The founders of Invest in Africa Now! are pleased to attend the European Leadership Awards (ELA) Gala as VIP guests. The ceremony will be taking place on 23 May, 2018 at the Egmont Palace in Brussels, culminating the first day of the European Business Summit (EBS). The ELA is a brand new awards ceremony organized by Euronews and EBS, to recognize outstanding achievers in business, politics, entrepreneurship and innovation.

The event will be broadcast live on the Euronews TV channel, as well as streamed live on Facebook and the European Leadership Awards website. In addition to the shortlisted candidates and the jury, guests will include high-level decision makers, business leaders and key partners of EBS and Euronews.

Following a public vote, which took place between March 15th-31st, 2018, three candidates were shortlisted in each of the five categories: European Personality, Leader, CEO, Entrepreneur and Innovator of the Year. Are shortlisted in the category European Leader of the Year Emmanuel Macro, Angela Merkel and Margrethe Vestager.

In memory of Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese journalist murdered in Malta on October 16th, 2017, Euronews and EBS will also present a special award to a member of her family. The award will commemorate Mrs Caruana Galizia’s work in the area of investigative journalism.

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