The African Chamber of Commerce and Tourism will hold its annual Afrikfest Merit Award and Fundraising Gala on September 28 at the Conference Center of Las Vegas.
This year’s Merit Award recipients have made extraordinary contributions in the areas of business and technology, community activism, innovation, education, philanthropy and being an Advocate of Change locally and globally.
The Annual Awards and Fundraising Gala serve as the central fundraising effort for the Chamber. Proceeds from the gala will fund the Chamber’s scholarship program and initiatives. The fundraiser will round out three (3) days of activities (September 26 -27), a small business summit + expo to position growth opportunities locally and globally, networking + cultural exchange.
Hosted by Honorary Chairman Dr. Godwin Maduka, plans are to increase the number of students and the number of scholarships awarded. In 2018, with the proceeds raised five (5) students entering or attending institutions of higher learning in various concentrations and vocational training received scholarships.
The gala will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm at the Conference Center of Las Vegas 6590 Bermuda Rd, Las Vegas, NV. Themed, “A Night of African Excellence,” traditional African attire is encouraged or black tie optional.
Tickets for the event are now on sale. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit: www.afrikfestlv.org or call 702 649-2000.