The British Business Awards 2016 Celebrate UK-Sino Business Success 2016英国商业大奖揭晓获奖企业
Published on 2016-11-04
On 3 November, 11 winners of the British Business Awards (BBA) 2016 were announced at the InterContinental Shanghai Pudong. 2016年11月3日晚，由上海英国商会主办的2016年度英国商业大奖在上海锦江汤臣洲际大酒店揭晓了八大奖项的获奖名单。
Hosted by the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai, the BBA 2016 consists of eight award categories to recognise excellence in innovation, enterprise and endeavour, in the British business community in China.
Patron of the BBA 2016, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to China, Barbara Woodward CMG OBE, addressed to the guests, ”Thank you all for joining this wonderful evening. Whether you have been nominated or not, whether you are British or Chinese, or international, thank you for everything that you do day in, day out to build the trade ties between the UK and China. Tonight, above all is a celebration of that.”
2016年度英国商业大奖的特别赞助人，英国驻华大使吴百纳女士（Barbara Woodward CMG OBE）致辞感谢参与奖项评选的中英公司：”无论提名与否，也不论是中国公司、英国公司，还是跨国企业，正因你们日复一日的辛勤付出，由此建立并加深了中英两国之间的贸易纽带。今晚我们在这里就是要感谢这些公司所作出的贡献，并庆祝他们取得的成就。”
Competition was fierce as the quality of this year’s applications was higher than ever. Head Judge of the BBA 2016, and Chairman of the British Chamber Shanghai, Barry Piper, commented, ” The applications that we have received across all categories are truly impressive. They represent very different businesses in very different parts of China. But they all have one thing in common, they embody the spirit of enterprise that is at the heart of Britain and China’s economic future.
Tonight we celebrated the leadership in manufacturing and exporting, to education and innovation, and from services to looking after our planet… these awards are rightly the Oscars of great British business.”
UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Liam Fox, sent his congratulations via a video message to all the BBA participants and shared his encouraging prospects for future Britain-China collaborations by stating that, “The future between our countries is clearly bright and as China seeks to expand its service economy, there will be almost unlimited opportunities for British and Chinese business to exchange knowledge and expertise”.
The BBA 2016 came in a momentous week for the UK in East China, which saw the second UK-China Regional Leader Summit take place in Shanghai; and eight Vice-Chancellors from the UK’s Russell Group universities visit Shanghai to meet with leaders from China’s C9 universities.
The British Business Awards 2016 winners are:
Best New Exporter to China Award (Sponsored by Department for International Trade) | 最佳新晋出口中国奖（英国贸易投资署赞助）
Peak Scientific Instruments | 比克气体仪器贸易（上海）有限公司 a leading innovator in the design, manufacture and support of high performance gas generators.
Education Institutional Partnership of the Year (Sponsored by The British Council) | 年度教育合作项目奖（英国文化教育协会赞助）
University of Nottingham (Ningbo) | 宁波诺丁汉大学, the first Sino-foreign university to open in China in 2004. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate British degrees awarded by the University of Nottingham, one of the UK’s top ten universities.
Chinese Investor of the Year Award* (Sponsored by the University of Manchester China Centre) | 年度中国投资者奖（英国曼彻斯特商学院赞助）
Beijing Construction Engineering Group (BCEG) | 北京建工集团 , a leading construction and engineering company in China and is already active in global markets.
Sanpower Group | 三胞集团 , a large private conglomerate whose expertise in the technology and modern service industries act as a base for its three-pronged business strategy of developing synergies among its businesses in the finance, healthcare and commerce sectors.
New Business Award (Sponsored by The British Consulate-General Shanghai) | 新兴企业奖（英国驻上海总领事馆赞助）
The Happy Monk, a “London-style” cocktail bar/restaurant in Guangzhou serving a broad range of drinks and food.
Innovation Award* (Sponsored by InterContinental Hotel Group) | 创新奖（洲际酒店集团赞助）
MicroTek Processes, manufactures a range of Ultraviolet (UV) products for the treatment of food and beverages using non-thermal sterilisation technologies.
Sensewhere, a company deliver low cost, scalable and accurate indoor positioning by automatically mapping radio-frequency signals inside buildings along with top-shelf software algorithms developed in Scotland.
Best Services Award (Sponsored by KPMG) | 最佳服务奖（毕马威中国赞助）
SIP Project Management | 上海申英基建咨询有限公司, China's leading, independent construction project management consultancy.
Sustainable Business Award* (Sponsored by The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai) | 可持续商业奖（上海英国商会赞助）
BP China | 英国石油, an international oil and gas company operating in over 70 countries and its major business activities include exploration and production, refining and marketing, petrochemicals and lubricants.
Unilever | 联合利华集团, one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products with sales in over 190 countries.
British Company of the Year (Sponsored by British Airways) | 年度英国公司奖（英国航空公司赞助）
Jaguar Land Rover China | 捷豹路虎中国, a British automotive manufacturer possessing two premium luxury car brands.