2019 British Business Awards: ALL NOMINEES!

Written by BCCJ
November 5, 2019

Written by BCCJ

By the conclusion of the 2019 British Business Awards (2019 BBA) nomination period, on Friday 18 October at noon, we had received 32 eligible nominations across 5 categories.

Company of the Year (6 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 months.
MORE HERE https://bccjapan.com/news/2019/10/2019-bba-nominees-company-year/

Entrepreneur of the Year (6 nominees)
Nominees are individuals who exemplify entrepreneurialism and have driven commercial success through entrepreneurial spirit. Nominees will typically be leading non-listed organisations in Japan with 25 employees or fewer.
MORE HERE https://bccjapan.com/news/2019/10/2019-bba-nominees-entrepreneur-year/

UK-Japan Partnership (6 nominees)
Nominees are joint ventures or other partnerships that have made demonstrable contributions to enhance the UK-Japan economical or commercial relationship.
MORE HERE https://bccjapan.com/news/2019/10/2019-bba-nominees-uk-japan-partnership/

Innovation (5 nominees)
Open to any eligible company that has driven exceptionally effective innovation services or other solutions in Japan over the past 18 months.
MORE HERE https://bccjapan.com/news/2019/10/2019-bba-nominees-innovation/

Positive Impact (9 nominees)
Open to any eligible company that has driven exceptionally effective social / environmental programmes or initiatives in Japan over the past 18 months. Nominees should not be NPOs.
MORE HERE https://bccjapan.com/news/2019/10/2019-bba-nominees-positive-impact/


Over to the judges!

The decision on a winning 2019 BBA entry is the result of the combined score of six unrelated judges, who independently score each submission using the same scoring matrix.

Nominations are judged against specific criteria, founded on the BBA values of success, innovation and ethics. The BBA employs a well-defined and tested framework to ensure that the judging process is fair and free of influence.

  • 2019 British Business Awards – judging process overview HERE
  • The 2019 BBA judging period will run from October 19 – November 1
  • More about the 2018 BBA Judges HERE
  • The 2019 BBA results will remain confidential until the evening of the BBA gala and ceremony (Nov 8, Hotel Gajoen Tokyo)

 


About the BBA

 

Now in its twelfth year, the British Business Awards (BBA), a not-for-profit event organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) recognise excellence and promote success and innovation across all industries. The awards also acclaim the important social contributions made by organisations through their commitment to community, ethical behaviour and environmental sustainability.

Submitting a nomination for the BBA provides organisations with the opportunity to review business performance and highlight core strengths, setting a benchmark for industry standards. Nominations are judged against specific criteria, founded on the BBA values of success, innovation and ethics. The BBA employs a well-defined and tested framework to ensure that the judging process is fair and free of influence.

What nominees can receive!

Winning a BBA trophy is a prestigious endorsement of an organisation’s projects, initiatives, results and/or achievements. Winners are acknowledged as industry leaders and named the best in their respective categories. This is a valuable measure of success that can be used in a variety of communications – creating publicity, positive organisational profiling and heightened credibility. Winners are eligible to publicise their achievement in all their marketing collateral, providing they state the category and year in which the award was won.

All nominees enjoy:

  • pre-event publicity
  • on-the-night publicity

Winners will receive a variety of promotional benefits including:

  • exposure on BCCJ website and BCCJ-owned social media channels
  • priority mentions in relevant industry media throughout subsequent years
  • winner interviews and subsequent articles on BCCJ website and communication channels

We wish all 2019 BBA nominees the very best of luck!