The BABC awards programme is designed to acknowledge the contributions of US and UK companies to the Texas and UK economies and to US/UK educational, philanthropic and cultural exchanges. The UK is the #1 Direct Foreign Investor in Texas and the #1 Foreign Employer contributing $20b to the economy and 70,000 jobs. Trade between the two economies tops out at $10b. Entry is open to both US and UK companies statewide.
Entries will be accepted in the categories of Small to Mid-sized Business, Large Corporate and the Consul General’s Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. Details on criteria/eligibility and entry forms can be found on the BABC website at www.BABCHouston.org or by calling the BABC office at 832.351.3940.
Business Awards Committee
Lynn Houston – United Airlines
Valerie Mathieu – Wood Group PSN
Chance Graham – Storyteller Promotions
Ruth Mallon – Storyteller Promotions
Lisa Morton – ABIP CPAs
Sharon Pfeffer – HomeCorp Relocation
Kornel Rost – Scottish Development International
Melissa Steinmetz – UK Trade and Investment
Allan Yoho – Enaxis Consulting
About the Awards – The BABC International Business Awards was created by the British-American Business Council Houston in 2010 to acknowledge the contributions of US and UK doing business between Great Britain and Texas. Finalists will be honored and winners announced at a luncheon on October 8 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston TX. October is National Cyber Security Month and will be the theme of the Keynote presented by Texas based NSS Labs and UK based Optimal Security.
About BABC Houston– BABC Houston is the premiere organization for the British American business community in Texas. A 501 (c) 6 organization, BABC provides its membership and the business community at large with networking opportunities, business to business introductions, topical seminars and luncheons. BABC is a member of BABC, Inc. a larger organization of 23 chapter in the US and UK with 10,000 members.rs.