The seventh edition of the Exclusive Men of the Year Awards (EMY) is set for October 1 at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), the organiser of the awards has disclosed.

Tagged as one of West Africa’s best award events, the awards scheme celebrates distinguished men every year in diverse fields of endeavour who are committed to societal progress.

EMY Africa also gives complementary awards to deserving women who are pushing the boundaries and shattering the glass ceiling in their respective fields.

According to the Chief Executive Officer, EMY Africa Awards, Kojo Soboh, this year’s event promises to be top-notch, with guests travelling all over Africa and the diaspora to attend.

“For years, the awards board has tried to set the bars high in production, and this year’s event promises to be one of the best in our awards journey,” he said.

For seven years, the EMYs organised by Carbon V have honoured many great personalities. Some previous winners include former President of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor, Tony Elumelo (Founder & CEO, United Bank of Africa), Togbe Afede XIV (President, African World Airlines), Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu (Chief Iman of Ghana), and Sir Sam Jonah (CEO, Jonah Capital).

The Exclusive Men of the Year Awards is recognised nationally as a prestigious awards ceremony for men. Across Africa, EMY Africa celebrates distinguished men every year.   Since 2016, EMY Africa has celebrated the best in men’s achievements across the local industry, community, culture, and public service. Dozens of men from all ages and walks of life have been honoured for their abilities, initiatives, and contributions to society.

This year, the likes of Minister Joe Mettle, King Promise, Adjetey Annag, Anthony Woode, James Gardiner, and Yatel Ghana among others have been nominated for various categories.