Leaders October 2015

The best of British

Nominate your favourite firms for a BBA trophy

The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) British Business Awards (BBA) celebrate and reward the best of UK–Japan business. As we approach the 2015 BBA gala on 13 November at the Palace Hotel Tokyo, you can nominate firms and individuals to win a trophy.

The BBA recognise excellence and success across all industry sectors, and provide a fantastic platform to highlight achievements. The 2015 BBA categories are:

  • Company of the Year
  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • UK–Japan Partnership
  • Community Contribution
  • Innovation
  • Person of the Year

Why nominate?

Nominees enjoy pre-event and on-the-night publicity.

Winners are acknowledged as industry leaders and named the best in their respective categories. They will receive a variety of promotional benefits including:

  • A free advertisement in BCCJ ACUMEN (December 2015)
  • Exposure on the BCCJ website and BCCJ-owned social media channels
  • Priority mentions in relevant industry media throughout subsequent years
  • A promotional video about their firm and BBA win

Previous winners say . . .

“Winning the BBA was great recognition of the effort we put into providing for our clients, and also helps people to focus on the Britain–Japan connection”.

David Syrad, Rhino Rugby Japan, 2014 BBA New Market Entrant

“The BBA is a wonderful opportunity for you to review your work and actually celebrate what you have achieved together. It is also a place to learn from other nominees about their best practice”.

Maho Takahashi, LUSH, 2013 BBA Community Contribution

“Winning this award for us is recognition of our team’s effort . . . [it] has been received gladly by our employees”.

Philippe Fauchet, GlaxoSmithKline K.K., 2012 BBA Company of the Year

“The BBA is the perfect opportunity for you to re-evaluate your mission and strategy, and celebrate what you’ve achieved. Being a nominee alone provides fantastic visibility for your business”.

Suzanne Price, Price Global, 2012 BBA Entrepreneur of the Year

“The award was a great endorsement for my profile which is ultimately linked to my company. Since the award, we have had a significant upturn in our business”.

Steve Crane, Business Link Japan K.K., 2011 BBA Person of the Year

How to nominate

Honour your valued employees while strengthening your brand in the Japan market. The process is simple and free.

  1. Select the category in which you wish to nominate yourself, your firm or your chosen nominee (details at www.bccjapan.com).
  2. Complete a nomination form and submit it by 5pm on 30 October to: info@bccjapan.com Good luck!