“These awards are extremely important because they highlight what is possible for black people to do and achieve. They prove that people can level the playing field and achieve success despite all the things that are against them."
Dorothy Koomson, 2019 Finalist
"The energy in the room is incredible. These awards are about celebrating personal talent, achievements and success of the businesses they represent. This is also a testament to those businesses to say go and find talent, make sure you have diversity, bring different perspectives."
2019 ceremony guest
"What makes the BBBAwards important is that people don’t except it, people go about their daily lives and try to achieve excellent, but there is someone externally looking, acknowledging and valuing their work.”
Kayisha Payne, 2019 Finalist