2016 British Business Awards

Nov. 11, 2016 18:30 - 22:30


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A highlight in the UK-Japan calendar - the annual British Business Awards gala

Now in its ninth year, the British Business Awards (BBA), run by the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan, recognise excellence and promote success and innovation across all industries. The awards also acclaim the important social contributions made by organisations through their commitment to community, ethical behaviour and environmental sustainability.

British Business Awards trophies are presented each year to mark outstanding contributions to the UK Japan commercial relationship. BBA award categories are open to any eligible companies or individuals with relevant achievements.

Book early to secure the best seats!
Table of 10 = JPY280,000
Seat = JPY28,000
Book using the booking form below, or email: info@bccjapan.com 

Nominations close on October 28th, 5 p.m.!

Nominate HERE


What can you look forward to at the 2016 BBA?

Glamourous evening in the luxurious surroundings of the Hilton Hotel Tokyo with 300 guests

Welcome drinks upon arrival

Black-tie gala dinner with a 5-course Great British menu - and accompanying wines by Berry Brothers & Rudd

Recognition of UK-Japan excellence across a variety of industries

Five coveted marble trophies (designed and hand-sculpted by Kate Thomson of Ukishima Sculpture Studios) presented to winners by British Ambassador to Japan

UK-Japan entertainment

Fabulous selection of door prizes and raffle prizes


Thanks to our 2016 BBA sponsors, without whom the event would not be possible!
Headline Sponsor
  • Jaguar Land Rover Japan Ltd.
Silver Sponsor
  • Michael Page International
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Japan
Supporting Sponsor
  • Clifford Chance Law Office
In-kind sponsors
  • Berry Bros. & Rudd
  • Whisk-e
Media partners
  • Custom Media
  • Financial Times
  • Guy Perryman

Raffle prizes (all guests can win) donated by:

  • Andaz Tokyo (dinner & wine pairing at the Andaz Tavern)
  • BLBG Co., Ltd. (assorted British luxury goods)
  • British Airways (return flights to London in Club World for 2)
  • British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (selected wines)
  • Brompton (folding bicycle)
  • Cath Kidston (fashion and homeware items)
  • Dale Carnegie Training (voucher for training session)
  • Euro Merican Fashion (custom-made apparel)
  • Grand Hyatt Tokyo (hotel stay & dinner)
  • IHG ANA (5 hotel stays incl. breakfast & dinner)
  • Jaguar Land Rover Japan (luxury car experience)
  • Japan Scotland Association (Scotland Day engraved whisky glass)
  • MHD Moët Hennessy Diageo K.K. (Johnnie Walker Blue Label)
  • The Peninsula (hotel stay & breakfast)
  • Richemont Japan Limited (luxury leather bag)
  • Spinningdale Independent British Jewellery (men's and women's jewellery items)
  • Standard Life Investments
  • Sterling Content (Kagoshima shouchu)
  • Swan & Lion (British gourmet goodies)
  • Walk Japan Ltd. (Tokyo city tour)
  • Watanabe & Co (Glenroyal luxury leather goods)

Goody bag items provided by:

  • Aoki
  • BCCJ
  • Calbee
  • GSK
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Robert Walters Japan
  • Shangri-La Tokyo
  • Unilever
  • Rika Beppu, Partner, Corporate, Hogan Lovells Horitsu Jimusho Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo (winner of 2015 BBA "Community Contribution")
  • Ros Campion, Minister Counsellor for Economic Affairs, Strategy and Communications, British Embassy Tokyo
  • Steve Crane, CEO of BusinessLink Japan and Export to Japan (winner of 2015 BBA "Innovation" award)
  • Eddie Jones, head coach of the England national rugby union team
  • Arata Oguri, Principal, Ove Arup, Japan (winner of 2015 BBA "Company of the Year")
  • 2016 BBA dress code: black tie or national dress
  • Please let us know if you have any special dietary needs by Oct 25; menu cannot be changed on the day.    お食事に制限のある方(ベジタリアン・アレルギーなど)は必ず10月25日までにお知らせください。以降は特別メニューのお申し込みは出来ません。


Tickets must be paid by October 24 17:00 after which there can be no refunds for cancellations. No-shows will be charged.


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Venue Information

Hilton Tokyo
4F Kiku Room
6-6-2 Nishi-Shinjuku

Venue link
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Payment Options:

  • Paypal
  • Bank transfer

Member Cost: ¥28,000

Non-Members Cost: ¥28,000