The 2021 event has 15 award categories, including the recently added Public Health & Disease Awareness Award. The new addition aims to highlight the strides marketers have made in getting the public to take action during the global pandemic.

The Marketing Scientist Award seeks to recognise women educating a new generation of marketers.

Categories and entry forms are available here. The deadline for entries is Thursday, 30 September but will likely be extended until mid-October. The event will be held in November 2021 in London.

WiM Africa joins Brand Finance and CNN as strategic partners with the International Advertising Association on the fourth Africa Rising virtual event, the region's most anticipated MarComs conference. 

The theme of the virtual conference 'Africa to the World' is being spearheaded by the IAA on its global compass platform, showcasing the thought-leadership and insights across the continent and dial the significance of Brands as The Engine Of Economic Revival in Africa.

For more info on Africa Rising 4, individuals are encouraged to view the speaker lineup and the programme here

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