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Finalists announced in 18th Asian Achievers Awards

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Trishna Bharadia

Top honours for inspirational Asian role models to be presented in Park Lane on 14 September… reports Asian Lite News

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A multiple sclerosis campaigner from Marlow has been nominated as woman of the year in the annual Asian Achiever Awards.

The outstanding achievements of the Asian community in Britain will be showcased and celebrated at this year’s Asian Achievers Awards at the Grosvenor House hotel, Park Lane, London on Friday, 14 September.

Now in its 18th year, the Asian Achievers Awards pays tribute to the best of British Asian talent across the arts, community service, the professions, uniformed services, sports and the world of business.

In addition, the awards will raise vital funds for this year’s chosen charity partner, Oracle Cancer. So far, the awards have raised £1.5m for several charities over the years.

This year’s ceremony promises to be the biggest yet with some 800 guests including an array of celebrities, entrepreneurs, MPs, industry leaders, senior professionals, titled dignitaries and members of the uniformed services.

The hosts of the evening are Eastenders actor Nitin Ganatra and KissFM’s DJ Neev Spencer.

The Asian Achievers Awards are widely considered to be the premier event within the BAME community. They are hosted by Asian Business Publications Ltd., (ABPL), the owners of Asian Voice and Gujarat Samachar which are 45-year-old print and on-line news weeklies.

As ABPL Chairman CB Patel explained: “I am delighted to unveil the shortlist for this year’s nominees – each of whom is singularly responsible for bringing the Asian community to the centre stage of British life. They are inspiring role models for us all and for future generations.”

The event sponsors are EY, Edwardian Hotels London, Axiom Stone Solicitors, SBI UK, Sow and Reap, DDO Solicitors, Starling Bank and Education specialists, Regent Group. The media partner is Colors TV.