British Business Awards | Award Categories


Award Categories for the British Business Awards 2018

Entrepreneur of the Year Award seeks to celebrate the risks that entrepreneurs take to ensure that businesses can grow and thrive, and the fantastic contribution these risk-takers make to China-UK business relations.

Sustainability Award seeks to recognise organisations that have demonstrated a commitment to the building of a sustainable business in China, and to help promote the benefits of a sustainable business model in the Chinese market.

Education Institutional Partnership of the Year Award will be presented to a UK higher or further education institution that has partnered with a Chinese organisation to deliver significant impact in the last 24 months. This is a great opportunity for UK HE or FE educational institutions that are actively engaged with China to be recognised for their contribution to UK-China collaboration and to raise awareness of their success in doing so among audiences in both the UK and China.

Innovation Award seeks to recognise British excellence in bringing innovative ideas, products or processes to the Chinese market, which have contributed to the growth of their sector, or companies that have leveraged existing approaches in a new and creative manner.

Chinese Investor in the UK Award acknowledges Chinese companies that have established a business in the UK and have demonstrated strong growth, innovative strategies and important market presence.
*Entrants must be Chinese companies headquartered in mainland China with a presence in the UK.

Belt & Road Initiative Award celebrates the contributions that UK companies are making in the area of development, infrastructure, investment, and consultancy to economies across the Belt and Road project.

Inspiring Women Award celebrates women who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and success in their field of expertise. The Award will shine a light on the achievements of women from all walks of life, and showcase examples of extraordinary courage, compassion, transformation, and triumph.

British Company of the Year Award recognises British organisations in any industry sector in China that exemplify the UK’s commitment to developing sustainable business and cultural relations between the UK and China.

改革开放 – 40 Years of Reform Award celebrates the milestone of 40 years since the opening up reforms introduced by Deng Xiaoping. This award recognises British companies that have leveraged this atmosphere of openness to successfully build businesses in China and who have made long-term commitments to the China market.

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