New York, NY- May 20, 2013– Face2faceAfrica is devoted to burnishing the image of Africa within the Diaspora. The Forbes Featured multi-media company established the F.A.C.E. List Awards in 2011 as a platform for the acknowledgement and celebration of pan-African Achievements. The annual awards spotlights and honors distinguished individuals of pan-African descent who have made a significant and notable impact in their respective fields.
The 2013 F.A.C.E. List Awards, proudly sponsored by State Farm, Arik Airlines, ETV and F2FA Magazine, will take place on June 15, 2013 at the exquisite Times Center in the New York Times Building, and will benefit Raising Hope foundation for their work with orphans in Africa. The star-studded black tie event will commence at promptly 7pm with a reception /red carpet, followed by the award ceremony from 8pm-10pm.
This year’s distinguished six honorees include the Executive Secretary of the Economic Comission for Africa Dr. Carlos Lopes, Founder and CEO of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) Madam Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, Founder and Publisher of The network Journal Aziz Adetimirin, Fashion Designer Korto Momolu, Founder of the African Development Foundation George Ntim, and Actress Jackie Appiah.
“We are extremely proud of this year’s honorees. Their stories are truly inspiring and we are very happy that we get to play such an integral role in showcasing the journey and impact of those who are driving the pan-African community forward in all endeavors. The F.A.C.E. List is not just any ordinary award show. It is an opportunity for those who paved the path to share their stories and hopefully pass the baton to the next generation of change agents and trendsetters.” said CEO Isaac O. Babu-Boateng.
This year’s show is full of activities, including an opportunity for the public to nominate a young person of African decent for the coveted Young African Committed to Excellence (Y.A.C.E.) Award. The winner will be presented with the award during the show. To nominate someone, simply send name, age (must be under 30) and a brief bio to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Y.A.C.E. Award is presented by Arik Airlines.
All guests who purchase a ticket will be automatically entered into a sweepstake generously sponsored by State Farm and Arik Airlines. The winner will take home 2 round trip tickets to Africa via Arik Air and a $500 State Farm Visa Card plus complimentary insurance and financial services consultation by a State Farm agent.
Advance online registration is required. There will be NO tickets sold at the door.
Small businesses or organizations can inquire about becoming a believer. For media partnerships, discounted group/company reservations, please contact Meghan at mreid@f2fafrica..com or call 888-5051299.