Sponsors

Harrow – sponsor of the Sustainability Award

Harrow International School Beijing:

Harrow Beijing, founded in 2005, enjoys a strong link with Harrow School London and with the other Harrow International Schools in Bangkok, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Unifying our link is the educational expertise forged at Harrow School London over hundreds of years, and in our core mission – Leadership for a better world.

Being educated in today’s global context is much more than examination results can ever convey. Academic excellence is, of course, important and is expected of every student at Harrow Beijing. However, the pursuit of knowledge and its application with compassion, the challenge of persevering and ‘never giving up’ when life gets tough, and the joy of participati

British Council – sponsor of Education Institutional Partnership of the Year Award

British Council – sponsor of Inspiring Women Award

The British Council is the UK’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year we reached over 65 million people directly and 731 million people overall including online, through broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

BP – sponsor of Innovation Award

BP is our main global brand. It is the name that appears on production platforms, refineries, ships and corporate offices as well as on wind farms, research facilities and at retail service stations.

Since ‘BP’ petrol first went on sale in Britain in the 1920s, the brand has grown to become recognized worldwide for quality gasoline, transport fuels, chemicals and alternative sources of energy such as wind and biofuels. We are committed to making a real difference in providing better energy that is needed today and in the changing world of tomorrow.

We are committed to our values of safety, respect, excellence, courage and one team. They make us the company we are. Everything we do has to live up to these values.

KPMG — sponsor of Chinese Investor in the UK Award

KPMG China operates in 18 cities across China, with around 12,000 partners and staff in Beijing, Beijing Zhongguancun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Foshan, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR. With a single management structure across all these offices, KPMG China can deploy experienced professionals efficiently, wherever our client is located.

KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 154 countries and territories and have 200,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

Knight Frank — sponsor of the Belt and Road Award

There’s a human element in the world of property that is too easily overlooked.

At Knight Frank we build long-term relationships, which allow us to provide personalised, clear and considered advice on all areas of property in all key markets. We believe personal interaction is a crucial part of ensuring every client is matched to the property that suits their needs best – be it commercial or residential.

Operating in locations where our clients need us to be, we provide a worldwide service that’s locally expert and globally informed.

We believe that inspired teams naturally provide excellent and dedicated client service. Therefore, we’ve created a workplace where opinions are respected, where everyone is invited to contribute to the success of our business and where they’re rewarded for excellence. The result is that our people are more motivated, ensuring your experience with us is the best that it can be.

Headquartered in London, we have 411 offices in 59 countries and more than 14,000 people.

GSK — sponsor of British Company of the Year Award

We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer.

Our three global businesses:
We have three global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

Gala dinner Sponsors

Harrow International School Beijing

Harrow Beijing, founded in 2005, enjoys a strong link with Harrow School London and with the other Harrow International Schools in Bangkok, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Unifying our link is the educational expertise forged at Harrow School London over hundreds of years, and in our core mission – Leadership for a better world.

Being educated in today’s global context is much more than examination results can ever convey. Academic excellence is, of course, important and is expected of every student at Harrow Beijing. However, the pursuit of knowledge and its application with compassion, the challenge of persevering and ‘never giving up’ when life gets tough, and the joy of participati

Blue Star AMG

BluStar AMG is a British Owned, Hong Kong registered group, with the bulk of the operations in Mainland China and with satellite offices across Asia. Our main focus is Financial Planning and Asset Management with additional capabilities in Investment Property and Domestic Insurance.

In addition to our offerings and services, what truly sets us apart is our approach. By aligning the interests of our clients and our people, we are able to place the customers interests above all others so our customers can be assured that with us, there is no self-interest – only a shared interest.

Partners

The British Chamber of Commerce in China

The British Chamber of Commerce in China is a membership organisation for British business focused on boosting UK-China trade and investment. We operate as an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a strong and diverse membership. With over two decades’ worth of business experience in China, we provide intelligence, advice, and networking opportunities for our members, helping their business grow in one of the world’s fastest growing markets.

The China-Britain Business Council

In 2009 we partnered with the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC). CBBC has 60 years’ experience of facilitating UK-China commercial links and operate a total of 13 offices in China and 10 in the UK. This strategic partnership means that members of the Chamber receive reciprocal membership of CBBC, giving them an even stronger network and increased business support.

The Confederations of British Industry

CBI provides members with the influence, insight and access they need to plan ahead with confidence and grow. CBI represents member views when working with policymakers to deliver a healthy environment for businesses to succeed, create jobs and ultimately, drive economic growth and prosperity.

The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai

The primary objective of The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai is to support member companies and individuals working in Shanghai and the East China region, as well as British commerce in general. The Chamber provides a forum through which members and guests can widen their contacts and tackle the many issues facing foreign companies operating in China.

The British Chamber of Commerce Southwest

The British Chamber of Commerce has been operating in Southwest China since 1997 with offices in both Chengdu and Chongqing. The British Chamber Southwest is a membership-based, non-for-profit organisation that is sustained solely by membership fees and sponsorship. We are powered by our members, directed by our members, for our members, and act as the voice of British Business in Southwest China.

The British Chamber of Commerce Guangdong

The British Chamber of Commerce Guangdong(BritCham) is an independent international organisation in China, helping members with business development. Established in 1996, BritCham is one of the most active and influential chambers in PRD.

Championing British Business In China