Once again, the Career Nuggets Soiree proved to be the premiere networking event for black and ethnic minority professionals in the United Kingdom.
“Dreams do come true, and this was the theme of the Career Nuggets Nuggets Soirée this year. Counting our virtual Soiree in 2020, this year’s Career Nuggets Soiree is the 6th time we are gathering at the end of the year to celebrate and network with each other. Each year’s event is better than the last and, true to this pattern, 2022 has been the best so far.
Career nuggets Soiree was brought to you with the support of our sponsors. The main sponsors were Fortress Capital Partners and Bible Society. Other sponsors included Marsh, Gilead Sciences, Clarity Port, Naijaid, Alpha Childcare, Seed of Compassion, Bustimi, Robertson Bell, Organised Skills, AB Styles and Fabrics, Gabisa Events, Precious Pearl, Total Dominion Printers, Ashe Business Consulting, Akaba, Asiko Foods and Hands of Hope
Our event was made extra special with the support and supply of superb vendors. We were kept engaged and informed with and warmth of our Emcee, the erstwhile Action Jackson. DJ Mind-the-gap provided music and sound effects . The delicious food was from Taste Gaven who served delicious starters. Guests also enjoyed a wide range of dishes from sharing platters. The welcome drinks (mocktails) were prepared and beautifully presented by Edilicious. Photography by Dazzito, Web, Social and Graphics by Eme Bassey including The Journey So Far Video presentation shown at the Soiree.
It was a joy to witness the graduation of 2022 Academy Cohorts. The highlight of the evening was the celebration of our Founder’s Award. Morenike has been awared an MBE for her contributions to diversity and inclusion through the work with Career Nuggets. Morenike Ajayi MBE received her medal from Anne, Princess Royal during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in July 2022. Morenike’s gorgeous outfit was created by AB Fashions.
The Soiree was attended by over 250 men and women from all parts of the UK. These career professionals gathered to celebrate the achievements of the year, connect with old and new friends and receive inspiration in an uplifting atmosphere of joy. The ladies turned up wearing delightful fascinators on their heads while the men were looking dapper in black tie. Our next Career Nuggets Soiree is on the 2nd of December 2023. We hope to see you there!