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Black Beauty and Fashion Awards 2017
Fri 3 November 2017, 17:00 – 23:30 GMT
Save the date in your diaries! Soon to be known as the 'Oscars' of Black Beauty and Fashion!
Black Beauty Communications in Conjuction with Africa House London presents...
Black Beauty and Fashion Awards 2017!
Join us as we make history with the UK's First ever Premium Industry Awards for Black Beauty products!
BEAUTY meets FASHION meets ART - A Celebration of Entrepreneurism and Diverse Afrobeauty in all its Splendour!
The Black Beauty and Fashion Award is created to encourage entrepreneurship in the development and promotion of black skin and hair grooming products and to give annual awards to the manufacturers of grooming products suitable for use by Black/Multiracial men and women.
This Red Carpet affair offers opening drinks reception, 3-course elegant dining experience, fashion show, green room, key speakers, live entertainment, networking, exhibitors, goody bags, Sickle cell & Alopecia charity fundraising and more!
Guests Including manufacturers, industry Experts, Entrepreneurs, Dignitaries & Honorary guests, MPs and select members of the public.
We welcome you to join us as we enjoy a night of stupendous beauty, style and culture.
Co - hosted by Comedian Lateef Lovejoy
We recognise that Beauty and Fashion are inextricably linked. Personal style, freedom to express and experiment with Fashion are also part of today’s beauty culture.
Cheryl, Cosmetic Scientist and BBFA Founder says “advancement is taking place in the industry concerning black beauty, hair and fashion and it must be recognised! There’s much more that needs to be done, especially in the areas of advertising to the demographic and supporting entrepreneurs in the field, however, this annual event will assist in the progress as well as recording successes made".
We are moving beauty forward; championing entrepreneurism, promoting equality, corporate responsibility, alleviating exclusion and celebrating diversity. We aim to give consumers of black beauty products a voice that can be heard clearly and help carve a market space for new businesses, products and innovation.
Our 16 public voting categories cover cosmetics, skin care, hair care and male grooming products and 4 Special Awards to be granted by an Expert Judging panel, including the likes of Dr Yana Johnson awarded MBE for her contribution to the cosmetics industry and Leroy Dawkins - Italians Next Top Model Judge and celebrity stylist.
Special Awards - Beauty Entrepreneur 2017, Fashion entrepreneur 2017, Barber shop Award, Best new business venture.
The BBFA people's choice award are taking votes now: 16th March - July 31st 2017. Your voice is everything to us! To vote and win £500* visit us to have your say: www.bbfawards.com/voting-online Who Deserves the BBFA Seal of approval? You Decide!
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
What time are doors open for the event?
Red Carpet opens at 5pm. Dinner served at 6:15pm prompt.
Non-dinner guests arrive at 7:15pm and seated promptly 7:45pm
How will seating take place?
Once you arrive a member of staff will take you to your table to be seated.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes, age 16 +
What is included with dinner?
Dinner will include a three-course meal with wine followed by tea or coffee. Once you have purchased your ticket you will be sent an email to select a chicken, fish or vegetarian meal option.
What is the refund policy?
Unfortunately, refunds will not be made available for this event.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, we must ask that you bring your printed ticket(s) to the event to ensure a smooth check-in process when you arrive.
Can I be a vendor onsite?
If you are interested in purchasing a vendor spot at the event, please call the BBFA Sales Team at 07428663601 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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