2019 British Business Awards: Nominations CLOSED
Oct. 18, 2019
By the conclusion of the 2019 British Business Awards (BBA2019) nomination period, on Friday 18 October at 12:00JST, we are very pleased to have received 32 eligible nominations across 5 categories.
With many thanks and best of luck to all nominees!
Company of the Year (6 nominees)
Company of the Year nominees are required to show excellence and innovation across all aspects of their organisation in Japan, focusing on outstanding achievements in the past 12 months / most recent financial year.
Entrepreneur of the Year (6 nominees)
Nominees should be individuals who exemplify entrepreneurialism and have created commercial success through an entrepreneurial spirit. Nominees will typically be leading non-listed organisations in Japan with 25 employees or fewer.
UK-Japan Partnership (6 nominees)
Nominees should be joint-ventures, alliances, or other partnerships that have made demonstrable contributions to the enhancement of the UK-Japan economic or commercial relationship.
Positive Impact (9 nominees)
Open to any eligible company that has driven exceptionally effective social / environmental programmes or initiatives in Japan over the past 18 months. This could include Diversity and Inclusion activities. Nominees should not be NPOs.
Innovation (5 nominees)
Open to any eligible company that has driven exceptionally effective innovation services or other solutions in Japan over the past 18 months.
- Stay tuned over the coming days to find out which organisations and individuals have been nominated for each BBA2019 award category.
- The judging period for the BBA2019 will run from Oct 19 - Nov 7.
- BBA2019 winners will be announced at the BBA ceremony and red-carpet gala on Friday Nov 8 2019.
Over to the judges!
The decision on a winning BBA2019 entry is the result of the combined score of 6 unrelated judges, who independently score each submission using the same scoring matrix.
Nominations are judged against specific criteria, founded on the BBA values of success, innovation and ethics. The BBA employs a well-defined and tested framework to ensure that the judging process is fair and free of influence.
About the BBA
Now in its eleventh year, the British Business Awards (BBA), a not-for-profit event organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) 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.
Submitting a nomination for the BBA provides organisations with the opportunity to review business performance and highlight core strengths, setting a benchmark for industry standards. Nominations are judged against specific criteria, founded on the BBA values of success, innovation and ethics. The BBA employs a well-defined and tested framework to ensure that the judging process is fair and free of influence.
Winning a BBA trophy is a prestigious endorsement of an organisation’s projects, initiatives, products or achievements. Winners are acknowledged as industry leaders and named the best in their respective categories. This is a valuable measure of success that can be used in a variety of communications creating publicity, positive organisational profiling and heightened credibility. Winners are eligible to publicise their achievement in all their marketing collateral, providing they state the category and year in which the award was won.
What nominees can receive!
Winning a BBA trophy is a prestigious endorsement of an organisation's projects, initiatives, results and/or achievements. Winners are acknowledged as industry leaders and named the best in their respective categories. This is a valuable measure of success that can be used in a variety of communications - creating publicity, positive organisational profiling and heightened credibility.
All nominees enjoy:
- pre-event publicity
- on-the-night publicity
Winners will receive a variety of promotional benefits including:
- exposure on BCCJ website and BCCJ-owned social media channels
- priority mentions in relevant industry media throughout subsequent years
- winner interviews and subsequent articles on BCCJ website and communication channels
We wish all 2019 BBA nominees the very best of luck! Stay tuned for updates!
- BBA gala event (November 8 2019) INFO and BOOKING
- More about our BBA2019 Judges
- BBA2019 Judging process
- The 2019 BBA judging period will run from October 19 - November 7
- The 2019 BBA results will remain confidential until the evening of the BBA gala and ceremony (Nov 8, 1830-2230, Hotel Gajoen Tokyo)