Shortlist for British Indian Awards 2017 Announced

Over the past few months, nominations have been flooding in for the fifth annual British Indian Awards, and the finalists have now been shortlisted. Based on a vote by the British public, the awards highlight the valuable role that British Indian businesses and professionals play in the communities and industries they operate in. The Awards seek to reward the entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen embodied by the British Indian community in the country.

The black tie event will be held at The Athena in Leicester on Wednesday the 14th of June.

Binti International, London UK is among the finalists in the Best Charity and Community Initiative category. Binti’s CEO and Founder Manjit K Gill is a finalist for the Indian Spirit in the Community award. The organisation will attend Wednesday’s awards.

Speaking about her nomination, Manjit said: “It’s a tremendous honour to be a finalist again for this prestigious award. It’s a privilege to be recognised for the work that we do and I hope that these awards bring us closer to our vision of creating a world where every woman has menstrual dignity”.

The British Indian Awards recognise and commend the efforts, determination and hard work of the British Indian community and businesses and their significant contributions to a diverse range of industries in Britain.

The glamorous event promises to be the biggest and most unforgettable night in this year’s social calendar. Numerous prestigious accolades will be awarded to the most deserving professionals and establishments in the British Indian community, including categories such as Best in Media, Young Achiever of the Year, Leaders in Finance, Business of the Year and many others.

Irfan Younis, CEO of Oceanic Consulting – the event organisers - said: “We are delighted to see so many people getting involved in The British Indian Awards over the years. We have had a fantastic response from the public and we are looking forward to welcoming and acknowledging the most dedicated and successful British Indian professionals and businesses in a celebration of their tireless work and achievements. We would like to wish all the finalists the best of luck.”