Prestigious Awards Ltd have announced the Asian Professional Awards (APA) 2014 are now open for nominations. Nominations for the awards which honour excellence of Asian professionals in the UK, will remain open until Monday, 29th September 2014, and winners will announced at the awards ceremony at a hotel in central London in November.
Jasvir Singh co-founder of the APA said “The Asian Professional Awards offers a platform to highlight the very best in Asian talent in the UK and we are expecting the competition to be intense. From bankers to lawyers, and from medicine to the media world, Asians have contributed massively to British society over the last few decades. The time is ripe for those net contributors to the British economy and society to be acknowledged in public, and we are proud to be hosting this event.”
The Asian Professional Awards 2014 will be awarded to the best professionals in the following 12 categories, each of which is a profession with a high percentage of Asians employed within them:
Legal; Dentistry; Banking; Medical; Finance; Education; IT and Technology; Public Service; Engineering and Science; Optometry; Media; Design and Creative Arts
Param Singh co-founder of the APA said “When conducting our background research before launching the awards, we were amazed at the high levels of representation of Asians within some professions in Britain including 50% of students studying dentistry, 20% of doctors, 28% of all graduates in finance, and about one out of ten businesses. This shows that Asians are excelling at all levels in the professional world, and the APA seeks to celebrate such achievements.”
The awards will be judged by a panel of industry leaders including CEOs and Senior Directors from the UK’s premier corporate institutions and public bodies.