sensewhere a finalist for BBA in innovation

Published on Wednesday September 7th, 2016

Leading companies selected and set for a night celebrating British Business Success in China

SHANGHAI, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — On the evening of 6 September, the British Business Awards 2016 (BBA) finalists were revealed at the InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin.

British Business Award Sponsors:

photoChairman of the British Chamber of Commerce and Chairman and head judge of the British Business Awards, Barry Piper

BBA Head Judge, also Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai, Barry Piper, opened the evening before award sponsors announced the 5 finalists, for each of the 8 award categories.

Finalist interviews will
be conducted in following weeks and final award winners will be announced during the Gala Awards Dinner, held on 3 November 2016, in Shanghai.

The British Business Awards 2016 finalists are:

Best New Exporter to China Award – Sponsored by Department for International Trade

  • Karro Food Group
  • New Look
  • Peak Scientific Instruments Ltd
  • P2i
  • Trunki

Education Institutional Partnership of the Year – Sponsored by The British Council

  • Bangor University / CSUFT (Hunan)
  • Coventry University / SWUPL (Chongqing)
  • University of Huddersfield/Sino British College (Shanghai)
  • University of Nottingham (Ningbo)
  • Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University (Suzhou)

New Business Award – Sponsored by The British Consulate-General Shanghai

  • The Happy Monk
  • Imagine
  • IX Cameras Ltd
  • Leong & Chee Ltd
  • Ve Interactive Asia Limited

Best Services Award – Sponsored by KPMG

  • Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Control Risks
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Rentokil Initial China
  • Shanghai SIP Engineering Consulting

Innovation Award – Sponsored by InterContinental Hotel Group

  • Eco Capacity Exchange
  • MicroTek Processes
  • Palintest Ltd
  • Remitsy
  • sensewhere Ltd

Sustainable Business Award – Sponsored by The British Chamber of CommerceShanghai

  • BP China
  • Diageo
  • Jaguar Land Rover China
  • PwC
  • Spirax Sarco Engineering (China) Ltd
  • Unilever

Chinese Investor of the Year Award – Sponsored by the University of Manchester China Centre

  • Sanpower Group
  • Beijing Construction Engineering Group Co., Ltd (BCEG)

British Company of the Year – Sponsored by British Airways

  • Arup
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Jaguar Land Rover China
  • Savills
  • University of Nottingham

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More about the British Business Awards 2016 –

About the British Business Awards

The British Business Awards (BBA), held every 2 years, was originally established in 2008. The British Business Awards has since developed into a significant event, recognising and promoting excellence in innovation, enterprise and endeavor, in the British business community in China.

Past winners include BP, GKN, InterContinental Hotels Group, Jaguar Land Rover, Standard Chartered, Unilever, Virgin Atlantic and many others. VIPs such as SirSebastian Wood, then Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China; His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York; Sir Roger Carr, then President of the Confederation of British Industry has also participated.

Hosted by the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai, the 2016 British Business Awards also receive support from The British Chamber of Commerce in China, CBBC, The British Chamber of Commerce Guangdong, The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, British Council, CBI, City of London, Manchester China Forum, Visit Britain and The GREAT Campaign.

Patron of the 2016 British Business Awards is Barbara Woodward, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.

About The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai

The history of the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai dates back to 1915, when it was first founded. Now 100 years on, as one of the oldest foreign Chambers still operating in China, the Chamber’s original ethos of helping each other in the interests of growing British trade with China, is as true today as it was 100 years ago.

By holding over 120 events every year, the Chamber offers a vast amount of information and is able to promote the exchange and sharing of expertise among its professional community. The large network to which we offer access to also assists members to raise their profile locally and rapidly expand their business contacts here in East China. Currently, the Chamber represents over 350 companies with around 1500 cardholding members.

Membership Services & Benefits: Focus Groups, Events, Membership Directory, Business Referrals, Marketing Promotion, Privilege Club, HR Support, CSR, and etc.


Source: PRN

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