MTM Awards 2019
Our Theme This Year Has Been, “Bringing The World To Our doorstep”
The MTM Awards are the biggest award scheme in the South West celebrating the excellence & achievements if the Asian, Black & Ethnic Minorities in the region is held annually at the Bristol Marriott Hotel city Centre.
MTM Awards is already established as the premier Asian & Ethnic Minorities event in the South West.
2019 is our eighth year and as we continue building on the success of MTM 2019 Awards, we are delighted to have been able to offer our stand-out awards night for 2019, celebrating the essence of business and culture across our diverse, rich, ethnic and minority communities.
Since inception in 2012, there have been 4,500 nominees, and 135,000 voters engaging in the online voting process. We have welcomed over 4,200 people across diverse communities at the Glittering Gala Award Evening.2016 saw the introduction of the National and International category. This has opened doors to greater participation throughout the country and across international waters.
MTM has raised awareness for various projects and charities. In 2017 our chosen project was to focus on the continued slaughter of the African Elephants, by organising the 1st ever Great London to Bristol Ivory Belongs To Elephant Walk. In the same year, we launched Feed The Homeless Bristol at the award evening to support those sleeping rough in Bristol. In 2018, we supported Prostate Cancer UK, as well as other non-profit organisations, such as Plastic Pollution & Awareness Project, and Families Relief UK and Dementia UK was our chosen charity for 2019.
All the 21 Awards, across seven categories, are available for nominations.
Special Recognition awards are also presented to businesses and communities, who work closely with the Asian, Black and Ethnic Minority groups.
The categories have been carefully crafted based on our thriving Asian, Black and Ethnic businesses and also extended to our stand-out citizens, supporting our young people, services, culture and environment.
We are unrivalled in that we receive a remarkable number of nominations each year and our voting is in the thousands via our online system.
- This year we had over 1000 nominees across the South West, Nationally and a record 13 nominees across the world.
- 115 were short-listed as finalist plus 14 for a Special; Recognition.
- 22,300 voted
- 500 plus attended
- 7 international nominees attended
- 1 picked up the International Award For Excellence & Achievement – GUTEALL organisation from Nakuru, Rift Valley, Kenya
- The First Founders Award was awarded to 14 year old Angel Wairimu from Ngong Hills, Nairobi Kenya https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpJ3Cb4-uoM
- MTM Batook Pandya Lifetime Achievement Award was Amjid Ali from Bristol – https://twitter.com/AmjidAli_UK
It’s only when you involve with the Asian, Black & Ethnic Minorities that you realise the challenges they face, the immense potential and talent they have that goes unnoticed.
Isn’t It Time To Be Part of the biggest award incentive in the South West.
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