It is that time again for the BAKE Awards and we have been nominated for the best Lifestyle Blog for the 2017 Bake Awards. Please vote for us. We are in category 19 under lifestyle. Here is the link bakeawards.co.ke.
The nominees of the 6th Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE Awards) were unveiled today at the Hotel Intercontinental. This year over 10,000 blogs were nominated for the BAKE Awards. 5 of the best blogs were nominated in each category.
The judges who looked through the blogs are below.
Michelle Slater – GM at EatOut Kenya
Ahmed Salim – GM at Qube Ltd
Akil Ahmed – CEO at Alternative Agency
Muthoni Maingi – Digital Manager at Safaricom
Sally Kahiu – PR, Communications and Marketing Manager at Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM)
Jackson Biko – Founder, bikozulu.co.ke and contributor for the Business Daily, True Love magazine and The Saturday Nation.
Dr. Martin Mburu – Assistant Professor of English at the United States International University (USIU-Africa)
Demas Kiprono – Legal Officer at ARTICLE 19
Samuel Majani – Founder and CEO of Ghafla
Shitemi Khamadi- Founder of dhahabu.co.ke and Programs Manager at the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE).
Samuel Mbugua – Business Development Manager at Node Africa Limited
Naomi Mutua – Deputy Managing Partner, Social@Ogilvy at Ogilvy Public Relations
You can start voting today and the voting will close on the 9th of May 2017. This year voting will be limited to one vote per person and SMS vote verification has been introduced this year. Here again is the link to vote and please remember to vote for us in the lifestyle category which is category 19. Potentash.com is 19C.
The submission phase of the awards started on January 9th and the awards gala will be on May 13th 2017.
Safaricom will be the major sponsor of the awards with a sponsorship of Ksh. 3.1 Million. Kui Kinyanjui, Head of Corporate Communications at Safaricom, while announcing the sponsorship said that “We have supported the BAKE Awards from the beginning because we believe in the power of blogging to shape conversations. It is also nice to see the growth of blogging over the years and we are happy to continue to support the industry”.
The other sponsors for the BAKE Awards 2017 include Gates Foundation, EatOut Kenya, The Ford Motor Company, ShowMax, Xpose, Vivienne Taa and The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC).
Featured image via CKomentpublishing.com.