San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
For the past ten years, the most powerful and influential people of African and African Caribbean heritage from across the country have been celebrated in an annual Powerlist, which is launched at a high-end elite event.
On Tuesday 25 October 2016 Powerful Media will host a very special gala dinner to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Powerlist and the launch of the 2017 Powerlist at the EY sponsored Powerlist Influencers Dinner at the renowned Goldsmiths’ Hall.
As anyone who has attended our previous launches at the V&A and Mansion House will attest, this is by far the most prestigious corporate event in the African/African Caribbean calendar. This black tie gala dinner offers a chance to network with UK's movers and shakers and is an opportunity for you and your organisation to meet C-Suite execs in tech and financial services, law firms; leaders in the arts; some of the UK’s top surgeons; world champion sports stars; not to mention religious and community leaders.
In keeping with the high-end nature and celebration of excellence that define this event, our sponsors are EY, Lloyds Banking Group and Thomson Reuters.
The evening starts with a champagne reception, followed by a tasteful dining experience in the sumptuous Great Hall and a senior government/business focussed speaker will deliver the keynote speech. The entertainment provided at this star studded event will be amazing but there will still be time to network too as that is what the Powerlist receptions are all about.
Furthermore, the evening also doubles as a fundraiser and there will be a silent auction with some truly amazing lots on offer to help raise funds for the our associated charities who work tirelessly in the diversity space to help children of African & African Caribbean origin realise their full potential.
This year will be extra special to celebrate and honour the incredibly successful winners from the Powerlist Hall of Fame who have held the No.1 spot on the magazine for the past decade.
To ensure you do not miss out on attending this exclusive event, purchase your tickets now!
- Prime Minister David Cameron reading a copy of the Powerlist at the 2012 launch held at No 10
- Ballet Black performing Depouillement by Will Tuckett at the Powerlist 2015 dinner held at the V&A
- Baroness Valerie Amos - Former UN Under Secretary-General and current Director of SOAS, University of London acceptance speech for a Life Time Achievement award at the 2015 Powerlist dinner held at the V&A
- Rt. Hon Theresa May - Home Secretary key note address at the 2014 Powerlist dinner held at Mansion House, London
- Matthew Barzun US Ambassador to the UK made the key note speech at the 2015 Powerlist dinner held at the V&A
- Guests at the Powerlist dinner held at the V&A
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Powerful Media Limited
Powerful Media Ltd is essentially a connections business. Over the past ten years using our much lauded publications: The Powerlist, Future Leaders and Power100 magazine, we have build up the most comprehensive database in the UK of influencers and high achievers of African and African Caribbean heritage. More recently, we have added Power100 magazine to our stable and this is helping to do exactly the same for people with a disability or impairment in the UK.
Our other two divisions: Powerful Events - an events firm and Powerful Personnel - a recruitment firm with a focus on placing high achievers from all minority communities are the engines that drive those conncections through a variety of events and through placing very good candidates with very good organisations.