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Uniting and honoring the Brazilian community abroad

Eiffel Tower - Paris - France
September 25, 2022 - 8pm🇫🇷

For the first time in history, an award for Brazilians in one of the world's great landmarks,
the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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

Rafael dos Santos


Best of Brazil European Awards

This is a three-part event held annually in order to honour and unite the Brazilian community abroad. The Best of Brazil European Awards will take place at the Gustave Eiffel Lounge, on the 2nd floor of the world famous Eiffel Tower in Paris - capital of France. It will be the first time in history that an award ceremony for Brazilians will take place at the Eiffel Tower since it was built in 1998.

Uniting and honouring the Brazilian community abroad.

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


"The Oscar 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 4500 people. The winners of the 2020 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. 

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Best of Brazil European Awards 2020




Winners' Testimonials In Europe and USA

Luciana Padilha 
"Brazilian Personality of the Year"
Boston USA


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

Leo Oliver 
"Best Brazilian DJ in the USA"

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

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

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

Margarette Mattos
"Best Brazilian Artist in the USA"
Boston USA

Cristina Christensen
"Best Brazilian Hairdressing Salon in Europe"

Carlos VD Ramalho
"Best Brazilian Entrepreneur
In the USA" 

Marilene Paiva 
"Best Brazilian Social Media Influencer in the US"

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


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

Kaado Pinheiro
"Best Brazilian Artist in the USA"

DJ Yohanna Laish
"Best Brazilian DJ in Europe" 

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!

We have selected a small sample of events where Rafael was a guest speaker or organizer. Some of the renowned places include:
Westminster Central Hall, Houses of Parliament, WeWork, British Library,  the Universities of: Cambridge, Oxford, Queen Mary, Reading, London Metropolitan, South Bank and Kingston. Rafael has also been a speaker  in China, Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Germany, Portugal  and Spain.

The TEDx Talk was very 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 organized 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 Houses of Parliament, organized by Rafael for immigrant entrepreneurs in London.  The breakfast was special as his mother was able to attend during the intimate event for 15 people.

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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