Shades Awards ’ll showcase hardworking entrepreneurs- Organiser

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By Victor Okoye

Mr Sylvanus Williams, Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Shades Awards, says its 2023 edition will showcase hardworking entrepreneurs whose businesses add value to the nation’s economy.

Williams popularly known as Sly Williams said this on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

NAN reports that the event is scheduled to hold Dec. 2, at the Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA) House, Maitama, Abuja.

The founder said that the awards night was a formal-to-semi-formal event during which trophies would be given to honour achievers in different fields.

He said that the event was to celebrate hardworking entrepreneurs in different sphere of businesses, to create a platform for them and their brands to relate.

According to him, the award ceremony is aimed at honouring those who may not usually be honored for their accomplishment; so as to make them know that their work is valued.

“The primary objective of the event is to show approval and gratitude for each person’s good job.

“We also aim to promote a community of like minds where participants are opened to endless opportunities and possibilities.

“It is also aimed at creating profit opportunities for startups with adverts placement and brands positioning,” he said.

The entertainment enthusiast said the top notch event was open for sponsorship and called on all well-meaning individuals, philanthropists, private, government as well as corporate bodies to come on board to ensure successive event.

“The Shades event will guarantee the presence of kings and queens, royal fathers, top ranking politicians, international business mogu and civil servants.

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Others include; top journalists from both new and traditional media, on air personalities, international and local sport athletes, top military personnel, top social media influencers, movie actors as well as music performers.

He added that the second edition of the Shades Magazine would be launched in February 2024 with all the blitz, glitz and glam memories of the 2023 award event as well as the awardees captured in the edition. (NAN) (


Edited by Deji Abdulwahab

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