Nominations are now open for the 14th annual Asian Achievers Awards.
Members of the public are invited to nominate individuals of South Asian origin, who have inspired communities and achieved outstanding accomplishments in their respective fields.
CB Patel, Publisher/Editor of Asian Business Publications, Ltd (ABPL), the organiser of the awards said: “Each year the Asian Achievers Awards raises the standard of excellence and this year with our celebration of ‘Entrepreneurs’, we hope to raise the bar once again.
“Alongside our high profile winners, I am proud that the Asian Achievers Awards also praises unsung heroes whose outstanding contributions to their local communities generally goes unrecognised on a larger scale.”
Mr Patel explained that one of their goals is to “give the next generation of entrepreneurs, role models who they can identify with, look up to and potentially even reach out to.”
He however pointed out the main objective of the Asian Achievers Awards is “to showcase these remarkable people and celebrate their magnificent achievements.”
This year’s awards ceremony will be on 19th September at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.
Since it was launched 14 years ago, the Asian Achievers Awards has helped raise millions of pounds for charity. This year, the chosen charity partner is the Cherie Blair Foundation.
Nominations can be made in the following categories:
1. Sports Personality of the Year
2. Business Person of the Year
3. Professional of the Year
4. Achievement in Community Service
5. Achievement in Media, Arts and Culture
6. Award for Entertainment
7. Woman of the Year
8. Young Entrepreneur of the Year
9. Uniformed and Civil Services
10. International Personality of the Year
11. Lifetime Achievement Award
Visit asianachieversawards.com to nominate your candidate. The deadline for nominations is 14th July 2014. A panel of independent, expert judges will then discuss and hand-select the final nominees and winners in each category.