This year’s event will be held on the 23rd of November at the Thistle Hotel in Glasgow.
The charity partner for the event is The British Asian Trust. The charity was set up by The Prince of Wales and serves as a ‘social fund’ to support high impact charities within the areas of education, enterprise and health in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the UK.
Nominations will be closing on October 31st, so this is your last chance to get your nomination in. To nominate yourself or someone you know please go to http://www.theasianbusinessawards.info/scotland
The awards categories are as follows.
Young Achiever of the Year: This award recognises an entrepreneur who has achieved great business success at a young age.
Small Business of the Year: This award recognises those businesses that have continued to grow in strength, while remaining a small enterprise.
Business of the Year: This award recognises the enterprise that has come on leaps and bounds over the last year and thus unequivocally dominated its corner of the market.
Franchisee of the Year: This award recognises those individuals among us who have successfully expanded a franchise.
Community Award: Recognises that success cannot be measured in monetary terms alone. Positively impacting lives and making a tangible difference is in itself is a vast accomplishment. Those achievements which leave a legacy of positive change to carry forward into the future should therefore be held in the highest esteem.
Businesswoman of the Year: This award recognises an exceptional individual who is not only an ambassador for women and ethnic minorities but an inspiration to all in the business world.
Businessman of the Year: This award recognises a businessman whose actions and accomplishments are an inspiration to us all.
Lifetime Achievement Award: Recognises an extremely dedicated individual who has experienced the highs and lows of business – emerging at the top of their game and furthermore, has positively contributed to their community.
Entrepreneur of the Year: This award brings to light the incredible achievements of an individual whose entrepreneurial spirit, ability to think out of the box, and drive, has propelled them to success.