The Canwin Hotel played host to the organizers of Spotlight Awards Africa over the weekend, as the third edition of the prestigious awards scheme took place. With the theme “Youthful and Impactful,” the event celebrated the contributions of young entrepreneurs who have made significant strides in various business sectors.
Guest of Honor, Rev. Joseph Opoku Adjei, Managing Director of Adom Group Of Companies, emphasized the importance of empowering the youth and supporting business startups that create job opportunities. He commended Spotlight Awards Africa for shedding light on these enterprises.
“These SMEs will need support to grow and expand their businesses to recruit more unemployed youth to earn a living,” affirmed Rev. Adjei. He also highlighted the need for an educational system that fosters creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
During the awards ceremony, Rev. Adjei received the prestigious accolades of “Real Estate Firm of the Year” and “Youth In Music.” The recognition further affirmed his commitment to excellence and his dedication to empowering the youth.
Project Executive of Spotlight Awards Africa, Mimi Owusu Appiah, shared the challenges faced in organizing the passion-driven scheme. She appealed to corporate bodies to support and partner with the initiative, emphasizing the potential for the scheme to become even more lucrative for the awardees.
One of the notable awardees of the night was Princess Gans-Lartey, CEO of Juicy's Depot, who received special recognition for her efforts in curbing youth unemployment. She expressed her gratitude to Mimi Appiah and the organizers of Spotlight Awards Africa for the honour bestowed upon her.
The event was filled with music, networking, and a sense of elation among the awardees. Her Hair Gh, the winner of the “Hair Brand of the Year” category, expressed joy and pride, stating that the award marked a significant milestone for her business.
A total of 17 categories were awarded, showcasing the remarkable achievements of young entrepreneurs in Ghana. The night was a colourful celebration of their dedication and impact in their respective fields.