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BNP Paribas To Host Black British Business Awards Nominations Launch Event

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London – 11th March 2015 – BNP Paribas today announced it is delighted to be hosting the Black British Business Awards nominations launch event on Thursday 12th March, celebrating the outstanding achievements of black British business leaders.

The event will be held at BNP Paribas offices in the city.

The BBBAwards launched in 2014 and is the only awards programme which recognises and celebrates the exceptional performance and outstanding achievements of black entrepreneurs and professionals in Britain.

Vinay Kapoor, UK Head of Diversity and Inclusion at BNP Paribas said:

“Diversity and Inclusion is core to BNP Paribas culture. We strive to promote and maintain a diverse, inclusive and stimulating work environment where employees are valued for their differences and are empowered to succeed. We are honoured to be hosting the Awards nominations launch event. These awards are a valuable and important chance to shine the light on the many Black British Business leaders excelling in the UK today.”

The results of the nominations will be announced at an Awards Ceremony in October later this year.

Nominations are open until Tuesday 5th May and can be submitted here:

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About BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas ( has a presence in 75 countries with more than 180,000 employees, including 140,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Institutional Solutions and Corporate & Institutional Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and Investment Solutions activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.

About the BBBA

BBBAwards Founding & Strategic Partner – Everywoman LtdFounded in 1999, everywoman has been leading and influencing the gender diversity conversation with government, businesses and women for almost 15 years. Everywoman understands how to launch, develop and grow impactful, sustainable, game-changing programmes that uncover role models, engage stakeholders in the conversation, inspire changes and cause a shift in diversity thinking.