IAB Launches Business Awards


Nominations Close on September 29, 2014

The Institute of Asian Businesses has launched its annual awards which will culminate in the announcement of the winners at the annual dinner on Saturday 29 November. President of the IAB, Saqib Bhatti said: “We would encourage businesses to enter. The Institute of Asian Businesses Awards celebrates the achievement and success of individuals and companies. These are individuals whose skill, ambition, enthusiasm, and sheer hard work have enabled them to excel in their business pursuits.”


There are five awards this year and entries are open to all companies. Categories include Outstanding Business of the Year which is the premier award of the year. Successful entrants will need to show excellence and outstanding achievement in all aspects of their operations.


Outstanding Contribution to Society. This Community Award will celebrate businesses that make a committed and proactive contribution to the enhancement and benefit of the community.


Outstanding Young Entrepreneur of the Year will recognise individuals from SME who have shown the desire to succeed with their own ideas and have had the ambition to turn those ideas into a successful business. Entrants must clearly demonstrate their business idea and start-up process, showing evidence of a well-researched business plan and forecasts for business performance.


Outstanding Customer Service of the Year award celebrates organisations that have enhanced their prospects and profitability by putting the customer at the heart of its business. An important aspect of business development; customer focus ensures that quality products and services that are relevant to customer needs are delivered in a manner that exceed customer expectation.


Outstanding Business Woman of the Year award will recognise the contribution made to the Greater Birmingham economy by female business owners, those in senior management, innovators and entrepreneurs. It recognises the most dynamic and dedicated businesswoman who the judges believe has made an outstanding contribution to business. This successful woman will have a proven track record demonstrating leadership and the highest standards of business practice and will be an inspirational role model for young women.


The closing date for receipt of entries is 4pm on Monday 29 September 2014.


To enter download the entry form off website www.iab-birmingham.com and email to: iab@birmingham-chamber.com.


For further information please contact IAB on 0121 450 4203


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