Becoming Africa’s Technology and Innovation Hub in the 21st Century; Prospects for the City of Lagos

EKO Excellence Awards was initiated to recognize, inspire and celebrate distinguished individuals, enterprises, corporations and government agencies that have excelled and thrived in the face of challenges and adversity by upholding best practices and global standards in their fields of endeavour. The award ceremony offers a comfortable and ideal location for industry decision-makers to exchange ideas, discuss strategies and explore business opportunities.

Below you will find all the categories and criteria for entry into the award program, as well as eligibility and screening process for conferment of award. We understand that projects and accomplishments may be applicable across multiple categories. However, to ensure that the entries remain focused and relevant, nominations are only eligible for entry under two different categories.


30th January 2019 – Press Conference on award Launch / Call for nominations

31st March 2019 – Entry deadline for call for nominations

1st April 2019 – Eligibility/Screening of nominations

9th September 2019 – Announcement of award finalist/voting

27th September 2019 – Deadline for voting

2rd October 2019 – Conferment of award on winners

Award Ceremony

  • 23rd November 2019
  • Oriental Hotel, Lagos