MTM South West Asian, Black  & Ethnic Minorities Awards

MTM Awards invites you to celebrate the excellence & achievement of the Asian, Black  & Ethnic Minorities at one of the biggest gatherings of businesses & community achievers in the South West.


Celebrating the essence of business and culture across our diverse, rich, ethnic and minority communities. MTM Awards is already established as the premier Asian, Black & Ethnic Minorities event in the South West, nationally and across waters. Welcoming over 3600 people across communities at the Glittering Gala Evening, over 1500 nominees making it to the nomination shortlist and over 70,000 voting online since inception in 2012.

MTM Awards is a leading player in promoting & honouring diverse business and community groups. We are renowned for changing perceptions and pushing boundaries, offering audiences a world-class Glittering Gala Award Evening and nominees an extraordinary experience of a lifetime to showcase their excellence & achievements in business and community work.

MTM Awards was launched to Honour The Best in the South West Asian community from the Indian sub-continent.   The Awards were first held in December 2012 with over two hundred nominated for the 23 awards in business, community work, and professional services.

In 2014 the awards opened doors to more ethnic communities in the region and re-branded as the MTM Asian & Ethnic Minorities Awards, finally, in 2015 the awards were open to all BAME communities and named the MTM Asian, Black & Ethnic Minorities Awards. This increased participation and diversity for the awards.

 MTM is the only awards in the United Kingdom that include all Asian, Black & Ethnic communities and provides nominees, guests and the business elite with the opportunity to engage with thriving local and national business, cultures and faiths spanning international waters, as well as those on our doorstep.

MTM Awards provide a perfect setting for networking in a unique cultural environment at the Bristol Marriott Hotel based in the heart of Bristol. The venue is transformed into a glittering gala evening, the only awards ceremony of this type in the South West, welcoming a multitude of guests from diverse communities in the country and international waters.

We are unrivalled in that we receive a remarkable number of nominations to the awards each year.  The introduction of the National Award For Excellence & Achievement and the International Award in 2016 gave the awards a national and international participation.

Isn’t It About Time!

The Team

MTM Goodwill Ambassadors – Opportunities

MTM Awards Ambassador

Opportunities exist for motivated individuals to join as MTM Ambassadors. We are looking for the inspired to empower, celebrate and recognise those that make a difference in communities.

Who Are Ambassadors

  • People that are well placed in business & communities
  • They help to build awareness and sponsorship opportunities. 
  • They help spread the word and engage with the company’s vision.
  • They advocate the MTM Awards
  • They spearhead Our Vision
  • They encourage & enhance the BAME communities through recognition and self-
  • They are our role models across the country spreading our message of; celebrating the excellence & achievements of the Asian, Black & Ethnic communities.

 The choice of MTM Ambassadors is competitive as we grow.  This coveted title is open to past MTM Award Winners & embodies the crème de la crème who support, engage & create awareness of the MTM Awards in their designated regions.

MTM recognises the challenges most Asian, Black & Ethnic Communities overcome to get ahead in business & profession, hence we initiated the awards as an incentive to motivate these businesses and community heroes.

Since the introduction of dedicated MTM Ambassadors, we have made great inroads across the region. Through this outreach, the MTM Ambassador has involved many more businesses & community motivators giving the awards a bigger and wider reach.

“As a past winner of the MTM Awards, I am honoured and delighted to have been selected as an Ambassador for this year`s event. This is three in a row and I am humbled to be entrusted with this role. As a role model for many young persons  I those in business and community work plus all companies, community groups and or organisations regardless of size or years of experience, to register for the 2018 MTM Awards,” Georgia Holmes, MTM Best Model Award Winner 2014.

The Ambassadors 2018

The Panel

The chair of the panel is Allan Parris. Allan has been on the chair since inception in 2012.

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