Awards celebrate leading businesses

Glittering ABCC event hosted by TV star Nina Wadia hails region’s finest

The Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) held its annual dinner at the ICC, Birmingham. The event, hosted by TV star Nina Wadia, celebrated some of the finest businesses in the region. Winners included nursery group Sandhills which was named Outstanding SME Business of the Year, Unique Venues Birmingham (Outstanding Hospitality and Event Services) and accountancy firm Mazars (Outstanding Diversity and Inclusion and overall Business of the Year). ABCC president Saqib Bhatti said: “All of the businesses showed remarkable tenacity in coming through some challenging times.”


1 Saqib Bhatti, Steve Allen, Anjum Khan, Qasim Majid

2 Aftab Chughtai, Anjum Khan, Mr and Mrs Omer Simjee

3 Deborah Cadman, Paul Faulkner, Nasir Awan

4 Kevin John, Lillian Elekan, Henrietta Brearley, Sian Averil

5 Makhan Singh, Anita Virk, Sameera and Johngir Saddiq

6 Vanessa Stolban, Helen Bates, Rosie Ginday

7 Qasim Majid, Bobby Singh, Omar Rashid, Nina Wadia

Photography by Jas Sansi