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Uniting and honoring the Brazilian community abroad

"The 'Best in Brazil' Award is the most prestigious event of the Brazilian community."

Rafael dos Santos


Best of Brazil American Awards 2022

This is a three-part event held annually in order to honour and unite the Brazilian community abroad. The Best of Brazil USA Awards 2022 will take place in New York on July 21-22-23. We will have a day for tourism, one for a conference, two parties, and a gala night for the awards.

Uniting and honouring the Brazilian Community abroad.

"The most prestigious event for the
Brazilian community abroad".


"The Oscars of the Brazilian community abroad."


"I am flattered to be part of this wonderful event that has the mission to unite and honor Brazilians abroad."


Luiza Brunet

"An event that unites and honors the Brazilian community."


Due to the pandemic, the first awards took place online, and was viewed live by 12,500 people. The winners of the 2021 awards were invited to attend the gala ceremony, which took place at Kensington Palace, Prince William's residence, in London. The event was presented by businessman and creator Rafael dos Santos and by activist, model and businesswoman Luiza Brunet, in the presence of royalty, distinguished guests and 300 guests from 17 countries across the world. 

Best of Brazil American Awards  2022




Winners Testimonials In Europe and USA

Luciana Padilha 
"Outstanding Personality"
Press office
Boston USA 🇺🇸


Claudia Kalhoefer
"Best Brazilian Writer in the US" Children's Youth
USA 🇺🇸

Leo Oliver 
"Best Brazilian DJ in the US"
USA 🇺🇸

Luciana Drummond
"Best Brazilian Health Care Professional in the USA" 
Personal trainer
USA 🇺🇸

Sheylla Kennedy (grandma)
"Best Brazilian Show/Entertainer in the USA" 
USA 🇺🇸

Sandro Vita
"Best Brazilian Writer in Europe" Adult 
United Kingdom 🇬🇧

Margarette Mattos
"Best Brazilian Artist in the US"
plastic artist
Boston USA 🇺🇸


Cristina Christensen
"Best Brazilian Salon of
Hairdressing in Europe"
Norway 🇳🇴

Carlos VD Ramalho
"Best Brazilian Entrepreneur
In the USA" 
USA 🇺🇸

Marilene Paiva 
"Best Brazilian Social Media Influencer in the US"
USA 🇺🇸

Dr. Alexandre Piquet
"Best Brazilian Lawyer in the US"
Piquet Law Firm
Miami USA 🇺🇸


Lucia Pereira
"Best Brazilian Writer in Europe" Adult 
United Kingdom 🇬🇧

Kaado Pinheiro
"Best Brazilian Artist in the USA"
USA 🇺🇸

DJ Yohanna Laish
"Best Brazilian DJ in Europe" 
DJ Tech House
Switzerland 🇨🇭

Geo Bassani
"Best Brazilian Chef in Europe" 
United Kingdom 🇬🇧


Creator & organizer

Rafael dos Santos

Rafael dos Santos is the CEO and co-founder of , a technology startup that connects journalists with entrepreneurs. As editor-in-chief of High Profile Magazine, he secured cover stories with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and Richard Branson, to name a few.

Rafael has won seven awards so far, including the Sunday Times 'Top 100 Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs in the UK'. His award-winning TEDx talk ' What It Takes to Be a Migrant Entrepreneur ' has been watched over 157,000 times. Rafael has 18 years of business experience in the UK, US and Netherlands, holds an MBA from Henley Business School and recently became a business writer at Forbes.  

Rafael is also a visiting professor at two universities in London. At Regent's University he teaches entrepreneurship and South Bank University he is a professor of public relations.

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Interesting (and fun) facts about Rafael: he speaks three languages, has traveled to over 60 countries, has had three plastic surgeries (so far!), had dinner with Queen Elizabeth and has been married for 10 years to an "English gentleman" and loves condensed milk pudding!

Below we have selected a small sample of events where Rafael was a guest speaker or organizer. Some of the renamed places include:

Westminster Central Hall, Houses of Parliament, WeWork, British Library,  Universities:  Cambridge, Oxford, Queen Mary, Reading, London Metropolitan, South Bank and Kingston. Has also been a speaker  in China, Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Germany, Portugal  and Spain.

The TED Talk was so well received by the audience, both by the 500 who were in the theater and the 157,000 who watched it on YouTube. 

Rafael has been organizing the biggest event in England for entrepreneurial immigrants for five consecutive years with more than 1000 people visiting the trade fair.

The "Migrant Business Show" Award took place in 2019, inside the Palace  of Westminster  also  known as the Houses of Parliament. The seat of the British Parliament.

Since 2015, Rafael has organized more than 500 events for his company and clients. From dinners in executive palaces to trade fairs for up to 1000 people.

Breakfast at the Palace of Parliament, organized by Rafael for immigrant entrepreneurs in London.  The coffee was attended  your mother's special  who was thrilled during the intimate event for 15 people at the palace .

Rafael was invited by the Chinese government to represent enterprising immigrants from England and gave a lecture to 1000 people during the  World Entrepreneurship Forum, held in Gwan Jo,  China.

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