On the sixth of October Cannes, France – the World Capital of Festivals hosted International Festival ‘Business Triumph & European Awards Night. The festival traditionally provided a high-profileOn the sixth of October Cannes, France – the World Capital of Festivals hosted International Festival ‘Business Triumph & European Awards Night. The festival traditionally provided a high-profilegathering of regional business and academic elite, unsurpassed B2B networking together with receptions, parties, master-classes, press conferences & interviews.
In the refreshing atmosphere of the magnificence and splendour of the Côte d’Azur the best companies from 40 countries were recognized as socially responsible businesses and their contribution to significant national social transformations. The lead national brands gained vast brand visibility and complex promotion in the prestigious Cannes Film Festival sceneries. The official part of the event included addresses from Official Festival Partners and presented most interested business cases in the framework of the Panel Discussion ‘Inspiring Success Stories’, highlighting corporate achievements andindividual leadership factors. All participants took an opportunity to update personal strategies in leadership and self-branding during the most in-demand advanced seminar from the Academic Union Oxford Expert Centre presented by Prof. John Netting, Director General of EBA. Dr. Rui Verde, Director of the Executive Programmes Department, Academic Union Oxford provided a keynote presentation on the current role of corporate leadership and success in the modern world.
The Festival activities continued with the Cocktail Reception ‘The Leader of the Year’ dedicated to CRDB Bank Plc., Tanzania. The European Award Night brought the climax to the whole event by presenting prestigious international awards to corporate leaders for outstanding achievements in the field of business social responsibility, international relations, economics, politics, science and social activities.
The seventh of October the winner in the nomination ‘Business Excellence of the Year’ – First Sky Group, Ghana hosted a relaxing cruise for all festival participants.