The first ever Welsh Asian Business Awards taking place on the 4th of November at Cardiff’s Vale Resort in Wales. The aim of the Awards is to honor the determination, hard work and personal achievements of Welsh-Asian businessmen and women at the forefront of their industries.
Organisers Oceanic Consulting have announced the host of the 2010 awards as Welsh Presenter and Author Natasha Asghar. Asghar presents ‘Talk of the Town’ for B4U Music and in a short time created a niche for herself by interviewing an endless number of Bollywood celebrities such as; Hritik Roshan, Arjun Rampal, Kareena Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and numerous Asian artists from the British/Asian film and music industry .She has worked on numerous channels such (Bangladeshi) NTV, BBC Asian Network, BBC (Wales) and recently co-presented Brit Asia’s ‘Colours’, the Asian equivalent of BBC’s One Show.’ and will shortly be launching her new book ‘Me, Myself and My arranged Marriage’. Natasha proudly voiced her support for the Asian Business Awards;
“As a Welsh Asian working within the media, I am passionate about representing minority communities throughout Wales. I am therefore delighted to be hosting the first ever Welsh Asian Business Awards which highlights and honours the many great achievements and contributions the Welsh Asian Business community has given to the Welsh economy. These awards will help give the Asian community in Wales the recognition they deserve on a local, national and international platform”
The evening itself, will begin with a drinks reception, followed by a sumptuous five course gourmet dinner, eclectic entertainment from exceptional gifted musicians and international dignitaries. It will be one of celebration, a chance to revel in the wealth of accomplishments achieved by those in the room, from the budding entrepreneurs to the seasoned business giants from all over Wales.
Oceanic Consulting Business Development Manager Yasmin Mahmood is delighted to have Natasha on board for the event;
“Natasha Asghar has represented the Asian minority in Britain from a young age through hosting numerous Asian television shows such as ‘Colours’ ‘Talk of the Town,’ ‘Khoobsoorat’ (Beautiful) and now having completed her eagerly anticipated book. Therefore she is an ideal host for the prestigious Welsh Asian Business Awards 2010. With Natasha hosting the event, the evening will most certainly be one to remember and will help to raise awareness of the Welsh Asian business communities’ contribution to Wales for years to come.”
The Welsh Asian Business Awards 2010 looks set to be as prestigious as its Scottish counterparts that have run annually since 2006 to much success and critical acclaim. More information on the event, including award nomination forms, can be found on the official website; www.theasianbusinessawards.info