Date : 15/03/2018 19:00
Thème(s) :  Actualités européennes  ;  Communication  ;  Management  ;  Média  ;  Prix - Distinction  ; 
Résumé :  Euronews, and European Business Summit (EBS), with their technical partner Qualifio, have teamed up to create European political and business awards > 15 March: launch of the people's vote to elect the nominees of the first European Leadership Awards
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Euronews empowers people to make up their own minds by delivering diverse viewpoints and providing a trusted meeting space where people can have conversations about global issues and the ways they affect local lives. All voices - and all views - are always welcome. Euronews has multiculturalism in its DNA. A team of more than 500 journalists from 30 different countries produces news in 12 languages for television, the web, mobile apps, radio, YouTube and all major social networks. Euronews reaches 450 million households worldwide and 125 million viewers monthly, according to the 2017 Global Web Index. Exclusive access to the European Parliament means coverage of European Affairs is unmatched. Through a partnership with NBC News, announced in June 2017, Euronews is increasing its capacity to produce original programming and engage in cutting-edge news gathering. Euronews Group: Euronews was launched in 1993 from Lyon, France. Africanews, the first pan-African multilingual and independent news outlet, began broadcasting in April 2016 from Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo.
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Euronews and
European Business Summit
European Leadership Awards


Lyon/Brussels - 15 March 2018 - Euronews, Europe's leading international news outlet, and European Business Summit (EBS), a well-known organization which creates prestigious events in Brussels, with their technical partner Qualifio, platform for interactive marketing and data collection, have teamed up to create European political and business awards.


Among the preselected a list of candidates, preselected by Euronews' journalists and EBS, the general public is calling to vote for their favourite personalities in five categories. On April, members of the jury will nominate the winners.


15 March 2018: launch of the people's vote to elect the nominees of the first European Leadership Awards.


2-16 April 2018: a panel of distinguished figures will pick the winners in each category from among three nominees selected by the public.


22 May 2018: at the Awards ceremony, on the eve of the European Business Summit (23-24 May), the winners will be presented with their awards at the Palais d'Egmont in Brussels for their outstanding achievements in business, politics, entrepreneurship and innovation.


The event will be broadcast live on 10 Euronews TV channels and across all of its digital platforms.





  • European Personality of the Year
  • European Leader of the Year
  • European Entrepreneur of the Year
  • European CEO of the Year
  • European Innovator of the Year


Table and seat reservations to join the gala ceremony are available on





For further information, please contact:




Lydie Bonvallet

Agnieszka Widlaszewska

Cécile Lipovetzky / Sine Nomine 

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Euronews, based in Lyon, France celebrates in 2018 its 25 years. Euronews offers a unique perspective on world events in 12 languages thanks to a team of 450 journalists from 30 countries. Leading brand in Europe, Euronews is available worldwide in more than 400 million households in 160 countries.

In June 2017, NBC News and Euronews closed a transaction in which NBC News acquired 25% of the company to make a significant financial investment in Euronews to support expanded news coverage and programming. The company's TV and digital will ultimately be co-branded EuronewsNBC.

Euronews Group: in April 2016, Euronews launched Africanews, the first pan-African, multilingual and independent news outlet, based in Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo.

follow Euronews and Africanews teams: @euronews_group + for breaking news: @euronews @africanews


The European Business Summit (EBS), based in Brussels, Belgium is back with its annual 2-day summit on 23-24 May this year. This year's event will take place at the Egmont Palace, Brussels. 

EBS describes itself as a key player in bringing business and politics together in order to stimulate thinking on key European issues that span political, social and environmental challenges. 

EBS welcomes over 1,800 attendees each year to meet and debate with 250 high-level speakers, from policy-makers to business leaders, civil society experts to renowned academics. 

EBS attracts over 250 international journalists, reaching over 6 million people on Twitter and generating over 1,000 articles and videos during and after the event. 

EBS supports topical and relevant 1-day summits that are held throughout the year, including Think Digital, Energy Policy Summit, European Defence Industry Summit and Bespoke events. 

EBS was created 17 years ago, founded by the FEB (Federation of Enterprises in Belgium), and later joined in support by BUSINESSEUROPE. EBS is proud to acknowledge the high patronage of His Majesty the King of the Belgians. 

Programme and registration

Follow @ebsummiteurope / #EBS2018



Qualifio is a company based in Louvain-la-Neuve, with offices in Paris, Amsterdam, and Madrid. Their SaaS platform for interactive marketing and data collection is used by more than 400 media and brands across Europe. Qualifio ranked amongst the fastest-growing tech companies in Deloitte Fast50 three times in a row. Their clients include companies such as Marionnaud, Nestlé, TF1, M6, Acciona, eDreams, Lagardère, and the French Football Federation.  Twitter: @qualifio



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