(3rd Edition)

Bcon Emerging Leaders Award (BELA)

The Bcon Emerging Leaders Award is an annual recognition to appreciate the efforts of visionaries who are building innovative and impactful enterprises or initiatives in Africa. Every year, new talents come up and they deserve to be applauded for their courage.

Our goal is to encourage individuals to build sustainable businesses no matter the level or industry they are in.


The Bcon Emerging Leaders Award is a nomination award. To be nominated,

  • Your work must be recognised
  • You must be African
  • Your initiative/business must be making an impact
  • Your initiative/business must be 6 months old – 5 years old


October 4, 2021

Nominations begin

November 12, 2021

Nominations close

December 1, 2021

List is released

How do I nominate?

You can nominate yourself or someone else.

One nomination per person.

Fill the form below to start nomination process.