Applications were received from a variety of sectors in the categories of Small Business, Large Corporate and the Consul General's Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. Finalists in the Small Business and Large Corporate category were selected based on their year to year revenue growth and year to year creation of jobs in the UK and US. The Consul General Award finalists were selected for their charitable, philanthropic and cultural exchange work in the UK and the US.
"As the State's largest investor and largest foreign employer, the UK has quite an impact on the economy of the State of Texas. BABC Houston is pleased to acknowledge and recognize those companies excelling in the British-American business community," said Becci Himes, Executive Director of the British-American Business Council Houston.
Categories and finalists are listed below. Winners in each category will be announced at a luncheon open to the public on October 3, 2012, at the Westin Houston Memorial City. Keynote speaker for the event will be Ian Dawson, COO, Project Libra American Le Mans Racing Team. Keynote topic will be "Fueling Passion with Innovation". Details can be found at http://www.babchouston.org/
Active Power | Tudor Pickering & Holt | Xodus
National Instruments | Rackspace | Swift Worldwide Resources
Consul General's Award for Corporate Social Responsibility
Apache Corp | QO, Inc.
The BABC International Business Awards are generously sponsor by United Airlines, Wood Group PSN, Blue Atlas Marketing, the Houston Business Journal, Dunbar Harder Immigration Solutions, Wood Mackenzie, Saks Fifth Avenue, The Hotel Granduca and the Westin Houston Memorial City.
About BABC Houston - The British-American Business Council Houston is a 501 (c) 6 not profit membership driven organization dedicated to promoting trade and investment and cultural exchange between the UK and Texas.