BBA Application Deadline Extended to 14 August

Due to the number of requests, we have decided to formally extend the BBA application deadline until Friday, 14 August 2020 before 23:59 (Beijing Time).

This extension will apply to those companies that have registered on the British Business Awards website by midnight Friday, 31 July 2020. If you intend to apply but your time was limited to complete the application, please register before the end of 31 July.

This will allow applicants to have extra time to complete the online application forms. In the meantime, all companies that have already submitted an application for the BBA will have the opportunity to modify and edit their application with additional information they would like to include or to apply for another award category. 

John Edwards, HM Trade Commissioner for China is encouraging more businesses to enter the Awards. John said: 

“It’s a chance to show the depth and strength of the UK-China economic and commercial relationship. It’s a chance also to highlight the achievements of the individual companies and it is a chance above all, to celebrate the work and successes of your teams. Now there are 10 awards and there is something for everyone.”

Simply take 1 minute to register now and you will then have 2 weeks to put in your applications, register here.

Join us to celebrate the success you & your team have achieved in building the UK-China business relationship. 

BBA 2020 Award Categories

(Click the links below for more details about each award)

Innovation Award

Sustainability Award

Education Institutional Partnership of the Year Award

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Chinese Investor in the UK Award

British Exporter of the Year Award

Leadership Award

Best Employer Award

Best Services Award

British Company of the Year Award

Related BBA Articles: 

How to Apply: The British Business Awards 2020

British Business Awards 2020 Launched in China

Tips for an Award Winning Application

About the British Business Awards

Established in 2008, the biennial British Business Awards (BBA) are a national awards programme recognising and promoting excellence in innovation, enterprise, and endeavour, in the British and Chinese business communities.

Host of the Awards rotates every second year between the British Chamber in Beijing and the British Chamber in Shanghai. The 2020 Awards are run by The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai and with Her Majesty’s Ambassador to China as its Patron, has the full support of Department for International Trade (DIT), The British Council, China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), Confederation of British Industry (CBI), and British Chambers in Beijing, Guangdong, Shanghai and Southwest.

Apply for the British Business Awards, please click here.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Gala Awards Dinner on 29 October, Please contact for more details.

For any questions about the application process, please contact: