UK-India Awards2018-09-27T14:00:28+00:00

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UK-India Awards

The Annual UK-India Awards is an invitation-only, black-tie dinner and glittering awards ceremony to celebrate the winning partnership between the UK and India.

The 2nd UK-India Awards 2018 were held in Mayfair London. The Awards were hosted by Bollywood Superstar Vivek Oberoi, with special address from Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan & Foreign Minister Rt Hon. Mark Fields MP. Bringing together over 400 senior leaders from the world of business, politics, diplomacy, media, arts & culture, the Awards acknowledged and celebrated individuals and organisations who made a significant contribution to strengthening the bilateral relationship.

This splendid event celebrates the best in the UK-India relations and there is much to celebrate… Thank you for enriching the UK-India relationship in so many ways.

Theresa May, Prime Minister, UK

“Thank you  for all the important work you’re doing to strengthen the ties between the UK, London & India.”

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London

“The Conclave offers a unique opportunity for discussing the way forward in strengthening UK-India bilateral ties with leading experts and domain specialists.”

Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice-Chairman, NITI Aayog

“I think the UK-India Week 2018 is very timely, and will really help in underlining the very strong partnership the UK & India have.”

H.E Y.K. Sinha, India's High Commissioner to the UK

“The UK-India Awards are a brilliant initiative by Manoj Ladwa. Emerging India is the land of opportunity and scale and these awards will help you to be part of this fantastic transformation.”

Piyush Goyal, Minister for Railways & Coal, India

Our distinguished members of the Jury for 2018

Lord Jonathan Marland

Lord Jonathan Marland
Chair, Commonwealth & Enterprise Council

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Rt Hon Priti Patel MP

Rt Hon Priti Patel MP
Former UK International
Development Minister

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Hon Barry Gardiner MP

Hon Barry Gardiner MP
Shadow Secretary of State for
International Trade

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Sunil Mittal

Sunil Mittal
Founder and Chairman of
Bharti Enterprises

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Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt
Author, television journalist
and broadcaster

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Edwina Dunn

Edwina Dunn
CEO, Starcount

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To see a full list of our 2018 Nominations click here.

2018 Winners & Nominees

The UK-India 2018 Awards winners were as follows:

Deal of the year

Winner: Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency

Nominees:

Avendus Capital
Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency(IREDA)
Lulu Group International/Twenty14 Holdings

Science, Technology & Innovation Award

Winner: Carbon Clean Solutions

Nominees:

Wipro
Accord Healthcare
Wipro Lighting
Carbon Clean Solutions

Social Impact Project of the year

Winner: Standard Chartered Bank

Nominees:

Vodafone Foundation
Reed Smith
Marks & Spencer
Standard Chartered Bank

Media, Arts & Culture Award

Winner: Partition Museum

Nominees:

Science Museum
BBC News Indian Languages
James Erskine, 200 Not Out Films and Carnival Cinemas
Partition Museum

Financial Services Organisation of the year

Winner: London Stock Exchange

Nominees:

London Stock Exchange
Wadhawan Global Capital
Barclays Bank India

Trade & Investment Promotion Organisation of the year

Winner: Manchester India Partnership

Nominees:

Manchester India Partnership
TechUK
Midlands Engine
Confederation of British Industry

Law firm of the year

Winner: Trilegal

Nominees:

Wedlake Bell
Linklaters
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Trilegal

Consultancy firm of the year

Winner: Sannam S4

Nominees:

Sannam S4
Grant Thornton
Kingston Smith

PR firm of the year

Winner: Sterling Media

Nominees:

Avian Media
Sterling Media
Ogilvy & Mather

Professional of the year

Winner: Pat Saini, Penningtons Manches LLP

Nominees:

Cyril Shroff, Founder & Managing Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Pat Saini, Partner & Head of Immigration, Penningtons Manches LLP
Arbinder Chatwal, Partner, BDO
David Landsman, Executive Director, Tata Sons

Significant Contribution to UK-India Relations

Winner:

Winner:

Global Indian Icon Award

Winner:Shilpa Shetty Kundra

Winner:

2018 Nominations

Congratulations to all our finalists! Winners will be unveiled at the gala dinner on 22 June 2018. Click here to book your table now to the must-attend event boosting the UK-India bilateral relationships to new heights and the grand finale to the UK-India Week.

Sponsored by Sun Global

Sponsored by British Asian Trust

Sponsored by State Bank of India

Sponsored by Invest India

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2018 Awards Evening Gallery

A snapshot of our 2018 UK-India Awards night.

Press Coverage

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Frequently Asked Questions

UK India Week 2018
18-22 June 2018
London & Buckinghamshire

  • Monday 18 June: Release of the 2nd Edition of ‘100 Most Influential in UK-India Relations’ and Launch of the UK-India Week 2018. Edwardian Suites, Taj Hotel, Buckingham Gate. A special evening reception for 150 invited guests to honour and celebrate the achievements of individuals making a huge impact in strengthening the bilateral relationship. The UK-India Week will also be formally launched at this event. More details here (hyperlink to relevant website page)
  • Tuesday 19 June: The High Commissioners’ Cup: Buckinghamshire Golf Course. A first-of-its-kind charity golf tournament, where power networking meets a full day of golf. This event is designed to bring together business leaders and diplomats from the reinvigorated Commonwealth community. Players of all abilities are invited. All profits from this event will go to HRH Prince Charles’ British Asian Trust and Sewa Day, a UK-based volunteering charity. More details here (hyperlink to relevant website page)
  • Wednesday 20 & Thursday 21 June: The 5th UK-India Leadership Conclave, Latimer House, Buckinghamshire. The 5th Annual UK-India Leadership Conclave is a landmark event for growing and developing the UK and India’s strategic relationship. This year will focus on the road ahead as Brexit Britain meets Global India. More details here (hyperlink to relevant website page)
  • Friday 22 June : The 2nd UK-India Awards – Prestigious central London venue . The 2nd Annual UK-India Awards is an invitation-only, black-tie dinner and glittering awards ceremony to celebrate the winning partnership between the UK and India. Bringing together over 400 senior leaders from the world of business, politics, diplomacy, arts & culture, and the social sector, the Awards recognise innovative and path-breaking UK and Indian individuals and organisations that are making a significant impact on this crucial global partnership. More details here (hyperlink to relevant website page)
Please visit our registration page for more information.

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For travel related queries please contact our Travel Desk team at traveldesk@indiaincgroup.com
All event invites for the UK-India Week 2018 are non-transferable. Please let us know if any of your guests or you are unable to attend the event.
Kindly note that the all events of the UK-India Week 2018 are only for guests over the age of 16.
India Inc. is a London based media house that produces incisive content and events on investment, trade and policy matters relating to India’s increasingly globalised economic and strategic agenda. Its flagship publication, India Global Business, is a fortnightly publication with a readership of over 100,000 business and policy leaders worldwide. In addition, India Inc. also organises several high impact events, including the annual UK-India Leadership Conclave, UK-India Awards and the ‘Go Global’ Trade & Investment Forum. India Inc. was founded in 2011 by strategist and entrepreneur Manoj Ladwa.
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Hilton Park Lane
22 Park Lane
Mayfair
London
W1K 1BE

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2017 Winners & Nominees

The UK-India 2017 Awards winners were as follows:

Deal of the Year – UK

Winner: Intas Pharmaceuticals

Nominees:

Intas Pharmaceuticals
Liberty House
Piramal Enterprises

Deal of the Year – India

Winner: Indo UK Institute of Health

Nominees:

Apis Partners
Indo UK Institute of Health
Vodafone

Financial Services Organisation of the Year

Winner: Sun Global Investments Ltd

Nominees:

Apis Partners
London Stock Exchange
Sun Global Investments Ltd

New Market Entrant of the Year – UK

Winner: The LaLiT London

Nominees:

The LaLiT London
Oremus Corporate Services
Tenon fm

Marketing/PR Campaign of the Year

Winner: Typhoo Tea Limited

Nominees:

Brooke Bond
Dabur
Typhoo Tea limited

Consultancy Firm of the Year

Winner: Grant Thornton

Nominees:

BDO
Grant Thornton
Kingston Smith

Law Firm of the Year – India

Winner: Luthra & Luthra

Nominees:

AZB
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Luthra & Luthra
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas

Law Firm of the Year – UK

Winner: Linklaters

Nominees:

Allen & Overy
Linklaters
Reed Smith

Professional of the Year

Winner: Zia Mody, AZB Partners

Nominees:

Zia Mody, AZB Partners
Anuj Chande, Grant Thornton
Chris Parsons, Herbert Smith UK
Nikhil Rathi, LSE PLC

CSR Project of the Year

Winner: Reckitt Benckiser

Nominees:

Geosansar
HSBC
Marks & Spencer
Reckitt Benckiser
Rolls Royce

Outstanding Contribution Award

Priti Patel

Former UK International Development Minister

Lifetime Achievement of the Year

Patricia Hewitt

Former Chair, UK India Business Council

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