Winners of GCCI 2016 Business Awards

GCCI business awards

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has once again concluded a successful Business Awards Dinner on 06 May 2016, held at the Ocean Bay Hotel. The event brought together investors, entrepreneurs, government officials and members of GCCI. Many businesses and entrepreneurs were also presented with awards at the events.

Congratulation to management and staff of all the nominees and winners of various awards; particularly the Young Entrepreneur of the year category.

You can find the full list of nominees and winners of 2016 GCCI Business awards under each category.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

The nominees were:

  • Abubacarr Bensouda – Blue Ocean Properties
  • Augustus Prom – Amiscus Horizon
  • Isatou Darboe – Ishad Kids

Augustus Prom  of Amiscus Horizon won the Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

SME of the Year

The nominees were:

  • General Engineering
  • SuperSonicz
  • Reliance Financial Services

Reliance Financial Services won the SME of the Year 2016

Bank of the Year:

The nominees were:

  • GTBank Gambia Ltd
  • Trust Bank
  • EcoBank Gambia Ltd

GTBank Gambia Ltd won the Bank of the Year 2016

Emerging Business of the Year:

The nominees were:

  • African Energy Solutions
  • Jah Oil
  • Supersonicz

Jah Oil won the Emerging Business of the Year 2016

Leading Business of the Year Award:

The nominees were:

  • GTBank Gambia Ltd
  • MFH Group
  • Africell

Africell won the Leading Business of the Year 2016

Corporate Social Responsibility Business of the Year:

The nominees were

  • Trust Bank
  • Gamcel
  • Africell

Gamcel won the Best Corporate Social Responsibility Business of the Year 2016

Financial Institutions Supporting SMES:

The nominees were:

  • Trust Bank
  • Reliance Financial Services
  • Supersonicz

Reliance Financial Services won the Financial Institution Supporting SMES.

In his remarks on the occasion, the Guest Speaker, Mustapha Njie spoke on the theme African Entrepreneurs – “The Challenge of Globalization”. He emphasized passion, perseverance, apprenticeship and learning, hard work, reputation, competitiveness and other virtues as key to achieving a successful business in this day and age.

You can always contact GCCI about membership, business development etc. at

Kerr Jula, Bertil Harding Highway, Bijilo, West Coast Region. Tel: 44632452/4461450

Email: info@gcci.gm; Website: www.gcci.gm

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2 Comments

  1. Congratulations to Augustus Prom of Amiscus Horizon for winning the young Entrepreneur Award of the year….May God guide you and the rest of the Amiscus Horizon team…….And May next year be a greater year with lots of business opportunities…..Peace

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