience, African-made products at affordable prices, seamless retail processes and outstanding customer support system.

To be the most sought after marketplace in the world where consumers, irrespective of location, can purchase quality African products. We maintain a world-class standard of business and character with our customers, our partners and our employees. By doing so, it’s our desire to not only contribute to the progress and development of Africa’s economies, but inspire others to do so as well while impacting our overall social society.

1. To be the largest online platform that promotes and trades African products to the world.

2. To be the go-to resource for African entrepreneurs to develop and grow their retail businesses and brands.

3. To be the forward thinking resource for foreign businesses seeking to get into the African

1. Bellafricana Marketplace is a fast growing online shop with strong ties to Bellafricana, a community for creative entrepreneurs and a network of over 20,000 members and counting. It suffices to say that we have an endless pool of original and top quality products.

2. We recognize that our success is largely dependent on our employees’ professionalism and professional development, which we have backed up with best practices and effective Knowledge transfer from around the world.

3. We place value with diversifying knowledge within our organization as we consistently provide opportunities for staff to grow across different roles in the organization.

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