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We believe in the power of businesses to create jobs, drive innovation, and support the economy. Our goal is to help entrepreneurs and all business owners do what they love and create a better world. There’s no better way to recognize and celebrate success than with an accolade from the African Business Lounge. The Awakening Africa Excellence Awards bring together African American finest entrepreneurs and creatives together with world-renowned CEOs, artists, and innovators for a celebration of entrepreneurship, music, and civic purpose.

Since 2019, Awakening Africa Hub has attracted more than 3000 patrons and reached over 1 million people digitally while empowering diversity and inclusion in North Texas. Awakening Africa Hub has uniquely deepened the relationship between African and African American communities and fostered partnerships with other international communities while shifting the narrative and honoring entrepreneurship and cultural dynamics.

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