AAI Awards Gala

Cipriani Wall Street ballroom_empty webSeptember 21, 2016

6:00pm–9:00pm

Cipriani 25 Broadway

New York City

The Africa-America Institute will host its Annual Awards Gala on Wednesday, September 21 at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York City. The theme of this year’s Awards Gala is “Education: The Key to Africa’s Economic Growth”.
Held during the opening week of the United Nations General Assembly, distinguished U.S. and African leaders, business leaders, and top diplomats will gather for one of the most high profile events celebrating African achievement in New York City. This year’s gala will be held on the evening of the US-Africa Business Forum. Proceeds from the awards gala will support AAI’s advanced education and workforce development training programs and scholarships.

 

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Honorees

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AAI 2016 U.S. Business Leader Award

Stephen Hayes, President and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA)

 

 

 

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AAI 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Sunil Benimadhu, Executive Director of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM)

 

 

**Honorees still in formation.

The Awards Gala will also shine a spotlight on African nations making tremendous progress in advancing access to education and economic progress. Stay tuned for the unveiling of the countries.

 

Evening Program

6:00pm–7:00pm: Cocktail Reception

7:00pm-9:00pm: Dinner and Awards Ceremony

 

Business or National Dress

 

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For event information, please contact Aaron Consulting at +1 (646) 693-3978 or visit
benefitoffice.org/aai

For press and media inquiries please contact Shanta Bryant Gyan at shanta@sbgcommunications.com |+1(646) 290-8211