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15th July 2015

BBPA Industry Awards open for entry – book your place now for BBPA Annual Dinner!


BBPA Chief Executive, Brigid Simmonds has today written to industry representatives urging them to submit entries for the BBPA Industry awards 2015, which take place at the BBPA Annual Dinner on Wednesday 14 October at the five-star Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, an event sponsored by Sky.


This year’s Awards categories are:


The Off-trade Retailer Award

Rewarding a company that has shown exceptional support to the beer industry throughout its estate


The Grain-to-Glass Award

Rewarding excellence, innovation and/or return on investment in addressing a significant supply chain challenge


The Corporate Contribution Award

Rewarding an individual with

in a company who has made a particular contribution that has benefitted the business


The Chairman’s Award

The Chairman of the BBPA acknowledges the outstanding industry achievements of an individual or organization.


For more information on each Award category entrants can visit The deadline for entries is Friday, 28th August.


Tickets and tables for the BBPA Annual Dinner are now available to purchase (details can be found via the same website), with award entrants and guests urgent to book their place now, at what is poised to be the must attend industry event for 2015.


Brigid Simmonds comments:


“With this year’s awards, in partnership with Pub & Bar, we have really sought to broaden horizons, to reflect the huge impact of brewing and pubs, right across our economy and society. We are looking forward to some exciting entries.”




Notes to editors:

For awards inquiries: Rebekah Kendrick, 020 7627 9155,

For event enquiries and ticket sales: Katie Patterson, events manager at H2O Publishing – 520260

For sponsorship enquiries: Andy Gibb, divisional director at Pub & Bar – 607971

The British Beer & Pub Association is the leading body representing Britain’s brewers and pub companies. The Association is more than a century old and was originally founded as the Brewers’ Society in 1904. Our members account for some 90 per cent of beer brewed in Britain today, and own around 20,000 of the nation’s pubs.


Neil Williams

Head of Media

British Beer & Pub Association

020 7627 9156

07974 249 779