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BBF Holds Annual Awards Gala

6 Certificates Of Excellence, 2 Awards Of Excellence Presented

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2: The British Business Forum (BBF), a non-profit association of British business people in Kuwait held its 15th Annual British Excellence Awards gala evening in front of a capacity audience attended by the British Ambassador to Kuwait, HE Frank Baker. The event was held at the British Embassy atrium Friday evening Jan 27, 2012.
This event is the highlight of the BBF Business Year, recognising and rewarding business people in the private and public sector for their contribution to British and Kuwait business in 2011.
The guest speaker of the evening was John Sergeant, a leading UK Political Commentator for television and radio since 1981 and the BBC's Chief Political Correspondent from 1992-2000.

Subsequent to which he has made regular television and radio programmes ranging from satirical comedy, current affairs, news quiz and even ballroom dancing. An honouree doctorate from University of Teesside in the North East of England, John provided an illuminating insight into how some perceived (at the time) mistakes or errors can in fact have an extremely positive and career defining impact as he exampled in two occasions from his own experience and career. 
The sponsors of the evening were Crowne Plaza, British Airways, Land Rover and Wataniya Telecom.
After a brief Question and Answer session with the guest speaker eight Awards were presented - 6 awards of Certificates of Excellence followed by two top honours of Awards of Excellence.
First to an organisation and then to an individual that had in the opinion of the BBF adjudication panel achieved and encapsulated such values and excellence as to present themselves as a paradigm for others.

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