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Jul 6:00pm

F.A.C.E.
List Awards
Gala

2018 LINEUP

Confirmed Speakers and Honorees:

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Ama K. Abebrese

  • Award-Winning Actress
  • 2018 Speaker

Speaker | Pan-African Women Forum

Ama K. Abebrese is an award-winning Ghanaian British actress, television presenter and producer. She won the coveted 2011 'Best Actress in a Leading Role' at the 'African Movie Academy Awards' for her stellar performance in 'Sinking Sands. Her film credits includes 'Ties that Bind' which co stars Omotola and Kimberly Elise; 'The Cursed Ones' co starring Jimmy Jean-Louis and the Netflix movie 'Beasts of No Nation' directed by Cary Fukunaga and stars Idris Elba. She played the mother to young lead actor Abraham Attah who plays Agu. Abebrese is listed among Africa's Top 20 Actors and Actresses by FilmContacts.com.

She is an accomplished television presenter with two decades of experience hosting TV shows. She started presenting on television in her teens on YCTV in London, she has since presented on BBC2, OBE TV, Viasat 1, TV3, Ebony life TV and many more.

Ama K is the founder of the 'I Love My Natural Skintone. Say No To Skin Bleaching' campaign, which seeks to address issues of colorism and encourage Africans and people of color to embrace their natural skin tones and resist from the often harmful practice of skin bleaching.

  • WHAT IS THE PAN-AFRICAN WEEKEND?

      Pan-African Weekend (PAW) is a prestigious annual event that celebrates black achievement by highlighting the individuals and ideas that are transforming the pan-African and global community. Designed to empower, inform, and entertain, the multi-day action packed fest features four major events; The Women Forum, The IAAPA Networking Mixer, The F.A.C.E. List Awards Gala, and The Closing Jazz Brunch.

  • WHAT IS THE EVENT SCHEDULE?

      Pan-African Women Forum: Thursday, July 12th | 5:30pm | Metropolitan West | 639 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036

      IAAPA Networking Mixer & Business Expo: Friday July 13th | 6:00pm |Metropolitan West | 639 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036

      F.A.C.E. List Awards Gala: Saturday July 14th | 6:00pm | Capitale | 130 Bowery, New York, NY 10013

      Closing Jazz Brunch: Sunday July 15th | 12:00am | YOTEL New York | 570 10th Ave, New York, NY 10036

  • HOW DO I BECOME A SPONSOR?

      Our sponsors are our valued partners. We are proud to serve a very unique and vibrant market that promises to bring tremendous value to your company. Please email Sandra Appiah at sappiah@f2fafrica.com for our sponsorship kit and more information.

  • CAN I PROMOTE MY BUSINESS AT THE PAN-AFRICAN WEEKEND?

      Absolutely! There are several ways to promote and market your business at PAW. Please email PAW@F2FAfrica.com for additional information on our advertising opportunities. 

  • WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE FOR THE EVENTS?

      A. The dress code for the Pan-African Women Forum and IAAPA Networking Mixer is business professional.

      B.  The dress code for the F.A.C.E. List Awards Gala is formal (traditional, gown, tuxedo, etc.)

      C. The dress code for the Jazz Brunch is casual.

  • WILL I BE PHOTOGRAPHED OR FILMED AT THE EVENT(S)?

      Possibly. The weekend may be broadcast, recorded, streamed online, or otherwise publicized at the producer’s discretion. Your attendance at the event signifies your permission to utilize your image or likeness in connection with any live, recorded transmission, or reproduction of such event in perpetuity. No limitations or restrictions apply.

  • HOW DO I OBTAIN A PRESS PASS FOR THE PAN-AFRICAN WEEKEND?

      Press Passes are issued to accredited media organizations who wish to cover to the event(s). For press registration, please use the below link:

      MEDIA REGISTRATION

  • WHAT IF I AM INTERESTED IN ATTENDING ONE EVENT; CAN I REGISTER ONLY FOR THAT EVENT?

      Visit the tickets page to see the options available for single events. REGISTER

  • I REGISTERED FOR AN EVENT BUT I AM NOW UNABLE TO ATTEND…

      A. Can I get a refund?

      All sales are final. No refunds.

      B. Can I transfer my registration to someone else?

      Yes. You are more than welcomed to give your registration to someone else to attend in your place.Send an email with your replacement’s name to paw@F2FAfrica.com and simple have the person show up with ticket confirmation at the registration table on the day of the event.

  • WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY TICKET?

      As soon as your register, you will receive an email confirmation from our ticketing partner. That email confirmation serves as your ticket. Please save it and show it to us at the registration table on the day of the event. Our check-in staff will also have a registration guest list for verification.

  • I AM COMING WITH A GROUP; SHOULD WE REGISTER TOGETHER OR SEPARATELY?

      Group registration is only available for the FACE List Awards Dinner Gala. You may take advantage of the discounted group of 5 package option if you want to be seated at the same table with your friends. REGISTER

  • HOW DO I REGISTER FOR PAW?

       To purchase tickets, use the following link : REGISTER

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