British Business Awards

Nominate for the 2018 British Business Awards

July 25, 2018

  DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: OCT 18 2018, NOON For the past eleven years, the BCCJ's British Business Awards (BBA) have been celebrating and rewarding the best of UK-Japan business relationships. Now, in the lead up to our platinum 2018 BBA, to be held on the evening of November 2nd at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, you have the opportunity ... Read more

BBA Winners 2008-2017

Jan. 15, 2018

We are pleased to share the winners of all the British Business Awards:      2008: Best Entrepreneur: Caroline Pover  Best CSR Initiative: Standard Chartered Bank Innovation: Klein Dytham Architecture Corporate Excellence: Rolls-Royce International Ltd. 2009: Best Entrepreneur: Richard Bysouth (CareerCross Consulting Co., Ltd) Best Local CSR Initiative: Refugees International Japan Innovation: Intralink K.K Corporate Excellence: Oxford Instruments K ... Read more

2017 BBA Winner Profile: Company of the Year - Aston Martin Lagonda

Jan. 9, 2018

The past 12 months have been good for Aston Martin Lagonda, with record profits, a lucrative Japan-UK deal and a new Tokyo brand centre, not to mention a British Business Award. The BCCJ member firm picked up the trophy of Company of the Year at the BCCJ’s headliner red carpet event in November. Aston Martin Lagonda was ... Read more

2017 BBA Winner Profile: Innovation – SciBite

Dec. 8, 2017

The “fantastic accolade” of a 2017 British Business Award is proving to be a great boost for SciBite as it grows in the Japanese market, according to Rob Greenwood, SciBite’s CEO. The semantic analytics firm fought off entrants in fields such as technology, computer programming and consumer goods, to scoop the Innovation trophy at the BCCJ’s ... Read more

2017 BBA Winner Profile: Community Contribution Award – Unilever

Dec. 1, 2017

British Business Award winner Unilever Japan K.K has pledged to continue its work to change Japan’s corporate culture after picking up the Community Contribution trophy at the BCCJ’s 2017 headliner event on 2nd November. The firm was recognised for its work to operate a sustainable business, drive social change and empower women through its WAA ... Read more

2017 BBA Winner Profile: UK–Japan Partnership Award – JTB & STH

Nov. 24, 2017

A pioneering partnership established in February 2017 between JTB Corporation and Sports Travel & Hospitality Group has become one of the youngest partnerships to be awarded the UK-Japan Partnership trophy at the BCCJ British Business Awards. Staff and stakeholders responsible for its launch and early development were delighted to accept the award on 2nd November. The JTB-STH partnership, named ... Read more

2017 BBA Winner Profile: Entrepreneur of the Year - Ian Gibbins

Nov. 17, 2017

Having scooped the Entrepreneur of the Year trophy at the BCCJ’s 2017 British Business Awards (BBA) on 2nd November, Ian Gibbins says he feels inspired to bring his British deli and bakery products to more people — in person and across Japan — in 2018. “The BBA is such a nice award to win after all the hard work ... Read more

Congratulations to 2017 British Business Awards Winners!

Nov. 3, 2017

Photo credit: Life 14 Record-breaking 10th anniversary red carpet gala celebrates close bilateral relations | Awards for UK-Japan business ties British innovation, entrepreneurship, business success and social contributions in Japan were recognised last night at a gala event at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, attended by over 350 guests. Organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ), with ... Read more

2017 British Business Awards: ALL NOMINEES!

Oct. 27, 2017

By the conclusion of the 2017 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period on, Wednesday, 18 October at 12:00, we had received 25 eligible nominations across 5 categories:  Company of the Year (5 nominees)Nominees are required to have shown excellence and reached outstanding achievements in all aspects of their organisation in Japan, focusing on the past 12 ... Read more

2017 BBA Nominees: Innovation

Oct. 25, 2017

By the conclusion of the 2017 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period, on Wednesday 18 October at noon, we had received 25 eligible nominations across 5 categories. The following 6 companies are now in the running to lift a 2017 BBA trophy, in the category of Innovation. "Nominees should be companies that have enjoyed commercial success through practicing ... Read more