Kola Awards

Recognizing African-and-Caribbean-Owned Businesses


Stay tuned for the next edition of our annual kola awards “the best of both worlds” where we celebrate the best of metro detroit’s african & caribbean-owned businesses, organizations, professionals, entertainers & more.

This program features a variety of categories including male vocal artist, entrepreneur, community advocate, and more. You will have the opportunity to vote for the top 5 nominees in each category and winners will be announced during the event.

Nominate yourself, someone you know or vote for each category. Complete the nominee form below.
You can vote for nominees here.

Nominee Form
1. Community Advocate - This individual is someone who has worked diligently to serve the African and Caribbean community by provided information and resources. 2. Educator- Of African or Caribbean birth who is involved in planning or directing education. 3. Best Artist - An individual who has advanced in the music industry and have displayed talent, skills, creativity and character during musical performances in typical African and Caribbean genre of music. 4. Organization or Association- African or Caribbean organization, association or group in our community who has held regular meetings to provide information in the areas of business and public policies for the advancement of the community. 6. Hair Braiding/Hair Stylist- A braiding company who serves the community by providing hair braiding services and hair care to the African and Caribbean community. 7 Restaurant/ Caterer- A local restaurant who provides a cultural atmosphere with authentic African and Caribbean cuisine, menu selections and entrees. the African and Caribbean community. 8. Best Entrepreneur - An individual who organizes and operates a business or businesses that serves the African and Caribbean communities. 9. Healthcare Professional - Of African or Caribbean birth and serves this community to enhance the health and welfare of the community. 10. Political Advocate/Elected Official – elected politician that supports African and Caribbean community by engaging in policies that are representative of including the communities’ ideals.
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