Sport Birmingham shortlisted for Outstanding Diversity & Inclusion Award
Posted: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:01
The shortlist has been announced for this year's Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) annual dinner and awards, taking place on the 17 November.
This year's event will take place at the International Convention Centre.
The entries were judged by Joel Blake, founder and managing director of CultiV8 Solutions, Qasim Majid, president of the ABCC, Anita Bhalla, chair of performances Birmingham at Town Hall and Symphony Hall and Suzanne Virdee, presenter and journalist at ITV news.
Those shortlisted for the awards are:
Outstanding Diversity & Inclusion Award
Sponsored by South and City College Birmingham
Chinese Community Centre – Birmingham (CCC-B)
Outstanding Business Woman of the Year
Sponsored by Aston University
Baljit Kaur - Innate Consultancy
Dee Kundi - VWV
Rosie Ginday - Miss Macaroon
Outstanding Hospitality & Events Services Award
Sponsored by Scholars School System
IET Birmingham: Austin Court
Unique Venues Birmingham
Outstanding SME Business of the Year Award
Sponsored by Mazars
BCRS Business Loans
United Carpets Stetchford
Outstanding Start-up Business of the Year Award
ANZ Training trading name of Matrix Solutions International Ltd
The HR Dept – Birmingham NE & SW
Trésor Beauty & Training Academy Ltd
Outstanding Use of Digital Technology and Innovation
Outstanding Contribution to Society in Business
ISA Support Services
Outstanding Charity of the Year
Acorns Children's Hospice
Little Heart Matters
The final category, Overall Business of the Year, will be chosen from the winners of other categories.
ABCC president Qasim Majid said: "The range of businesses and individuals that applied for this year's awards was phenomenal, and truly demonstrated the business talent we have in this region.
"With that, it was incredibly difficult for the other judges and I to determine the shortlist. I would like to thank everyone that entered into the awards, and showed off their hard-working businesses and work they are doing in the region."
Mandy Canny, group membership director and chair of the judging panel, said: "The judges were overwhelmed with the quality and amount of entries for these awards, which only further highlights the vibrancy and diversity of the businesses in the region."
Sponsorship opportunities for the awards are still available; please contact Anjum Khan (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
About Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC)
Formed in 1987, the ABCC has a long history in supporting the vast variety of diverse, Asian businesses that operate in the West Midlands. The largest Chamber of its kind, the ABCC acts as a gateway for any organisations looking to target the West Midlands Asian business community.'