Africa Day 2009 wins Event of the Year
DHR Communications is delighted to announce that Africa Day 2009 was the overall winner in the ‘Event of the Year’ category at the Business and Excellence Awards held by Bold & Beautiful magazine in the Gresham Hotel, Dublin on Saturday night.
Catherine Heaney, Director of DHR Communications and Project Manager for Africa Day, was at the awards ceremony to collect the award, along with Martina Quinn, Senior Account Manager with DHR Communications, who serves as Content Manager for Africa Day. We work in collaboration with Davis Events Consultancy on Africa Day, and Paul Davis – Logistics Manager for Africa Day – joined us at the awards ceremony on Saturday night.
We were presented with the award for Africa Day by Benedicta Attoh, who had herself won an achievement award earlier in the night for the contribution she has made to Irish social and political life since moving here from Nigeria.
DHR Communications would like to thank all of the African community groups, cultural organisations, performers, contributors and volunteers who helped make Africa Day 2009 such a success. A selection of photographs from the awards ceremony on Saturday night are now available on our Facebook page.
The Africa Day celebrations in Ireland are organised by Irish Aid each year. A full case study of our work with Irish Aid on its Africa Day events is available here.