Event Info

Nominations Open
February 01-2022
Nominations Close
March 21st 2022
Finalists Announced
March 28th 2022
Location for Awards on April 29th 2022
Movenpick Ambassador Hotel

Welcome To Responsible Business & Leadership Excellence Awards 

 About RBLEA

It is both a responsibility and prerequisite for businesses and business leaders to emerge in the current

economy, as pioneers in steering forth the creation of inclusive economic growth. Mandated, not only to

promote and endorse sound corporate citizenship, organizations in the country should strive to implement sound business governance and systems, prevent practices which hinder social development and attest to innovative solutions, geared towards upliftment of the society.


The Responsible Business and Leadership Excellence Awards (RBLEA™); an empowerment driven initiative intended to distinguish and uphold the achievements of inspiring corporate front-runners on our Values. ION Africa Business is proud to continue the tradition by being the front runner to establish an award that defines and celebrates vision, the spirit of achievement and excellence in business leadership in Ghana. The 2021 Responsible Business and Leadership Excellence Awards will seek to recognize the drive and achievements of these organizations and their leaders over the last 12 months. The awards will cover a diverse range of sectors from finance to technology, healthcare, manufacturing to retail to name a few.




Align your brand with the most prestigious awards for the Country’s businesses

The Responsible Business and Leadership Excellence Awards is an elite business awards programme for businesses of all shapes and sizes who are disruptors, ready to scale, entrepreneurs, established SME’s and right up to the multinationals.

Sponsoring at the Responsible Business and Leadership Excellence Awards 2021 will provide companies with months’ worth of ongoing targeted marketing, advertising, brand awareness & media coverage/publicity which will drive awareness of your companies messaging, products and services solutions for the Country’s businesses

After the disruption to all business caused by Covid-19 it is now more important than ever to show support for businesses who have not only survived, but thrived during the Pandemic, and also to show your strength in the business world.

By sponsoring our awards, you will be aligning with the largest and most prestigious business awards programme  which enables you to support and target a specific type of business, placing your brand in front of the business leaders you want to meet.


We understand the needs of our sponsors which is why, unlike any other event  we create more opportunities for face-to-face networking than any other. After the disruption of the business community, there has never been a better time to engage with leaders of the business world face-to-face.

Hosted at the prestigious Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, this is an opportunity for you to meet and engage with all of the entrants to the awards ceremony. Attended by the Country’s most influential business leaders, this event will also be attended by key members of the national press, our judges and board members. This promises to be a business networking event like no other.

RBLEA Black Tie Dinner

We’re welcoming all our finalists and their guests to a lavish black-tie dinner to celebrate the very best organisations, entrepreneurs and initiatives who run successful, ethical and Responsible businesses.

We’ll be running this event in accordance with public health guidelines, for us to run a truly memorable night of celebration.

Enter the Responsible Business and Leadership Excellence Awards and join us at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in the Heart of Accra this April — we hope to see you there.

Exclusive access to networking events, including a drinks reception.

Invaluable feedback from business leaders through our rigorous judging processes

An opportunity to be profiled in the essential and trusted news platform, and in print.

The chance to showcase and promote your business on a national platform, should you become a finalist


We understand that not every business is the same, that’s why we work closely with every client to understand their objectives for sponsoring one of our awards categories and tailor our packages to suit them.






Prof. Wayne Dunn
Awarding Board Member
Nana Annor Amihere 11
Awarding Board Member
Rexford Asante
Dr Thelma Aboagyewa Frimpong
Derick Nestor Hokey




Organizers of the RBLE Awards are bound by the Data Protection Act, 2012 (Act 843) of Ghana. We Copyrights to all the raw data collected from any participants remain with the respective owners and raw data will neither be made public nor shared with any third parties under any circumstances. It will only be used to make comparisons between various participants so that their nominations may be evaluated and winners credibly selected based on their merits.
Winners of the award shall receive the certificate of recognition and a trophy/plaque. There are plans to introduce other benefits such as workshops, coaching, advice or membership in an association for award winners.
Official Logo can be used by Award winners to enhance their Corporate Branding and marketing. However these must align with the organizers core values of credibility and sound business practices. If in doubt, consult the organizers on the right usage of the official logos.
  1. RBLE Award increase credibility for the company
Winning an RBLE award provides a credible third party endorsement for your company, a stamp of approval on your business. Customers and vendor partners will feel better about their business relationship with your company.
  1. Benchmarking with others in the industry
The evaluation process is one that compares the achievements of peer companies and personalities. The committees review such achievements with all supporting documents and testimonials. The best performer is then adjudged the winner.
  1. Increased PR and marketing
The RBLE Awards serves as a tool in your business toolbox. Being listed as a nominee for an award can improve brand awareness and promote your business to new customers. Winning an award opens doors to new business and new contacts through the many PR and marketing activities leading to and after the awards.
  1. Employees feel rewarded
Staff morale and motivation often improve when a company wins a business award. Although it might not go to an individual, staff feel their efforts paid off and got rewarded.
  1. Awards help with recruiting
Often times talent hunt is left for the recruiting agency or team to scout. However, business awards can help a business attract the best talent. Everyone wants to work for a good performing company, one that is leading in the industry.
As mentioned, there are no compulsory costs in accepting a nomination or winning an award with RBLEA. We do offer a variety of paid additional benefits for our winners, but these are completely optional. Our company policy will always remain that, regardless of budget, our clients should always be able to garner the full value of the award and our seal of approval. We offer a variety of promotional opportunities to our winners, as we have an extensive network and we know, more than anyone, the wider business benefits from promoting industry awards. Where did the nomination come from?+ In the interest of nurturing an environment proven to produce a high response rate, we don’t ask nominees to reveal any personal identity. With regards to methodology, we often nominate candidates through research done by MIC and, One of the main mantras of our awards system is that your ability to succeed is linked to the number of votes received by the judging panel meaning your award is presented purely on merit.


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Event Location

Movenpick Ambassador Hotel

Independence Avenue Ridge

Accra Central



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