Terms and Conditions | Entry/Confirmation process:

  1. The Awards are open to organisations that have a substantial base on the continent, or where the product or service is marketed within the continent. For individual entries, people should work for a substantial portion of their time on the continent.
  2. You may enter one or more of the categories. All material submitted will remain strictly confidential to the judges.
  3. The deadline for entries is midnight on the 29th September, 2022. Any extensions have to be agreed with the team at ARBLE and may not be granted.
  4. Entries/confirmations received after the final closing date will not be accepted.
  5. The winners and highly commended entries in each category will be announced at the presentation of the Awards; under no circumstances will the details be disclosed before that time.
  6. The awards are free to enter, but by submitting an entry to the awards you agree to your organisation being represented at the awards ceremony. The deadline for finalists to confirm their attendance at the Africa Responsible Business &Leadership Excellence Awards is 30th September.
  7. Organisations that enter the awards and then fail to confirm their attendance at the awards ceremony will be removed from the shortlist and will not have their entry judged by the judging panel.
  8. Entries can reference historic achievements, but these are annual awards and as such the judges are primarily looking to reward projects and achievements that have been developed and/or delivered for the year under review. The exception to this is the categories for individuals, where the judges will be more inclined to consider both recent and career achievements.
  9. Entries are confidential. However, a short description of the organisation, individual or project is required that will be included in the Awards guide. Similarly, images submitted in the entry or as part of confirmation may be used in the Awards guide. Please confirm that you have the copyright and are happy for any images to be reproduced before submitting them.
  10. All winners and highly commended entries will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on 25TH November, 2022.
  11. Winners, highly commended entries/confirmations, and finalists are encouraged to promote their achievement through press releases, blog posts, adverts, and other marketing material. However, use of the official Africa Responsible Business& Leadership Excellence Awards finalists’ logo is only permitted as part of the awards ticket package. Use of the official Africa Responsible Business &Leadership Excellence Awards Winners’ logo is only permitted as part of ARBLE award’s marketing packages.


Health, Safety and Security guidelines

Africa Responsible Business and leadership Excellence Awards will be organized in accordance with Ion Africa Business health, safety and security standard. As a leading events’ organizer with our partner Ianmatsun Global Services ltd, Ion Africa Business has developed a detailed set of enhanced measures to provide the highest levels of hygiene, security and safety at its events, providing everyone with reassurance and confidence they are participating in a safe and controlled environment.

When you join our event, you can expect to see that health, safety and security is a priority, and that a range of measures are in place to ensure everyone involved is able to enjoy a safe, hygienic, productive and high-quality organized event experience.

All Ion Africa Business events will be run according to official government and local authority guidance in the first instance, as well as any venue or location-specific regulations. In addition, all Ion Africa Business events will follow Secure priority commitments. Wherever applicable and possible, our events will also apply the fuller range of standards and guidelines on the website of Ghana Health Service.

Prior to arriving for ARBLE AWARDS

A negative PCR test is not required to attend.

We encourage you to wear a face mask within the venue at all times

No minors under the age of 18 will be permitted at the ball rooms at any time (including move-in and move-out). 

Upon arrival for ARBLE AWARDS

We will be taking additional measures on show site with your health and safety top of mind at ARBLE AWARDS.

Transparent barriers will be placed on the registration counters for enhanced safety and our staff will regularly clean all equipment.

While on the show floor

Follow all recommended Health, Safety & Security measures – Wear your face covering, wash your hands, and watch your distance by staying 6 feet away from one another.

We will offer a way to network without contact via digital scanning of your badge.

We’ve increased staff to provide the BEST customer service and information accessibility.

Close body contact personnel’s will be provided for companies and individuals from the Airport to their hotels until after the program.

Daily disinfecting will take place to sanitize all seating, aisle carpet, restrooms, and frequently touched public areas.

If you feel sick unexpectedly at the event, personnel will be onsite and available to help individuals who are feeling unwell.

Important resources

Below is a compilation of external resources that will keep you up to date on information you may need while planning to travel for Africa Responsible Business and leadership Excellence Awards:

In partnership with

Ianmatsun Global Services ltd

Global Compact Network, Ghana

Supported by

Delta Flash Intervention

Live in-person hours

Friday Novembers 25, 2022: 10am – 4pm


Important: Only trust and respond to emails that end in @arbleawards.com Apart from the email addresses, you can expect automated email and communications from our Online Platform service provider.

All other email domains are not associated nor represent Ion Africa Business or info@arbleawards.com. Beware of unsolicited websites and companies trying to sell or trade attendees list.

All visitors must be above 18 years or older. Children and juniors under 18 years of age are not permitted at event banquet hall.

ARBLE AWARDS will be organized in accordance with Ghana Health Service and the Ministry of Health and Ion Africa Business health, safety and security standard.

Together for a healthier world

If for any reason, the event could not take place on the dates scheduled our contract with the venue is bound by the following clause:

Force Majeure Event: an event, or a series of related events, that is outside the reasonable control of the party affected including (but not limited to) failures of the internet or any public telecommunications network, hacker attacks, denial of service attacks, virus or other malicious software attacks or infections, power failures, industrial disputes affecting any third party, changes to the law, directions or orders by a governmental or judicial authority with appropriate jurisdiction, major epidemic or sickness, quarantines, disasters, explosions, fires, floods, riots, terrorist attacks and wars;

Should this happen, we would work with the venue to reschedule the event, to take place within 12 months of the original date. Reservation would be retained and only refunded if the awardee was unable to attend on the new date.

It is the responsibility of the awardee to ensure they have their own insurance cover for travel/accommodation. As the organiser we do not provide travel and accommodation.

If for any reason you are unable to attend the event, then standard cancellation terms for the participation fee will be applied:

Less than 40 days from the date of the event – 50% cancellation charge

Less than 30 days – 100% cancellation charge

In certain cases, we as the organiser, will consider carrying the delegate fee over to the following year.


ARBLEA 2022 will follow the COVID safety protocols set and updated by the Dubai Government. All delegates will be asked to wear a mask whilst indoors and walking around the venue. This is mandatory. Delegates may remove masks when eating and drinking and when sat at a table for a meeting.

The safe distancing rules continue to be 2 metres however this may change ahead of the event. All we ask is for our delegation to be responsible and to manage their own safe distance when there are groups of people gathering together.

Hand sanitizer stations will available at the event.