British Business Awards

2014 BBA Winner Profile: Elizabeth Handover, Lumina Learning Asia (Entrepreneur of the Year)

Dec. 9, 2014

The seventh British Business Awards were held on 14th November, 2014 at the Hilton Tokyo. Elizabeth Handover, of Lumina Learning Asia, was named as Entrepreneur of the Year. BCCJ Entrepreneur member Lumina Learning Asia, led by Elizabeth Handover, is a key player in the Japanese training world and impressed the judges this year with their signficant growth in ... Read more

2014 BBA Winner Profile: Fermenstation (Community Contribution)

Dec. 9, 2014

The seventh British Business Awards were held on 14th November, 2014 at the Hilton Tokyo. Fermenstation, led by Rina Sakai and based in Iwate, took home the award for Community Contribution. Fermentation's President Lina Sakai has worked closely with the people of Oshu, Iwate, to develop a "circular economy" business model. Since 2009, Lina's vision has ... Read more

2014 BBA Winner Profile: The British School in Tokyo (Company of the Year)

Dec. 5, 2014

The seventh British Business Awards were held on 14th November, 2014 at the Hilton Tokyo. The British School in Tokyo was named Company of the Year. The British School in Tokyo is celebrating 25th anniversary this year, and has grown considerably since its foundation. The school now educates almost 900 young people from the ages of three to ... Read more

2014 BBA Winner Profile: Sue Kinoshita OBE (Person of the Year)

Dec. 3, 2014

The seventh British Business Awards were held on 14th November, 2014 at the Hilton Tokyo. Sue Kinoshita OBE, Director of UK Trade & Investment, based at the British Embassy Tokyo, was named as Person of the Year after a poll of BCCJ members. Sue Kinoshita OBE was recognised for her work leading the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) team in ... Read more

Congratulations to 2014 BBA Winners

Nov. 14, 2014

Awards for British Business in Japan | Record-breaking event showcases close bilateral ties British innovation, business success and social contributions in Japan were recognised this evening at a gala event in Tokyo attended by almost 300 guests. Organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ), with winners chosen by a panel of independent judges from business, media ... Read more

2014 BBA Nominees: Person of the Year

Nov. 11, 2014

By the conclusion of the 2014 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period, on Friday 31 October at 17:00, we had received 50 nominations across 6 categories. The following 6 individuals are now in the running for the 2014 BBA Person of the Year award: 2014 BBA Person of the Year Nominees (in alphabetical order): Ashley Harvey Sue ... Read more

2014 BBA Nominees: Community Contribution

Nov. 7, 2014

By the conclusion of the 2014 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period, on Friday 30 October at 17:00, we had received a record 50 nominations across 6 categories. The following 7 organisations are now in the running for the 2014 BBA Community Contribution trophy: 2014 BBA Community Contribution Nominees (in alphabetical order): Dyson K.K  ダイソン株式会社 Fermenstation ... Read more

2014 BBA Nominees: UK-Japan Partnership

Nov. 6, 2014

By the conclusion of the 2014 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period, on Friday 30 October at 17:00, we had received 50 nominations across 6 categories. The following 10 partnerships are now in the running for the 2014 BBA UK-Japan Partnership trophy: 2014 BBA UK-Japan Partnership Nominees (in alphabetical order): Ashfield K.K. / CMIC-MPSS Co., Ltd.  アッシュフィールド株式会社 ... Read more

2014 BBA Nominees: Entrepreneur of the Year

Nov. 5, 2014

By the conclusion of the 2014 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period, on Friday 30 October at 17:00, we had received 50 nominations across 6 categories. The following 6 individuals are now in the running for the title of 2014 BBA Entrepreneur of the Year: 2014 BBA Entrepreneur of the Year Nominees (in alphabetical order): Collins, Anthony ... Read more

2014 BBA Nominees: Company of the Year

Nov. 4, 2014

By the conclusion of the 2014 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period, on Friday 30 October at 17:00, we had received 50 nominations across 6 categories. The following 12 companies are now in the running for the title of 2014 BBA Company of the Year: 2014 BBA Company of the Year Nominees (in alphabetical order): Aggreko Japan ... Read more