BritishAmerican Business Launches CHASE Awards Celebrating History and Successful Exporting in the UK-US Corridor
LONDON, Friday May 13th, 2016 – BritishAmerican Business (BAB), the leading transatlantic business organisation, brought together more than 200 influential business leaders from both sides of the Atlantic for its first CHASE Awards ceremony held at One Great George Street, Westminster London.
BritishAmerican Business CHASE Awards with support from EY recognises the contributions small and medium sized businesses have made to the wider UK-US transatlantic business community.
Jeffries Briginshaw, CEO, BritishAmerican Business said “CHASE Awards is our new awards initiative designed to recognise and showcase some of the very best stories of successful exporting and inward investment in the transatlantic corridor. We want to celebrate the small and medium sized businesses operating in the UK-US creating economic growth, trade and prosperity on either sides of the Atlantic as it underpins the heart of what we do.”
Bridget Walsh Global Head of Transaction Tax, EY said “We are delighted to support such an inspirational scheme which recognises the considerable talent, drive and determination of small businesses in the UK and US business community. Some of the companies we have awarded have under 10 employees and are exporting to the United States which is just phenomenal. Congratulations to all the winners but also those shortlisted which is an achievement itself.”
Full list of winners and those shortlisted by the judges
Export Award Micro Business
Winner: Quality Bearings Online Ltd
Highly Commended: SurveyMe
Shortlisted: AIR2EAU, Centre for Business Innovation, eatsleepthink, fab funky, Gummee Ltd
Export Award Small Business
Winner: ICC Solutions
Highly Commended: Slingco
Shortlisted: Avongard, DantechUK
Export Award Medium to Growth Business
Winner: Ford Farm
Shortlisted: Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings, The Floow Ltd
Fintech Award Sponsored by Innovate Finance
Winner: Ford Farm
Highly Commended: Digital Shadows
Inward Investment Award
Winner: Hi-Rez Studios
Highly Commended: Kiz Studios
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About BritishAmerican Business
BritishAmerican Business BAB is the leading transatlantic business organisation, dedicated to helping companies build their business on both sides of the Atlantic. Its membership brings together the world’s leading multinational and middle market companies across sectors and geographies; and more than 100 of the world’s most successful CEOs support its work through their participation in its Advisory Board. It incorporates the American Chamber of Commerce (UK) and the British-American Chamber of Commerce (USA), which merged in 2000 to create a single, pre-eminent transatlantic organisation that could support its members across the Atlantic.
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Rachel Reaney, Communications Manager
Tel: +44(0)20 7290 9878