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About Us

Global Innovation & Smart Cities Excellence Awards

GISCEA is a platform that acknowledges the selfless work that these individuals have contributed to real community, real solutions. The millions of people that they inspire daily throughout their lives, showing us their unwillingness to quite, fold or be discouraged.

They share a common passion for excellence and we are here to celebrate that passion, highlight it and broadcast it to the world, we at ASCIF have firmly secured our thumb print on the history of sustainable development and smart cities innovations. We plan to produce, promote and prepare the world for this excellence.

This award ceremony will be an opportunity for fans and friends from all over the world to witness the story of greatness. Commemorate, celebrate and congratulate all of the change makers who has given their lives to show us the power in possibility.

The world has come to know all the magic that ASCIF possess, but we must narrate our own story and televise our own revolutions, hence the need for the GISCEA project.

The glittering show will feature spectacular live performances from some of the world's biggest entertainers that will double on the night. GISCEA will witness several Categories of Awards in an attempt to actualize our vision.


Importance Of Honouring:

The Global Innovation and Smart Cities Excellence Awards ceremony is among the most important events calendar for ASCIF to create excellence strategies whilst building regional and global ties between institutions and decision makers. ASCIF events and programs brings together global excellence civilizations and cultures, to communicate and promote coherence and complementarities for achieving and reinforcing Excellence and sustainable development.

ASCIF, over the past 5 years, has been focusing on the merits of excellence by recognizing and honoring innovators and defining excellence, symbolizes the persistence and excellence in inspiring the partnership needed to remain in the forefront of innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.

Our Vision

To work for the sustainable development & empowerment of society to attain real community with real solution.

Our Mission

To celebrate global icons that have succeeded in creating a world whose people are healthier, educated and empowered to excel with global excellence while building a network of influences that promotes sustainable development.


A unique platform designed to celebrate, recognize and encourage individuals, policymakers, companies, municipalities, government bodies, and associations to illuminate the work done across both urban and rural sectors.

Our Core Values & Guiding Principles

GISCEA strongly believes in the true and active participation of all key Stakeholders in delivering its mission. Steps are always taken to ensure that stakeholders participate and contribute at all stages of realizing our mission.

As its strategy, Global Innovation Smart Cities Excellence Awards particularly focuses to ensure the maximum and inclusive process where ever required.

Our strategies & work approach are;

· Thematic Partnerships
· Capacity Building
· Research & Publications
· Networking & Coalition Building
· Advocacy & Community Engagement

1 Innovation

The subject addressed is relevant and original, AND demonstrates an innovative approach. Additionally, the proposal includes some explanations of why the submission is innovative. The proposal includes innovative concepts, processes, tools OR governance models as a test-bed for innovation..

2 Relevance

Defines a need(s) or unresolved problem(s) being addressed in its context.

3 Impact

Demonstration of clear, significant, and tangible impacts (or potential impacts) Includes quantification of the scope of the impacts (or potential impacts) In case of research or comparative analysis, demonstration of clear contribution to future action plans and to decision making processes.

4 Scope of Implementation

The target group is reached effectively and a significant number of people have been affected. Project capable of being scaled up to benefit hundreds of thousands (or perhaps even millions).

5 Citizen Engagement and Co-creation

Embraces considerations of citizen engagement and how to ensure the uptake of their ideas; AND/OR includes innovative methods and tools such as co-design or co-creation.

6 Inclusivity

Defines inclusion targets in terms of gender, ethnicity, class and poverty, and/or age.

7 Feasibility

Clearly makes a persuasive case for feasibility. If implemented, the proposal has an established record of success, AND/OR includes some information on the development cycle, the current status of implementation, and questions of financial and logistical feasibility.


Why Choose Us

  • Why
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ASCIF through this award ceremony, we celebrates global titans of industry, corporate and government officials, small and medium-sized enterprises as well as entrepreneurs and provides modern technological studies and salutation for various organizations according to the vision and objectives of every business entity and government organizations, catalyzing towards achieving organizational excellence, administrative efficiency, knowledge management and competitiveness thus enabling them to achieve global competitiveness standards thereby contributing meaningful support and helping them in a new direction to develop and be a part of the new global modern management and economy.

GISCEA has been and will continue its passionate journey of celebrating global achievements in honoring leaders and organizations excellence that have and will make significant difference in strategic community building, to aid economic progress inspiring global ambition to remain in the forefront of creativity and ingenuity in the new global economy as they play key role in creating a connected world while contributing towards the growth and sustainable development.

The Global Innovation and Smart Cities Excellence Awards is a leading excellence platform and benchmarking provider promoted by AFRICA SMART CITIES INNOVATION FOUNDATION, ASCIF with 20 commutative years of experiences. About 5 years ago, ASCIF has embarked on a global excellence development journey to promote global administrative efficiency, leadership, social, economic, media, technological and knowledge management developments, organizational integration systems and economic knowledge based on the foundations of modern knowledge and in line with the global Excellence competitiveness standards around smart cities development.

The foundation is committed to recognizing and honoring excellence, recognizes leaders for their commitment in the pursuit of leadership, excellence, innovation and whose accomplishments have made significant differences to the remarkable growth and development of Smart and innovative cities and business sector globally.

For years now, ASCIF has recognized leaders and their contributions and honored both individuals and organizations leadership success whilst contributing to the development of leadership, excellence, leadership enhancement, organizational integration systems, knowledge management and economic knowledge, based on the global standards and competitiveness by attracting global best practices from governments and business organizations, and showcasing it in the region. The events of ASCIF are of vital importance in fostering knowledge, substantial growth and innovation excellence with its global partners to bridge the digital, economic and knowledge divide in the region and play a role in creating a connected world jersey contributing towards the growth and national prosperity and global competitiveness excellence.