MTM AWARDS Family!
Together, we have embarked on a decade-long journey, facing challenges and obstacles along the way. It hasn’t always been easy, resembling a Hard Road To Travel, yet here we stand, celebrating our 10th milestone and looking forward to the adventures that await us in the next decade!
Allan Parris Chair of Panel MTM Awards.
Allan Parris Chair of the MTM Awards Panel of Judges.
Emma is an exceptional individual who has been a pivotal part of the MTM Glittering Gala Award Evening for many years. Her dedication and organization skills have been instrumental in handling over 500 plus guests, 50 VIPs, and MTM partners at the welcome desk.
With her support since 2014, the event’s flow of guests has always been smooth, even during busy times with long queues. Her commitment and passion in volunteering pre- and post-event have made her a valuable asset, and we are proud to have her on our team. Additionally, as an insurance executive, Emma’s expertise and leadership extend to overseeing the award presentations on the big day.
Khadija, affectionately known as Dijay, is an indispensable figure in her role as our esteemed catering consultant for the MTM Awards. Each season, she plays a pivotal role by providing her expert guidance and advice on the diverse and delectable cuisines that grace our event. Her collaborative spirit extends to both the hotel staff and the dedicated team responsible for the preparation and presentation of these culinary delights, ensuring that our guests are treated to an authentic and enjoyable dining experience.
Deejay’s culinary prowess and her innate genius cooking have made her the go-to person for catering not only at the MTM Awards but also for Team MTM as a whole. Her exceptional ability to harmoniously combine a variety of cuisines results in dining experiences that are truly exceptional, connecting people through the universal language of food.
One of her most recent achievements was the creation of a remarkable menu and her guidance in the preparation for the Kiswahili Day Glittering Gala Swahili Dinner, hosted at the prestigious Westminster Central Hall. This event was a testament to her skill and dedication, as it showcased the cultural and culinary richness of Swahili cuisine.
Khadija has been an integral part of the MTM team since 2012, and her expertise extends far beyond the MTM Awards.
Her voluntary commitment to the MTM Awards has consistently elevated the dining experiences for all attendees throughout the years, leaving a lasting and delectable impression on our cherished guests.
She works full-time with United Airlines at London Heathrow, where her passion for excellence continues to shine.
Kiddie’s unwavering commitment to the MTM Awards, dating back to its inception, is nothing short of commendable. His calm and calculated demeanor has consistently proven to be a valuable asset, allowing him to effectively handle any issues or concerns that may arise during the event. With a keen eye for detail and a strong sense of responsibility, Kiddie promptly brings such matters to the attention of key figures like Raffi, Joe, or even the founder, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience for all attendees.
Beyond his event management skills, Kiddie’s passion for sports shines through, a passion rooted in his rugby background and evident in his enthusiasm for events like Glastonbury. This vibrant personality adds a unique and energetic dimension to the MTM Awards. As a dedicated sports teacher in Swindon, Kiddie’s commitment to serving the community extends well beyond the awards ceremony, making him an invaluable asset to the broader MTM community.
Kiddie and volunteers like him are the true backbone of the MTM Awards, playing a pivotal role in creating a profoundly positive impact on the event and offering invaluable volunteering opportunities to hundreds of individuals. Their unwavering dedication and passion have been instrumental in the ongoing success and growth of the awards ceremony over the years, solidifying their status as pillars of the MTM community.
10th years of an amazing 193 awards winners, 91 Special Recognition honours, 5450 welcomes, 8350 nominees, and over 227,500 votes cast since the inaugural awards we’ve seen a remarkable increase in participation, an immense interest from diverse communities vying for this prestigious award since 2012.