African Icon Awards is an initiative of In-House Entertainment Limited, producers of Eko Music Festival, Ile Ife Fiesta, the Face of Eko Pageant, The Youth Summit Africa etc, to mention a few. The award was registered and patented with Nigeria's Ministry of Commerce and The Patent office in 2009.
The award seeks to reward and celebrate Personalities and Icons on the African continent, whom have contributed to the growth of the various human endeavors on which the continent thrives today.
The award will be bringing Africans together each year on a platform of unity and also find ways to forge new frontiers of development amongst other things.
African Icon Awards is quite unique and different, in that it has just seven categories of awards and three posthumous awards to give out each year to deserving Africans.