AMC Awards

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Welcome to the prestigious African Marketing Confederation Awards, a distinguished event that celebrates and acknowledges the remarkable achievements, cutting-edge innovations, and exceptional leadership demonstrated by outstanding individuals within the dynamic realm of marketing across the expansive African region.

As part of the 2nd Annual African Marketing Confederation Conference, taking place from 6th to 9th September at the Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel in the enchanting city of Entebbe, Uganda, this gala ceremony promises to be a remarkable gathering of visionaries and trailblazers in the marketing industry.

Since its inception in 2011, the African Marketing Confederation has been at the forefront of revolutionizing the marketing profession across Africa. Representing a groundbreaking Pan African body of marketing professionals, the AMC fosters collaboration between national marketing member bodies and associations, facilitating the exchange of expertise and knowledge while elevating the standards of marketing excellence across the continent.

With a shared commitment to fostering growth and prosperity, the African Marketing Confederation Awards stand as a testament to the
continent’s vibrant marketing landscape and the exceptional talents driving its success.


Marketing Professional
Young Marketing Professional


About the Awards

Important Dates

Award Nominations are now open
Award nominations close:
31st AUGUST 2023


The Award winners will be announced at the AMC Annual Conference to be held in Entebbe, Uganda on the 9th of September 2023

Eligibility Criteria

Entry is open to all Marketing professionals in member countries who meet the entry criteria as outlined in this document.

We are looking for the ‘best of the best’ and encourage all AMC member association members to nominate the individual/s you think should be recognised and deserving of a chance to be the AMC Marketing Professional of the Year 2023. All nominations will be judged by the AMC judging panel made up of marketing professionals and academics across the continent.

Download the AMC Awards 2023 Brochure

To Nominate a Marketing Professionals

Dr Kin Kariisa

Group CEO - Next Media

Dr. Kin Kariisa is an extraordinary force at the helm of Next Media Services, a conglomerate encompassing NBS TV, Nile Post, Sanyuka TV, Next Radio, Salam TV, Next Communication, Next Productions, and an array of other influential enterprises. His dynamic role as Chief Executive Officer exemplifies his unwavering commitment to shaping media, business, and community landscapes.
With an esteemed academic journey, Dr. Kariisa’s accolades include an Honorary PhD in exemplary community service from the United Graduate College inTexas, an MBA from United States International University in Nairobi, Kenya, a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Huazong University in China, and a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from Makerere University.
Dr. Kariisa pursued PhD research in Computer Security and Identity Management at Security of Systems Group, Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands. As a dynamic educator, he has shared his expertise as a lecturer of e-Government and Information Security at both Makerere University and Radboud University.

Dr Kin did his PhD research in Computer Security and Identity Management at Security of Systems Group, Radbond University in Nigmegen, Netherlands. He previously served as a lecturer of e-Government and Information Security at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and Radbond University in Netherlands.

Dr Kin did his postgraduate courses in Strategic Business Management, Strategic Leadership Communication and Strategies for Leading Successful Change Initiatives at Harvard University, Boston USA.

  • Other current and previous roles played by Dr Kin Kariisa:
  • Lecturer of e-Government and Information Security to graduate students at Makerere University, Kampala and Radbond University in the Netherlands
  • Director of Eco Bank Uganda Limited, one of the largest banks in Africa
  • Chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters, an umbrella industry association for all Television, Radio and online broadcasters in Uganda.
  • Chairman of Board of Directors of Nile Hotel International, that owns the leading hotel in Uganda, Kampala Serena Hotel.
  • Chairman of Board of Directors of Soliton Telmec Uganda, the leading telecom company in Optic fibre business managing over 80% of optic fibre in Uganda.