We are looking for the Best of British, is that you?
The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai takes great pleasure in announcing the official launch of the British Business Awards 2012 and invites applications.
The British Business Awards are an awards programme organised by the British Chambers of Commerce in China to recognise and promote excellence in innovation enterprise and endeavour, in the British business community in China. Established in 2008, the awards programme is now held every two years.
Through eight categories, the Awards will showcase organisations and individuals who are achieving outstanding results and who demonstrate the highest level of commitment to Sino-British trade and investment relations in a variety of disciplines in China. The Awards will also recognise the excellent accomplishments of Chinese businesses operating in the UK.
The British Business Awards are open to all majority British Owned companies or organisations operating in China*, Chinese* Alumni of a British Higher Education Institution as well as Chinese* companies or organisations with a presence in the UK.
*mainland China/ Chinese nationals only
Applications are now open and the British Business Awards invites all eligible individuals and organisations to enter. Five finalists in each of the eight categories will be chosen by an independent panel of judges and announced at a Finalists Event in late June. The highlight event of the Awards, a Gala Awards Dinner will take place on the 8th November, when the winners will be announced.
Application deadline is 18th May 2012.
The British Business Awards 2012 Awards Categories and sponsors:
- Sustainability Award Sponsored by BP
- Chinese UK Alumnus Award Sponsored by the British Council
- Entrepreneur of the Year Award Sponsored by COSTA
- Innovation Award Sponsored by GKN
- Chinese Investor of the Year Award Sponsored by Hogan Lovells
- Creativity Award Sponsored by Jaguar Land Rover
- Financial & Professional Services Award Sponsored by Manchester Business School
- British Company of the Year Award Sponsored by UK Trade and Investment
Photos of the launch event can be viewed here.