Excitement is growing for the 2015?BQ Scottish Export Awards,?the winners will be announced at a glittering Awards ceremony and dinner on the 31st of March at the Hilton in Glasgow. ?Now in its second year in association with Scottish Enterprise, the event is gaining real traction, with 47 nominations across 6 categories with some very sizeable businesses shortlisted including plc?s. Organisations already attending include Scottish Enterprise, Heathrow Airport, Santander, Bank of Scotland, HSBC, UK Export Fund.
The event is being hosted by Mark Easton, BBC News Home Editor, heading the ?UK Specialists Unit? as well as broadcasting regularly on television, radio and online. His first book ?Britain etc.? was published in 2012 and a paperback edition produced in 2013. His blog, ?Mark Easton?s UK?, was a finalist at the prestigious Online Journalism Awards presented in San Francisco. He has also won a number of awards for his television documentaries and news reports including the Royal Statistical Society award for statistical excellence in 2009 and 2010.
The keynote address at the 2015 awards will be presented by Brian McBride, Brian is the Chairman of ASOS PLC, the leading on-line fashion retailer. He is also Senior Non-Executive Director at Computacenter PLC, Senior Non-Exec Director at AO.com PLC and is Senior Adviser with Scottish Equity Partners. He is a member of the UK Government?s Digital Advisory Board, established in April 2012 to help steer the digital delivery of Government services to citizens in the UK, a member of British Airways International Advisory Board, a member of the Court (Governing Body) of the University of Glasgow and a member of the Advisory Board of Numis PLC, the leading Investment bankers and stockbrokers.
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