21st Annual Gathering of Africa’s Best (GAB) Awards – Manchester

Sat, 30 Nov 2019, 19:00 – Sun, 1 Dec 2019, 00:30

* A showcase and celebration of the best of Africa and Africans.

* An evening of Recognition of Achievements, Entertainment and Enlightenment.

* A networking event of top Africans and Friends of Africa from the continent and the Diaspora.

* An exhibition of top businesses and organisations serving the community.

* A platform to reach a potential audience of over 10 million people through Media coverage.

Date: Saturday 30 November 2019

Venue: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel

Manchester – Piccadilly

One Piccadilly Place,

1 Auburn Street,

Manchester M1 3DG

Time: 7pm – 12.30am

Silver (Standard Ticket)

– Eat as much as you can buffet and more…

1 Ticket – £100

2 or more Tickets – £87.50 each

Table of 10 – £875

Branded Table of 10 – £1000

Platinum VIP (Premium Ticket)

– Eat as much as you can buffet.

– Priority seating and acknowledgement; and more…

1 Ticket – £200

2 or more Tickets – £150 each

Table of 10 – £1500

Branded Table of 10 – £2000

Ticket Payments

Tickets can be purchased via our preferred method: payment / transfer into our Barclays Bank Account:

Sort Code: 20 32 00

Account No: 03946231

Account Name: Target Today Limited

Reference: Your Name

– Card payments can be processed securely via Eventbrite.


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

There are no ID requirements. While there are no age restrictions to attend the event, the target audience for the GAB Awards is 16 years old and above. Everybody occupying a seat must purchase a ticket.

Travel into Manchester

For those using Public Transport, the Hotel is next to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station. National Rail or Virgin Trains give information on getting to Manchester by Train.

Coaches also serve Manchester – Please visit National Express.


There are a number of Car Parks near the hotel.

  1. APCOA – Manchester Piccadilly Station (Long Stay – not Short Stay Car Park)

Boad Street M1 2RP (4 minutes walk)


Weekend Rate: £5 per day

  1. Piccadilly Parking Manchester

61 – 63 Ducie Street M1 2JQ

(7 minutes walk)


07958 666364

Pay and Display

£5 for up to 10 hours

£8 for up to 24 hours

  1. CitiPark

1 Port street Manchester (8 minutes walk)

£5.50 for up to 8 hours

£10 up to 24 hours)

  1. CitiPark

30 Tariff street M1 2FJ (6 minutes walk)

£6 for up to 4 hours

£8 for up to 12 hours

£13 for up to 24 hours

More parking options at:



Hotel Room Rates

For those booking bedrooms, we will be able to confirm discounted Hotel Room rates at Double Tree by Hilton shortly.

There are also a number of good hotel brands that can be booked via Booking.com or Hotels.com. Holiday Inn is a good hotel chain. There are also hotel chains like Premier Inn, Travelodge and IBIS that can be booked online.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email: gabawards@the-trumpet.com

Tel: +44 (0)20 8522 6600 / +44 (0)7956 385604


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