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BOLD Awards VI Edition New Location in Lisbon, Portugal, in Partnership with APDC and Unicorn Factory Lisboa

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We are proud to announce that our BOLD Awards VI edition ceremony will be hosted in the vibrant city of Lisbon, Portugal on March 28th, 2025. This edition is supported in strategic partnerships with APDC (Portuguese Association for the Development of Communications) and Unicorn Factory Lisboa, two prominent organizations dedicated to fostering innovation and entrepreneurial success.

In this edition we will bring together visionaries, entrepreneurs, and leaders from around the globe to recognize and honor the most outstanding projects and initiatives that are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Early Birds submissions are now open at until June 7th so you can take advantage before the fee increases. Here is what our founder has to say on this move, plus comments from executive directors of both APDC and Unicorn Factory Lisboa.

Epi Ludvik, the founder of the BOLD Awards, expressed his enthusiasm for the new location and partnerships: “Lisbon’s dynamic ecosystem and vibrant culture make it the perfect backdrop for the BOLD Awards VI Edition. We are thrilled to collaborate with APDC and Unicorn Factory Lisboa, organizations that share our passion for innovation and excellence. This partnership will undoubtedly elevate this sixth edition and provide an unparalleled experience for all global participants.”

Sandra Fazenda Almeida, Executive Director of APDC, shared her excitement about the collaboration: “We are honored to partner with the BOLD Awards and host this prestigious event in Lisbon. This collaboration aligns perfectly with APDC’s mission to drive innovation and digital transformation. We look forward to celebrating the trailblazers who are shaping the future and inspiring the next generation of innovators.”

Gil Azevedo, Unicorn Factory Lisboa Executive Director, also highlighted the significance of the event: “Hosting the BOLD Awards in Lisbon is a testament to our city’s growing influence as a global innovation hub. We are excited to support this initiative and provide a platform for recognizing groundbreaking achievements that will inspire and empower our entrepreneurial community.”

The BOLD Awards 2025 categories will encompass a wide range of fields such as AI, Quantum Computing, Sustainability, HealthTech, and more, ensuring a comprehensive celebration of groundbreaking achievements. It’s time to #beBOLD #BOLD6 #BOLDAwards #BOLDLisbon

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Clive Reffell

Clive has worked with Crowdsourcing Week to source, create and publish content since May 2016. With knowledge and experience gained in a 30+ year marketing career based in London, UK, he helps SMEs and startups to run successful crowdfunding projects, and provides support across wider marketing issues.

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2 Days / 3 Nights
BOLD VI Edition
One RT Flight from any European City including hotel accommodation. + 2 seats at the Award Ceremony
NOTE: Participants must be 21 years or older to win, and the drawing will take place on September 25, 2024.

Gala Dinner Tickets are €975 per seat which includes a 3-course dinner and drinks. A €50 deposit is required to reserve your seat(s) at the end of this form. The deposit is refundable if not selected to participate. If accepted, the deposit will be deducted from the ticket price.

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