2015 BBA Winner Interview: Junko Kemi (Entrepreneur of the Year)

March 14, 2016


Winner interview | 2015 British Business Award's Entrepreneur of the Year, Junko Kemi

Junko Kemi is the founder of kay me, a firm established in 2014, which focuses on providing high-quality fashion for the modern professional woman.

In this interview with the BCCJ, Junko tells us about herself, her inspiration for setting up a firm in Japan, and her future vision for the company. She also shares her thoughts on 2015's British Business Awards (BBA) ceremony, which she describes as inspiring and 'a great chance to meet new people with ambitious goals'.

Get to know more about this new up-and-coming entreprenuer and gain some insight into why and how the BBA could benefit you and your business, this year and beyond. 

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More reading:

Congratulations to 2015 BBA winners HERE

Entrepreneur of the Year HERE

2016 BBA HERE

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About the BBA

Celebrating the best of British business in Japan

Now in its ninth 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. 

Put yourself in the running to win a British Business Award – the ultimate seal of approval for your business and a subject to talk about with clients for many years to come!