THE 2015 PLANET AFRICA AWARDS GALA
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH, 2015
Date: October 24th, 2015
Time: Red Carpet Reception, 6.00 PM
Dinner & Awards, 7.00 PM
Venue: Pearson Convention Centre, 2638 Steeles Ave E, Brampton.
Tickets: Tickets are $150 and a table of 10 is $1500
Tel: (416) 247 5777
The 2015 Planet Africa Awards gala is scheduled for October 24th at Pearson Convention Centre, 2638 Steeles Ave E, Brampton. Ontario. The awards program seeks to identify and recognize deserving individuals, organizations, businesses and agencies that make a profound difference in society, at the national and international levels.
Since 2004, the awards program has honoured many achievers. The Red Carpet event brings together people of African origin and others of goodwill from around the world, to celebrate leadership and excellence in Toronto, Canada. Headliners and Keynote speakers have included, Dr. Bernice King, CEO of the King Centre and daughter of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dr. Julius Garvey, son Marcus Garvey and Rita and Sharon Marley, widow and daughter of singer Bob Marley.
Past recipients include Kevin Williams, President and Managing Director, General Motors Canada; Professor Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate; The Hon. Jean Augustine, Fairness Commissioner and Former Minister; Nollywood actors Majid Michel and Zach Orji; Douglas Orane, Chairman of Grace Foods; Daniel Igali, Olympic Gold Medalist; Isaiah Washington, Hollywood Star and Yvonne Chaka Chaka, South Africa’s legendary singer, among others.