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Prestigious Awards Unveiled At Stansted Airport

09 Dec 2009

The prestigious 2010 East of England Business in the Community Awards (BiTC) will be launched at a special reception hosted by principal sponsors – London Stansted Airport - on Wednesday,  December 9.

The launch event, at the airport’s Radisson Blu Hotel, will showcase the wide variety of awards which recognise the many excellent corporate responsibility programmes undertaken by businesses across the region.

Ashley Riley, Stansted Airport’s Head of Communications, said:

“We are extremely proud of our partnership with BiTC having sponsored these prestigious awards for the last two years. There is a great deal of expertise and good work undertaken in our region. We are always impressed with the level of entries which showcase the commitment there is in the east from businesses working in the community. We would encourage companies from across the East of England, even in these difficult economic times, to take an active role profiling their excellent work by entering the awards.”

Following the reception, the airport will host an Awards Workshop aimed at companies who are contemplating entering the awards. It will give practical advice and assistance on how to win, and include a winning presentation from Anglian Water.

At the 2009 BiTC East of England Awards for Excellence, Stansted Airport was highly commended in the category for Most Innovative New Programme. The airport took the accolade for its work with Harlow Education and Employers partnership in supporting four Harlow schools through alternative work related activities, including work experience.

Further workshops for are taking place in Peterborough on January 12 and in Norwich on January 13. For more information visit www.bitc.org.uk/east