ATIGS Awards Ceremony

The ATIGS Awards ceremony is a unique high-level celebration and dinner to honor trade promotional organizations (TPOs) and investment promotion agencies (IPAs) from various African regions for their outstanding work in successfully attracting investment or international trade projects in their localities. It is an excellent opportunity for participants to entertain clients, network with peers, and brand their companies as industry leaders. The awards ceremony will also recognize the visionary leaders, industry partners, and dynamic individuals who push boundaries, pioneer new frontiers and inspire others by their ability to create programs and success in driving development in Africa.


There will be twelve (12) categories including:

  • Outstanding Woman in Trade Award
  • Outstanding TPO Project Award
  • Outstanding IPA Project Award
  • Outstanding EDO Project Award
  • Outstanding SDG For Africa Award
  • Outstanding Trade Advocate Award
  • Outstanding Economic Movement Award
  • African Visionary Leader Award
  • Bankable Project Award
  • Economic Development Initiative Award
  • ATIGS Lifetime Achievement Award


  • Customized 2018 ATIGS Awards Lapel pins
  • Certificate recognizing inductee(s) as ATIGS Hall of Fame Member(s)
  • Badge ribbon recognizing inductee(s) as ATIGS Hall of Fame Member(s)
  • Recognition on ATIGS’s Web site as an ATIGS Awards winner
  • Opportunity to use ATIGS Awards logo on materials and websites
  • Complimentary 10 Years VIP Pass Certificate to ATIGS

Note: To receive the ATIGS 2018, the winning representative(s) must attend the awards dinner.


The ATIGS Awards will accept applications via email, mail or online. The application period will open on June 1, 2017, through March 15, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

All applications must be received by the 5:00 p.m. deadline on March 15, 2018. Winners will be notified the first week of May 2018.

Nomination categories will be scored by a panel of ATIGS advisory board, and GAA working group per the awards criteria. The applicant in each category with the highest score will be named the winner.

To submit your application:

Via email:
Email [email protected]
For attachments, larger than 15 MB, please send via a large file transfer system.

By mail:
Global Attain Advancement
Attn: ATIGS 2018
P.O. Box 18087 Austin, TX 78760

Note: You will receive an email confirming that we have received your application. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact us at [email protected]

Via Online Form:

2018 ATIGS Awards Nomination Form


The project description should include the following:

  • Project background and need
  • Biography of project/individual
  • Project/individual details and implementation
  • How the project/individual makes a difference and/or meets the objectives
  • Additional information that demonstrates how the project/individual meets the scoring criteria
  • Include photos or video of the project, if available


Winners will be notified the first or second week of May and will receive 4 complimentary VIP tickets to the ATIGS Awards ceremony. Winners will be responsible for travel and conference costs.


For questions, contact us at [email protected]


North America
Global Attain Advancement, LLC
PO Box 18087 Austin, Texas, 78760
[email protected]

ATIGS 2018 Official Trade Partner & Global Representative
Trustrade Consulting Group, SARL
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