Business News of Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Source: Sadat Laminu
The Style Fashion Photographer at this year’s Glitz Style awards, Gilbert Asante has received a Nokia 7 Plus, the Consumer Smartphone of the Year from HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones as part of his prize package.
The award category of the Style Fashion Photographer of the Year acknowledges a fashion photographer who demonstrates a fresh eye with impact, originality and creativity as well as one who creates beautiful images showing how fashion is not just clothing but more of as an art form.
Commenting before the presentation of the Nokia 7 Plus to Gilbert Asante, Business Manager for HMD Global, West Africa, Emmanuel Ossai said:
“At HMD Global, we strive to create smartphones with the perfect blend of power, photography features and stylish design across all price points. The Nokia 7 Plus is the embodiment of our mission to deliver devices that are as beautiful as they are powerful, all at different price points. With the Nokia 7 Plus now recognised as Consumer Smartphone of the Year by Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA), Gilbert Asante joins thousands of Ghanaians who are benefiting from the world-class style and substance in one powerful device – Nokia 7 Plus.”
Expressing his excitement on receiving the award, Gilbert Asante remarked “As a fashion photographer who is always on the go, I appreciate phones that have a strong battery life. Having a phone that captures great images and keeps me going all through my shoots is important. I’m grateful to receive the top of the range Nokia 7 Plus phone which I trust will complement my professional and personal lifestyle”.
Some creative personalities who excelled in their field of endeavours and received awards included, Joselyn Dumas; best-dressed celebrity on the red carpet, Velma Owusu Bempah of Velma’s Accessories, the accessories designer of the year, and Kelvin Vincent who won stylist-designer of the year.
Other personalities rewarded for their remarkable fashion sense were, Nathaniel Attoh; media personality of the year, Zynnell Zuh; best-dressed celebrity on the red carpet, and Lharley Lhartey as the rising star influencer of the year.
Gilbert Asante (left) receiving the Nokia 7 Plus from Business Manager